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Forum: General Sportsmobile 10-21-2020, 05:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 719
Posted By 7oaks
I just reread the posts and found you already...

I just reread the posts and found you already replaced the other start battery. I agree with Arctic the most likely cause is the fuseable links or another open electrical circuit somewhere. You...
Forum: General Sportsmobile 10-21-2020, 05:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 719
Posted By 7oaks
I know I'm coming in late on this one but I had...

I know I'm coming in late on this one but I had the same problem with my 2002 7.3. It would start intermittently and most of the time not at all. Turns out it was weak start batteries. My solar...
Forum: 4x4 06-07-2020, 03:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 663
Posted By 7oaks
I put a Detroit Truetrac in the rear of my Jeep...

I put a Detroit Truetrac in the rear of my Jeep TJ Wrangler. It's a geard posi LS that works by worm gears in the diff. I know it's working because it gives little "wiggle" in the middle of turns in...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics 06-15-2019, 12:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 739
Posted By 7oaks
Perfect! Problem solved! Thanks again Len!

Perfect! Problem solved!
Thanks again Len!
Forum: Electrical and Electronics 06-14-2019, 01:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 739
Posted By 7oaks
Thanks Len! I think I can solder this LED light...

Thanks Len! I think I can solder this LED light board into my existing lamp holder base. Hadn't thought of doing that until I looked that these.
Forum: Electrical and Electronics 06-13-2019, 02:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 739
Posted By 7oaks
Thanks for your suggestions but I was looking for...

Thanks for your suggestions but I was looking for a replacement LED light element inside the dome light. It has a small white porcelain base and an LED circuit board with the LED chips on one side...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics 06-12-2019, 01:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,236
Posted By 7oaks
The Oasis carbon foam battery looks like an...

The Oasis carbon foam battery looks like an excellent option for our vans. I want to take a little time to look further into it. I don't think I have time to modify or fabricate a frame for these...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics 06-11-2019, 11:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,236
Posted By 7oaks
That's the way I read it - you can draw that...

That's the way I read it - you can draw that carbon foam battery down to 20%. Incredible isn't it? Down side is the cost but I'll bet they last longer as well. Something to think about...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics 06-11-2019, 05:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,236
Posted By 7oaks
Good news! Apex has a two battery minimum order...

Good news! Apex has a two battery minimum order but they will sell me one 4D 12v 200ah AGM battery if I pick it up at the warehouse in Reno. At $269.87 I'll take a chance on this battery and order it...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics 06-11-2019, 04:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,236
Posted By 7oaks
I looked into Apex but when I contacted them...

I looked into Apex but when I contacted them about shipping they had a minimum of two or three of the 4D's per shipment. They have a warehouse in Reno so I asked if I could pick one up but they...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics 06-11-2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 739
Posted By 7oaks
LED Dome Light - Source?

One of my LED light elements burned out in my SMB. I had a leak from standing snow on the roof that pooled in the dome light lens. Does anyone know where I can get one of these?
Forum: Electrical and Electronics 06-11-2019, 02:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,236
Posted By 7oaks
4D AGM Battery Replacement

My Lifeline 4D 210AH AGM battery is not maintaining adequate voltage overnight with minimal use (2 - 3 amp max load overnight). I tried to equalize but didn't see much improvement. I have solar so...
Forum: Campfire 06-04-2019, 02:13 AM
Replies: 963
Views: 184,220
Posted By 7oaks
Spotted this nice looking rig in Nevada City, CA...

Spotted this nice looking rig in Nevada City, CA last Friday morning on Coyote St. Looked like they were there overnight.

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27722
Forum: Appliances and Interior 06-03-2019, 02:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,890
Posted By 7oaks
If you're going to upgrade solar panels I...

If you're going to upgrade solar panels I strongly recommend the Grape Solar 180 watt panel that Greg (Scalf77) posted about in his upgrade - available online from Home Depot with pick up in store....
Forum: Meetups and Trip Reports 06-03-2019, 12:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,562
Posted By 7oaks
Artic and I ran a route through that area coming...

Artic and I ran a route through that area coming south from Lillooet last year. I agree it's a good trail. We camped at a very small campsite at the base of the dam at Carpenter Lake and went over...
Forum: Meetups and Trip Reports 05-31-2019, 12:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,562
Posted By 7oaks
I plan go, and head up with Arctic, so Wed night...

I plan go, and head up with Arctic, so Wed night or Thurs. The earlier the better for camp site selection, even better if we can get a group camp site. I'm in a green E350 RB SMB with Arctic's white...
Forum: General Sportsmobile 04-26-2019, 01:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,857
Posted By 7oaks
Next time you might consider using polycarbonate...

Next time you might consider using polycarbonate (lexan) for your window replacements. Acrylic sheet is not as strong and will shatter like glass. Polycarbonate will not shatter but only comes in...
Forum: Vendor Specials 04-26-2019, 01:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,659
Posted By 7oaks
RA hasn't had Econoline bumpers listed on their...

RA hasn't had Econoline bumpers listed on their website for at least a year. I have a RA rear on a 2002 E350 and sold the front RA bumper and replaced it with Aluminess. My guess is they quit making...
Forum: Meetups and Trip Reports 03-29-2019, 02:21 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,533
Posted By 7oaks
Hey Jeff, I had an idea after the BC Rally we...

Hey Jeff, I had an idea after the BC Rally we could head North along the Fraser River on the route we took South on the Western Roaming Rally last year. It may be too early for the BC Ferry due to...
Forum: General Sportsmobile 03-29-2019, 01:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,447
Posted By 7oaks
I have Progressive Insurance on my 2002...

I have Progressive Insurance on my 2002 Sportsmobile at stated value which was the purchase price at the time I bought it. I added the van to my RV Insurance policy. Progressive seems to understand...
Forum: Engines and Drivetrain 10-11-2018, 01:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,506
Posted By 7oaks
I thought your brake chatter would work itself...

I thought your brake chatter would work itself out, glad to hear it! I couldn't think of anything that would cause that other than just wearing itself in over time. I think I've had that happen on...
Forum: 4x4 10-11-2018, 12:12 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,604
Posted By 7oaks
I agree with joe (wahoo) regarding an over...

I agree with joe (wahoo) regarding an over dampening steering stabilizer making steering problems worse. I just installed an Agile steering stabilizer and removed a pitiful puny stabilizer. I think...
Forum: Meetups and Trip Reports 05-08-2018, 02:01 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 13,693
Posted By 7oaks
That's great! Good thing we're getting that one,...

That's great! Good thing we're getting that one, it's listed out of stock on the Backroads Mapbooks website....Ted probably cleaned out their stock when he got these map books for us.
Forum: Welcome Mat 05-07-2018, 02:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,636
Posted By 7oaks
Welcome! I'm new here too and in the process of...

Welcome!
I'm new here too and in the process of installing solar and an inverter also in a 2002 E350. I've found great information posted on the forum on each of your topics as RallyPanAm suggested....
Forum: Sportsmobile Showcase 05-07-2018, 01:57 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,255
Posted By 7oaks
2006 Jeep TJ Rubicon

2006 Jeep TJ Rubicon (2018-05-07 06:57:43)
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