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Forum: Projects, Modifications and Known Issues 10-14-2019, 02:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,938
Posted By marty
Just FYI. I pulled my black vinyl trim off and...

Just FYI. I pulled my black vinyl trim off and the aluminum trim attaching my fiberglass high top to the roof. Cleaned everything up. Shot some ProFlex sealant in the screw holes. Reattached the trim...
Forum: Projects, Modifications and Known Issues 09-22-2019, 08:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,938
Posted By marty
Thanks for this thread! I've had a series of...

Thanks for this thread! I've had a series of similar leaks.

At first, I thought it was just a crack in the fiberglass mid-top that I found at the back center above the center brake light on the...
Forum: Member Classifieds 01-31-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,673
Posted By marty
Well, I got burned on an eBay scam trying to buy...

Well, I got burned on an eBay scam trying to buy a video camera for a $1500. But that was back in 2004 and I was just finishing high school—I wasn't hip to all the scams out there yet, and I thought...
Forum: Projects, Modifications and Known Issues 10-05-2017, 09:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,647
Posted By marty
Thanks brp! I considered this route and sounds...

Thanks brp! I considered this route and sounds like the scrap would work well for a layer... But, I'm running out of time and decided to just take a hit on my budget. I live/work in Seattle but I've...
Forum: Projects, Modifications and Known Issues 10-05-2017, 09:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,647
Posted By marty
Thanks Jsweezy! I priced Cascade Audio (Zero...

Thanks Jsweezy! I priced Cascade Audio (Zero Noise? website) in Bend. They were $270 for the same roll MLV w/ 1/4" decoupled foam 54"x20' with estimated shipping of $75-90 to Michigan. They were a...
Forum: Projects, Modifications and Known Issues 10-03-2017, 06:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,647
Posted By marty
Purchasing Mass Loaded Vinyl (MLV) w/ 1/4" Closed Cell Foam for Floor Soundproofing

I'm looking to buy:

- Mass loaded vinyl (MLV) 1 lb
- 1/4" closed cell foam

Ideally, I want a 54" x 10' roll for flooring and sound dampening on my cab floor and rear wheel wells.

If you've...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics 09-27-2017, 07:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,970
Posted By marty
Thanks boywonder! Glad to have your knowledge and...

Thanks boywonder! Glad to have your knowledge and experience validate that I'm heading in the right direction. :)

Yeah, it seemed like the Midnite Solar Kid 30A solar charger was the right size...
Forum: Homemade SMB - Ground Up Builds 09-26-2017, 10:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,808
Posted By marty
No, polyiso rigid foam board wouldn't really work...

No, polyiso rigid foam board wouldn't really work for the walls pictured- I guess I was being optimistic and don't like to say no or never. But, it only makes sense if there is a large flat surface...
Forum: Homemade SMB - Ground Up Builds 09-26-2017, 05:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,808
Posted By marty
Yeah, my van's older generation and doesn't have...

Yeah, my van's older generation and doesn't have all those double wall cavities pictured above. Rigid foam board worked well for me, but probably won't work well for your walls. If money's not an...
Forum: Homemade SMB - Ground Up Builds 09-26-2017, 03:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,808
Posted By marty
I have a 1990 Ford E-350 EB conversion and I have...

I have a 1990 Ford E-350 EB conversion and I have a lot of windows (ideally, I would have chosen few or smaller windows too.)

I recently insulated my van with polyiso rigid board. After all my...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics 09-26-2017, 01:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,970
Posted By marty
Tripp Lite APS1012SW Pure Sine Inverter/Charger vs Renogy 1000 Watt

I've combed the forums for a while now trying to narrow down my [inverter/charger] or [separate inverter and converter/charger] options and decide on a purchase. I would like to hear anyone's input...
Forum: Homemade SMB - Ground Up Builds 09-17-2017, 01:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 10,368
Posted By marty
FYI: Floor Material Used Noico 80mil...

FYI:

Floor Material Used

Noico 80mil Sound Deadener

x1 Sheet of 4"x8" Birch Plywood Purebond Soy 1/4" thick (Cut into strips for floor grooves)

(Note: The Purebond Soy product bought at...
Forum: Homemade SMB - Ground Up Builds 09-15-2017, 12:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 10,368
Posted By marty
Re: Sully - 1990 Ford E350 EB 121K Miles - Home build

JUNK YARD ADVENTURE:

Visited a couple junk yards with no luck. Then I found one yard with a couple pre-1991 Ford Econoline vans. I felt like I was in a jungle. It was a fun treasure hunting...
Forum: Homemade SMB - Ground Up Builds 09-13-2017, 02:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 10,368
Posted By marty
Re: Sully - 1990 Ford E350 EB 121K Miles - Home build

FIBERGLASS PATCHING:

Day 36 - Van Build: Patched a hole in the fiberglass high top roof left from an old TV antenna cable. Sanded the hole to make a tapered indent to glass in 4 fiberglass patches...
Forum: Homemade SMB - Ground Up Builds 09-12-2017, 06:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 10,368
Posted By marty
Re: Sully - 1990 Ford E350 EB 121K Miles - Home build

FYI: I started this original post saying my van was a 1991 but is actually a 1990. I don't think I've been able to edit the title of the original message thread.

WALL INSULATION:
...
Forum: Homemade SMB - Ground Up Builds 09-12-2017, 05:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 10,368
Posted By marty
Re: Sully - 1990 Ford E350 EB 121K Miles - Home build

Sorry for the delay on updates/responses. I was hustling for a while and took a break from van work to fly back to Seattle. I'll be returning to MI in a week to resume van work for about 4 weeks. If...
Forum: Homemade SMB - Ground Up Builds 09-12-2017, 05:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 10,368
Posted By marty
Thanks for the advice and history on my Sully...

Thanks for the advice and history on my Sully van! And yes, I have a lot of security things to consider for when I eventually bring the van to Seattle. There's so many break ins and thefts here. I...
Forum: Homemade SMB - Ground Up Builds 09-12-2017, 05:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 10,368
Posted By marty
Thanks bemerritt! I'm keeping the trim for the...

Thanks bemerritt! I'm keeping the trim for the large rear windows. I will have some tan/brown trim from the front and headliners that I'm not using. Some of it is covered in glue from upholstery. Let...
Forum: Homemade SMB - Ground Up Builds 06-26-2017, 12:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 10,368
Posted By marty
Re: Sully - 1990 Ford E350 EB 121K Miles - Home build

Started the flooring.

Day 16: Installed sound deadener on floor and wheel wells. Went with Noico 80mil. It's a rubber butyl. It's still pricy but cheaper than Dynamat. Not sure if it will be...
Forum: Homemade SMB - Ground Up Builds 06-26-2017, 11:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 10,368
Posted By marty
RE: Sully - 1990 Ford E350 EB 121K Miles - Home build

Here's my gutting phase of the project.

BEFORE - Day 1
https://www.sportsmobileforum.com/forums/members/11519-albums1115-picture34952.jpg

Ripping all the flooring, walls, insulation, and 90s...
Forum: Homemade SMB - Ground Up Builds 06-19-2017, 01:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,210
Posted By marty
Looking good. What is that silver seam in the...

Looking good. What is that silver seam in the floor? Floor wire access?
Forum: Homemade SMB - Ground Up Builds 06-16-2017, 12:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 10,368
Posted By marty
Sully - 1990 Ford E350 EB 121K Miles - Home build

https://www.sportsmobileforum.com/forums/members/11519-albums1115-picture34950.jpg

Hey All!

Just wanted to introduce myself. I'm Marty and I bought an old 1990 Ford E350 EB on Craigslist for...
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