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Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 02-05-2019, 08:36 AM
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Views: 299,885
Posted By RC-AV8R
Wachuko- Crosswind Assist sounds intriguing....

Wachuko-

Crosswind Assist sounds intriguing. How do you find out which model years (VINs) are supported?

Thanks!
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 12-12-2018, 06:27 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,182
Posted By RC-AV8R
Alex, not to change the direction of the thread,...

Alex, not to change the direction of the thread, but you continually amaze me with your ability to scrape things down to bare metal, fix them, and put them back together looking better than new. The...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 11-30-2018, 05:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,917
Posted By RC-AV8R
If weight is an option, you might consider these...

If weight is an option, you might consider these carbon fiber folding electric bikes - we just ordered two to haul around in the RV and they are also better suited to our limited condo storage space....
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 11-09-2018, 10:27 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,347
Posted By RC-AV8R
Back from checking the tank. I couldn't get...

Back from checking the tank. I couldn't get access to tighten down the tank mounting bolts (RV in storage) to check for grounding but the measurement differential was 0.4V.

One problem appeared...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 11-09-2018, 05:55 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,347
Posted By RC-AV8R
Thumbs up +2 from me :D. Ground check it is today... ...

+2 from me :D. Ground check it is today...

Thanks!
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 11-08-2018, 03:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,347
Posted By RC-AV8R
Question Propane Tank Level Indicator Error?

After two separate fill ups, our tank consistently reads at 1/3 full. I suspect a level sensor, but don't know what or how the gauge is sensing propane (ok - C3H8) level. Can anyone enlighten me on...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 11-06-2018, 05:52 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 9,160
Posted By RC-AV8R
Thumbs up Reminds me of the biohazard decals I had around...

Reminds me of the biohazard decals I had around my workshop in the basement before we downsized. I thought I'd better remove them before we showed the house to prospective buyers. :D
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 11-06-2018, 05:48 AM
Replies: 1,375
Views: 260,075
Posted By RC-AV8R
@AlexAVI - Sorry for the delay - just finished up...

@AlexAVI - Sorry for the delay - just finished up our coast to coast to Gulf to Great Lakes to coast trip! Just completed Service B @ 20K miles (& $$$$), detailing next, then on to storage for the...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 11-06-2018, 05:35 AM
Replies: 1,375
Views: 260,075
Posted By RC-AV8R
Thumbs up Gorgeous! Reward for all the elbow grease. ...

Gorgeous! Reward for all the elbow grease.

Curious about your box/bike rack - is that commercial?
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 10-30-2018, 02:00 PM
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Views: 299,885
Posted By RC-AV8R
@AlexAVI 3 Pairs of two I should say. ...

@AlexAVI

3 Pairs of two I should say.

All three (multiple) ports are in the 'vinyl' side panels: computer 'desk' behind drivers seat, above both jump seats in the rear.

The new port looks to...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 10-30-2018, 12:14 PM
Replies: 1,755
Views: 299,885
Posted By RC-AV8R
In my 2016, all 3 USB ports are mounted in the...

In my 2016, all 3 USB ports are mounted in the side panels. Is that the same for newer AIs? If so, any hints on getting access to the panel back to mount these new chargers? I'm quite interested...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 10-28-2018, 01:05 PM
Replies: 1,375
Views: 260,075
Posted By RC-AV8R
Close. Retired organic chemist (D. Phil. ...

Close. Retired organic chemist (D. Phil. Oxford)

:D
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 10-28-2018, 10:43 AM
Replies: 1,375
Views: 260,075
Posted By RC-AV8R
Post Lew Farber Additions

solar panels x 4 (note shorter vent under panel #2)
2000W inverter/charger + BMS
Li Fe PO4 batteries x 2
WeBoost (modified internal antenna)
AC soft start
internal CH3CH2CH3 switch

and now...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 09-13-2018, 05:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 915
Posted By RC-AV8R
Tronadora - Did you go to Prime Motors in...

Tronadora - Did you go to Prime Motors in Scarborough? They're a 5-rivet dealer and where I take my GT for service etc. I really like their service and even though I didn't purchase there, they've...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 09-11-2018, 01:12 PM
Replies: 1,375
Views: 260,075
Posted By RC-AV8R
Mansderm- I sure hope your home & property...

Mansderm-

I sure hope your home & property remains unscathed. Here's to hoping...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 08-31-2018, 08:48 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 336
Posted By RC-AV8R
Loose Sliding Door Seal on Chassis

Just a FYI for others that may experience the same problem. After setting up camp yesterday, while opening the sliding door, something long fell off the vehicle and onto my head on its way to terra...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 08-27-2018, 12:38 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,062
Posted By RC-AV8R
Great price & I agree. For an AS, the next thing...

Great price & I agree. For an AS, the next thing to disposable/trip.

Already ordered. Thanks again.:)
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 08-27-2018, 10:24 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 566
Posted By RC-AV8R
TV Removal & Replacement

Hi All-

We've decided to remove both TV's and store for eventual RV resale when the bugs the 2019 platform are ironed out :D. We'll also remove the DVD player etc to reclaim just a bit more...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 08-27-2018, 10:16 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,062
Posted By RC-AV8R
Wachuko- I've got the same windshield cover...

Wachuko-

I've got the same windshield cover and like it a lot. Well made & fitted.

Where did you get the tire covers? That's one item missing from my add-on arsenal.

Thanks!
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 08-24-2018, 12:08 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,323
Posted By RC-AV8R
I am gun shy about the Blue Beacon tire shine...

I am gun shy about the Blue Beacon tire shine after they ruined all 4 of my Alcoa wheels. That stuff is not pH balanced and if not immediately wiped off will etch the aluminum.:mad:
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 08-23-2018, 12:15 PM
Replies: 1,375
Views: 260,075
Posted By RC-AV8R
Airstreaming in Big Rock, IL. Nice little county...

Airstreaming in Big Rock, IL. Nice little county park in the far western Chicago suburbs.
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 08-14-2018, 12:12 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,823
Posted By RC-AV8R
Thumbs up Speaking of Lew, I'll be in Hood River...

Speaking of Lew, I'll be in Hood River mid-September for a 400 ah solar & lithium upgrade. Also getting the AC soft start and cell phone booster while he's at it. I'm envious of all your auto and...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 08-04-2018, 03:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 744
Posted By RC-AV8R
Mine was full of Pex shavings when I examined it...

Mine was full of Pex shavings when I examined it soon after purchase a couple of years ago. It may have contributed to an early pump failure. Sloppy workmanship that they didn't even purge the...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 08-02-2018, 06:02 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,200
Posted By RC-AV8R
Thumbs up I've got the same year van. I've never had a...

I've got the same year van. I've never had a problem with my awning, and the auto-retract has saved it multiple times. Nonetheless, I like this pole idea and will look around for some.

While on...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 07-30-2018, 11:02 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 42,619
Posted By RC-AV8R
I'm going to take it from this post that in late...

I'm going to take it from this post that in late October when I have to travel from SE New Mexico to the Mississippi coast that via Dallas would be a better option?:D
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 07-29-2018, 07:30 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 42,619
Posted By RC-AV8R
I don't know if I'll be envious of other replies,...

I don't know if I'll be envious of other replies, or produce envy with this reply, but the windshield (having a British wife I almost wrote windscreen) & front side windows set me back $605 (Boston)....
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 07-28-2018, 04:11 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 42,619
Posted By RC-AV8R
Finally Got Around to 3M Crystalline Tint

Installed CR70 on the lower 80% of the windshield and CR5 on the top 20%. CR40 on the front side windows. What an immediate difference, even up here in the Northeast! For you southern folks, front...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 07-27-2018, 06:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 562
Posted By RC-AV8R
Sliding Screen Door Rollers

After losing a few roller screws, the screen door finally fell off trying to reposition it recently. The rollers are the cheap nylon wheels, two of which already showed signs of damage. These metal...
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