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Forum: General Sportsmobile 11-01-2020, 02:02 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,956
Posted By photographix
I used balsam scented sachets and they seemed to...

I used balsam scented sachets and they seemed to work as long as the scent remained.

What I did to mouse-proof my house was copper mesh and it got rid of the mouse problem very well. You can cut...
Forum: Appliances and Interior 10-11-2020, 01:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 667
Posted By photographix
My Suburban furnace failed to start because the...

My Suburban furnace failed to start because the sail switch was having intermittent failures. It is typically the first thing to check, and the cheapest to replace.
Forum: General Sportsmobile 07-12-2020, 01:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,276
Posted By photographix
I have to disagree about the bulletproofing...

I have to disagree about the bulletproofing aspect of some of the later 6.0 diesels. We bought a 2008 E350 in factory configuration in 2013 and owned it for 7 years. We never had a problem with the...
Forum: General Sportsmobile 07-09-2020, 02:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,113
Posted By photographix
Just a thought: Our propane tank had accumulated...

Just a thought: Our propane tank had accumulated oil over the years and the oil had spread through the rubber lines and ate them enough so they leaked. It might be something you want to check for...
Forum: Member Classifieds 03-27-2020, 05:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,350
Posted By photographix
We are now officially van-less...thanks for...

We are now officially van-less...thanks for everyone's help. :a6:
Forum: Member Classifieds 03-26-2020, 09:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,350
Posted By photographix
No, it has not.

No, it has not.
Forum: Member Classifieds 03-24-2020, 12:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,350
Posted By photographix
They are 53" long. When the dinette is in bed...

They are 53" long. When the dinette is in bed layout, the area is 53" x 65".



My wife and I have both slept there when it got too cold to sleep in the PH. We slept a little bit diagonally on...
Forum: Member Classifieds 03-09-2020, 07:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,350
Posted By photographix
SOLD: Looking for price advice

Hi, all. It's been a long time since I've posted on the board, primarily because we haven't been using our SMB much lately. So, sadly, we are going to sell it. The hardest part about this is figuring...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics 01-18-2017, 11:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 803
Posted By photographix
Thanks, Scalf, that helps a lot!

Thanks, Scalf, that helps a lot!
Forum: Electrical and Electronics 01-17-2017, 10:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 803
Posted By photographix
Correct, I can throw the switch and reconnect the...

Correct, I can throw the switch and reconnect the ground so the solar will charge both house and van batteries. Since I'm a forgetful simpleton, the problem is that I won't remember to switch it off...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics 01-17-2017, 05:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 803
Posted By photographix
I have a Blue Sky 3000i controller, and a Sure...

I have a Blue Sky 3000i controller, and a Sure Power 1315-200 separator. The solar takes care of the house batteries just fine. I have the 1315-200 ground wire disconnected (via a manual switch) to...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics 01-17-2017, 04:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 803
Posted By photographix
The house side? I don't understand...wouldn't...

The house side? I don't understand...wouldn't that trickle charge the house batteries?
Forum: Electrical and Electronics 01-17-2017, 03:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 803
Posted By photographix
Connecting solar AUX charger to van batteries

When I put my solar in, I never hooked up the trickle charger feature to the van batteries on my 6.0.

I'm trying to figure out where to connect the trickle charger wires from the solar controller...
Forum: Campfire 09-17-2016, 03:57 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 63,360
Posted By photographix
:n5::n5::n5:

:n5::n5::n5:
Forum: Campfire 09-17-2016, 01:59 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 63,360
Posted By photographix
We use our micro every trip. What we don't...

We use our micro every trip.

What we don't use, except for once, is the Starcool A/C. Have to be on shore power to use it, it's very loud on the outside, and hangs down below the frame.

Van...
Forum: Welcome Mat 07-25-2016, 02:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 735
Posted By photographix
I sent a PM to you.

I sent a PM to you.
Forum: 4x4 07-18-2016, 01:07 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,709
Posted By photographix
Absolutely agree with carringb. Adjusting your...

Absolutely agree with carringb. Adjusting your inflation is the first thing to do before throwing money at it.

I have a Quigley 4WD, and the placard they put in the door frame says inflation...
Forum: Welcome Mat 06-17-2016, 12:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,050
Posted By photographix
Welcome to the club! You'll love it here.

Welcome to the club! You'll love it here.
Forum: Show & Tell 06-02-2016, 01:07 AM
Replies: 755
Views: 185,181
Posted By photographix
Went to Hole in the Rock Road last week. Never...

Went to Hole in the Rock Road last week. Never been there before. Getting there was half the fun.

On the road there......
Forum: Campfire 05-31-2016, 12:07 AM
Replies: 963
Views: 184,432
Posted By photographix
5/25: Saw an SMB headed north on Hole in the Rock...

5/25: Saw an SMB headed north on Hole in the Rock road, you saw us, too.
5/25 & 26: Saw a desert gold (is that the name of the paint?) camped off in the bushes in the slick rock section near the end...
Forum: General Sportsmobile 05-20-2016, 11:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 771
Posted By photographix
My suggestion would be to contact an SMB office,...

My suggestion would be to contact an SMB office, starting with Nancy at Indiana. Ask if they could send you/download a PDF of all the papers they put in the notebook for the 2007s. Then print it.
...
Forum: Campfire 05-19-2016, 12:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,927
Posted By photographix
Stefan sent me some pictures of the inside of his...

Stefan sent me some pictures of the inside of his Hilux Expedition camper. He didn't provide any explanation of them.

(While trying to sort the pictures into a separate album on this site, I...
Forum: General Sportsmobile 05-18-2016, 12:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 913
Posted By photographix
Always wondered about our no-dipstick 2012 BMW:...

Always wondered about our no-dipstick 2012 BMW: Only way to check the oil is to start the engine. But what if there is no oil in the engine? Do the techs at BMW regularly destroy engines when they...
Forum: Campfire 05-07-2016, 11:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,927
Posted By photographix
I went to the Swiss Toyota site (de.toyota.ch)...

I went to the Swiss Toyota site (de.toyota.ch) and configured a Hilux similar to what he has going by the pictures of his and what he said about it.

Just the truck alone comes to Fr. 45'520.00,...
Forum: Campfire 05-07-2016, 01:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,927
Posted By photographix
Just got a response from Stefan. By the way, his...

Just got a response from Stefan. By the way, his photos are out-of-this-world fantastic.

Dear Todd

Thank you very much for your interest of my Hilux ;-) You can’t buy it like this - it’s a...
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