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Old 06-06-2016, 04:34 PM   #1
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Well, we took our shakedown trip last week in the BOOST. All went fairly well, especially considering 4 adults and 2 German Shepherds were living in there for 4 days. The only real issue is I lost most of our fresh water on the way down.

This was a boondock trip to a friends property in WV. I filled the fresh water tank before leaving home and by the time we got to the property, the tank showed empty on the gauge. About 2hrs in to the 4hr drive, a passer-by flagged me down and said my drivers side trailer tires were smoking pretty bad. I pulled over, checked it out and neither saw or felt any signs of heat. Affter discovering the fresh tank was empty, I'm wondering if they were just seeing the overflow drain splashing on the backing plate or road.

Any idea why or how to fix this or should I call the stealership?
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Should say first trip. stupid fat fingers.... lol
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Put a valve on your over flow pipe. Turn it off when driving and on while camping and filling.
The over flow acts like a syphon and drains your tank.


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Put a valve on your over flow pipe. Turn it off when driving and on while camping and filling.
The over flow acts like a syphon and drains your tank.


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Roger, thanks!
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Old 06-06-2016, 09:45 PM   #5
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Make sure the tank is vented while filling. Otherwise you won't get it full and could pop the tank. It probably can't stand 60psi
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I'll post a quick fix for the siphon issue when I'm on my laptop
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