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Forum: Projects, Modifications and Known Issues 04-12-2020, 04:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,138
Posted By allenl
I just replaced my turbo with a custom unit. I...

I just replaced my turbo with a custom unit. I can confirm the the exhaust flange of the truck turbos does not fit the vans. Do to a lack of good info on this I ended up buying a gtp38r truck turbo...
Forum: Member Classifieds 04-09-2020, 11:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 862
Posted By allenl
My reason for sale is that I'm going to install a...

My reason for sale is that I'm going to install a full victron setup.
Forum: Member Classifieds 04-09-2020, 11:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 862
Posted By allenl
I've got 2 of these as well, brand new. I'll...

I've got 2 of these as well, brand new. I'll sell them each for 700 shipped. I bought them in November as well. Also, charged them twice with a lithium specific charger. They didn't need much,...
Forum: Projects, Modifications and Known Issues 04-05-2020, 03:52 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,592
Posted By allenl
I've got this setup as well and like it. Also...

I've got this setup as well and like it. Also running a scanguage.
Forum: 4x4 02-02-2020, 10:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,218
Posted By allenl
Any traction device should be a big help in the...

Any traction device should be a big help in the case you get stuck, definitely doesnít have to be maxxtrax.

Main thing is to not get stuck in the first place! Momentum is your friend.

Shovel...
Forum: Projects, Modifications and Known Issues 01-28-2020, 09:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,010
Posted By allenl
I'm also super interested in hearing some long...

I'm also super interested in hearing some long term results. I've got similar issues and I like the vent fan idea instead of running 12v heat traces.

Thanks for the write-up!
Forum: 4x4 01-28-2020, 09:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,218
Posted By allenl
I'll share some of my experience from a few trips...

I'll share some of my experience from a few trips to Padre Island National Seashore (PINS). Past the 4x4 only sign is where its all at. I'd recommend this highly. We usually camp 20-30 miles down...
Forum: Homemade SMB - Ground Up Builds 01-27-2020, 08:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 27,283
Posted By allenl
Thanks for the updated link!

Thanks for the updated link!
Forum: Engines and Drivetrain 01-15-2020, 12:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,326
Posted By allenl
Performance Diesel in Loveland, CO

Performance Diesel in Loveland, CO
Forum: Engines and Drivetrain 01-15-2020, 12:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,326
Posted By allenl
Do you have this setup on your 7.3?

Do you have this setup on your 7.3?
Forum: Engines and Drivetrain 01-08-2020, 10:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,326
Posted By allenl
Thanks for the recommendation!

Thanks for the recommendation!
Forum: Engines and Drivetrain 01-06-2020, 11:08 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 20,871
Posted By allenl
great thread, thanks for all the info. I’d be...

great thread, thanks for all the info. I’d be curious, did you get the in and out temps yet?
Forum: Engines and Drivetrain 01-06-2020, 10:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,326
Posted By allenl
Thanks for the point of reference, Iíve been...

Thanks for the point of reference, Iíve been letting them hit 1200 on hills, but havenít been overly comfortable with it. Iíve heard people mention running egts as hot as 1700.
Forum: Engines and Drivetrain 01-06-2020, 10:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,326
Posted By allenl
Thanks, Iíll check with him. I did get a shop...

Thanks, Iíll check with him. I did get a shop recommendation from the guys over at CCV that Iím going to check out tomorrow.
Forum: Engines and Drivetrain 01-06-2020, 10:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,326
Posted By allenl
Iíd be very interested in that write-up! Iím...

Iíd be very interested in that write-up! Iím comfortable that I could do the work, but itís harder to find the time to tear into it. You spent 6 months on the engine rebuild alone?!
Forum: Electrical and Electronics 01-06-2020, 11:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 320
Posted By allenl
I relocated my hood battery next to the frame...

I relocated my hood battery next to the frame rail battery. I used ss hardware, just normal bolts and nuts when bolting the battery boxes back up.
Forum: Engines and Drivetrain 01-06-2020, 11:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,326
Posted By allenl
Great, thanks for the recommendation.

Great, thanks for the recommendation.
Forum: Engines and Drivetrain 01-06-2020, 10:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,326
Posted By allenl
7.3L Performance Shop / Turbo Upgrade Question

Does anyone have a shop recommendation that specializes in 7.3l van performance upgrades. If they happen to be in the rockies or TX, then even better.

I've talked to a few shops but none have a...
Forum: 4x4 12-22-2019, 04:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,416
Posted By allenl
Limited slip is what you want for sure. A locker...

Limited slip is what you want for sure. A locker in icy conditions will kick the rear of the van loose on corners, not really ideal for any type of pavement driving.

LSD and rear wheel drive are...
Forum: Member Classifieds 12-20-2019, 05:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,901
Posted By allenl
MG - is there any way to purchase the swivels...

MG - is there any way to purchase the swivels that you or base-fab used to sell for the siennas? I have a set of 4 Sienna seats and bases that I bought from base-fab, and I'm seriously kicking...
Forum: Homemade SMB - Ground Up Builds 12-14-2018, 04:17 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 153,281
Posted By allenl
Great work. Love the rack and ladder. You're...

Great work. Love the rack and ladder. You're using 1" tube? Did you bend the rain gutter brackets yourself?

Any pointers on sourcing the front clip upgrade parts?
Forum: Projects, Modifications and Known Issues 12-14-2018, 04:08 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 39,871
Posted By allenl
How bad was the flow? I wouldn't mind somewhat...

How bad was the flow? I wouldn't mind somewhat limited flow to conserve water while people are washing hands, teeth brushing etc. Filling water bottles would probably be frustrating though. Those...
Forum: Projects, Modifications and Known Issues 12-14-2018, 11:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 959
Posted By allenl
I'm removing the entire VAC side of the van's...

I'm removing the entire VAC side of the van's electrical system. Also my OCD won't allow me to let it sit there doing nothing. I'm trying to simplify things as the van is rebuilt.
Forum: Projects, Modifications and Known Issues 12-14-2018, 11:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 959
Posted By allenl
Ok thanks for the input.

Ok thanks for the input.
Forum: Projects, Modifications and Known Issues 12-13-2018, 08:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 959
Posted By allenl
We haven't stayed at one during our travels the...

We haven't stayed at one during our travels the last couple of years. Typically we use the rig for long road miles and boondocking.
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