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Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 05-17-2018, 04:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 774
Posted By LoveToWander
Blind assist

Mine is toast. Who needs it?
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 03-12-2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 578
Posted By LoveToWander
If we knew which pin in the connector disables...

If we knew which pin in the connector disables it, maybe it could be grounded or tied high to get it working consistently. Mine acts like it may be floating and contaminated. I'm going to start...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 03-11-2018, 06:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 578
Posted By LoveToWander
My blind spot assist went about a year ago. Once...

My blind spot assist went about a year ago. Once in a while it will come back for a couple hours, but mostly it's off. Collision went off for about ten minutes about a month ago but came back. So...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 02-14-2018, 04:01 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,868
Posted By LoveToWander
I added 200 Watts of portable without disturbing...

I added 200 Watts of portable without disturbing the existing solar. I ran 10AWG wires from the terminals on one of the AGM batteries to a connector beside the rear hitch. I plug the output from...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 02-08-2018, 06:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,026
Posted By LoveToWander
Wet Floor

We found in ours that when flushing, the water can swirl around the rim so fast that it comes up and over the rim, onto the floor. It's pretty sneaky. I just turned the valve behind the toilet...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 12-21-2017, 07:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,981
Posted By LoveToWander
twin beds

The twin beds pull together to make one big bed. It only takes a couple of seconds and there are no humps or valleys. We can't haul 9 people, but we really like the twin bed arrangement.:)
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 11-21-2017, 11:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,550
Posted By LoveToWander
OP: "I do have difficulty seeing the screen...

OP: "I do have difficulty seeing the screen because of glare."

I found an anti-glare, oleo-phobic cover for the Kenwood display either on ebay or amazon (I don't remember which). It really helps...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 09-28-2017, 06:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,421
Posted By LoveToWander
I know what you mean. Every time she screams, I...

I know what you mean. Every time she screams, I automatically slam on the brakes!
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 09-03-2017, 11:17 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,258
Posted By LoveToWander
Talking There is definitely something to be said for...

There is definitely something to be said for that. It's a huge time saver.
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 09-02-2017, 08:10 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,258
Posted By LoveToWander
We find the twin beds very comfortable to sleep...

We find the twin beds very comfortable to sleep on once you get used to the width. They are not the best seats, but it can be done and we sit there frequently. There are four bolsters that wedge...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 08-21-2017, 09:37 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,839
Posted By LoveToWander
Very true. I think they tried to make battery...

Very true. I think they tried to make battery management so transparent to the user that it actually makes it unmanageable. As configured, you can only plug in, run the generator, run the engine,...
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 06-04-2017, 03:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,051
Posted By LoveToWander
We had a great buying experience at Orlando RV. ...

We had a great buying experience at Orlando RV. Great price and great people to work with. However, we have had no significant problems with our rig, so we have no experience with after purchase...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 05-08-2017, 08:45 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 12,994
Posted By LoveToWander
Well, that all sounds pretty good. I could see...

Well, that all sounds pretty good. I could see doing the same upgrade in our van. I'm not sure I would worry too much about the BIM in the 2016 since the chassis battery seems to be able to take...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 05-08-2017, 10:52 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 12,994
Posted By LoveToWander
Upgrading the solar charge controller from Atkinson to MPPT

I wonder how the Renogy will interact with the Magnum charger when on shore power, on a sunny day. I always thought the Atkinson was set low so it would turn off when the Magnum charger came on.
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 03-18-2017, 09:48 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 16,488
Posted By LoveToWander
That's the same solution I came up with, except I...

That's the same solution I came up with, except I used a manual switch. When boondocking, I just turn the inverter off since it and the charger are not doing anything but wasting power anyway. If...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 02-28-2017, 05:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 786
Posted By LoveToWander
Inverter

Newbie2016 (http://www.airforums.com/forums/members/newbie2016-120611.html): Just look under the roadside mattress. There is a big hole cut just below the TV. You will find the inverter in there. ...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 01-16-2017, 09:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,318
Posted By LoveToWander
Two cents: Now would be a good time to download...

Two cents: Now would be a good time to download the Owner Manual from Airstream and read it carefully cover to cover. Pay close attention to the electrical parts of the machine and if possible draw...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 12-15-2016, 03:39 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,659
Posted By LoveToWander
I think I'll just shoot myself! Even Airstream...

I think I'll just shoot myself! Even Airstream doesn't recommend their own instructions.:blink: Why would 40 PSI air be worse than 60 PSI city water for their leaky pipes? I think I'll try the...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 11-14-2016, 01:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,712
Posted By LoveToWander
I did two things on mine. First I made a wood...

I did two things on mine. First I made a wood tray that fits all the way across between the beds and the doors. It has arms that stick up along the end of the beds that things can hang on, or be...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 10-31-2016, 10:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 827
Posted By LoveToWander
We had the exact same thing happen to the galley...

We had the exact same thing happen to the galley sink. I found that the crack happened because the parts that make up the drain pipe were not fully screwed together when they were assembled. This...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 10-25-2016, 09:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,038
Posted By LoveToWander
Ours did that too. If you go to the last page of...

Ours did that too. If you go to the last page of the Dometic owners manual, it tells you how to reset the thermostat. That fixes it. All it takes is someone pressing keys somewhat randomly to mess...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 09-02-2016, 11:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,194
Posted By LoveToWander
Very true unless the dealer picks you up at the...

Very true unless the dealer picks you up at the airport, gives you a place to stay for a couple nights, and gives you cash to cover the cost of the trip home. It was a great opportunity to get to...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 09-01-2016, 09:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,194
Posted By LoveToWander
Vmsilva – about a year ago, my wife and I were...

Vmsilva – about a year ago, my wife and I were doing the same thing you are now. Eventually someone on this forum suggested Orlando RV. That is what worked for us, so we are paying it forward. We...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 08-28-2016, 09:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,045
Posted By LoveToWander
It probably de-programmed itself. There is a...

It probably de-programmed itself. There is a thread on this forum from around March of this year that deals with how to program the shades. I had one do the same thing. It takes about 5 minutes to...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 06-27-2016, 06:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,562
Posted By LoveToWander
The exact same thing happened to us. I kept...

The exact same thing happened to us. I kept looking at the inverter and associated wiring under the road side bed. I found the problem to be the big positive cable where it connected to the end of...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 06-20-2016, 08:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 819
Posted By LoveToWander
Check for loose battery connections from the...

Check for loose battery connections from the battery all the way to the inverter terminals. A loose terminal can look a lot like a dead battery sometimes. Hit a bump, the battery is fine ... hit a...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 06-15-2016, 08:18 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 20,200
Posted By LoveToWander
I was thinking of the other end of the wire at...

I was thinking of the other end of the wire at the RJ11 connector. I wondered which pin was is used in the connector. Since the MM-DCLD's have disappeared from the market, it shouldn't be too hard...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 06-15-2016, 03:33 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 20,200
Posted By LoveToWander
You've done a very nice job on your mods. I was...

You've done a very nice job on your mods. I was wondering if you happened to notice which connector pin they have the pig-tail connected to on the MM-DCLD.
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 06-14-2016, 09:00 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 8,260
Posted By LoveToWander
I finally found what was causing the the "Fault!...

I finally found what was causing the the "Fault! No Comm" message from the magnum inverter. In my case, the positive battery cable to the inverter was not fully connected. The nut on the terminal...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 06-03-2016, 08:44 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 16,488
Posted By LoveToWander
Mm-dcld

The control signal for the MM-DCLD is 12VDC/OPEN. Magnum is probably using one of the two, usually not present, outside conductors in the 6-conductor jacks/plugs. I found the 6-conductor splitter on...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 06-02-2016, 08:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,353
Posted By LoveToWander
This is interesting to me because my wife and I...

This is interesting to me because my wife and I did almost exactly the same thing you did. We had it down to the Pleasure Way FL and the Airstream Interstate. At that point we found an RV dealer...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 05-15-2016, 10:37 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,795
Posted By LoveToWander
I think you can get them through your dealership...

I think you can get them through your dealership since they are an Airstream product. Also you may want to look at getting some covers for the four side bolsters. We are getting ours at Calico...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 05-14-2016, 08:35 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,795
Posted By LoveToWander
For the twin bed model we got two bed pillows and...

For the twin bed model we got two bed pillows and all the sheets and pillow cases with it. It also came with four nice throw pillows and mattress covers. We just showed up with our sleeping bags,...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 05-14-2016, 07:02 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,795
Posted By LoveToWander
My wife and I spent two days (and nights) in the...

My wife and I spent two days (and nights) in the dealers prep lot when we bought ours in March. Of course I showed up with DVM's, current probes, and wall socket testers (yep, I'm an EE too). I had...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 05-01-2016, 05:37 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 20,200
Posted By LoveToWander
Mcrider - Good stuff! Thanks.

Mcrider - Good stuff! Thanks.
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 05-01-2016, 11:37 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 20,200
Posted By LoveToWander
Very nice installation. May I ask for the...

Very nice installation. May I ask for the details of your add-on panels? I think I could do something very similar if I knew where to get them. Also, are you connecting them in parallel to the...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 04-17-2016, 09:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,150
Posted By LoveToWander
We ordered ours from Orlando RV in Winter Park,...

We ordered ours from Orlando RV in Winter Park, FL. They would order anything we wanted and still gave us a very good discount off of MSRP. It more than made the trip from Seattle worth it. Good...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 04-04-2016, 10:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,693
Posted By LoveToWander
Ours does the same thing. I'm just glad we don't...

Ours does the same thing. I'm just glad we don't drive it much at night as it is somewhat annoying. It probably happens because the backlight come on before the LCD activates, giving you unfiltered...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 04-01-2016, 10:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 621
Posted By LoveToWander
You could park in Bremerton or Bainbridge by...

You could park in Bremerton or Bainbridge by driving around south of Olympia and then north. That way you could just walk on the ferry to Seattle. The daily rate for an RV park would likely be...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 03-28-2016, 10:15 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 9,118
Posted By LoveToWander
On the subject of twin beds, the 2016 twin beds...

On the subject of twin beds, the 2016 twin beds have four bolsters that wedge in under the window on both sides. These are fairly comfortable back rests for sitting on the bed like a couch. ...
Forum: Airstream Motorhome Forums 03-16-2016, 03:48 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,489
Posted By LoveToWander
We got home last night with our new Grand Tour...

We got home last night with our new Grand Tour Interstate Twin. We drove it from Orlando RV to Seattle. We LOVE IT! I think you will love it too. I never had any idea it would be so much fun. ...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 02-02-2016, 11:17 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,562
Posted By LoveToWander
It seems like the bicycle carrier market is in...

It seems like the bicycle carrier market is in about the same condition. A good, secure hitch box big enough for a couple of larger mountain bikes doesn’t exist. It would also be nice to arrive at...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 12-27-2015, 10:09 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,654
Posted By LoveToWander
This stuff would probably work to hold an awning....

This stuff would probably work to hold an awning. Just cut it to any length and make sure it overlaps itself.


VELCRO - ONE-WRAP: For Cables, Wires & Cords - 12' x 3/4" Roll – Black.


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Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 12-26-2015, 04:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 972
Posted By LoveToWander
Protagonist, that's awesome! Thanks. I hope to...

Protagonist, that's awesome! Thanks. I hope to meet you in person some day.
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 12-26-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 972
Posted By LoveToWander
2016 Interstate Documentation

Hello everyone. Yep, we are new to the forum. For the last few months we have been searching the internet (and forum) for information on the care and feeding of the new 2016 Grand Tour Interstate,...
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