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Old 01-20-2009, 08:21 PM   #21
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Re: What are the top 10 best things you've added to your SMB?

it was not hard to come up with the ten, but putting them in the respective order, now that is difficult...


1. Scan Guage (providing some feedback on fuel economy)
2. Top of cab door window sun-shade curtains (made by Michele)
3. RAM quick release no drill laptop mount
4. Counter top trays for no-slide storage
5. two-piece mid-body privacy curtain for potty and dressing (made by Michele)
6. RAM-a-can cup-holder GPS mount
7. Cooper STTs
8. Memory Foam mattress
9. Eyes of Texas Horn
10. small G Foreman grill

Honorable mention :
Indoor/Outdoor thermometer
Custom grey water tank
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Old 01-20-2009, 09:12 PM   #22
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You're right daveb, now I hate my LED lights. There, that's only ten.
Well I was watchin the playoffs when I read your post...seemed fittin
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Old 01-22-2009, 01:17 PM   #23
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I love this thread. I keep coming back to it so I can figure out what major mods Iíd like to do. A lot of stuff Iíve never heard of so it helps for my research. I havenít done much in the 2 months Iíve owned the van but here are some things I have done. I donít know if you would consider some of these mods, some of them are things I've subtracted, but Iím going for 10. Here we go:

10) Replaced cracked Pro-Comp Xtreme rim with sweet, old, white replacement rim from the junkyard. 5 wheels, 3 different style rimsÖWhoís Xtreme now?

9) Sharpened that dull axe on the front along with the shovel and pick in the Max tool kit. I actually used it to chop some firewood the other day...

8) Took out Microwave. I donít even use one of these in my house so I figured I didnít need one in my van. And I use the extra space to store all my camp dishes, pots, pans etc. I think it is a much better use of space.

7) Took out Sony 10 disc CD changer. Anybody want to buy one of these dinosaurs?

6) Uninstalled, and sold, Transvision A5 satellite receiver.

5) Uninstalled indoor shower. The shower hose is still long enough to reach outside, so thatís good.

4) Installed Hi-Tech cassette tape aux. jack converter for Ipod and Satellite radio (when I get a new subscription).

3) Tinted the windows on the back and barn-doors. I have to give myself a pat on the back here. Iíve now tinted the windows in 3 of my vehicles and over the past few years I think Iím actually getting pretty good at it. I only screwed up one in the SMB and you can hardly tell because the spare tire covers up the part that got creased and bubbled. Good job, me.

2) Installed new Thule roof rack, cross bars and threw my cargo box and bike rack up there. Looks good and gives me a place to throw my snowboard and gear.

1.5) I thought of one more thing after I typed this up. With the help of John K. I rewired the sure power battery separator so the alternator will actually charge the coach batteries while running. Seems like it was hooked up wrong when I bought the van. As you may expect, since doing this I have noticed a huge difference on the X battery monitor. Thanks John.

1) Got rid of the Porto-pottie (I never want to deal with one of these things).
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10) Replaced cracked Pro-Comp Xtreme rim with sweet, old, white replacement rim from the junkyard. 5 wheels, 3 different style rimsÖWhoís Xtreme now?
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10) Replaced cracked Pro-Comp Xtreme rim with sweet, old, white replacement rim from the junkyard. 5 wheels, 3 different style rimsÖWhoís Xtreme now?
Ha, that's funny...Just imagine the crappiest, crackled rim off the oldest 8 lug ford truck in the junkyard...That's it...And it is actually my spare, I have the factory gray one replacing the busted, "xtreme" rim...But once the gallery is up and running again I'll post some more pics...
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Old 02-24-2009, 06:44 PM   #26
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10. Camping version of a Coffee Press
9. Throw rugs for high-use areas
8. High quality Rubber Mat for outside access
7. Trojan SCS 225 12 Volt Commercial Deep Cycle battery
6. Charge Wizard
5. Collapsible 2 and 5 gallon water containers
4. Solar trickle charger
3. Our dog
2. Our grandson
1. 16 oz. tulip beer drinking glass
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Old 05-27-2009, 07:25 PM   #27
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Re: What are the top 10 best things you've added to your SMB?

top ten:

0. fridge
1. water system
2. furnace
3. new rear bumper with storage and water pump in it (home-built)
4. stove and microwave
5. collapsible inside shower
6. scangauge
7. windshield shelf
8. captains chair (passenger side)
9. rear swing-away storage (home-built)
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Old 02-23-2010, 12:15 PM   #28
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Re: What are the top 10 best things you've added to your SMB?

Well, knowing what I know now, I'd install a Fantastic Vent. Have on in our camper is its the cat's meow.
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Re: What are the top 10 best things you've added to your SMB?

Ours too came pretty much the way we wanted it and so can't list what we didn't add but I will any way with an *. Since we are new owners I am sure this list will grow.
Some favorites:
1. *Backup Camera
2. Memory foam 2.5 inch for penthouse.
3. Fold up step to get in/out of van and up to penthouse.
4. Deluxe box- so our bikes can go on top of it. (Anyone need a baja box? )
5. Vanity mirror inside pantry door.
6. Indoor outdoor thermometer. (so nice and warm inside!)
7. Rugged chains that will fit a 315 tire and are easy to put on!
8. Petroglyph Stickers
9. *Navigation system & XM radio
10. Micro-fleece sheets for bedding. Awesome for cold weather camping.
(This is a girly list- I am sure my husband would list 10 other items!)
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