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  1. Sampuppy1

    Sampuppy1 Diesel nut

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    For the tanks you could easily do something similar to a portable shitter setup. A tank with a seat. The smell might be an issue though. Or just dig a hole. A utility trailer really doesn't have many options especially when you get into the single axle sizes.

    The only thing I can think of (and you would lose head room) is to build a second floor that used 2x6s for joists. Low pro 20 gallon ish tanks would fit nicely (you could even order custom tanks to fit your spacing desires) and lay another floor over them with the outlets either out the side of the trailer or through the original floor. You'd lose about 6" of headroom but you could do a small footprint tank for the bathroom and an elongated one for a grey under the kitchen sink/counter. Just my .02¢

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    When I picked up this Suburban 2 years ago, my intended purpose was to Overland with it. That has been my continued goal with every modification I have done. Initially the plan was to camp out of the back. I have the safari rack for all the extra gear with water storage system that will sit up there to provide hot, or at least warmed by the sun, water for washing and showering. I have a 70 gal fresh water tank that slides in the back. I have since decided climbing in and out of the back for sleeping is just going to get harder as I get older. Now the plan is to buy a Rockwood Extreme Sport pop-up camper. They come with off-road capable tires and more ground clearance than typical. Something I can easily overland with and still have some of the creature comforts to keep the wife happy. I have a 5500 watt generator that will go in the plans somewhere. I want to figure out how to quiet it down some. I love how quiet the new ones run, but I already have 3 noisy ones, I don't need to buy a fourth. I'll also have a bank of batteries and run some solar.
     
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    A tank in the floor. In the FLOOR!

    You're a genius dude. I gotta hit the blueprints again, this might actually work now.
     

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