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Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 04-21-2021, 06:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 917
Posted By Beemerman
Unhappy No Spare....

Dear Mountain.......no spare at all........:blush:
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 04-20-2021, 06:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 917
Posted By Beemerman
Thumbs up Excellent cargo rack !!

Nicely done......gave me some great ideas....:D
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 04-19-2021, 05:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 917
Posted By Beemerman
Talking Rear Spare location

I have given up reasonable storage....but my wife & I do not really “camp.” We use the Tommy Van as a travel van.....and daytrip for bicycling; plenty of room inside for clothing, and travel food....
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 04-17-2021, 05:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 917
Posted By Beemerman
Exclamation Spare tire resolved !!!!

Finally bought correct wheel & tire.....fits in aft cargo area....removed cosmetic bulkhead under bed..... fits fine....
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 03-01-2021, 09:25 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,378
Posted By Beemerman
I agree with Busted......very common....I also...

I agree with Busted......very common....I also think OP’s psi is quite normal.....10 months/year I’m in 70+ temps......always start with 47/70 “cold” (in shade) ‼️
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 02-20-2021, 05:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 415
Posted By Beemerman
Talking Mac pump/valve warmer

I didn’t winterize this year (Florida res), but came up with a heater idea for the mac pump, tank valves and waste plumbing on drivers (roadside) side underneath van, added short skirt both...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 02-06-2021, 07:54 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 18,123
Posted By Beemerman
Thumbs up Noico 80 mil pads, 10 sq ft

Hi folks...I used the 80 mil pads, bought the 10 sq ft package.....will buy some more...
Major PITA to install, but I cut into smaller pieces.....very sticky stuff.....then I wrapped large pieces...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 02-04-2021, 08:25 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 18,123
Posted By Beemerman
Exclamation Noico pads

On the IS 19 FB pages I posted my experience with the Noico noise pads I wrapped my gen in. I cut each in half, and carefully wrapped all the side AND top with multiple layers.
The only caution (in...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 01-20-2021, 06:10 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,199
Posted By Beemerman
Thumbs up Gen pads update

I did some research in the “Installation” manual.....the mfr actually recommends using 1” sound pads around the whole unit. The manual shows how to create a “box” over the gen (not possible with our...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 01-18-2021, 06:40 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,199
Posted By Beemerman
Exclamation Gen-noico pads

Certainly will share experiences......I could not find any cooling holes or openings that I covered. I will re-visit cooling requirements of the gen.....so far no problems....in 70 degree temps....
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 01-17-2021, 08:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 490
Posted By Beemerman
Exclamation Admin question

There is no 2020 Interstate 19’ in the pulldown for unit model in my profile......I have to use “2021” or “2019”.......thoughts????
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 01-17-2021, 06:59 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,199
Posted By Beemerman
Talking Gen silencing pads...

For Mr. B: I used noise pads made by “Noico”.They are 80 mil silencing pads, I bought the 10 sq ft package. The pads are easily cut in half.......big PITA to slide above and around gen...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 01-16-2021, 06:36 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,199
Posted By Beemerman
Poor man’s Lift

This makes under carriage chores MUCH easier.....I use it for Gen oil changes, and recently soundproofed the gen......( I hope it posts correctly!)....
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 01-15-2021, 07:32 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,199
Posted By Beemerman
Shortened hose 2’

Wacked off 2’......makes recoiling much easier.....might take more off soon....‼️
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 10-03-2020, 08:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,138
Posted By Beemerman
Talking I 19 Singles Ramp

I’m sure I copied design from you (?) !!!!! This is my 19’ TB......fits nicely on these ramps, dualies would need wider dimension.....
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 09-12-2020, 06:35 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 247
Posted By Beemerman
Thumbs up Thule back in production

Just got my swingaway “Access”......Thule back in production after covid shutdown....:D
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 09-02-2020, 06:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,138
Posted By Beemerman
Thumbs up Gen hours

Thanks Mollysdad !!!! I corrected the pic, but then I couldn’t upload it correctly......Ima analog guy in a digital world......😔

Gen hours: On the newer “C-zone” controller, the “Generator” tab...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 09-01-2020, 06:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,875
Posted By Beemerman
Thumbs up Toiletries holder

We did the same thing as Kfrere did......but I attached the small storage container with SS screws......Command tape worked for a month or so....then failed. Filled the original holes with white...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 08-31-2020, 01:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,138
Posted By Beemerman
Sorry for sideways pic....have no idea how to...

Sorry for sideways pic....have no idea how to correct ��
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 08-31-2020, 01:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,138
Posted By Beemerman
Talking Gen oil change

Had to share my pic of summer fun......generator oil change......at least heat index only about 100 :D
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 08-29-2020, 02:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 275
Posted By Beemerman
Question Windshield heat shield storage. 2020 ‘19

Has anyone figure out a good way to store the interior windshield heat shield (silver)????? We have been putting it behind the driver seat while on the road, but I’d like to mount it on the bulkhead...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 08-29-2020, 05:39 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 37,964
Posted By Beemerman
Exclamation Rear Door Mount

I agree with Mike......seems like alot of weight on the door, or its hinges, that was not designed to carry a load that far from the attach point......then there’s the on/off issue, as...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 08-25-2020, 07:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,118
Posted By Beemerman
Thumbs up 2020 19’ tb

We have an “early” 2020 with the 7” screen......suits us fine, was not going to let a screen size defer the purchase of a NEW 19’ TB sitting on the lot !!!!
Aside fm FM tuner on MBUX (replaced...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 08-25-2020, 07:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 412
Posted By Beemerman
Talking 2020 19’ tb ac

Our AC setting ( on C-Zone) gives us: Low, High, Auto. You do NOT want “Auto” at night- it will cycle on & off.....:D
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 08-18-2020, 03:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 342
Posted By Beemerman
Exclamation Shore Power tell-tale

Right NOW everybody should do this, or something similar ‼️ I didn’t do anything stupid......but I got VERY close ‼️:D
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 08-06-2020, 08:23 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,820
Posted By Beemerman
Unhappy 2020 19’ IS LP valve

Boy....I sure wish I had my EXT now......there is NO way I can get access to the re LP valve wires inside the coach......I’ll be splicing into wires at the switch, then going into coach at the “low...
Forum: 2016 - Current Classic (all lengths) 08-06-2020, 08:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,486
Posted By Beemerman
Talking New C zone panel

Just got back from dealer (Gulfport,MS).....they got new panel fm AS in 2 weeks....quicker than I expected. Installed & sync’d in less than hour....all is well :D
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 08-05-2020, 06:15 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 37,964
Posted By Beemerman
Thumbs up IS 19 info

SWH......have owned both: EXT with air (& leveling) and my new 19......the 19 drives like a dream....could maybe use a stiffer front sway bar....but I’m not about to change. Storage is...
Forum: 2016 - Current Classic (all lengths) 07-30-2020, 05:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,486
Posted By Beemerman
Question Waiting....

Drove into dealer (Gulfport,MS) with an appt....just took minutes to swap & verify........AS has approved the warranty replacement.....just waiting for new panel to arrive.....should be no-brainer to...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 07-27-2020, 05:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 340
Posted By Beemerman
Great info.....thanks !!!!

Great info.....thanks !!!!
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 07-24-2020, 06:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 340
Posted By Beemerman
Question LP switch move: 19’ TB

Lookin’ for where folks have moved the LP switch to, and routing/pass thru......tried searching for this thread, no luck.......I know it’s here somewhere....:D
Forum: 2016 - Current Classic (all lengths) 07-23-2020, 06:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,486
Posted By Beemerman
Thumbs up CZone 5

Good scoop thanks....will go that route...post warranty!:D
Forum: 2016 - Current Classic (all lengths) 07-22-2020, 05:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,486
Posted By Beemerman
Exclamation CZone swap

Preed.......I’ma fair mechanic......BUT I wouldn’t touch the panel swap....with warranty issues.....my baby “B” is a 2020 (2019 MB chassis) also......dealer said panel was about $ 3K........:blush:
Forum: 2016 - Current Classic (all lengths) 07-21-2020, 04:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,486
Posted By Beemerman
Lightbulb Czone update

All.....had dealer check & swap czone panels....one is bad.....dealer ordered new one yesterday (7.20).....hoping turnaround time won’t be too long.....:D
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 06-04-2020, 07:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 562
Posted By Beemerman
Exclamation Onan break-in

On my second AI......just let run....maybe 5’ BEFORE introducing elec load (AC,etc). Let run a few minutes AFTER load is turned off. I pulled the oil early (10 hrs) on both. The 19’ install is not as...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 06-04-2020, 07:02 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,787
Posted By Beemerman
Question Thule T-2 & swing away

Wachuko.....& friends.....
Do think the Thule Swing a Way with my Thule T-2 will adequately clear doors on my 19’TB.....has the 180 degree doors....not the 270 doors like on EXT’s ???
Forum: 2016 - Current Classic (all lengths) 06-01-2020, 08:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,486
Posted By Beemerman
Exclamation C Zone issues

Hi Airstrream.......what is the best email to send my CZone issues to you:

2020 19’ TB: the forward CZone panel (near sliding door) freezes up often (now). Aft CZone panel works fine.......need...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 03-27-2020, 05:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 665
Posted By Beemerman
Exclamation IS 19 TB stuff

Dave....have an experienced sales guy /tech or both go thru EVERTYTHING on the AS PDI checklist !!!! This means furnace,hot water heater, gen start, multiple C-Zone ops, 110 vac differences (CSZ &...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 03-22-2020, 06:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,571
Posted By Beemerman
Talking Wolo 619

The Wolo 619 is not the perfect horn....but very cheap, easy to install (mounted on same horn mount as oem) and fairly loud. It would be nice if it sounded like the classic Caddy horns, but nope !:D
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 03-20-2020, 08:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,571
Posted By Beemerman
Thumbs up New “WOLO” horn

Just replaced the Piaggio “beep-beep” horn on my 19’ TB with a Wolo “619”.
Very easy install, used relay that came with horn. Using orig horn wires to trigger relay......WOW!!!!! VERY loud ! :D
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 03-19-2020, 06:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 690
Posted By Beemerman
Angry Warranty blues

......a little hijacking here.....seems appropriate tho....

AS & MB are still pi$$ing at each other for the lack of one TPMS sensor in my new 19’ TB....

AS (correctly) says the bona fide MB...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 03-15-2020, 07:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 690
Posted By Beemerman
You nailed it Protag !!!!!

You nailed it Protag !!!!!
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 03-15-2020, 07:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 476
Posted By Beemerman
Angry 2020’s

Our 2019 GT EXT had spare & bottle jack.......Our 2020 19’IS TB does NOT !!!!!!

Things might have changed with model year......😠
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 03-08-2020, 09:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 401
Posted By Beemerman
Question Following

Following this thread also.....my EXT drained to the roof....would eventually make its way to fwd seams near front door, then hood.
Cannot tell (yet) where the 19 will drain.....:D
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 03-05-2020, 03:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,321
Posted By Beemerman
Exclamation Blender resolved

Got my tech to actually move the valve shaft.....was not moving when I tried. This valve “mixes” volume of hot water avail to blend with cold water for scald protection.

We opened valve to “Max”...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 03-05-2020, 03:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 331
Posted By Beemerman
Exclamation Resolved

After significant troubleshooting & head scratching.....my tech & I figured out what was wrong: AS plumbed the hoses backwards !!!!!! We ASSUMED they plumbed the HOT water hose to operate on the LEFT...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 02-24-2020, 11:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 331
Posted By Beemerman
Question No hot water on pax (CS) side ??

I have good hot water in head & outdoor “shower”, but no hot water in galley sink. Flow is good,valves open.....ideas ?????

2020 19’ Interstate TB
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 02-09-2020, 06:24 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 37,964
Posted By Beemerman
Thumbs up 2020 tb 19

We made the move discussed in thread......traded our GT EXT for a new TB 19’......there are many opinions on the MBUX screen size....7 or 10 inch. Ours (an early 2020) came with 7”. Is perfectly...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 01-23-2020, 06:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,321
Posted By Beemerman
Thumbs up All: good video

Video might have answered my question(s). Different brand, but same concept....thanks all....the 19 footers have many “unique” systems, compared to the older (2019) systems :D
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 01-23-2020, 06:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,321
Posted By Beemerman
Exclamation Water valve: Truma system

Hi guys.....the new 2020’s have the awesome Truma hot water/heater system. Can be powered by LP, lo amp AC,Hi amp AC, or a combination. I use the Lo (800w) system with shore pwr in driveway.
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