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Forum: Meetups and Trip Reports 02-08-2021, 11:10 PM
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Views: 514
Posted By Klompen
We fell in love with Montana last summer. Big...

We fell in love with Montana last summer. Big Hole River is phenomenal. Looking forward to going back this summer, with or without Canada. Anxious to explore northern Idaho.
Forum: Sprinter Chassis 01-22-2021, 06:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 744
Posted By Klompen
Last week I installed the 1,000 pound rated front...

Last week I installed the 1,000 pound rated front Sumo Springs. I am very pleased with how much difference they make on the feel of the van.
Forum: Sprinter Chassis 10-28-2020, 12:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 744
Posted By Klompen
Van compass...

Van compass (https://vancompass.com/products/sumo-spring-front-bump-stop-2007-2wd-2500-and-3500?variant=32101007491) says the choice is based on whether the front end weighs more ore less than 4,000...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis 10-28-2020, 01:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 744
Posted By Klompen
Sumosprings

We have a 2016 Sprinter 2500 2wd low roof with the SMB RB50 interior and penthouse top. About 18 months ago I installed Sumo SSR-329-47 springs on the rear. These are rated at 900 lb capacity at 50%...
Forum: General Sportsmobile 09-28-2020, 07:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 716
Posted By Klompen
I can't comment on the 4x4 part of this proposal,...

I can't comment on the 4x4 part of this proposal, but I have some thoughts on the conversion part.

As a buyer, I have yet to see a pre-built conversion that I would be willing to pay for. They are...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics 09-12-2020, 10:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 282
Posted By Klompen
I would highly recommend that you check out RV...

I would highly recommend that you check out RV Solar - I'm Not Lost I'm RVing (https://www.imnotlostimrving.com/rv-solar/)
Forum: Electrical and Electronics 09-12-2020, 10:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 282
Posted By Klompen
My AGM battery is under my Sprinter and I live at...

My AGM battery is under my Sprinter and I live at 7,000 feet where it gets cold. I have discussed this with Battleborn and have been assured that their batteries can live quite well in my location...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics 08-27-2020, 02:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 876
Posted By Klompen
Further west than Colorado, but these guys come...

Further west than Colorado, but these guys come highly recommended by a Youtuber that really knows his stuff. https://www.continuousresources.com/?aff=14

Check out his series on RV Solar Power...
Forum: Projects, Modifications and Known Issues 05-26-2020, 12:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,057
Posted By Klompen
You might try contacting PMB Performance...

You might try contacting PMB Performance (https://www.pmbperformance.com/catalog.html). A friend of mine owns this business. He got his start rebuilding calipers for Porsche 914s, but now does all...
Forum: Van Body 05-24-2020, 11:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,112
Posted By Klompen
We follow "Keep Your Daydream" on YouTube. One of...

We follow "Keep Your Daydream" on YouTube. One of the things they tell folks to do is to "start with what you have, but just get out there". This may be that kind of thing. Invest a reasonable amount...
Forum: Member Classifieds 05-19-2020, 07:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,187
Posted By Klompen
Who did your ceiling fan jnstallation?

Who did your ceiling fan jnstallation?
Forum: Meetups and Trip Reports 05-19-2020, 07:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,049
Posted By Klompen
Great write-up! Certainly not a trip that I will...

Great write-up! Certainly not a trip that I will attempt, but interesting to see what is out there beyond the pavement in my state.
Forum: Sprinter Chassis 05-17-2020, 07:11 PM
Replies: 737
Views: 219,236
Posted By Klompen
Is this problem/bolt unique to the 4x4 Sprinter...

Is this problem/bolt unique to the 4x4 Sprinter or do I need to worry about this on my 2016 2500 4x2?
Forum: Sprinter Chassis 04-28-2020, 12:41 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 10,955
Posted By Klompen
Very nicely done. Thank you for the write-up....

Very nicely done. Thank you for the write-up. Definitely on my to-do list.

It seems that in the RB-150 layout, there is no direct escape path for the warm air that comes off the coils. I wonder if...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis 04-27-2020, 05:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,669
Posted By Klompen
I would love to see your write-up on insulating...

I would love to see your write-up on insulating your fridge. We have as Isotherm 65 that I am sure would benefit from a similar treatment.
Forum: General Sportsmobile 04-27-2020, 04:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 373
Posted By Klompen
Ventilation Solutions?

Our 2016 Sprinter with Penthouse is sitting in the driveway, ready to go someplace (soon!), but at present just simulating an oven. We have a rear awning window that opens, and we have the window...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis 04-24-2020, 01:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,425
Posted By Klompen
@jrobe Resurrecting this old thread. I had SMB-W...

@jrobe Resurrecting this old thread. I had SMB-W install a Magnum BMK and all indications are that they got it right (after a return trip). But I'm puzzled by the SOC values that I see. After fully...
Forum: General Sportsmobile 04-16-2020, 01:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,063
Posted By Klompen
We have a 144" Sprinter that we purchased from a...

We have a 144" Sprinter that we purchased from a dealer, then delivered to SMB for the conversion (including penthouse). Since you are completing your own conversion, this is quite a parallel...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics 04-11-2020, 01:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,142
Posted By Klompen
Impressive detective work! Glad you found them!

Impressive detective work! Glad you found them!
Forum: Electrical and Electronics 04-07-2020, 08:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,142
Posted By Klompen
Fortunately, the controller is fine (thanks to...

Fortunately, the controller is fine (thanks to the fuse).

FWIW, the problem that I contacted Zamp about was understanding why the controller was showing a cycling of amps when I had both panels...
Forum: Sportsmobile Builds and Factory Modifications 04-07-2020, 01:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 528
Posted By Klompen
I'm with REF on not wanting new holes in the top....

I'm with REF on not wanting new holes in the top. Putting them outside the canvas sounds good, but remember that the canvas folds up into that void so bolts may wear holes in the canvas.
Forum: Electrical and Electronics 04-07-2020, 01:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,142
Posted By Klompen
I called Zamp tech support to check out what I...

I called Zamp tech support to check out what I was seeing on my controller when I added a second panel in parallel. They were clueless, and said they thought I had reversed polarity on the second...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics 04-07-2020, 12:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,142
Posted By Klompen
In the wide photo that I posted about BMK...

In the wide photo that I posted about BMK questions, my fuse is in the device that has the yellow square in the bottom of the picture. It took me forever to find it.
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Forum: Electrical and Electronics 04-05-2020, 12:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 715
Posted By Klompen
I realize that the space available is much more...

I realize that the space available is much more in this photo, but this is the style of wiring that I think SMB should be using.
Forum: Electrical and Electronics 04-04-2020, 10:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 715
Posted By Klompen
Lance - I agree about the tangle of...

Lance -

I agree about the tangle of spaghetti under the seat. That's part of why I paid SMB Fresno to install the BMK (and because I don't have the tools, etc to assemble the cables). It all...
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