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Forum: General Sportsmobile 09-20-2022, 08:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 244
Posted By Charliesmom
Sportsmobile Southwest opened in 2021 after Field...

Sportsmobile Southwest opened in 2021 after Field Vans came online. I havenít been there personally. I have taken our van our SMB to Fresno for any issues. Field Vans will warranty and work on their...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics 09-14-2022, 11:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 582
Posted By Charliesmom
Do you have outside lights? SMB installed a...

Do you have outside lights? SMB installed a three-way switch identical to yours that turns on an outside light on the passenger side of the van. White => Off => Amber
Forum: Sprinter Chassis 09-07-2022, 07:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 188
Posted By Charliesmom
Is there an emergency shut off switch at the...

Is there an emergency shut off switch at the tank? It could have been switched off inadvertently. It happened to me once.
Flipped the switch and things were working again. The person who filled my...
Forum: General Sportsmobile 08-28-2022, 12:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 309
Posted By Charliesmom
Iím not surprised that it warped either, but Iím...

Iím not surprised that it warped either, but Iím very surprised that no one else has reported on it. Iíll wait for a few more answers from Dometic and Peter at Field Vans, but likely will lay some...
Forum: General Sportsmobile 08-28-2022, 10:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 309
Posted By Charliesmom
@86Scotty I hadít noticed any warping either...

@86Scotty
I hadít noticed any warping either until we came back from a trip to Wyoming and Montana in July. I had been using a Strawfoot vent cover to keep the sun out when the van was parked and...
Forum: General Sportsmobile 08-27-2022, 09:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 309
Posted By Charliesmom
Fantastic Vent Baseplate Warping Ö has anyone seen this?

I had a Dometic Fantastic Vent 3350 installed when our Transit was built out 2 1/2 years ago at then SMB West. Iíve noticed that the ĒplasticĒ baseplate is now warped. The fan works perfectly,...
Forum: 4x4 07-25-2022, 04:57 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 226,777
Posted By Charliesmom
I have BFG KO2s 245/70R17 with Moto Metal wheels...

I have BFG KO2s 245/70R17 with Moto Metal wheels on a 2019 Transit Quigley 4X4.
Forum: General Sportsmobile 07-15-2022, 05:25 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 9,124
Posted By Charliesmom
Yes, itís a one person job. You lift the bike...

Yes, itís a one person job. You lift the bike using the seat post with your left hand and place your right hand low down on the fork of the front wheel. The top of the fork fits nicely in the yoke on...
Forum: General Sportsmobile 07-13-2022, 10:16 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 9,124
Posted By Charliesmom
Iíve continued to look for a solution for adding...

Iíve continued to look for a solution for adding a bike rack to our Transit with a rear Aluminess bumper and swing arms for the spare tire and deluxe box. Aluminess doesnít plan to make a 1UP box...
Forum: Campfire 07-03-2022, 01:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 991
Posted By Charliesmom
Try GooGone. Check it out in some inconspicuous...

Try GooGone. Check it out in some inconspicuous spot, first.
Forum: Member Classifieds 03-25-2022, 09:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 588
Posted By Charliesmom
A little off topic, but I just purchased a 2019...

A little off topic, but I just purchased a 2019 Ford Transit shop manual on eBay for $35. It came as a DVD. Looking it over, it is 8,496 pages! I haven’t been brave enough to look at the wiring...
Forum: Towing and Toys 03-22-2022, 12:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,584
Posted By Charliesmom
@cmyoung and @vandiesel Do you have any...

@cmyoung and @vandiesel
Do you have any pictures of your setups? I have an Aluminess rear bumper with a spare tire and a box on swing arms on our 2019 Transit. Are you able to open the rear doors...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics 03-22-2022, 11:46 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,424
Posted By Charliesmom
@pbwebb3 If you need to replace your charger...

@pbwebb3
If you need to replace your charger and youíre going the LiFePO4 route, this Progressive Dyaminics charger in the 9100 series was the one suggested by Battleborn when I purchased my first...
Forum: Projects, Modifications and Known Issues 03-04-2022, 06:12 PM
Replies: 3,360
Views: 628,616
Posted By Charliesmom
Wireless Rear View Camera

I ďinstalledĒ a magnetic wireless Haloview camera with a battery pack option, thus avoiding any drilling and running wires to the roof. The monitor is mounted in the driverís side cup holder and...
Forum: Towing and Toys 02-16-2022, 12:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 13,061
Posted By Charliesmom
@KTMRIDER Thanks for the follow up. I would be...

@KTMRIDER Thanks for the follow up. I would be interested in seeing such a setup. Any chance you have or could get a picture?
Forum: Towing and Toys 02-15-2022, 07:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 13,061
Posted By Charliesmom
Has anyone bolted a ski rack to a deluxe on the...

Has anyone bolted a ski rack to a deluxe on the back of the van? I have 2 Yakima ski racks (29Ē each) that would be mounted on the top of the box with landing pads, towers and round bars. The skis...
Forum: General Sportsmobile 01-13-2022, 08:10 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 9,124
Posted By Charliesmom
Interesting. Post them if you have them. As I...

Interesting. Post them if you have them. As I mentioned, Aluminess is not inclined to design a bike swing arm that will work for the Transit. They do have an option that will attach to the door...
Forum: Member Classifieds 01-12-2022, 06:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,533
Posted By Charliesmom
Thanks. Great van. Good luck.

Thanks.
Great van. Good luck.
Forum: General Sportsmobile 01-11-2022, 12:43 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 9,124
Posted By Charliesmom
@jrobe. Do you have the Aluminess bike rack...

@jrobe. Do you have the Aluminess bike rack swivel arm? Or are the bikes mounted on the boxes? I have a 2019 Ford Transit with dual swing arms for my deluxe box and spare tire. Aluminess doesnít have...
Forum: Member Classifieds 01-11-2022, 12:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,533
Posted By Charliesmom
@AlongForTheRide Very nice rig. I have a 2019...

@AlongForTheRide Very nice rig. I have a 2019 Transit 350 HR SMB. I am interested on how your bikes are mounted on the rear of your van. Are the bikes mounted on top of the Deluxe box or do you use...
Forum: Appliances and Interior 12-22-2021, 08:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,393
Posted By Charliesmom
Another DC only Isotherm CR130. Performs well. We...

Another DC only Isotherm CR130. Performs well. We mostly boondock. 360 AH LiFePO4 batteries with 350 watts of solar (230 roof; 120 suitcase).
Forum: Gadgets and Accessories 11-26-2021, 08:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,880
Posted By Charliesmom
Thanks for the info. Still waiting for...

Thanks for the info. Still waiting for communication from Aluminess.
Forum: Gadgets and Accessories 11-23-2021, 06:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,880
Posted By Charliesmom
@bec_n_em Thanks for your thorough and timely...

@bec_n_em
Thanks for your thorough and timely reply, as well as, the documentation. Our mtn bikes weigh 70 lbs. (Trek 38, Specialized 32) and our current rack (Thule T2) weighs 47 lbs. If we...
Forum: Gadgets and Accessories 11-22-2021, 12:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,880
Posted By Charliesmom
I tried the Saris swing-away for fitment at REI....

I tried the Saris swing-away for fitment at REI. Worked great for swinging the bikes out of the way, but puts the bikes an additional 12Ēbehind the rig Ö too far back in my opinion. It was a little...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics 11-21-2021, 09:49 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 25,670
Posted By Charliesmom
Thatís a deal for sure. FYI my official card is...

Thatís a deal for sure.
FYI my official card is yellow, not orange. Sent it off to Texas last week to get an extra dongle after the install.
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