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Forum: Campfire 02-20-2021, 03:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,064
Posted By capnkurt
Mike is the reason I have a Sportsmobile. I went...

Mike is the reason I have a Sportsmobile. I went camping with him back in 2014 and when I saw him drive up in his van, "Thirsty", I knew immediately that I needed one. He was a master at using...
Forum: Appliances and Interior 10-08-2020, 10:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 339
Posted By capnkurt
Thanks very much! I'll try that.

Thanks very much! I'll try that.
Forum: Appliances and Interior 10-07-2020, 03:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 339
Posted By capnkurt
Original cabinetry paneling

Does anyone know of a source for the original sportsmobile paneling? I've removed a couple of pieces that were part of the van when it was purchased and I'd like to get some more so that I don't...
Forum: Projects, Modifications and Known Issues 08-29-2020, 11:03 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 36,027
Posted By capnkurt
Yes, these work perfectly fine with the Chevy...

Yes, these work perfectly fine with the Chevy tops as well. You’ll have to cut off the excess, just as you would otherwise, but no problems at all.
Forum: General Sportsmobile 08-12-2020, 05:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 448
Posted By capnkurt
I had the same thing happen to me, only it was...

I had the same thing happen to me, only it was during the van's first road trip at the hands of a "road gator" (semi truck's blown-out tire carcass).

It looks like you may have enough material to...
Forum: General Sportsmobile 06-23-2020, 05:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 289
Posted By capnkurt
Hi Matt, My top was in really bad shape. ...

Hi Matt,

My top was in really bad shape. The gel coat was cracked and the clear coat was peeling off everywhere. I had Linex of El Cajon coat the top and color match it. Iím extremely happy...
Forum: Projects, Modifications and Known Issues 05-26-2020, 05:05 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 36,027
Posted By capnkurt
Hi Gooseberry, Have you got any sets left? ...

Hi Gooseberry,

Have you got any sets left? And, will these work for tops on the Chevy vans - I would assume so, but not sure?

Thanks,

Kurt
Forum: Projects, Modifications and Known Issues 02-27-2020, 03:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 833
Posted By capnkurt
I would definitely not recommend going with the...

I would definitely not recommend going with the coil spacer setup. I tried that in my 98 extended 2wd 3500 and was very unhappy with the results. The ride becomes extremely stiff in the front end,...
Forum: General Sportsmobile 02-13-2020, 02:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,431
Posted By capnkurt
Thanks, Kibo. I've had Road Force balancing done...

Thanks, Kibo. I've had Road Force balancing done on my van, and it made a huge difference. What I'm interested in is the balancing they do with the wheels/tires installed on the van.

What do you...
Forum: General Sportsmobile 02-13-2020, 02:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,431
Posted By capnkurt
Killacks, Where in SD did you get the...

Killacks,

Where in SD did you get the balancing (while on the vehicle) done?
Forum: Electrical and Electronics 10-31-2019, 03:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,620
Posted By capnkurt
I'd like to add another endorsement for the...

I'd like to add another endorsement for the Battleborn Batteries lithiums. I installed a pair in December 2018 and like Rob said, it was one of the best improvements to the van that I've yet made,...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics 07-11-2019, 03:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,251
Posted By capnkurt
Hopefully, Greg will be able to offer you some...

Hopefully, Greg will be able to offer you some insight as far as hooking up the B2B and whatnot - I don't feel comfortable with guessing about the cut-off switch either, since my system doesn't have...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics 07-11-2019, 02:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,251
Posted By capnkurt
Hi Rob, I wanted to chime in here, since I...

Hi Rob,

I wanted to chime in here, since I recently (December 2018) installed two 100AH Battleborn lithiums to replace my lead-acid Exide Nautilus batteries.

Since my old batteries were really...
Forum: Projects, Modifications and Known Issues 01-17-2019, 12:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,291
Posted By capnkurt
Hi Phil, So, I thought that they ran a hard...

Hi Phil,

So, I thought that they ran a hard line, but it's actually a flexible hose that comes from the regulator on the driver's side to this second regulator on the passenger side. This...
Forum: Projects, Modifications and Known Issues 01-17-2019, 11:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,291
Posted By capnkurt
Hi Phil, Here are a couple of pics of the...

Hi Phil,

Here are a couple of pics of the setup I'm running on my Express. I don't know if the Ford vans have the same space or not, but this is a pretty tight area to work in, and the RV place I...
Forum: Member Classifieds 12-30-2018, 06:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 776
Posted By capnkurt
Hey OCSMB, First off, good luck with the...

Hey OCSMB,

First off, good luck with the sale of your converter. Secondly, I need to ask how easy it was to swap out the 9100 for an inverter? Did you do it yourself or have it done somewhere?...
Forum: Appliances and Interior 12-04-2018, 08:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 950
Posted By capnkurt
Hi Scott, Sorry, I don't have any answers to...

Hi Scott,

Sorry, I don't have any answers to your questions, but I am curious why you are not interested in getting another electric flush potti? Also, what are the size constraints that you're...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics 11-29-2018, 02:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,086
Posted By capnkurt
Greg, I was looking up the following B2B...

Greg,

I was looking up the following B2B charger and have a couple of questions for you about the installation:
...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics 11-26-2018, 02:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,086
Posted By capnkurt
Fantastic information, Greg. Thanks for taking...

Fantastic information, Greg. Thanks for taking the time to write that up.

I'm currently in the market for new house batteries and after looking at the Firefly batteries, I gotta say that I'm very...
Forum: Van Body 02-09-2018, 12:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,471
Posted By capnkurt
That's awesome, Jeremy! Can't wait to see how it...

That's awesome, Jeremy! Can't wait to see how it ends up.

capn
Forum: Meetups and Trip Reports 11-06-2017, 12:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,983
Posted By capnkurt
Cool! It's a lot of fun out there. My wife and...

Cool! It's a lot of fun out there. My wife and I get out there as often as we can.

capn
Forum: Van Body 11-02-2017, 03:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,076
Posted By capnkurt
Here's another link that someone posted on the...

Here's another link that someone posted on the forum a little while back:

Van Pleated Shades,day night shades, window shades, window coverings...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics 10-24-2017, 12:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,061
Posted By capnkurt
Hey Mike, thanks for the props. I seem to...

Hey Mike, thanks for the props. I seem to remember, however that the limit switch itself wasn't the issue - correct me if I'm wrong: didn't we swap in the new switch only to find out that the...
Forum: Van Body 10-06-2017, 03:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,337
Posted By capnkurt
For any of you guys looking to paint something...

For any of you guys looking to paint something like this, I can recommend the following company:

Touch Up Paint and accessories | AutomotiveTouchup...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics 10-02-2017, 01:08 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,033
Posted By capnkurt
Hi Greg, I have a question, and I apologize...

Hi Greg,

I have a question, and I apologize for it being a stupid one...BUT - is the isolator shown in these images a good isolator, or a faulty one? If I test my own isolator, should I WANT to...
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