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Forum: Electrical and Electronics 08-06-2022, 08:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 255
Posted By SheepShagger
Guess it depends on where your roof rack is. I...

Guess it depends on where your roof rack is. I came in just in front of the 3rd brake light, that way I ran all wires down the back of the van where their is easy access and have switches on the...
Forum: General Sportsmobile 08-01-2022, 09:07 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 23,892
Posted By SheepShagger
I havenít look at the instructions of the kit you...

I havenít look at the instructions of the kit you bought, but I assume you had to run a new pipe from the reservoir to the passenger footwell. Simply disconnect that pipe from the reservoir and put a...
Forum: General Sportsmobile 07-31-2022, 06:19 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 23,892
Posted By SheepShagger
Check you really did bypass the OEM tank with the...

Check you really did bypass the OEM tank with the plumbing. if you did, use a pressure test in the system. Any bad hose can cause a leak, and there are a number of them, but the OEM tank is the main...
Forum: 4x4 07-29-2022, 08:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 510
Posted By SheepShagger
You will need to modify the fender and the pinch...

You will need to modify the fender and the pinch weld on the inner fender to clear the size tire you have. Pinch weld is easy, just bend it over / flush. If you pull the fender off, you will see...
Forum: 4x4 07-23-2022, 07:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 510
Posted By SheepShagger
On a quigley of your vintage, As long as you keep...

On a quigley of your vintage, As long as you keep the wheel offset at 0 with a 8.5” or less width rim you can get 33” to fit without trimming any metal (just plastic bumper override if you have one)....
Forum: Van Body 07-19-2022, 07:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 569
Posted By SheepShagger
On the cable, it’s very normal for the plastic...

On the cable, it’s very normal for the plastic ends to rot, when they do they slip through the lock mechanism making the door hard to open or impossible. I replaced the plastic ends with ally ones,...
Forum: Van Body 07-14-2022, 07:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 780
Posted By SheepShagger
On how far to go sanding, ive used 120 grit in a...

On how far to go sanding, ive used 120 grit in a random orbital sander (with soft pad) and been done very quickly. I use woodworking sanders as that’s what I have to hand, works really well for...
Forum: Van Body 07-14-2022, 05:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 780
Posted By SheepShagger
Raptor liner is great stuff and I have used it a...

Raptor liner is great stuff and I have used it a lot. BUT that does not mean you can skimp on the prep work, like anything Raptor liner still needs to adhere to something, and smooth paint / clear...
Forum: Van Body 07-13-2022, 07:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 780
Posted By SheepShagger
For a show quality job, yes take to bare metal. ...

For a show quality job, yes take to bare metal. For a van, personally a really good sand down of everything making sure to get all loose spots / rough up the rest and use an epoxy primer. You...
Forum: General Sportsmobile 07-09-2022, 02:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 404
Posted By SheepShagger
Hawk pads seem to have been the fave for a long...

Hawk pads seem to have been the fave for a long time. (LTS or SD).
Forum: Engines and Drivetrain 07-05-2022, 04:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 526
Posted By SheepShagger
When I did mine it wasnít all that expensive when...

When I did mine it wasnít all that expensive when I looked, few hundred dollars or so, but looking at what was involved in replacing it I decided it was better to fix in place. Iíd dread to think...
Forum: Engines and Drivetrain 07-04-2022, 03:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 526
Posted By SheepShagger
I had that exact problem on my 2006 6.0, (well...

I had that exact problem on my 2006 6.0, (well exact symptoms). Mine was the wiring harness that runs from the ECU (drivers side) and up over the engine. I read there were problems with wire chafing...
Forum: 4x4 06-29-2022, 08:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 949
Posted By SheepShagger
On the PSI, different width/size tires will need...

On the PSI, different width/size tires will need different PSI's for the same vehicle, the 80 you are using is probably simply the max PSI on that specific tire. IE a wider tire can usually be run...
Forum: 4x4 06-27-2022, 09:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 949
Posted By SheepShagger
I did the travel measurements on mine, before and...

I did the travel measurements on mine, before and after, listed in this thread https://www.sportsmobileforum.com/forums/f10/rip-quigley-17349.html (although the pictures are no longer their).
...
Forum: 4x4 06-26-2022, 08:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 949
Posted By SheepShagger
As to the op question, there are many very minor...

As to the op question, there are many very minor changes to quigleys over the years, and with a little work you can get a better kit, so I’d recommend agile if you are paying for someone to install,...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics 06-22-2022, 07:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 936
Posted By SheepShagger
Those are the ones I would personally recommend...

Those are the ones I would personally recommend you donít get. Android tablet based head units have a crap UI and are unreliable. But thatís just my opinion. Research forums and make you own mine up...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics 06-22-2022, 07:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 936
Posted By SheepShagger
Use crutchfield and select digital media receiver...

Use crutchfield and select digital media receiver and size of double din. (Or put in E350) as vehicle. They will list just about every HU, except the Android tablet based stuff, that personally I...
Forum: Van Body 06-22-2022, 07:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 425
Posted By SheepShagger
Thatís not just DIY vans, many company/RV built...

Thatís not just DIY vans, many company/RV built vans use less that optimal material, simply due to price and ease of install.
Forum: Electrical and Electronics 06-22-2022, 07:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 936
Posted By SheepShagger
Any name brand will have Apple CarPlay / Android...

Any name brand will have Apple CarPlay / Android auto in a double din with backup cam for $350~$400, personally I’d steer clear of the cheaper Boss / Jensen units and run away from any Android tablet...
Forum: 4x4 06-14-2022, 06:59 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 222,311
Posted By SheepShagger
Thanks, itís gone through a bit of a make over...

Thanks, itís gone through a bit of a make over the last month, Iíll post more details once complete. But pulling off the roof rack to extend it and change how it mounts, turned into new paint, hubs,...
Forum: 4x4 06-14-2022, 01:50 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 222,311
Posted By SheepShagger
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17” Battleborn wheels with...
Forum: Online, Craigslist, eBay and Local Ads 06-11-2022, 08:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 488
Posted By SheepShagger
Out of interest, what did you use to upgrade the...

Out of interest, what did you use to upgrade the brakes to? I just swapped my quigley to 8 on 175 so I can use off the shelf hubs, but couldn’t find any upgraded brakes, so went with stock F series.
Forum: Van Body 06-07-2022, 06:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 444
Posted By SheepShagger
Not to the rear, but to the front I had the same...

Not to the rear, but to the front I had the same clearance problem. I did post picks years ago, but they are long gone now. I cut horizontal slits about 3/4 to 1” apart back to the clearance point,...
Forum: Member Classifieds 06-04-2022, 07:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 233
Posted By SheepShagger
Do you have the part# for the calipers? BIE51L...

Do you have the part# for the calipers? BIE51L on the label doesn’t look like a ford# for their OEM calipers. The parts look correct, but I’d like to make sure they will fit.

I’m after the...
Forum: Van Body 05-14-2022, 07:10 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,142
Posted By SheepShagger
I wouldn’t connect the bumper to the body like...

I wouldn’t connect the bumper to the body like some of your pics are suggesting with the ladder. The frame twist a hell of a lot in respect to the body, it’s the man reason all side ladders are...
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