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Forum: Appliances and Interior 10-29-2019, 02:12 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By snomad
had our replacements made at local hardware store...

had our replacements made at local hardware store which has a rigging shop. they used the original for the template. a store selling appropriate sized cable by the foot and swaging tools should be...
Forum: General Sportsmobile 08-12-2019, 10:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,088
Posted By snomad
in all things Dodge member Pntyrmvr has...

in all things Dodge member Pntyrmvr has encyclopedic experience. he has several Dodge vans.

1st, see post #8 of this thread -...
Forum: General Sportsmobile 08-11-2019, 12:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,066
Posted By snomad
no springs. I think Sportsmobile calls them "lift...

no springs. I think Sportsmobile calls them "lift assist struts". the silver portion should slide freely within the black pivot arm ... one of mine was slightly bent resulting is jerky travel when...
Forum: Sportsmobile Builds and Factory Modifications 07-17-2019, 07:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 518
Posted By snomad
did you see:...

did you see: https://www.sportsmobileforum.com/forums/f12/replacing-body-mounts-2001-e350-22056.html

believe member gnty has pulled the couple body of a couple vans
Forum: Welcome Mat 06-06-2019, 04:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 295
Posted By snomad
looks like a Q tower. ...

looks like a Q tower.
See:https://www.carid.com/yakima/q-towers-foot-pack-set-of-4-mpn-8000124.html
and...
Forum: Sportsmobile Builds and Factory Modifications 03-15-2019, 08:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,747
Posted By snomad
Hi all - looking for input installing a new...

Hi all - looking for input installing a new gasket: at the front penthouse corner there is a gap on either side of that corner fastener. The gaps don't run very long but an opening up 1/4 inch seems...
Forum: Meetups and Trip Reports 10-03-2018, 04:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,615
Posted By snomad
We spent 3 days in the Park last week & agree...

We spent 3 days in the Park last week & agree with akfiredude to the zoo-like crowds. The 2 nights at Madison were fine. We were apprehensive given the 8am to 8pm permitted time for generator use ......
Forum: Electrical and Electronics 08-30-2018, 07:21 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 23,649
Posted By snomad
see post #41 picture: the illustrated menu's last...

see post #41 picture: the illustrated menu's last line - Welcome Illumination. disabling it turned off those exterior lights went opening doors on my 2011.
Forum: Member Classifieds 08-20-2018, 02:22 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 14,397
Posted By snomad
pm sent re parts

pm sent re parts
Forum: General Sportsmobile 08-19-2018, 07:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,579
Posted By snomad
thank you very much as they were under...

thank you very much as they were under consideration. the open country m/t has fans but it seemed like overkill to go 500 miles on pavement to 25 miles of USFS/BLM dirt. the AT seemed a possibility....
Forum: Electrical and Electronics 08-14-2018, 07:19 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 23,649
Posted By snomad
try this thread...

try this thread https://www.sportsmobileforum.com/forums/f9/courtesy-lights-out-17931.html

I've got a dealer appointment next week. going to highlight the appropriate parts
Forum: Projects, Modifications and Known Issues 08-13-2018, 06:44 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 12,521
Posted By snomad
found it helpful to add a 4th U-bolt as it seemed...

found it helpful to add a 4th U-bolt as it seemed my bow was double bent :b1:. one near the X intersection then another sag close to the roof proper. the 3 U-bolt setup shown in posts #2 & #18...
Forum: Gadgets and Accessories 08-12-2018, 01:21 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 17,499
Posted By snomad
yes. think of it like a road flare except it puts...

yes. think of it like a road flare except it puts out fires.
Forum: Sportsmobile Builds and Factory Modifications 08-09-2018, 09:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,532
Posted By snomad
You mentioned NE weather. Are you considering TX...

You mentioned NE weather. Are you considering TX or IN SMB locations? They source their tops separately from Fresno (some at least). Have you started a conversation with them? If so, you already have...
Forum: Welcome Mat 08-09-2018, 08:12 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,063
Posted By snomad
Welcome Vocal and thanks for the tale :eek:. Iím...

Welcome Vocal and thanks for the tale :eek:. Iím sorry you have/had to endure the frustration.

Love your interior ... happy travels!
Forum: Hobbyist Vendor Products 07-31-2018, 01:42 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,151
Posted By snomad
Are these available? Don't see VanTraxx or other...

Are these available? Don't see VanTraxx or other accessories on CCV site or vids on web.
Forum: Meetups and Trip Reports 07-23-2018, 03:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 708
Posted By snomad
With a Montana State Parks' non-resident entrance...

With a Montana State Parks' non-resident entrance pass, $35 - good for one year from month of issue, there is no charge for entry & camping is discounted. May be useful or not depending on your time...
Forum: Appliances and Interior 07-07-2018, 07:22 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,955
Posted By snomad
subscribed. our electric water heater needs...

subscribed. our electric water heater needs replacement & we're interested in pulling the plug.
Forum: Projects, Modifications and Known Issues 07-06-2018, 06:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 690
Posted By snomad
it looks really stout :l2:

it looks really stout :l2:
Forum: General Sportsmobile 06-30-2018, 03:28 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,437
Posted By snomad
When we dropped off our SMB at Agile, John...

When we dropped off our SMB at Agile, John Brindell immediately and correctly IDed it as Austin built. He said there were differences in the tops. (forgot what :b1:). It makes sense that each locale...
Forum: Van Body 06-29-2018, 06:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 680
Posted By snomad
the ones that came with my bumper were labeled...

the ones that came with my bumper were labeled "regular body straps" for the shorter ones and "eb body straps" for the longer srteps
Forum: Member Classifieds 06-27-2018, 02:47 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 490
Posted By snomad
2011 Econoline step bumper

$100 Bellingham WA pick-up. There is a small dent on the lower right side otherwise very good condition.
Forum: Show & Tell 06-13-2018, 11:28 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,302
Posted By snomad
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=buBsejlBJvY ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=buBsejlBJvY


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LVR0CiAxtPo

1st is the earlier post that had a working link.
2nd is the new one showing burly latch.
Forum: General Sportsmobile 05-21-2018, 11:17 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 15,426
Posted By snomad
John, installed April while passing...

John,


installed April while passing through Orange Co. $500 after discount.
Forum: Projects, Modifications and Known Issues 04-15-2018, 08:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 693
Posted By snomad
The tubes of my Austin built SMB are sleeved. ...

The tubes of my Austin built SMB are sleeved.

Fresno has a jig & can straighten in-place (2 hr labor@$95/hr) as long as they are not creased. If they are, tube replacement is around $1K. Arrange...
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