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Unread 08-18-2016, 09:17 AM   #1
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Default Anyone have any solutions to adding additional fuel?

Hey guys,

I do a lot of overland camping and I've been struggling with longer road trips due to our relatively small tank size. Effectively, with 4 wheeling through rocky terrain, washboard roads, and all the weight of the roof top tent, ARB fridge, etc I'll probably get anywhere from 7-10 mpg on overland trips.

I've looked into a few options, but it seems that I'll need a new rear bumper since the OEM bumper can't really hold much weight (like Rotopax mounted on the spare).

I'm trying not to spend a few thousand on a new bumper, but if I have to, I'll do it.

Anyone have any suggestions?

Thanks all!

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Unread 08-18-2016, 10:33 AM   #2
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There some guys looking at fuel tanks under the cargo area for the FJC since there is not enough room for a spare (which is on the rear door).

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Unread 08-18-2016, 11:21 AM   #3
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Roof rack with fuel cans, you can get 100 lbs of fuel up there.
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Unread 08-18-2016, 12:41 PM   #4
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I have two 5gal cans on the roof from Not as convenient as off the bumper but it works fine.
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Unread 06-03-2017, 11:43 AM   #5
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Default Aux fuel tank

I have an additional 19gal auxiliary tank under the cargo area of my 2007 FJC. It doubles my range. We pull a popup tent trailer and still are getting around 13 to 14 mpg. The tank is all aluminum with a skid plate. The original filler pipe has a "Y" added to fill both tanks. I manually transfer fuel from the auxiliary tank to the main tank with a fuel pump in the auxiliary tank. Plus I replaced the compass on the dash with a dual gauge for the auxiliary tank. It was a little pricey but well worth the peace of mind & I don't have 5gal cans of gas hanging all over my FJC.

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