On Fri, 08 Jul 2005 01:50:36 +0100 (BST), firstname.lastname@example.org
("David G. Bell") wrote:
>On Friday, in article
> email@example.com "Samuel" wrote:
>> "Steve Taylor" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>> > You ARE putting a heck of a lot of weight, well above the centre of
>> > gravity of the vehicle. Just be aware of it.
>> > Steve
>> agreed that the jerry cans on the roof-rack are a little awkward, but one on
>> the rear of the vehicle is not really worth worrying about.
>It's tempting to allow for it when arranging storage, but it's a smaller
>left/right difference than you can get from using fuel on an SWB, and
>much less than the difference a passenger makes.
I've driven a 110 with (I think) 6 or maybe 8 jerry cans on the front
of the roof rack (yea.. I know). it had evil body-roll on corners and
was a bit unweildy off-road but I managed with no real problems (apart
from the time I slipped off the bonnet with a full can of diesel in
each hand, ouch, the bonned was coated in sheet ice, as was everything
I'm fairly sure that you'll get your wrists slapped for using jerry
can holders on the sides of the vehicle here and in europe.
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