Pay load for 800lt system

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  1. joe34

    joe34 Well-Known Member
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    Just looking for a new van what do you think the minimum I could get away for a 800lt system? 1200kg?
     
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  2. Green Pro Clean Ltd

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    NO -

    800ltr tank = 800 kilos

    14 St. Driver = 88kg
    MK5 Transit Standard Fuel tank 80 liters = 80kg

    Sandwiches and bottle of drink = 2 kilos

    100 meters of hose and reel 25 kg

    Thats 995 KG already, give a lift to a couple of chunky mates and your already past capacity.

    See how fast it starts to really build up?

    Instead of buying a van then looking for a system, I would first calculate the system, and all accessories etc that I want then see which vans are suited to the task.
     
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  3. Jake

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    You'd be fine, just about!

    I run around 900kg with a 989 payload, and have pushed it to over a tonne with no issues, just carful driving, I'd have thought 1200kg is just about manageable if your not doing any motorway driving with a full tank...
     
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    joe34 Well-Known Member
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    Thanks Jake much appreciated ,just another question I see your van in the video looks good! What did you use to waterproof the back?
     
  5. Jake

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    I used waterproof paint firm screwfix!

    Yeah I think you'll be fine with payload, just don't put loads of stuff in the van, just carry what you need and no more, also run low fuel, I just put 15 litres in at a time - so only 15kg of fuel

    If doing a longer journey, just don't have a full tank..., but even then I still think you'll be within the limit
     
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