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Old 08-20-2016, 08:11 AM   #21
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Ethanol free gas?

Can you buy E free or, as we call it here in Michigan, Recreation fuel in Florida?
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Old 08-20-2016, 08:57 AM   #22
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of all the features or benefits a genset has and there are many, quiet isn't one. Talking about the XLR towables ... unless you can sleep through a tornado / atomic blast the sound in the front bedroom isnt doable for me and mine... that is why I didn't get one. I have the prep package and fuel station but a Magnum 2000 and solar components occupy the gen space. I can run my 10K portable on Honda 2000 if I ever need to but haven't yet.
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Old 08-20-2016, 08:32 PM   #23
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Hey R. Jones, I have the 2016 31FQSL too, and it came with the generator prep kit but I did not get the generator when I purchased the rig, which I wish I had. Now, I am about to correct that mistake and have the Onan 4000 genset installed and I'd like to ask you ask you some questions. Which model Onan do you have installed? Since the generator compartment is under the bed, how "intrusive" is it when running and trying to sleep? Thanks.
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Old 08-20-2016, 10:48 PM   #24
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Hey R. Jones, I have the 2016 31FQSL too, and it came with the generator prep kit but I did not get the generator when I purchased the rig, which I wish I had. Now, I am about to correct that mistake and have the Onan 4000 genset installed and I'd like to ask you ask you some questions. Which model Onan do you have installed? Since the generator compartment is under the bed, how "intrusive" is it when running and trying to sleep? Thanks.

Actually the proximity to the bed was why I opted for the 5500. The 5500 is a bit quieter, it's twin cylinder (it more balanced and shakes less), and it's mounted on dampeners.

There is a Google video of two guys running a 4000 and in a separate video a 5500. The noise level difference is significant.

I have had no problems sleeping with it running. Although it is not unnoticeable it does not keep me from a good sleep.


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Old 08-22-2016, 10:22 AM   #25
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Interesting; so you fill your mower, weedeater etc. and other tools around the house? Guess this is one way to keep the gas from getting too old sitting in the TH.

We do also and having a 40 g on our th goes a long way for the wife's garden tractor. Beats carrying those six gal gas cans in from the truck for her.
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We have 27HFS that I ordered specifically without the fuel station. The genny draws off the full 30 gal fuel cell. There is no shut off for the fuel line. I drain the carb and use a stabilizer for storage and haven't had an issue. I also make sure to start/run it periodically if not being used.


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Old 08-25-2016, 01:56 PM   #27
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We have 27HFS that I ordered specifically without the fuel station. The genny draws off the full 30 gal fuel cell. There is no shut off for the fuel line. I drain the carb and use a stabilizer for storage and haven't had an issue. I also make sure to start/run it periodically if not being used.


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Please tell me house this works; I have read that the gen has a 18 g tank and fuel station 20 g.
Does the gen stop getting fuel when the fueling station gets to certain level? Trying to decide if I really need the fueling station or just a tank for the Onan. Thanks.
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Old 08-25-2016, 02:23 PM   #28
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I believe it is near impossible to get a fuel drain from any manufacturer for 15 or twenty years past . EPA will not allow ! I tried last week to get a drain on my MULE and dealer said-no way . Kawasaki mule that is not Missouri !
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