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Forum: General Sportsmobile 03-09-2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 18,153
Posted By windguy
Re: My new Promaster 3500, High Roof, Long body, Sportsmobil

@DCHitt - nice looking build. do you know what type of insulation is being used?
thanks
Forum: General Sportsmobile 12-17-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,398
Posted By windguy
Re: Penthouse attic fan

@dhally - thanks for the input.
sleeping in 90deg temps sounds pretty toasty.
where is it that warm at night?
Forum: General Sportsmobile 12-15-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,398
Posted By windguy
Re: Penthouse attic fan

Blowing the dust off an old thread from 2011.

I'm interested in the Ventline VP-543 Roof Vent and did a search and found this thread.
Glad to see that someone has one installed, which looks very...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis 12-15-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,266
Posted By windguy
Re: VW Eurovan Camper into Sprinter

best to keep all those girls happy :b1:
have you put together a floor plan yet?
Forum: Sprinter Chassis 12-15-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,266
Posted By windguy
Re: VW Eurovan Camper into Sprinter

@jme3505 - thanks for sharing those links. I like the cassette toilet concept.
I hadn't looked at a Rialto before and it has some nice design features that I'd like to incorporate as well into a...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis 11-17-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,449
Posted By windguy
Re: Sportsmobile Promaster Photos

PeteM - thanks for sharing that link. You said in the other thread that this conversion was done by SMB-Texas.

what I like best about the pics is the scenery. really beautiful spot.
the Promaster...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis 11-10-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,642
Posted By windguy
Re: Totaled Sportsmobile?

sounds like you're making some progress with your claim.
there are lots of variables in deciding on buying it back.
Where is the van now?
Is it driveable?
Below are a few scenarios that I can...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis 11-07-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,444
Posted By windguy
Re: SMB Sprinter rental video review from Death Valley

thanks for sharing - interesting video.

On CamperVan North America's website, they now have a Dodge Promaster as their full size rental.
Wonder why they switched from the Sprinter. Maybe because...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis 11-02-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,642
Posted By windguy
Re: Totaled Sportsmobile?

Vic - thanks for sharing your one hell of a story. gives me the shivers just reading it. crap.
Sorry to hear about your accident, that sucks big time but glad you didn't get injured, which is most...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis 10-01-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,088
Posted By windguy
Re: How do destroy your awning

Tony,

Thanks for sharing your story. sorry for your loss.
Maybe the story will evolve over the years to where a bear cub was using it as a trampoline.
hopefully the van didn't get messed up too...
Forum: Van Body 09-07-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,765
Posted By windguy
Re: Rear door awning brackets?

something like this?
https://www.kiravans.co.uk/barn-door-awn ... 5-red.html (https://www.kiravans.co.uk/barn-door-awning-for-vw-t5-red.html)
Forum: Sprinter Chassis 08-21-2014, 12:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,781
Posted By windguy
Re: Sleeping sideways in Sprinter?

the Vista Cruiser G24 model used something like this with a platform bed configuration
Forum: Van Body 08-16-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 18,422
Posted By windguy
Re: Ford Transit details

interesting. thanks for posting Steve.
here is the direct link https://www.quigley4x4.com/NewsandEvents ... fault.aspx...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis 07-12-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,423
Posted By windguy
Re: 2014 2500 Sprinter w/4 cyl and 7spd

cool looking van. congrats.
I like the security system too. woof!
Forum: Sprinter Chassis 07-12-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 15,450
Posted By windguy
Re: And her name is Bivy...

congrats on your new home on wheels.
thanks for sharing pics of your build. great looking van.
you'll now be hiking and climbing the Sierras in style though flying in was pretty nice too, but...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis 06-04-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 40,650
Posted By windguy
Re: Full-time planning

thanks 100sqft
tell SMB to hurry up, I want to see pics and video of this van build :a3:
as long as your house is occupied, I don't see any problems in giving out travel info.
meeting up with...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis 06-03-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 40,650
Posted By windguy
Re: Full-time planning

100sqft,

Thanks for taking the time to answer my questions. I like the Q&A format just fine.
It's great that you spent a lot of time working through these details. It shows in your design.

Re...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis 06-01-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 40,650
Posted By windguy
Re: Full-time planning

100sqft,

congrats on getting your van and moving forward with your build.
your design looks more refined than earlier, I like it a lot and it seems very functional.
Sorry, I have lots of curious...
Forum: Van Body 05-23-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,005
Posted By windguy
Re: How did Pickers get a Transit?

maybe I should start watching this show?

did a quick search and found their FB page https://www.facebook.com/AmericanPickers
with a van promo, attached, and this post
Join the Pickers on a...
Forum: Van Body 05-23-2014, 12:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,005
Posted By windguy
Re: How did Pickers get a Transit?

The Transit started production on April 30th.
I'm sure they were making pre-production vans for a while before that date and like BrianW said, Product placement and marketing. They were selective...
Forum: Van Body 05-01-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,197
Posted By windguy
Re: Ford Trasnsit Configurator with info

Another article from Ford directly
Transit production vehicles are now being built at the new Ford Plant in Kansas City, MO.

https://media.ford.com/content/fordmedi ... ction.html...
Forum: Van Body 04-09-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 16,115
Posted By windguy
Re: 2014 Ford Transit Connect - comments, thoughts, etc.???

I don't have any plans at all regarding any vehicle. I'm legally blind so cannot drive. I am simply a Ford enthusiast that loves the Econoline, Transit Connect, and the upcoming Transit. I started...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis 02-02-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 15,450
Posted By windguy
Re: And her name is Bivy...

your build ideas sound great. keep us posted.
compared to what you've been packing (cramming) inside your plane, the Sprinter will feel roomy.
enjoyed your website pics and videos. very nicely...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis 01-30-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 40,650
Posted By windguy
Re: Full-time planning

Steve,

Interesting data but you left out what the beer consumption rate was when making this test
you can report back in cans, gallons or liters per hour :b5:

All this talk about fuel...
Forum: Van Body 01-30-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 16,115
Posted By windguy
Re: 2014 Ford Transit Connect - comments, thoughts, etc.???

thanks xcnick. interesting point.
hopefully Ford will share more data as the product progresses.
hope to see one of these at a dealer soon.
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