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Old 04-02-2012, 09:48 AM   #1
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Stabilizing the Fresh Water Tank

The fresh water tank on my 2010 WPT30WR apparently has no hardware to locate it side-to-side, and can slide left-right while going down the road. It recently pulled the gravity fill hose off of the nozzle on the fender. I pushed it back over and reattached the hoses, but would like to prevent this from happening again.

Anyone had this problem or know of any solutions?
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Old 04-02-2012, 09:55 AM   #2
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The fresh water tank on my 2010 WPT30WR apparently has no hardware to locate it side-to-side, and can slide left-right while going down the road. It recently pulled the gravity fill hose off of the nozzle on the fender. I pushed it back over and reattached the hoses, but would like to prevent this from happening again.

Anyone had this problem or know of any solutions?
Well Mr Andretti ... (Just Kidding!)
Seriously? Your water tank is sliding around?
Other thank making a brace or keeping some water in the tank, I have no idea.
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Old 04-02-2012, 11:01 AM   #3
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Yeah, I was surprised. I prefer to haul with the tanks empty whenever possible. Unless someone knows of a canned solution, I will probably just bolt or weld a piece of angle on each side to keep it located where I want it. I am just kinda hoping to hear that something like a hold-down strap must have just fallen off? Seems like a major oversight. I have to say I am impressed with the heavy duty support bars that the tank sits on, though. Much nicer than the typical banding material seen on other campers.
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Old 04-02-2012, 11:52 AM   #4
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Mine sits on a couple of pieces of plywood and the heater pad may help keep it from moving around.
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Old 04-16-2012, 04:36 PM   #5
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Tank secure

Currently they are adding an angle tab on each corner of the tank, mounted to the heavy tube support bars. this tab will keep the tank from sliding from side to side.
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What size of angle? Welded or bolted on? Got pics? Thanks for the info!
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Old 04-17-2012, 01:09 PM   #7
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1 1/2" angle welded will work, Just protect the tank from the welding and the heat. do not have any pictures. sorry.
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Old 04-17-2012, 01:22 PM   #8
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I would use aluminum angle and put some kind of rubber pad between it and tank.
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Old 04-25-2012, 06:15 PM   #9
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The fresh water tank on my 2010 WPT30WR apparently has no hardware to locate it side-to-side, and can slide left-right while going down the road.
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Anyone had this problem or know of any solutions?
My brand new Roo 233s is the same.
I never would have thought to check if not for your post.

No what to do?
Is this a warranty item or design feature?
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Old 05-15-2012, 08:39 PM   #10
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Does anyone know if these "unfixed"FW tanks are normal or not. I have to bring my trailing to the factory for another item I want to know if I should mention it.
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