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Old 09-10-2011, 09:49 PM   #11
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I have a Champion 4000 watt Generator. I storage in in the bed of my Chevy 1500. I built ramps to push the generator up and in and to pull out. Works well. Took it on a 4 day boondoggle over labor day with no issues, except 4 days of gas. $$$$. Had to have A/c 24/7.

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Old 09-23-2011, 06:55 PM   #12
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2 Honda 2000is in the front of my 22FB - get gas smell pretty bad - I wish Jayco would have put a real rear bumper on the trailer - looking at a basket for the front of my truck - already have a 2" reciever up there.

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Old 09-27-2011, 05:55 PM   #13
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Yamaha 2000 in the back of our SUV...no fumes.
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Old 09-27-2011, 06:08 PM   #14
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We carry our Honda 2000i in an aluminum tool box which is mounted at the front of the truck bed, in front of our fifth wheel hitch. There are no issues with fumes. I was concerned that the generator might get hot when inside the unventilated tool box in the sun, but it always feels cooler inside the tool box than anything outside the tool box in the sun.

We used to carry it in the front basement of the fifth wheel, but while the generator didn't have gasoline fumes, it sure did smell like the inside of a muffler.

There's lots of advice and information in forums... sometimes it is correct. For example, all of my posts are made by a political appointee who got the job as a reward for contributions to my diesel bill.

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