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Forum: General Sportsmobile 06-23-2022, 11:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,852
Posted By krgracia
Safeway stores - most are 24 hr

Pretty much all Walmarts are 6 am to 11 pm nowadays, their excuse is COVID but that long has been under control. I travel from CA to FL this January and those Walmart hours are the same everywhere....
Forum: 4x4 01-23-2022, 05:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,609
Posted By krgracia
ADvanced 4x4 SLC custome ABS rings

In my case found out the hard way that front end ABS rings are custome-made... took it to a shop in northern Louisiana, the took all day to replace brake stuff since they wanted to work it their way...
Forum: Member Classifieds 01-06-2022, 11:28 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,563
Posted By krgracia
Dang! Somehow I missed the whole production era!

Dang! Somehow I missed the whole production era!
Forum: Homemade SMB - Ground Up Builds 03-21-2021, 07:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,130
Posted By krgracia
I had a similar floor! So many pinholes and...

I had a similar floor! So many pinholes and drilled-outs ranging from nickel size holes on the wheelwells, several dime sized ones on roof and floor! I used Metal-2-Metal (ordered via Amazon), a...
Forum: Van Body 02-11-2021, 01:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,316
Posted By krgracia
I did mine, roughed it up with 180 grit, some...

I did mine, roughed it up with 180 grit, some wire brushing along gutter, rolled Chassis Saver 934 and a Monstaliner quart of my color choice. Look up the company products for Monstaliner or join FB...
Forum: Van Body 04-10-2019, 11:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,919
Posted By krgracia
Go to Monstaliner do-it-yourself roll-on truck...

Go to Monstaliner do-it-yourself roll-on truck bed liner outperforms Herculiner Bed Liner, Duplicolor and Rustoleum Road Warrior (https://www.monstaliner.com/) and see if any of the Chassis Saver...
Forum: General Sportsmobile 02-03-2019, 12:06 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,063
Posted By krgracia
Mine does that once in a while if it has been...

Mine does that once in a while if it has been sitting idle to long and it coincided with periods of moisture, as simple as temp changing from hot to cold overnight in desert mountains. It freaked me...
Forum: General Sportsmobile 01-31-2019, 11:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,063
Posted By krgracia
Sounds great! I got my 2005 Chateau with 34k...

Sounds great! I got my 2005 Chateau with 34k miles from the previous owner in 2012 for 18500 USD, he always had it stored and babied...not me, it currently has 185k miles on it and only outdoors, no...
Forum: Van Body 01-27-2019, 12:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,092
Posted By krgracia
I have a similar issue but not as bad, I lost the...

I have a similar issue but not as bad, I lost the clear coat only and about the same time I decided to appy some Chassis Saver 934 and Monstaliner myself. However, it could get ugly in the future...
Forum: General Sportsmobile 01-13-2019, 07:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,374
Posted By krgracia
Had that happen to mine on a rainy night in...

Had that happen to mine on a rainy night in Mississippi, it ran my battery down because it went on for hours. I checked the van wiring once the weather cleared and I found the power lock on my rear...
Forum: Van Body 12-28-2018, 12:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,935
Posted By krgracia
I do not recall the tool size but I removed my...

I do not recall the tool size but I removed my after market captain chairs in the rear section along with the bench foldout. Because it was after market I did not find any welded nut underneath, just...
Forum: Homemade SMB - Ground Up Builds 12-03-2018, 05:26 AM
Replies: 17
Poll: Sienna Seats
Views: 3,758
Posted By krgracia
Tienckb, those look pretty cool!

Tienckb, those look pretty cool!
Forum: Homemade SMB - Ground Up Builds 11-12-2018, 03:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,384
Posted By krgracia
I went with UltraTouch rolls from Home Depot or...

I went with UltraTouch rolls from Home Depot or Lowes. Non-reflective pads trimmed from the roll for the spaces between door cavities and the walls right under the windows, those I sprayed 3M...
Forum: Homemade SMB - Ground Up Builds 11-12-2018, 01:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 11,299
Posted By krgracia
About 3-4 years ago a guy at Overland Expo West...

About 3-4 years ago a guy at Overland Expo West had two helicopter seats as his bed in a cargo van. Seats were pretty cool, easy to hitch to the walls or drop down to form a single bed. I looked for...
Forum: Projects, Modifications and Known Issues 11-08-2018, 11:47 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 10,024
Posted By krgracia
I use velcro strips to put them up and take them...

I use velcro strips to put them up and take them off, all I have are Reflectix covered by dark cloth liner.
Forum: Van Body 11-08-2018, 11:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,078
Posted By krgracia
That corner needs to get aligned, squared...

That corner needs to get aligned, squared up...the fiberglass top may do with a patch kit but varying temps could make it leak, an entire top replacement may work better in the long run. Are you near...
Forum: Appliances and Interior 11-04-2018, 12:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,576
Posted By krgracia
I use a Soggy Doggy mat at rear and slide door...

I use a Soggy Doggy mat at rear and slide door entrances.
Forum: Van Body 11-04-2018, 12:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,290
Posted By krgracia
Almost like the current project I'm running, mine...

Almost like the current project I'm running, mine is not so bad although I do have leaks up at the front area. I never felt any moisture or drip, all I really was going to do was replace the carpet...
Forum: General Sportsmobile 10-19-2018, 06:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,095
Posted By krgracia
artictraveller, it does stay dry because of the...

artictraveller, it does stay dry because of the marine (sailing fabric I used), here's a link for selection: https://www.sailrite.com/Fabrics
Forum: General Sportsmobile 10-19-2018, 11:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,378
Posted By krgracia
Not kidding on those carwash clearances! I use...

Not kidding on those carwash clearances! I use the truck/RV washes (big road rig truck washers) near interstate highways or just get out the 10' ladder and slosh it myself.
Forum: General Sportsmobile 10-19-2018, 11:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,378
Posted By krgracia
My daily driver is a 2005 Ford E350 V10 extended...

My daily driver is a 2005 Ford E350 V10 extended body passenger van lifted and converted to 4WD, in Cali so that gas pricing alone sucks...I get 9 MPG in town and 13 MPG on the road provided I'm not...
Forum: General Sportsmobile 10-19-2018, 11:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,095
Posted By krgracia
I do a lot of "camping" out of my passenger van...

I do a lot of "camping" out of my passenger van and I use a Mr. Buddy heater plus dog & blankets; it does generate moisture towards the rear passenger side window when I place the heater at center of...
Forum: Projects, Modifications and Known Issues 12-11-2013, 01:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,431
Posted By krgracia
Re: Ripping out carpet...what to replace with???

plasteak padding goes on bottom with adhesive on both sides, one to place it on floor without scooting all over, the top side to place the loncoin (or any marine vinyl flooring)...both materials come...
Forum: General Sportsmobile 02-05-2013, 05:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,188
Posted By krgracia
Re: Skreenz

They are simply awesome! The fit over my windows, which have tow mirrors and vent visors, was tight but just perfect. Maybe the window visors added that extra tightness but the screens close well...
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