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Old 03-26-2014, 08:39 PM   #1
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extra fuel

I see some carring extra fuel for their desil tow vichales. Is this a good idea?

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Old 03-26-2014, 08:52 PM   #2
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Depends on your fuel mileage towing, where you drive ( distance between stations) and how long you plan to drive without stopping.
The extra fuel gives you options as to where you stop and the ability of price checking along your route.
But if you stop for lunches, or only put on 350>400 miles per day between stops , probably unnecessary.
And the added weight of the extra fuel can put some truck / trailer combinations overweight.

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I always have a gallon in case I need to fill a fuel filter on the side of the road. Never have yet.
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Old 03-27-2014, 07:47 AM   #4
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Where do you travel? What type of RV/tow vehicle do you have? What traveling life style do you have?

Many, many different reasons people do. Some like to just go and go and not stop. Some go very remote. Some don't like to stop very often.

Some have the extra weight carrying capacity to add 100gals of diesel (700lbs ish), and some don't and just don't know or don't care.
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