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Unread 10-15-2013, 10:05 PM   #1
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On board water

I want a water tank to put in the rear, near the wheel well im thinking. I want to be able to pressurize it and have running water. Any ideas where to begin looking for a tank?

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Unread 10-15-2013, 10:22 PM   #2
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hot or cold water only or both? what is the use/s you in plan to use it for?
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Camping. I want about 5 gallons of water. I was thinking about hot... Coil a copper water around my exhaust headers..? Id be happy with just cold though if I could
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Camping. I want about 5 gallons of water. I was thinking about hot... Coil a copper water around my exhaust headers..? Id be happy with just cold though if I could
If you feel up to the challenge you could do something like this, I will start on this project to my NEW ZJ as soon as I pick it up on Thursday 10/17/13. I have another link to a COLD water only as well...got to find it. Saved the link for who knows how long....

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http://offroadpassport.com/forum/showthread.php?t=754
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Eventually ill have an OBA setup so I was thinking If I had an air valve for my tank, I could pressurize the tank as needed and have running water


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Eventually ill have an OBA setup so I was thinking If I had an air valve for my tank, I could pressurize the tank as needed and have running water


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that could work, better off with 2 tanks. I would start at RV world, they have steel 5-20 gallon tanks in all kinds of shapes and sizes. One tank with air and water would be nice, but I would make a wall in between. Then place 2 plugs on the water side to run a 12v pump to make life great.

http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f310/...rmany-1460065/

thread post #3, half way down, this is an idea. I like this German's creative spaces....
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If I could get a high PSI rated tank for water Id be fine. I wont be running a tank for my OBA. It will essentially be on or off
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Unread 10-16-2013, 12:00 AM   #8
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We put these things in the bottom of set pieces all the time to have running water: http://www.northerntool.com/shop/too...FSiCQgodSBoA8A

If you don't mind pumping every once in a while it's not a bad simple solution.
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Actually this looks interesting, an onboard pump to keep the system pressurized: http://www.northerntool.com/shop/too...8864_200518864
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Those may work actually.. Ideally, I was hoping for a more fitted shape to the tank though
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http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f9/ob...build-1236148/

There is also a guy on the JK side who has a pressurized tank and a tap mounted.
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Unread 10-16-2013, 07:40 AM   #12
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There is a WJ on Expedition Portal with on board water. He has a heat exchanger in the engine bay and a tap for the water on his front bumper. He uses a neat portable shower set up.
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Unread 10-16-2013, 09:25 AM   #13
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theksmith.. search his username and you'll find his WJ build.

I'd just opt for a shurflo 12v pump and a food grade water container if this will be for drinking water.

I'v been using a ZODI for heated water and a shower source in camp. The pump drops into a MWC easily, and the setup is portable if you need it away from the rig.. or used elsewhere.
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