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I'd like to carry 1 or 2 jerry cans for extra fuel (outside of vehicle), but I can't figure out where/what/how. I will use a (standard?) jerry can holder.
Warning: I have absolutely no experience with jerry cans, never used one :huh:

1. What type, steel or plastic cans? I'm a bit afraid that a plastic one will expand in the sun (unless well ventilated?). How are either cans ventilated, and does that prevent them from being laid on a side?

2. Speaking of sun: all cans tell you NOT to put them in direct sunlight :confused: -> so everyone with a jerry can outside their car ignores this warning?

3. I've got a nice roofrack, plenty of space, but how do I fit them? Straight up? - Ugly, high, and catching a lot of wind (narrow side facing forward of course) - On a side? - will it leak? ventilation? - Flat? - will it leak? ventilation? -

4. Any brand you swear by?

I don't like to put too much weight on the spare wheel mounts, so any construction on the spare wheel is no option.

I've seen some nice flat ones you can stack at ODA's, but they're very pricey.

I hope you guys can point me in the right direction.
 

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Sceptre brand plastic are the pick.
They are not vented. They are all sealed. DO NOT TRY AND VENT.
I'd suggest 10l sceptre in a roof basket. Nice low profile, excellent to pour.
Remember, red for petrol, yellow for diesel.
 
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