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Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 06-29-2021, 07:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,958
Posted By jgeurin
I have read a lot about this issue on the...

I have read a lot about this issue on the Sprinter-Source.com Forum. I recently did a brake job myself on my own rig (it was time at around 90,000 miles of mostly highway miles) and paid close...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 06-06-2021, 06:51 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,539
Posted By jgeurin
I have had levelling blocks taken (the "giant...

I have had levelling blocks taken (the "giant lego" style), and have had a disc golf practice basket taken while I was gone for the day. In both cases I got them back. A fellow camper saw what...
Forum: Awnings 04-14-2021, 07:35 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,217
Posted By jgeurin
Oh . . . and mine is still working perfectly . ....

Oh . . . and mine is still working perfectly . . . hmm, maybe it was that one little extra screw I put into the plastic housing to keep the switch in better alignment.
Forum: Awnings 04-14-2021, 07:33 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,217
Posted By jgeurin
I am not well versed in the problem with the...

I am not well versed in the problem with the newer auto-retracting, legless awnings, but a couple of years ago I posted a write-up of a fix of the Eagle F65 with some thoughts on why that one auto...
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 01-26-2021, 07:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,522
Posted By jgeurin
In my opinion the first step in BM2021 planning...

In my opinion the first step in BM2021 planning is to get vaccinated! Jillybean and I have had our first dose of the Moderna, and hope to get the second one by early next week.

Obi
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 12-29-2020, 02:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,854
Posted By jgeurin
Thanks to everyone who contributed to this...

Thanks to everyone who contributed to this thread. My valve was installed backwards too, and I have just been living with it until today - filling up buckets of water and pouring them down the...
Forum: Roof Vents, Skylights & Fans 11-10-2020, 04:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,624
Posted By jgeurin
I did the replacement using the Ventline model...

I did the replacement using the Ventline model linked by GMillerok1 on a prior post. Here it is again for reference: https://www.amazon.com/Ventline-VP-543-Smoke-Roof-Vent/dp/B00407CK5W

I...
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 01-19-2020, 09:11 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,791
Posted By jgeurin
Yep, I looked back . . . starting with post #56...

Yep, I looked back . . . starting with post #56 there are some pics in the 2019 planning thread.
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 01-19-2020, 09:05 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,791
Posted By jgeurin
I think that there are pics in last year's...

I think that there are pics in last year's planning thread.
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 01-04-2020, 10:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 925
Posted By jgeurin
Thanks Pahaska. I suspected something like this...

Thanks Pahaska. I suspected something like this might be the case.
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 01-04-2020, 09:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 925
Posted By jgeurin
This thread is right down the alley of a question...

This thread is right down the alley of a question that I have about sharing power. If I am running my generator and wanted to share some of that power with a trailer parked next to me, could they...
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 01-04-2020, 08:49 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,791
Posted By jgeurin
I'll be there! Got the van's gennie working...

I'll be there! Got the van's gennie working correctly again, and made a couple of other little boondocking mods that should make Burning Man camping easier, and I am stoked to explore the multiverse...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 10-31-2019, 06:47 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,021
Posted By jgeurin
Thanks for the post Pway1. I am the original...

Thanks for the post Pway1. I am the original poster on this thread.

I have thought about possible causes for the failure too. If you go back and inspect posts 3,4, and 10 in this thread you can...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 10-18-2019, 07:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,757
Posted By jgeurin
Titus. I see that most of your questions were...

Titus. I see that most of your questions were answered. An update: prices were $255 for the voltage regulator and $179 for the controller. I did find the 5 amp fuse when I removed the control...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 10-16-2019, 06:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,757
Posted By jgeurin
Thanks Wachuko, for the advice both here and...

Thanks Wachuko, for the advice both here and elsewhere!

I had already replaced the van's lp pressure regulator and monkeyed around with various levels of oil fill. When this failed to fix the...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 09-22-2019, 12:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,757
Posted By jgeurin
I suspect that my oil sensor level is bad too. I...

I suspect that my oil sensor level is bad too. I have tried all the fixes that I can do with the generator set in place. Gennie still starts fine and then shut off after 15 min or so. Won't...
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 09-12-2019, 07:16 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 27,633
Posted By jgeurin
I am having some trouble with the facebook group...

I am having some trouble with the facebook group this morning too. Working on it!
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 09-10-2019, 08:10 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 27,633
Posted By jgeurin
Facebook page

I have been busy trying to invite those who camped with us this year to the closed Airstreameri facebook group. Look it up if you are one of us. We can share photos there. It would be nice if we...
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 09-08-2019, 08:02 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 27,633
Posted By jgeurin
I finally got home last night, after a long and...

I finally got home last night, after a long and winding trip back to Oklahoma. I carried a couple of rideshares (Mack the Aussie, and Merlin the Seeker) as far as Avon Colorado, then was on my own...
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 08-21-2019, 05:55 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 27,633
Posted By jgeurin
I have a 4 bike rack on the back of my van. I...

I have a 4 bike rack on the back of my van. I also have an extra bike or 2 in my store-room in Fallon (but was not planning to haul extras in).

Obi
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 08-16-2019, 06:58 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 27,633
Posted By jgeurin
Red face Roll Call - updated

1) Obiwan & Dean the Mushroom Yoda: 24' Airstream Interstate motorhome (no tow vehicle) + a small yurt and monkey hut style shade structure. Obi arriving early on Friday am (Dean coming in later on...
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 08-15-2019, 10:57 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 27,633
Posted By jgeurin
I have one hammock on the way. Obiwan

I have one hammock on the way.
Obiwan
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 08-13-2019, 09:42 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 27,633
Posted By jgeurin
Jillybean and I have just left Zep’s place, and...

Jillybean and I have just left Zep’s place, and are now in Telluride for the mushroom festival. I am all packed up for the Burn. Picked up Twig’s folding table at Zep’s. Stopping at north rim...
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 08-13-2019, 09:35 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 27,633
Posted By jgeurin
Welcome Bev! look for the big aluminum peace...

Welcome Bev! look for the big aluminum peace sign and the 24foot geodesic dome at 3:15 and Hyacinth. Obiwan
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 08-11-2019, 07:25 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 27,633
Posted By jgeurin
Updated Roll Call! 1) Obiwan & Dean the...

Updated Roll Call!

1) Obiwan & Dean the Mushroom Yoda: 24' Airstream Interstate motorhome (no tow vehicle) + a small yurt and monkey hut style shade structure. Obi arriving early on Friday am...
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 08-09-2019, 07:23 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 27,633
Posted By jgeurin
Speaking of which, as the assistant acting...

Speaking of which, as the assistant acting airstream and whatnot co-wrangler, we had better get an idea of how many rigs are coming and of how big they are for purposes of placement organization. I...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 07-12-2019, 05:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,021
Posted By jgeurin
WillieJ, Yes that gap looks suspicious. It...

WillieJ,

Yes that gap looks suspicious. It looks even bigger that the gap in my "bad" winch. The spiral bevel gears may not be fully meshing when that little gap is visible.

I had the same...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 07-12-2019, 04:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,021
Posted By jgeurin
I think that it takes legal action to get...

I think that it takes legal action to get companies to recall and replace defective parts.
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 07-09-2019, 03:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,021
Posted By jgeurin
As you can see, the gear teeth are chewed up a...

As you can see, the gear teeth are chewed up a bit. This is enough to let the awning slip, and enough to keep the awning from fully retracting. If you are getting the beep beep warning but you...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 07-09-2019, 03:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,021
Posted By jgeurin
OK, you are done. I have this problem of needing...

OK, you are done. I have this problem of needing to know what failed, so I drilled out the rivets that held the winch assembly cover over the gear mechanism to see what it looked like. For the...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 07-09-2019, 03:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,021
Posted By jgeurin
Yeah, that little blue piece is the relay. You...

Yeah, that little blue piece is the relay. You may not have to do this. I took an added step of drilling an extra hole on the bottom half of the plastic housing and adding a wood screw to better...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 07-09-2019, 03:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,021
Posted By jgeurin
You probably have this problem by now: that...

You probably have this problem by now: that annoying beep beep beep that tells you that the awning is not fully seated into the retracted position. Be sure to carefully secure the plastic cover...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 07-09-2019, 03:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,021
Posted By jgeurin
345984 Whoops . . . I almost forgot . . ....

345984

Whoops . . . I almost forgot . . . since the darn thing is broken, and since it holds the awning in place, you had better secure the awning somehow before you take that winch assembly out. ...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 07-09-2019, 03:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,021
Posted By jgeurin
345979 Remove the plastic cover and unscrew...

345979

Remove the plastic cover and unscrew the 3 bolts shown here. You don't need to disassemble anything else. (I took every piece of this thing apart at least 3 times trying to find the...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 07-09-2019, 02:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,021
Posted By jgeurin
345975 Now get out these tools, if you have...

345975

Now get out these tools, if you have them. An 8mm wrench. I found that the 5/16" nut driver was great to speed up the process, once the nuts were loosened. You will probably also need a...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 07-09-2019, 02:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,021
Posted By jgeurin
345970 The Fiamma guy said "You know how you...

345970

The Fiamma guy said "You know how you can tell if the winch is bad? The housing is separated a little bit." I am pointing to the separation in the housing of the old winch. I also know...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 07-09-2019, 02:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,021
Posted By jgeurin
345969 This is the new winch assembly and...

345969

This is the new winch assembly and some new push pins (you need 5 of them).
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 07-09-2019, 02:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,021
Posted By jgeurin
345964 The arrow points to the part in...

345964

The arrow points to the part in question.
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 07-09-2019, 02:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,021
Posted By jgeurin
Fiamma awning repair write up

I have read several post about the Fiamma F65 Eagle awning deploying unexpectedly. I have had this problem myself, and have taken the thing apart and put it back together several times trying to...
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 07-05-2019, 09:45 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 27,633
Posted By jgeurin
Yay! FunKey and Juju will be back! Sorry that...

Yay! FunKey and Juju will be back! Sorry that the Olive is out of sorts. Glad you are able to take off work this year. I hate that some of the stalwarts may be missing this year. It sounds like...
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 06-27-2019, 06:41 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 27,633
Posted By jgeurin
Hot off the press! NevadaGeo reports that we...

Hot off the press! NevadaGeo reports that we will be at 3:15 and Hyacinth this year.
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 04-04-2019, 07:42 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 27,633
Posted By jgeurin
Reminder: Today is the last day to register for...

Reminder: Today is the last day to register for the Main Sale. Go to burningman.org and update or create your burner profile. The main sale is next Wed.

Obi Wan
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 01-20-2019, 10:10 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 27,633
Posted By jgeurin
Yes, I use the generator, but try to do it...

Yes, I use the generator, but try to do it sparingly. It was so loud the first year that my camp had to give me a "talking to" about it. I rarely use the air conditioning during the day - I'm from...
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 01-18-2019, 05:27 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 27,633
Posted By jgeurin
Welcome carpenc! Yes, Jilly Bean and I have...

Welcome carpenc!

Yes, Jilly Bean and I have taken our 2013 Interstate 3 years in a row. You can get most of the dust out, but I like to leave a little in the door jambs and on the dash, just to...
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 01-08-2019, 10:26 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 27,633
Posted By jgeurin
Hope to see everyone in 2019, This means you,...

Hope to see everyone in 2019, This means you, Bam, Funkee, Punky, Shep, Gyno 6, and others MIA in 2018.

ObiWan
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 10-01-2018, 08:05 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 37,559
Posted By jgeurin
I finally added some photos to Kim's page too. ...

I finally added some photos to Kim's page too. If you see something you want in higher rez, email me.

Jim (Obiwan)
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 09-16-2018, 07:29 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 37,559
Posted By jgeurin
Welcome WhizKid

Yay! Jean is monitoring the message board!
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 09-11-2018, 07:03 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 37,559
Posted By jgeurin
Just got home from the wedding in Kansas City...

Just got home from the wedding in Kansas City last night. Spent a day cleaning up the van while in KC - Huggy Bear was there and helped me. What a nice, long trip: Aug 14th-Sept 10th in the van. ...
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 09-09-2018, 05:31 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 37,559
Posted By jgeurin
I thought that gate road was in pretty good shape...

I thought that gate road was in pretty good shape this year.
Forum: Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 09-08-2018, 08:37 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 37,559
Posted By jgeurin
Well, I have made it to Kansas City and have met...

Well, I have made it to Kansas City and have met up with family: Jilly Bean, Huggy Bear, and my daughter Nicole. Nicole and her husband are making noises about coming to the 2019 Burn.

I have...
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