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Old 08-26-2008, 08:59 PM   #11
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Location: Vancouver, WA
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Kolpin Fuel/Water Jugs

Originally Posted by Beerslayer
I would like to see detail on how the fuel and water cans are mounted on the back. That looks like a nice setup.
The set up looks okay, but wait til Day 2's report and you'll see what happens. Made some critical errors in the mounting of said jugs.

In the meantime, here's the install photos

Blackdog CW tail rack

Filled both cells with water for the initial tryout. Had heard that Kolpins leak like a sum bitch.

Anyone have a calculator handy? Any physics freaks in the house? How much force is being exerted on the tail rack with the mounting system I have, the Kolpin brackets weight about 5 lbs each, plus 1.4 gals of water/petrol in each cell at a height of, let's say, 12 inches?

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