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Forum: Van Body 07-26-2021, 02:52 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 21,204
Posted By kevman
What's the difference between the 2165 (E250) and...

What's the difference between the 2165 (E250) and 2181 (E350) bags? From what I can tell they appear to be the same.

I know this is a bit of a moot point since they don't make them anymore but...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics 04-12-2021, 09:55 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 205
Posted By kevman
Factory Overhead Console Retrofit

Has anyone installed a factory overhead console (temp and compass) in their van?

I'm in the process of installing one I grabbed at the junkyard out of a 2002 F150 in my 2002 E250. After the...
Forum: Van Body 04-12-2021, 09:34 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 21,204
Posted By kevman
I assume you're still using your original top...

I assume you're still using your original top bracket though? Or does the 2320 bolt up (with minor drilling) the the E-series vans?
Forum: Van Body 04-12-2021, 08:34 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 21,204
Posted By kevman
Does anyone know why Firestone disconnected the...

Does anyone know why Firestone disconnected the Sport-Rite 2181 air bags?

I'm interested in a air bag set up to help when I'm fully loaded with bikes. It's only 300lbs or so but it's 300lbs with a...
Forum: Van Body 04-06-2021, 10:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,941
Posted By kevman
Awesome, thanks! While I'm going to miss the...

Awesome, thanks!

While I'm going to miss the storage in the bulky '02 console I just can't seem to slide my big feet, especially with winter boots on, in between the seat and console when going to...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics 04-06-2021, 09:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,693
Posted By kevman
Did you ever find your grey/black vss wire in the...

Did you ever find your grey/black vss wire in the drivers side kick panel loom?

Full disclosure, I haven't had a chance to go check the van for myself yet but I need a VSS signal for a project...
Forum: Van Body 04-06-2021, 09:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,941
Posted By kevman
Sorry for the old thread bump but this seamed...

Sorry for the old thread bump but this seamed like a good place to add my question.

When did Ford change the interior grey colour? I believe the final model year was a lighter grey than the early...
Forum: General Sportsmobile 12-07-2020, 08:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,829
Posted By kevman
We just put Hercules Avalanche TT's on our rig...

We just put Hercules Avalanche TT's on our rig and had them studded. We had BFG KO2's on for the summer but with Covid closing the day lodges at the ski hills we find ourselves taking the van on more...
Forum: General Sportsmobile 10-02-2020, 05:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,112
Posted By kevman
How tall is your van?

How tall is your van? Is it a garage queen?

We're looking to build a garage and our bubble top Econoline is ~9'5". Factoring in that I might forget to lower the Maxxfan I'll need at least a 9'9"...
Forum: Campfire 03-05-2020, 08:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,283
Posted By kevman
Thanks. It's a 235Ah AGM battery. When I...

Thanks.

It's a 235Ah AGM battery. When I saw that voltage I was probably at 75% (60Ah discharged already) or less and was running a 900W toaster. It's also winter so while the battery is inside...
Forum: Campfire 03-02-2020, 08:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,283
Posted By kevman
The timing of this thread is great! We just...

The timing of this thread is great! We just finished a 1 week winter trip and pushed the battery pretty hard (relative to the summer where the Solar actually does something). How low is too low under...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics 02-09-2020, 10:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 618
Posted By kevman
I don't know if you've sorted it all out yet but...

I don't know if you've sorted it all out yet but the third picture is a speaker connector.
Forum: Projects, Modifications and Known Issues 01-09-2019, 09:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 10,233
Posted By kevman
School buses often have black hoods. Easy.

School buses often have black hoods. Easy.
Forum: Van Body 07-24-2018, 06:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,285
Posted By kevman
I'm also a member of the 265/75r16's without a...

I'm also a member of the 265/75r16's without a lift club. Very little to no rubbing with only minimal trimming of the front bumper valence. This is on 16x8 wheels with 0 offset.

One note that I...
Forum: Van Body 07-23-2018, 09:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,125
Posted By kevman
Not necessarily. I was thinking about utilizing...

Not necessarily. I was thinking about utilizing the existing spare tire carrier that is bolted to the door.



I believe I stumbled across yours in another post but did you mount this box to the...
Forum: Van Body 07-20-2018, 09:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,125
Posted By kevman
Weight on rear doors (E-Series)

How much weight have you hung, or would you hang, on your rear doors? Is there a spec for this somewhere?

Our van came with the stock spare mounted on the rear door. Since then we've moved up to...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics 05-07-2018, 09:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,867
Posted By kevman
It is not. That looks like a 7-pin trailer plug....

It is not. That looks like a 7-pin trailer plug. Under the vehicle there is just a 4 pin plug zip-tied to the bumper. I haven't really scoped that out yet to see if it's hooked up properly.
Forum: Electrical and Electronics 05-07-2018, 09:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,867
Posted By kevman
The Hi/Lo mode works fine. It's not just that...

The Hi/Lo mode works fine. It's not just that it's missing, Fuse 29 is "Not Used" according to my manual. Fuse 30 is a 15A Headlamp/DRL fuse. I wonder if it's different because it's a Canadian...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics 05-06-2018, 09:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,867
Posted By kevman
So long story short, what I'm trying to figure...

So long story short, what I'm trying to figure out is whether or not I can safely use one of those leads to charge a house battery temporarily. I'm assuming that's the point and I'm probably over...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics 05-06-2018, 09:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,867
Posted By kevman
So I found this from a 2000 and it's pretty...

So I found this from a 2000 and it's pretty close.

https://www.fleet.ford.com/truckbbas/non-html/2000/130_133.PDF

And this from a 2003
...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics 05-06-2018, 09:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,867
Posted By kevman
Awesome! Thanks guys! Pardon my ignorance...

Awesome! Thanks guys!

Pardon my ignorance but what's the difference between a Battery 12V and a Battery B+? My multi-meter shows the same voltage through numerous states (engine on/off).

JWA,...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics 05-05-2018, 10:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,867
Posted By kevman
I'm going to order a wiring diagram but I'm a...

I'm going to order a wiring diagram but I'm a little pressed for time at the moment and can't wait for shipping to Canada in 2-3 weeks. I tried to pick one up at the dealer yesterday and they...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics 05-05-2018, 10:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,867
Posted By kevman
I've attached some more photos of both the...

I've attached some more photos of both the harness (male plug) and the rest of the wiring (female plug).

The label has no useful information. "Harness Made in Mexico 2B"

The colours are as...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics 05-04-2018, 10:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,867
Posted By kevman
Help me identify a random wiring harness (2002 E250)

I'm in the process of redoing the electrical system in our van. I found this harness coming from the b-pillar with all of the leads cut and wrapped in electrical tape. From what I can tell using a...
Forum: Van Body 04-16-2018, 09:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 10,207
Posted By kevman
Does anyone know what kind of power the power...

Does anyone know what kind of power the power seats actually pull? I have an unused power point that I found buried in my bundle. All I'd have to do is splice in the proper plug. However, it is only...
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