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Forum: Appliances and Interior 04-04-2021, 01:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,153
Posted By Oogs
We leave our fridge on all the time unless it's...

We leave our fridge on all the time unless it's time to defrost the freezer.
Forum: Sprinter Chassis 01-11-2021, 06:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,258
Posted By Oogs
Feel the same. We only use it when parked for a...

Feel the same. We only use it when parked for a long time. It's big and takes time to setup and break down.
Forum: General Sportsmobile 01-06-2021, 11:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,765
Posted By Oogs
What about a piece of lexan cut to fit and glued...

What about a piece of lexan cut to fit and glued in? You may even be able to tint to match the lower window.
Forum: General Sportsmobile 10-30-2020, 06:27 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,196
Posted By Oogs
We found evidence of a mouse recently. It was...

We found evidence of a mouse recently. It was our own fault for not cleaning out the van after a trip with all the crumbs and bits of food the youngins tend to drop in and around their car seats...
Forum: General Sportsmobile 08-05-2020, 08:49 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,174
Posted By Oogs
Our first SMB was an 04 RB50 w 6.0 diesel,...

Our first SMB was an 04 RB50 w 6.0 diesel, Quigley 4x4, 285 tires and PH top and averaged 12-13 w 3.73 gears over the 8 years we owned it.

We now have a 2013 EB50 V10, Quadvan 4x4 on 285s and...
Forum: Projects, Modifications and Known Issues 04-04-2020, 09:50 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,260
Posted By Oogs
We added a headrest grab handle from Raingler...

We added a headrest grab handle from Raingler Nets and screwed it above the passenger seat.3251732518
Forum: Projects, Modifications and Known Issues 02-13-2020, 11:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,208
Posted By Oogs
I've had both went with a fixed top second time...

I've had both went with a fixed top second time around. I like having full stand up height all the time. The top bunk is TIGHT, but my wife is petite and the kids are small so it works. I do miss...
Forum: Homemade SMB - Ground Up Builds 01-27-2020, 06:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,218
Posted By Oogs
Another MD shop.....Wits End Fabrication in...

Another MD shop.....Wits End Fabrication in Hanover. They did steel and aluminum repairs on my 15 yr old SMB trailer when I rebuilt it and modified a K&N CAI box to work around the rear AC lines in...
Forum: Meetups and Trip Reports 01-10-2020, 02:17 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,740
Posted By Oogs
This method worked for me when I came across an...

This method worked for me when I came across an SUV stuck in the sand w both front tires flat from popped beads. He luckily had a ratchet strap and I was able to air the tires back up. I have the...
Forum: Van Body 09-28-2019, 07:47 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,688
Posted By Oogs
Bring this up during your build and SMB will...

Bring this up during your build and SMB will accommodate for the extra needed room. It's what I did and have plenty of room behind the back seat to recline comfortably when I need to or even modify...
Forum: Towing and Toys 09-25-2019, 09:22 AM
Replies: 247
Views: 72,850
Posted By Oogs
Our setup with a 2004 Sportsmobile trailer made w...

Our setup with a 2004 Sportsmobile trailer made w diamond plate aluminum. Did a full frame off restoration of the trailer 2 years ago.
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Forum: Gadgets and Accessories 09-24-2019, 01:42 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,540
Posted By Oogs
LoJack...u don't have access to location, but the...

LoJack...u don't have access to location, but the cops do.

CarLink....supports remote start and location data all from your smart phone.
Forum: Engines and Drivetrain 06-20-2019, 02:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 966
Posted By Oogs
Rear AC is a must. We have the SMB installed...

Rear AC is a must. We have the SMB installed rear AC, not stock Ford. It's basically the Starcool but only works with the engine running. It cranks to the point our kids use blankets even when set...
Forum: 4x4 05-29-2019, 01:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,853
Posted By Oogs
I have a pair but haven't needed them.....yet .

I have a pair but haven't needed them.....yet .
Forum: Projects, Modifications and Known Issues 05-28-2019, 06:37 PM
Replies: 3,139
Views: 508,841
Posted By Oogs
Clay bar and a coat of wax after 5 years of...

Clay bar and a coat of wax after 5 years of ownership. She sure looks pretty!
Forum: 4x4 05-28-2019, 06:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,853
Posted By Oogs
Been visiting Assateague for over 20 years, 15 of...

Been visiting Assateague for over 20 years, 15 of those in a SMB towing a trailer on the sand. There are some soft spots but I have yet to get stuck. Well actually, once.... but only bc it was...
Forum: 4x4 05-28-2019, 06:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,853
Posted By Oogs
I reset the light with a Ford TPMS reset tool. ...

I reset the light with a Ford TPMS reset tool. You can get them on Amazon for about $20. Turn key to ON, cycle the hazards 3 times and the horn will beep. Hold the tool next to the valve stem on...
Forum: 4x4 05-17-2019, 05:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,853
Posted By Oogs
I stopped checking years ago. When they look...

I stopped checking years ago. When they look good and fat, I stop and you'll know from seat of the pants if you need to take out more. Most of our off road time is on the beach towing a SMB...
Forum: Welcome Mat 05-17-2019, 05:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,398
Posted By Oogs
Welcome bro. Maybe we can setup a local meet and...

Welcome bro. Maybe we can setup a local meet and greet once you get your rig. I've only met one more 4x4 van owner in the area, only bc I bought a ladder from the dude. Would be nice to share a...
Forum: Engines and Drivetrain 04-08-2019, 05:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,364
Posted By Oogs
Yep! Happens a lot on my 2013 Quadvan. It's...

Yep! Happens a lot on my 2013 Quadvan. It's annoying bc the traction control disable button only works temporarily and there have been a couple times where I wanted to power thru some soft sand but...
Forum: Projects, Modifications and Known Issues 04-03-2019, 10:31 AM
Replies: 3,139
Views: 508,841
Posted By Oogs
Changed the oil and rotated the tires which...

Changed the oil and rotated the tires which allowed me to re-torque the rear wheel spacers and wheels to spec.
Forum: Member Classifieds 11-22-2018, 04:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,930
Posted By Oogs
I want it I'm just North of DC. PM me if your...

I want it I'm just North of DC. PM me if your around this weekend.
Forum: Gadgets and Accessories 10-18-2018, 09:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,091
Posted By Oogs
Check this out and similar videos on YouTube. ...

Check this out and similar videos on YouTube.

https://youtu.be/7m_I9i0eTnM
Forum: Gadgets and Accessories 10-18-2018, 05:51 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,091
Posted By Oogs
I have the older style Wilson cradle signal...

I have the older style Wilson cradle signal booster where the phone must sit on the cradle w/out a case to work. Only a single phone can use it but with the Wi-Fi hot spot turned on my phone other...
Forum: Campfire 10-01-2018, 09:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,051
Posted By Oogs
Hmm. I agree with other posters, attach some...

Hmm. I agree with other posters, attach some pics of the damage so all can see.

My experience has been the opposite with both Alan and John. We spent half a day with Alan touring SMBW when...
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