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Forum: Meetups and Trip Reports 08-06-2022, 01:20 PM
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Posted By John S
We are in La Verne CA

We are in La Verne CA
Forum: Meetups and Trip Reports 07-24-2022, 06:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,792
Posted By John S
It was the right amount of time for us to be away...

It was the right amount of time for us to be away and in the van. We could have spent more time lots of places or added lots more stops, but this worked for us!
Forum: Meetups and Trip Reports 07-24-2022, 10:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,792
Posted By John S
Auburn, WA to La Verne, CA

Days 31-34
We said goodbye to Washington and saw our first views of the Oregon coast. We camped at the Blue Heron Cheese Company for the night. We drove down the beautiful Oregon coast and had...
Forum: Meetups and Trip Reports 07-24-2022, 10:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,792
Posted By John S
Tonasket - Seattle

Days 26-30
We picked up some cherries at a local farm stand and drove around to see what had changed in 35 years. I saw more horses and fewer orchards, but other than that it looked about the same....
Forum: Meetups and Trip Reports 07-24-2022, 10:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,792
Posted By John S
Hazelton to Tonasket

Days 21-25
It was dark at night. Real, actual, canít see without a flashlight dark! Sunset here is at 10:15 and sunrise isnít until 5:00. We had a sitting around watching the river flow by kind of...
Forum: Meetups and Trip Reports 07-24-2022, 10:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,792
Posted By John S
Tuktoyaktuk to Hazelton

Days 16-20
We said goodbye to the Dempster Highway and were back on pavement. We found a great spot near a local swimming spot at a little lake near Dawson City for the night. We enjoyed Dawson...
Forum: Meetups and Trip Reports 07-24-2022, 09:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,792
Posted By John S
Steven C. I found conflicting information too,...

Steven C. I found conflicting information too, but going into Canada we just showed rabies certificate (and they wanted to see the dog). On the way back, they just asked us to hold the dog when they...
Forum: Meetups and Trip Reports 07-24-2022, 09:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,792
Posted By John S
Arctic Circle to Dawson City

Days 11-15
We reached the Arctic Circle and spent the night parked near the sign - definite checkmark on the bucket list! Patches of snow and ice were now down near where we were and along the edges...
Forum: Meetups and Trip Reports 07-24-2022, 09:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,792
Posted By John S
Days 6-10

Days 6-10
We toured Barkerville, a historic gold rush town with a bakery and tasty treats! In addition to the amazing scenery we saw deer and black bears before finding another amazing Provincial...
Forum: Meetups and Trip Reports 07-24-2022, 09:15 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,792
Posted By John S
To the Arctic Ocean and Back 2022

This will be a picture heavy thread. We were out for nearly 5 weeks, so I've broken the trip into 5 day sections!

Day 1-5
After a quick three dayís journey from Southern California up the 5...
Forum: Meetups and Trip Reports 04-09-2022, 09:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 845
Posted By John S
Wife and I are going. We did pay to camp hoping...

Wife and I are going. We did pay to camp hoping to arrive Friday evening
Forum: 4x4 01-25-2022, 08:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,609
Posted By John S
I also have an advanced 4x4 converted van 2007...

I also have an advanced 4x4 converted van 2007 E-350. The front brakes are from a chevy truck and one of the tie rod ends is a moog DS879.
I do have a question about the sway bar, I took some...
Forum: Meetups and Trip Reports 01-20-2022, 08:40 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,227
Posted By John S
Have you set the location yet? Saturday or Sunday...

Have you set the location yet? Saturday or Sunday is fine with me.
Love you to join the Meet and greet
John
Forum: General Sportsmobile 03-26-2021, 11:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 956
Posted By John S
Thanks, good to know! I guess it would be stored...

Thanks, good to know! I guess it would be stored on the top rack. I just looked up the different dimensions on the website, and man they are long! You think they are worth it for the bulk and...
Forum: General Sportsmobile 03-25-2021, 06:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 956
Posted By John S
I own a RV-5 Oztent, great tent but as you said...

I own a RV-5 Oztent, great tent but as you said bulky.
Folded up its in to a bag about 7ft long x 15" wide by 15" high and ridged because of its design. No squeezing it anywhere.

John
Forum: Projects, Modifications and Known Issues 01-15-2021, 09:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 9,777
Posted By John S
I also got the 24" top with 1/2 plywood and 2...

I also got the 24" top with 1/2 plywood and 2 2x4's running down the sides I did have them cut the hole for the maxx fan but left off the 3rd brake light. I later put a aftermarket light/camera...
Forum: Projects, Modifications and Known Issues 01-02-2021, 05:41 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,006
Posted By John S
I installed a 16g fresh water tank in that space....

I installed a 16g fresh water tank in that space. Probably room for a bigger tank, but that was the size I had at the time.
Forum: Meetups and Trip Reports 10-22-2019, 08:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,963
Posted By John S
Very interesting show, thanks to Tim, Mark and...

Very interesting show, thanks to Tim, Mark and Casey for showing Janet and I your vans, We came away with some new ideas, (excluding the mirror option). Hopefully our van will be ready soon.
John
Forum: Meetups and Trip Reports 07-11-2019, 08:07 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,817
Posted By John S
Just started the E-350 van conversion, but I'm...

Just started the E-350 van conversion, but I'm going to try and get there.
Forum: Member Classifieds 05-10-2019, 09:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 951
Posted By John S
I went on the pick a part web site and got alerts...

I went on the pick a part web site and got alerts when a e series van became available. It took several attempts but finally a club wagon came up and I got the back and side opening windows.

So I...
Forum: Homemade SMB - Ground Up Builds 04-07-2019, 12:16 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 37,764
Posted By John S
I'm installing the maxxfan 7000K and for the...

I'm installing the maxxfan 7000K and for the silicon odor, air fresheners are working great.
Forum: Homemade SMB - Ground Up Builds 04-06-2019, 12:43 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 37,764
Posted By John S
Top was about $5600.00 installed you may notice...

Top was about $5600.00 installed you may notice in the picture I had them cut the hole for the max fan, the top is curved side to side I will be working on solar panel install hopefully next weekend
Forum: Homemade SMB - Ground Up Builds 04-06-2019, 12:38 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 37,764
Posted By John S
Yes. Tuesday to be exact. It's their 24" top.

Yes. Tuesday to be exact. It's their 24" top.
Forum: Homemade SMB - Ground Up Builds 04-04-2019, 09:52 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 37,764
Posted By John S
Just had Fiberine add their 24" top to me van. I...

Just had Fiberine add their 24" top to me van. I think it looks great.
Forum: Meetups and Trip Reports 03-22-2019, 06:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,403
Posted By John S
My first expo event, had a great time. Looked at...

My first expo event, had a great time. Looked at Shadetreevavman's rig, I will have a similar rig once the top goes on beginning of April. Also enjoyed talking to his buddy in the VW syncro.
Thx...
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