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Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 12-29-2020, 12:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,230
Posted By wxbuoy
We have been there before. It is really good for...

We have been there before. It is really good for looking at stars. Last time we went it was almost a full moon. When we tried to get a spot during a new moon we had to book 6 months out. No better...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 12-28-2020, 06:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,230
Posted By wxbuoy
Congrats!

Sounds like you had a successful outing! 14.5 is about normal for city or non-hwy driving. Should be a TAD more on the hwy depending on how heavy it is loaded, tank levels, tire pressure and a bunch...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 12-28-2020, 06:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 521
Posted By wxbuoy
Good work

Great to hear a potential problem solved! Having been in similar situations we are far more impressed you are still married than got the macerator working, LOL!
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 12-12-2020, 04:14 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,008
Posted By wxbuoy
Thanks for the info/link!!

Thanks for the info/link!!
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 12-04-2020, 04:37 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,008
Posted By wxbuoy
We definitely want to do number 2! Did you...

We definitely want to do number 2! Did you document your project? We didn't see a thread on it.
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 11-29-2020, 06:30 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,724
Posted By wxbuoy
Thanks!! You are the man getting all that to fit...

Thanks!! You are the man getting all that to fit in there! Our Magnum is removed since we put a larger one with the new batts and solar stuff under the couch. I was trying to figure out how to do...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 11-29-2020, 04:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,989
Posted By wxbuoy
Pahaska is correct, The ventilation/airflow is...

Pahaska is correct, The ventilation/airflow is nonexistent and you need to focus on this first. This is the cheapest/easiest way to boost efficiency and save energy (amp hrs since the compressor...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 11-29-2020, 02:35 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,008
Posted By wxbuoy
Replaced the installed radio

Had a local shop pull out the old radio. It was far to small and complex for a touch screen to be used while driving! A definite hazard to navigation! Not to mention it didn't have apple car play....
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 11-29-2020, 01:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,008
Posted By wxbuoy
Time for some project updates

Still trying to get back into keeping this thread updated.

I did some mods to the refer ventilation space and put in a fan to move more air. Here is the thread that covers...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 11-29-2020, 01:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,008
Posted By wxbuoy
Well, after a lot of use, I think the sink set up...

Well, after a lot of use, I think the sink set up is fine as it is. The wife disagrees, so you know what I will be doing soon!
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 11-29-2020, 01:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,989
Posted By wxbuoy
A bit more tweaking

Taking Pahaska's input I split the 2 fans apart (easy to do with the set I go). Put some double sided tape on the top and bottom of each and wedged them in nicely on the back side middle of each vent...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 11-29-2020, 12:54 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,724
Posted By wxbuoy
iaqstuff & Heckler56, Thanks for the info!...

iaqstuff & Heckler56,

Thanks for the info! I am going with 3 Lifeblue batts and want to be able to get some charge while driving if needed. I like the idea of an On/Off switch to isolate the...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 11-28-2020, 01:53 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,724
Posted By wxbuoy
I have a 2016, so it may be different. Are...

I have a 2016, so it may be different.

Are you talking about the precisions battery isolation manager for lithium they recommend (part 00-10041-260)...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 07-18-2020, 08:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,989
Posted By wxbuoy
Good results so far

John.

Good point. We are camping in it this weekend and have seen 38F consistently. Highest has been 40F after being in and out of it constantly. The fan is on high though, but still temps are...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 07-12-2020, 05:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,989
Posted By wxbuoy
2016 AI; Adding a refrigerator vent fan for better cooling

Like most people, we had issues in our new to us AI keeping the refer temp acceptable when the freezer was running, and it was warm out. Last trip out it was reading Approx. 45F most of the time....
Forum: VAC | Vintage Airstream Club 07-12-2020, 02:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,126
Posted By wxbuoy
1.5 hr south

We live in The Villages, about 1 1/2 hrs SW of you.
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 06-26-2020, 08:35 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,008
Posted By wxbuoy
Nice upgrade

Thanks for the info!

Yeah the battery set up is really cheesy for such a power hungry coach.We are going to go with 400Ah of LiFePO4. We are going to redu the entire 12v system as well as approx...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 06-14-2020, 07:10 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,008
Posted By wxbuoy
Thanks! Congrats on you AI! No way is the...

Thanks! Congrats on you AI! No way is the installed battery system gonna get you 3-4 days. Everything I have seen from others is 1 night at best when they are new! You could augment with a small...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 06-12-2020, 08:32 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,008
Posted By wxbuoy
Great to hear from you! We need to meet up some...

Great to hear from you! We need to meet up some time so we can see your great 63' again!
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 06-12-2020, 08:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,226
Posted By wxbuoy
What I learned today

Goes to show you learn something new everyday!!

Glad to hear mine was the only one with the crappy placement design!! :lol:

Sadly, however, I doubt that is the case. Even if it was moved, I am...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 06-12-2020, 06:17 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,008
Posted By wxbuoy
She's a Beauty!

Thanks, It is actually good to be back. I think getting back is the mental stimulation I needed! That is a really sweet looking coach! I am gonna go see if you posted a thread about it. Let me say a...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 06-11-2020, 08:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,899
Posted By wxbuoy
Any body who services Sprinter or other...

Any body who services Sprinter or other commercial vans or trucks can handle it as well as most RV shops who work on motor home chassis. The air bags are easy to come by and all work the same, just...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 06-11-2020, 06:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,008
Posted By wxbuoy
We are going to be doing the truckers GPS as well

John,

Excellent points! We are also going to be putting a truckers GPS on the console like you have. Primarily since the Halo doesn't have built in GPS and cell service can be sketchy in places...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 06-11-2020, 06:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,226
Posted By wxbuoy
Emergency brake ground wire

The wire actually attaches under the brown cover up near the top. as you can see in this picture with out the cover on:

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Will PM you with contact info. Please post some more pics of your...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 06-11-2020, 05:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,226
Posted By wxbuoy
I will look and see what I have

Welcome!!

I will look in my library and see if I have it. I kept a lot of my files after we had to part with our 350 4 yrs ago. If I remember correctly, if you lift up the floor covering on the...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 06-10-2020, 08:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,008
Posted By wxbuoy
That's why we went with the B

nvestysly,

Thanks. The ease of travel is the main reason we wanted to stay with the B size and not the B+. We didn't want to stress out about where to park or can we get into a gas station,...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 06-10-2020, 07:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,008
Posted By wxbuoy
Thanks again!, You are definitely a wealth of...

Thanks again!, You are definitely a wealth of knowledge!
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 06-10-2020, 07:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,008
Posted By wxbuoy
Very nice, thanks! What did you do for...

Very nice, thanks! What did you do for "mattress" augmentation in the back?
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 06-10-2020, 04:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,008
Posted By wxbuoy
Great idea! I like that a lot. I also like how...

Great idea! I like that a lot. I also like how you have the remote holder and manual bin set up. Great ideas. I have been going through a lot of the threads to see what we can gleam on best...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 06-10-2020, 04:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,008
Posted By wxbuoy
First Trip

Thanks! This weekend. We are really excited. Been cooped up in the house for 3.5 months now and can't wait to get out!
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 06-10-2020, 02:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,008
Posted By wxbuoy
WXbuoy; We’re back and now in a 2016 Interstate Grand Tour EXT

Well, it was 4 years ago this month that we sold the MoHo. We didn’t think health issues would let us get back into streaming. Here is where I left off last time:
...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 09-04-2017, 05:52 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,099
Posted By wxbuoy
Dave, I just put the basic sears deep...

Dave,

I just put the basic sears deep cycle in them since I was doing the reno and didn't want to waste money on the AGMs until we started to travel with them.

That being said, I would...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 05-17-2017, 12:45 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,099
Posted By wxbuoy
Sounds like a great first trip! Sent from...

Sounds like a great first trip!


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Forum: Classic Motorhomes 04-15-2017, 07:03 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,099
Posted By wxbuoy
Couch swithc

Dave,

You have done a spectacular job!!!!

As far as your question: "Question on the couch switch - where is it mounted? My switch is at the end of the couch next to the driver's seat - I...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 03-30-2017, 07:47 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,099
Posted By wxbuoy
Richard, doing well and getting along ok. Hard...

Richard, doing well and getting along ok. Hard not to hang out here. I am living vicariously through you all! I think about the MoHo and the great folks this place allowed me to meet and interact...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 03-30-2017, 08:03 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,099
Posted By wxbuoy
Dave, Glad to hear it is behaving nicely...

Dave,

Glad to hear it is behaving nicely for you! Like Brad says Cyrlon spray paint works great. If you want to go back to original you can use a paste made of baking soda and bleach. This...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 12-14-2016, 06:34 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,099
Posted By wxbuoy
Looking great Dave. Felicia and I know it is in...

Looking great Dave. Felicia and I know it is in great hands. You nailed it with the front design! That was what we wanted but couldn't picture. Great job!!!

Thanks for posting, brings back such...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 12-14-2016, 06:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,837
Posted By wxbuoy
Sent you PM

Sent you PM
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 08-18-2016, 09:02 AM
Replies: 521
Views: 70,560
Posted By wxbuoy
Mike, I agree. We definitely sold it to the right...

Mike, I agree. We definitely sold it to the right people and they definitely got a great rig &deal.


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Forum: Classic Motorhomes 08-17-2016, 01:15 PM
Replies: 521
Views: 70,560
Posted By wxbuoy
Well, the new owners dropped by to pick up the...

Well, the new owners dropped by to pick up the MoHo on Monday and after 1.5 days of going over the systems and digging through all the left over, project and spare pieces I had they headed out...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 08-17-2016, 12:04 PM
Replies: 521
Views: 70,560
Posted By wxbuoy
Howard, I saw a production sheet years ago...

Howard,

I saw a production sheet years ago when I was researching that very question and haven't been able to find it again. I remember that it had 15 for 1991 and 15 for 1992. I don't know if...
Forum: On The Road... 07-15-2016, 03:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,407
Posted By wxbuoy
Good to read about your latest adventure. The...

Good to read about your latest adventure. The pictures are fantastic! Looking forward to many more.


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Forum: Classic Motorhomes 07-06-2016, 02:03 PM
Replies: 521
Views: 70,560
Posted By wxbuoy
Steve, Thanks. I still remember how I did...

Steve,

Thanks. I still remember how I did it. PM me your email and I will send you pics and the transfer switch wiring diagram. I will pm you my cell as well if you have any questions, please...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 06-28-2016, 07:26 PM
Replies: 521
Views: 70,560
Posted By wxbuoy
Peter, We actually owned a 7 year old...

Peter,

We actually owned a 7 year old 25ft classic when we sold it to buy the MoHo! Yeah, we were that crazy!

Felicia towed it with no issues but wasn't comfortable driving the MoHo. So...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 06-28-2016, 05:07 PM
Replies: 521
Views: 70,560
Posted By wxbuoy
Vernon, I hope to cross paths with you as...

Vernon,

I hope to cross paths with you as well! I wont be in the MoHo, but hopefully a smaller airstream trailer that needs nothing done to it!
Forum: General Motorhome Topics 06-27-2016, 08:14 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 9,438
Posted By wxbuoy
I want to respond, but don't know how or where to...

I want to respond, but don't know how or where to begin. If this is referring to me, both of you need to cool your jets. This is a friendly forum with diverse views. Sale price is up to the stellar,...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 06-27-2016, 07:47 PM
Replies: 521
Views: 70,560
Posted By wxbuoy
Charley, Thanks for the kind words. As far...

Charley,

Thanks for the kind words. As far as hellish reality, given the other choices it ain't so bad! Plus, the MoHo was great, don't get me wrong, but it is just a thing. It meant a lot to...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 06-26-2016, 06:22 PM
Replies: 521
Views: 70,560
Posted By wxbuoy
Well, Felicia and I sold the MoHo today to one of...

Well, Felicia and I sold the MoHo today to one of our fellow forum members; dspaw. He flew down from Cleveland to see it in person and apparently liked what he saw. He is a great guy and has the...
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 06-26-2016, 08:30 AM
Replies: 521
Views: 70,560
Posted By wxbuoy
1991 Classic 350 LE

I think you are correct. They were and thankfully still are readily available.

Which really makes me wonder why Airatream used them LOL!

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Forum: Classic Motorhomes 06-26-2016, 07:16 AM
Replies: 521
Views: 70,560
Posted By wxbuoy
Well it turn out not to be a bd Bering but a...

Well it turn out not to be a bd Bering but a stuck caliper. Luckily my normal RV shop was a few hundred yards down the road...How often does that happen!?!

Replaced the calipers and rotors, pads,...
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