Jayco RV Owners Forum
 


Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 09-09-2014, 09:53 AM   #11
Senior Member
 
lx22f/c's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Friendswood
Posts: 917
When we are traveling to some of our favorite camping areas, that i know i need more than a tank. I carry a couple 5 gal jugs and stop at a rest area and refuel there. That way i avoid the crowds and headaches.
__________________

lx22f/c is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-09-2014, 10:08 AM   #12
Senior Member
 
Plowtoy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2013
Location: Hamilton, MI
Posts: 430
I will stay away from "big" citys when looking for fuel. I try to stop on the outskirts where traffic is not so busy and gas stations seem to be a bit bigger. You might pay a little more, but not dealing with the hassle is worth it to me. Again, its all about planning ahead.
__________________

__________________
'97 Jayco Eagle 314BHS

'03 Tahoe LT 5.3L
Plowtoy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-09-2014, 10:11 AM   #13
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2013
Location: NC
Posts: 973
I carry 2, 5 gal cans of diesel in the bed.
__________________
No man has a good enough memory to be a successful liar. Abraham Lincoln

2016 36FBTS Pinnacle
2016 F350, 6.7, 4x4, DRW, long bed
B & W Companion 5th wheel Hitch
eldermike is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-09-2014, 10:12 AM   #14
Senior Member
 
Jagiven's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2012
Location: Minnesota
Posts: 4,109
I do pay attention to where there are good gas stops, and have them memorized. When I need fuel, I start looking and if there are multiple stations in the area, I look to see who is not as busy, pump orientation, easy of getting out. To me getting out is more important than getting in, as I do not want to be trapped.
Jagiven is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 09-09-2014, 10:17 AM   #15
Site Team
 
norty1's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Charleston, SC
Posts: 12,046
We keep a log in our truck and record by interstate and mm any fuel stop that will accommodate our needs.
When you are in unfamiliar areas we just are aware that we need to get in and out safely and don't be afraid to pas on one that is not Rv friendly.
__________________
Moderator
2011 351RLTS Eagle, Mor/Ryde suspension & pin box
06 F350 Lariat PSD, SRW, LB, CC, EGR delete kit, 16K DrawTite hitch, Timbrens, TST TPMS

Can't find what you're looking on JOF? Try:Jayco Owners Forum Custom Google Search
"It's easier to fool people than to convince them that they have been fooled." - Mark Twain
norty1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-09-2014, 11:14 AM   #16
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2014
Location: Northern Ontario
Posts: 234
I had completed an 8400 Km trip this summer and being a newbie I was concerned with towing and fueling up. I didn't encounter any problems with either. As far as fuel stops If I couldn't get a drive through I would pull in to the pump then have my DW be my spotter as I was backing out. No issues.
__________________
2014 Jayco Whithawk 28DSBH
2012 F150 SCREW 5.0 XLT XTR Off Road package, 3.73 EL, tow package, Peragon retractable cover.
DJL1967 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-09-2014, 11:22 AM   #17
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Missouri City, The Republic of Texas
Posts: 3,006
The Allstays app for iOS is pretty good. It has filters for campgrounds, fuel stops, welcome/rest centers and the like. I forget how much it costs but I'd guess a gallon of diesel would cover it, so pretty cheap in the grand scheme. Not familiar with "Next Exit" but will check it out. Thanks!
__________________
Cheers,
T_

2013 F-350 CC SB 2WD 6.7PS
2013 Eagle Premier 351 RLTS
-SOLD- 2012 X23B
-SOLD- 2003 Ford Expedition 5.4, Bilstein shocks
RedHorse1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-09-2014, 12:51 PM   #18
Senior Member
 
David472's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: SW Ontario
Posts: 1,393
Quote:
Originally Posted by DocBrown View Post
For facilities near Interstates nothing beats The Next Exit. Everything that is RV friendly is clearly marked.
That's the book we use.
Beats a smart phone any day of the week.
__________________
Jayco Eagle 31.5RLDS
GMC Sierra 2500 HD
David472 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-09-2014, 01:05 PM   #19
Senior Member
 
Seann45's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Saskatoon Sask Canada
Posts: 9,701
1) Titan Tanks makes a direct replacement for your 26 gal fuel tank that doubles it size.... to me it was a mod well worth the moeny
2) Pilot FlyingJ have RV specific islands where you can get gas and diesel
+ good sam members get a good discount and an even better one with the Good Sam Flying J charge card (must be paid off every month)

Once I pull in I fill the 52 gallon tank and then fill the 20 gallons in 2 gal Jerry cans.
I use www.gasbuddy.com to find the best prices.. and if the price elsewhere is less than my FJ/GS discount I may go there depending on how far out of the way it is.. + I check the next few towns down the road, in the direction I am going, to see if it is less expensive
__________________
Seann
2004 Chev Silverado Duramax optioned past the max. 2009 Jayco Eagle 308 RLS 765 watts of solar, 6-6 volt batteries (696 amp hour), 2000 watt (4000 surge) whole house inverter.
175 days boondocking in 2017
215/2016, 211/2015, 196/14, 247/13, 193/12

Seann45 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-09-2014, 01:44 PM   #20
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2013
Location: South Texas
Posts: 4,190
Quote:
Originally Posted by Seann45 View Post
1) Titan Tanks makes a direct replacement for your 26 gal fuel tank that doubles it size.... to me it was a mod well worth the moeny
According to the FAQ on their website (Titan Tanks: https://titanfueltanks.com/faq/, these are only available for diesel powered models. Are there tanks available for gas models? I thought regular gasoline was too unstable to carry in an auxiliary tank? I dunno, I barely scratched the surface last year when I was researching it for my gas powered 1/2 ton... I gave up when I saw the prices for the tanks and realized that I don't make trips long enough to justify the cost, but that won't always be the case, I hope...
__________________

__________________


2014 Jay Flight 28 BHBE
2015 RAM 2500 6.4L HEMI, Tradesman 4x4, 3.73
Blue Ox SwayPro (BXW 1503)

Upgraded from an REI internal frame backpack and a Eureka 1/2 dome tent!
Camper_bob is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


» Virginia State Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 12:09 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Copyright 2002-2016 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.