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Forum: Electrical and Electronics 03-26-2017, 04:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,542
Posted By bburrito
Flux, a few questions about your diagrams. ...

Flux, a few questions about your diagrams.

1. A Series breakers. Which ones did you use here? Would these be breakers inside the house panel?

2. There are items labeled Term in your...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics 03-22-2017, 09:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,542
Posted By bburrito
Thank you for that! Yes, I definitely...

Thank you for that! Yes, I definitely understand the need for proper circuit breakers and sizing the wire appropriately. I have installed household electrical. But dealing with inverters is new...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics 03-15-2017, 09:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,542
Posted By bburrito
Thank you for the explanation! I was under the...

Thank you for the explanation! I was under the assumption that some inverters allowed for remote outlets to be connected directly from the inverter. I am really just looking for 2 outlets near the...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics 03-15-2017, 12:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,542
Posted By bburrito
So am I reading this right that the inverter...

So am I reading this right that the inverter would go off the two busbars from there and then from there it is just out to outlets and any 120v accessories?

How about if I wanted to add a...
Forum: Projects, Modifications and Known Issues 10-29-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,478
Posted By bburrito
Re: Heaters and Inverters

For the AC I am looking at putting in a shorepower jack out the side of my van and either connecting to actual shorepower in a campground or just running a cable out to a generator which is great...
Forum: Projects, Modifications and Known Issues 10-27-2014, 11:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,478
Posted By bburrito
Heaters and Inverters

I am about to do a full overhaul on my sportie (91 E350) by completely ripping out the interior, painting it and then putting everything back in. Planned is of course the typical reupholstery of...
Forum: General Sportsmobile 08-28-2014, 11:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,863
Posted By bburrito
Re: older gen (1991-older) sportsmobile type vans...who's go

Im rockin a 1991 E350 4x2 with the diesel. I would send some pics but its currently getting some work done down in Mexico. Rebuilding the transmission and looking at replacing the rear suspension. ...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics 07-06-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,025
Posted By bburrito
Re: Small solar charger just to keep batteries topped off?

It must be 12V parallell then. There is nothing unusual about my rig.
Forum: Electrical and Electronics 07-05-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,025
Posted By bburrito
Re: Small solar charger just to keep batteries topped off?

Does it matter that that is 12v and the battery system is 24 volt?
Forum: Electrical and Electronics 07-05-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,025
Posted By bburrito
Small solar charger just to keep batteries topped off?

I unfortunately have to leave my van parked for long periods of time. On several occasions now I have come back and found my batteries completely dead. The last time it happened it required new...
Forum: General Sportsmobile 11-25-2011, 12:51 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,644
Posted By bburrito
Re: Poptop at windy Burning Man

There are more than a few sportsmobiles to be seen at Burningman. My camp of about 50 people had two. Mine and a tricked out 06 4x4. I took mine last year in 2010 and had no issues. My PH stayed...
Forum: General Sportsmobile 04-27-2011, 08:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,050
Posted By bburrito
Re: Help! She's just not interested in SMB's??

What does your girlfriend like to do on long trips? If she is the relaxing around the pool type I have to say that an SMB is probably not going to ever be in her interests. But if she likes to go...
Forum: General Sportsmobile 09-16-2010, 10:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,898
Posted By bburrito
Re: Overnight at Walmart in penthouse top?

Ive never had a problem doing this but double check. Its a. at the discretion of the store manager, and b. some cities have laws about sleeping in a vehicle outside of a campground even on private...
Forum: General Sportsmobile 09-16-2010, 10:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,115
Posted By bburrito
Re: Fulltiming in a Sportsmobile?

I lived fulltime in my van while I was between homes. Had no problems even when it came to working 40 hours a week. Spent more time keeping clean though because I was having to go to 24 hour...
Forum: General Sportsmobile 07-03-2010, 01:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,159
Posted By bburrito
Re: Painting the Top: Elastomeric Paints

Well was hoping to get some answers or at least some nudges in the right direction I am heading out for two weeks of work travel and then will have some down time and so will be redoing the front...
Forum: General Sportsmobile 06-24-2010, 10:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,159
Posted By bburrito
Painting the Top: Elastomeric Paints

Ive heard a few mentions of elastomeric paints as options for painting the penthouse top but there has not really been any discussion about this. I went to home depot and checked it out and they had...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics 05-11-2010, 08:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,510
Posted By bburrito
Tripp-Lite Inverter Chargers?

Im about to do a complete redo on the interior of my Sportsmobile changing it from the basic grey interior I have now to a tiki-surf style. Part of the changes is that I am going to add in some...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics 03-16-2010, 10:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,069
Posted By bburrito
Adding Auxiliary Lights to a stock bumper

I have a non 4x4 sportsmobile but I regularly find myself in places where the headlights just are not up to the job. My most recent trip was into the desert in Mexico and I found myself doing some...
Forum: Projects, Modifications and Known Issues 03-16-2010, 10:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,276
Posted By bburrito
Re: Penthouse top looking new again!

How do I tell if my top is painted or gelcoat? It is a fiberglass top but it also appears to have a coat of paint on it that is flaking now. Should I just sand and then paint?
Forum: General Sportsmobile 03-16-2010, 09:30 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 11,195
Posted By bburrito
Re: Yella Fella STOLEN...

Sprint/ATT/Verizon/ALL have websites that any law enforcement officer can request access to that will give them:
a. a list of all of your phone calls
b. a list of all of your text msgs including...
Forum: General Sportsmobile 01-09-2010, 06:00 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,765
Posted By bburrito
Re: Now, a Word About Sportsmobile -The Company

My SMB is going to be 20 years old next year and when I needed to replace all of the little plastic nubs that hold the penthouse rub rail on, I called them up and tried to order some. Instead they...
Forum: General Sportsmobile 01-09-2010, 05:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,987
Posted By bburrito
Re: Insurance for the SMB, Update

I'll chime in for another vote with AAA. I got insurance through them that was several hundred cheaper than the other companies. I made clear that the vehicle was a class B RV with approximate...
Forum: Projects, Modifications and Known Issues 12-18-2009, 07:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,276
Posted By bburrito
Re: Ripping out carpet...what to replace with???

I have been thinking about doing the same thing so that it would be easier to clean out among other things. My only concern is about road noise. Would more noise be transferred through the floor if...
Forum: Projects, Modifications and Known Issues 11-24-2009, 09:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,650
Posted By bburrito
Re: Electric Heater

How safe are those to use INSIDE my van though? Aside from that, that looks great. Way cheaper than trying to add a diesel heater to my van.

Thanks!
Forum: Projects, Modifications and Known Issues 11-23-2009, 11:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,650
Posted By bburrito
Re: Electric Heater

Ahhhhhhhh...Ok. Didnt realize that. What other options are there for heaters in my van? Preferably want to just do electric heat. But I guess I can go to a diesel heater if need be. I live in...
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