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Old 01-30-2020, 11:26 AM   #1
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Fresh water move

2018 265 RLS Jay Flight freshwater tank in the rear has anyone moved it to the center for better stability when it's filled up
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Old 01-30-2020, 07:35 PM   #2
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More that likely you have other holding tanks (black and gray)already mounted in that location.
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Old 01-31-2020, 01:13 PM   #3
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I have a 65 gallon fresh water tank also mounted in the rear of my 29 foot trailer. I always travel with it full. I also have a rear kitchen that adds weight as well. I do not have any stability issues at all, loaded or empty, towing with a 2007 Tundra.

Personally I think you are asking for trouble if you try to move that tank. The other tanks would probably pose a problem, not to mention having to move plumbing and sensor wires. Moving it to the front might put you over on tongue weight.

You didn't mention what you are towing with, or your hitch setup. What stability issues are you having? Does it tow better with the tank empty? Are you close to gross weight on your tow vehicle and trailer? Is your hitch set up properly? Lots of things to look at before thinking about moving the tank. Just my 2 cents...
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All trailers are very well balanced according to TW within specifications and designed with FW-tank full. Best to check the auxiliary loading if there is a concern for instability.
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Never moved a tank, it would really depend on your layout. With what could be done.

My parents had an Areoilite with the water tank under the bed along the back wall. They could not tow that trailer with any water in the tank, or they would have handling issues. They pull it with an 87 suburban. That TT was very light compared to their other campers except for maybe the PU.

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Old 01-31-2020, 05:24 PM   #6
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Thank everyone for the suggestions
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Old 01-31-2020, 05:28 PM   #7
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Do you have to pay a disposal fee added on to the purchase of each tire? We do in SC. Even if you keep the old tire.

The fee is for the new tire paid up front.
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Old 01-31-2020, 06:29 PM   #8
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Interesting question. I googled it, and here's a tire web site that spells out the fees, by the states that do have them. For your entertainment....
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