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Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 03-29-2021, 07:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 498
Posted By Tobbun
My guess is it is just coincidence but that is...

My guess is it is just coincidence but that is only thing that has happened since it was working to when it wasn't working. I had left a space heater in it but it got knocked offline so wasn't...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 03-29-2021, 03:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 498
Posted By Tobbun
2017 AI Fusion - Texas Artic Tundra Casualty

So had to leave the AI behind in Texas during the artic tundra... Had a couple cans explode in the fridge but everything else seems to have survived with the exception of the Fusion radio.

Not...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 06-14-2019, 08:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,316
Posted By Tobbun
The switch for the these are on the passenger...

The switch for the these are on the passenger seat. On the side facing the door at the bottom of the seat.
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 06-12-2019, 08:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,168
Posted By Tobbun
Hey there... i haven’t installed it yet. Seems...

Hey there... i haven’t installed it yet. Seems strange that Generator would behave different with AC with or without easy start. Once it starts easy start should be out of the picture.

It is on...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 04-17-2019, 05:59 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 43,846
Posted By Tobbun
2020 Interstate 19

We have the 2017 AI lounge TB edition and would certainly go with that again in the 19 if we go that route. Just having a hard time coming to terms with the cost / loss on making a change this year....
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 04-17-2019, 05:54 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,443
Posted By Tobbun
Very awesome. Love the height of the Microwave.

Very awesome. Love the height of the Microwave.
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 04-13-2019, 03:26 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 43,846
Posted By Tobbun
Was surprised to see the Tommy Bahama listed. My...

Was surprised to see the Tommy Bahama listed. My dealer was saying it wasn’t going to be there in 2020 on the interstates, just trailers. I am partial to the TB version.
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 04-10-2019, 09:14 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 10,037
Posted By Tobbun
That is really awesome. So did you pull the AGMs...

That is really awesome. So did you pull the AGMs out from under the van?
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 04-06-2019, 03:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,004
Posted By Tobbun
Really appreciate the effort you put into this...

Really appreciate the effort you put into this write up for the rest of us.
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 03-30-2019, 05:51 AM
Replies: 326
Views: 62,227
Posted By Tobbun
New 19’ Interstate price and layout

Dropped off my 2017 for some warranty stuff at Airstream of DFW and wife and I test drove the 19. I was really impressed with it. My wife was able to park it no problem (she is hesitant about the AI...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 03-22-2019, 10:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,534
Posted By Tobbun
Good stuff. Really cool to see the AC running off...

Good stuff. Really cool to see the AC running off battery. Will be interested to learn more about how long you can run that and also running it while driving? That is a goal of mine because these...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 03-21-2019, 01:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,682
Posted By Tobbun
I looked at them. They reminded me of limo but...

I looked at them. They reminded me of limo but that is the history of the company so makes sense. Friend of mine has one and is very happy with it. Best feature is the 12v ac for the back that runs...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 03-15-2019, 08:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,353
Posted By Tobbun
Ok... I might be in the minority here but that...

Ok... I might be in the minority here but that thing is really cool. I followed the link, read the article but never found the pricing on it.
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 03-13-2019, 04:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,004
Posted By Tobbun
Take a look at Wachuko’s “The journey begins...

Take a look at Wachuko’s “The journey begins thread” he did the work himself. Be warned your todo list grows the more pages you read on that thread.
As Rowiebowie mentioned others have seen mixed...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 03-13-2019, 03:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,275
Posted By Tobbun
Got out to the Van this morning and the inside...

Got out to the Van this morning and the inside passenger side tire was low. Apparently the cap wasn’t tightened enough. My little compressor that worked fine with the other stems no longer works with...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 03-13-2019, 06:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,275
Posted By Tobbun
That is what I have as well... From this forum...

That is what I have as well... From this forum recommendation. I had a cigarette lighter air pump that I could set to 71lbs and let it chuck away but now it doesn’t work so I am using my full size...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 03-13-2019, 06:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,275
Posted By Tobbun
Thanks... I will look into that.

Thanks... I will look into that.
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 03-13-2019, 06:17 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 23,485
Posted By Tobbun
Seems like you have the W as fans and subscribers...

Seems like you have the W as fans and subscribers of your blog. Where is your royalties on helping them with their design choices?
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 03-12-2019, 08:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,275
Posted By Tobbun
Yeah... unless there is a dent in the rim. Some...

Yeah... unless there is a dent in the rim. Some of these states need to spend some money on infrastructure (looking at you LA). There are some huge pot holes but with the tire size and running 71psi...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 03-12-2019, 08:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,275
Posted By Tobbun
Yeah... it was very noticeable at the steering...

Yeah... it was very noticeable at the steering wheel. Lots of vibration and really felt like it was the fronts. It was only the metal stems on the front at that point through.

Will take it back...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 03-12-2019, 08:02 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 23,485
Posted By Tobbun
Great pics. That kind of an upgrade is on the...

Great pics. That kind of an upgrade is on the list and I have bugged Lew a few times. Wish they were closer to Texas. Keep the pics coming.
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 03-12-2019, 03:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,275
Posted By Tobbun
A couple pics. 335496 335497 335498 ...

A couple pics.
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Tech said he had to put weights on both inside and outside to get it to balance. Last place just had them on inside.
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 03-12-2019, 03:25 PM
Replies: 1,454
Views: 306,624
Posted By Tobbun
Back in Orange Beach... parked in our No RV...

Back in Orange Beach... parked in our No RV parking lot at the condo. Love that I can park in a single space and not get the other owners amped about what I am parking in the lot.
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Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 03-12-2019, 03:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,275
Posted By Tobbun
Tire Balance - Steel Valve Stems

Starting to think it would have been better to just leave the tires and valves as is and just manually check tire pressure versus the work to get metal valve stems and TPMS.

Neither Mercedes place...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 03-12-2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 1,821
Views: 366,447
Posted By Tobbun
I keep getting farther behind on the list. You...

I keep getting farther behind on the list. You are adding things way faster than I am doing them. Just finished modifying the arm divider between the coach and the side chairs. Lots of working with...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 03-09-2019, 06:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 779
Posted By Tobbun
Hmmm. Good info on that sub. I never have the...

Hmmm. Good info on that sub. I never have the Fusion on the back speakers. Kids have tv/phones on back there so I just use front speakers while driving. I only have 100watt solar and 2 AGM batteries....
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 03-09-2019, 06:23 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 23,485
Posted By Tobbun
I was in similar scenario last year (Galleria...

I was in similar scenario last year (Galleria Li3, Coachman Ethel, AI Interstate) when buying first one. On paper the Galleria seemed perfect but actually sitting in one, walking through it there...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 03-09-2019, 06:14 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,007
Posted By Tobbun
That is awesome and always exciting. Congrats on...

That is awesome and always exciting. Congrats on the new rig and look forward to seeing the modification posts.

Curious on the Airstream DFW (closest to me) did you get a trade in quote from them...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 01-18-2019, 10:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,422
Posted By Tobbun
Back door tent - Tampa rv show

Had some free time during quick trip Fl and found out Tampa RV show was starting so ran by there on Wednesday.

Was cool to see the 19 in person and different manufacturers, etc.

Know some were...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 01-14-2019, 07:29 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 10,185
Posted By Tobbun
I ended up going with this thing. Need a better...

I ended up going with this thing. Need a better lock than comes with it but pretty easy to handle and secure.
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Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 01-12-2019, 08:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,418
Posted By Tobbun
We bought the Pleasure Way version. It has worked...

We bought the Pleasure Way version. It has worked well for us. Airstream sells a version for about 6x the cost.
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 12-30-2018, 02:45 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,594
Posted By Tobbun
That is really cool. I really like the nesting...

That is really cool. I really like the nesting design.
Anything to minimize banging while driving?
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 12-13-2018, 09:21 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,969
Posted By Tobbun
Another job well done... that is crazy that is...

Another job well done... that is crazy that is was just painters tape holding it down. That degrades super fast and then you left with free floating wires. If you need a side hustle... come on our to...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 12-11-2018, 08:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,013
Posted By Tobbun
I use the clean out at the house. Very convenient.

I use the clean out at the house. Very convenient.
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 12-07-2018, 09:26 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,594
Posted By Tobbun
Ok... That is really awesome. I think we put our...

Ok... That is really awesome. I think we put our table top on once. It is great if you are sitting but not trying to navigate around.

Are you converting the old table top.storage area to store...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 12-02-2018, 05:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,572
Posted By Tobbun
Agree on design... Wife saw the TB and said Ok to...

Agree on design... Wife saw the TB and said Ok to the idea of us buying a class B. She was hesitant when we looked at the Ettek, Gallaria, etc.
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 12-02-2018, 06:57 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,914
Posted By Tobbun
That is awesome and would be very helpful. I try...

That is awesome and would be very helpful. I try to back into most parking spaces and the roof camera is not the most helpful for that. I still park, get out and check, back up a little more, etc.
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 11-23-2018, 05:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 898
Posted By Tobbun
Ok... So that is pretty cool. Need to add that to...

Ok... So that is pretty cool. Need to add that to my list.
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 11-15-2018, 08:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,062
Posted By Tobbun
Ok... That is really cool. What is the "Karpo"...

Ok... That is really cool. What is the "Karpo" thing on the bottom?

I also bought the telescoping ladder and was just looking at that because it does take up space (under couch).

I really like...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 11-12-2018, 07:35 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,268
Posted By Tobbun
Always learning and get the reason for the...

Always learning and get the reason for the ceramic heater. The furnace requires propane to work along with electricity (or battery). Was only blowing cold air until I flip the propane on.
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 11-12-2018, 06:59 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,268
Posted By Tobbun
Forgot the tank heater switch... added that.

Forgot the tank heater switch... added that.
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 11-12-2018, 04:57 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,268
Posted By Tobbun
Ok... so just like that Texas weather is cold......

Ok... so just like that Texas weather is cold... Looks like about a low of 29 tonight and there for a few hours then back up the following day. Our AI is under a carport so is exposed but connected...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 11-09-2018, 10:42 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,268
Posted By Tobbun
Winterizing in the South...

Howdy from Texas,

I know we have a lot of AI owners that live in the south and curious about when and what you watch for on winterization.

We sometimes get below freezing but it usually doesn't...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 11-02-2018, 08:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 800
Posted By Tobbun
It is actually a 50 amp breaker. At the box by...

It is actually a 50 amp breaker. At the box by the AI I have a 30amp for the AI and then 20 amp for the two 110 plugs. With the 6/3 I just have a wire I am not using.
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 11-01-2018, 08:45 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 26,126
Posted By Tobbun
I stay away from semis mainly for road debris and...

I stay away from semis mainly for road debris and rocks. Also for me when I get closer before passing I get a bit of wind sway. Usually gets a reaction from the passengers( heads come up from...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 10-31-2018, 10:01 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,346
Posted By Tobbun
That is a really great idea. Different power...

That is a really great idea. Different power requirements?
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 10-29-2018, 10:00 AM
Replies: 1,454
Views: 306,624
Posted By Tobbun
My son is a freshman at Ole Miss in Engineering....

My son is a freshman at Ole Miss in Engineering. If you see a white AI rolling around Oxford that is us visiting from TX.
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 10-29-2018, 09:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 800
Posted By Tobbun
30 Amp service added to the house

Kudos to Wachuko for the help and advice

I was able to get the 30amp outlet installed this past weekend. I originally got some quotes for about $3500 to have this done (long trench for cable)....
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 10-21-2018, 09:02 AM
Replies: 1,821
Views: 366,447
Posted By Tobbun
That is what is know as the Waxhuko Effect....

That is what is know as the Waxhuko Effect. Happens to us all.

Where abouts in Texas are you? I am in the DFW area but lots of us farther south.
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 10-19-2018, 07:40 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 62,227
Posted By Tobbun
On the TV thing... Did you turn the inverter on?...

On the TV thing... Did you turn the inverter on? The TV and several outlets only run when the inverter is turned on (even with engine running) or will work if Generator is running. If that doesn't...
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