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Want to put one on my truck in order to increase the safety. Not looking to put a Halon system in the truck, but just carry a small fire extinguisher to keep in the vehicle.
 

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I'd probably get something along the lines of a 2 1/2 lb or 5 lb, with a metal bracket. A lot of home fire extinguishers have plastic brackets that would almost certainly break in a crash and send the fire extinguisher flying. You'll also want one that is A (ordinary fires - think a cigarette setting the interior on fire), B (liquids like gasoline), and C (electrical) rated - there's a lot of extinguishers out there that are missing one of these ratings. While they have their purposes, I wouldn't carry one in a truck.
 

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I'd probably get something along the lines of a 2 1/2 lb or 5 lb, with a metal bracket. A lot of home fire extinguishers have plastic brackets that would almost certainly break in a crash and send the fire extinguisher flying. You'll also want one that is A (ordinary fires - think a cigarette setting the interior on fire), B (liquids like gasoline), and C (electrical) rated - there's a lot of extinguishers out there that are missing one of these ratings. While they have their purposes, I wouldn't carry one in a truck.
Yea, the one I put a link up for up earlier is ABC rated and is 2.5 lbs. They also make a mount for the roll bar.
 
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