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Forum: Projects, Modifications and Known Issues 11-11-2020, 12:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,124
Posted By JT87
REF, I flew to Cabo for a last-minute surf...

REF,

I flew to Cabo for a last-minute surf trip, to catch the incoming south swell.

My understanding is that crossing the border on land is not encouraged, but also not forbidden. I think once...
Forum: Projects, Modifications and Known Issues 11-10-2020, 05:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,124
Posted By JT87
Thanks for the great responses! I was away in...

Thanks for the great responses! I was away in Baja for a bit and unable to reply.


Anyway, I buy the argument made my boywonder that, in the real world, my setup is probably within spec. And,...
Forum: Projects, Modifications and Known Issues 11-02-2020, 02:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,124
Posted By JT87
1der, thanks so much for your very helpful post! ...

1der, thanks so much for your very helpful post!


I wasn’t aware that my panel was beyond the spec of my controller, until you pointed it out. Taking your advice, I removed the controller from...
Forum: Projects, Modifications and Known Issues 11-01-2020, 02:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,124
Posted By JT87
Solar Charge Controller running HOT

While camping during a sunny day in Anza Borrego, I noticed that my Solar Charge Controller was very hot to the touch. Hot enough that I could keep my finger on it for only a second.


A sunny...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics 09-08-2020, 08:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 964
Posted By JT87
any shops in San Diego area that could do this?

any shops in San Diego area that could do this?
Forum: Show & Tell 06-04-2020, 11:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,275
Posted By JT87
Thanks, Sam. I'll get under the Transit...

Thanks, Sam.


I'll get under the Transit and shoot some photos with (rough) measurements.


One issue on the Transit is the structural frame member "in the way" of where the box would...
Forum: Show & Tell 06-04-2020, 10:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,275
Posted By JT87
Does Sam make a box that fits the Transit?

Does Sam make a box that fits the Transit?
Forum: Electrical and Electronics 09-01-2019, 04:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,135
Posted By JT87
San Diego Electric Guy: Skye 619-368-0860 ...

San Diego Electric Guy: Skye 619-368-0860


I got Skye's number from the folks at Agile, and was considering working with him....but unfortunately, my project got put on the back burner for a...
Forum: Meetups and Trip Reports 03-21-2019, 10:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,026
Posted By JT87
This is the van I'm talking about taking down...

This is the van I'm talking about taking down (and around) Diablo.


See pics below...
Forum: Member Classifieds 03-07-2019, 10:11 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 383
Posted By JT87
5 TRANSIT Factory Tires for sale - barely used!

(4) Hankook DynaPro 235/65R16C.
Tires barely used. Less than 2,000 (99% highway) miles.

(1) Continental Vanco Four Season 235/65R16C.
This is the Ford Transit factory spare. Never used.

Price...
Forum: Meetups and Trip Reports 03-04-2019, 02:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,026
Posted By JT87
Good idea! My van is off-site right now, due to...

Good idea! My van is off-site right now, due to some home renovations that are underway, but I'll get some pics posted as soon as I can.
Forum: Meetups and Trip Reports 03-04-2019, 01:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,026
Posted By JT87
Thanks, DesertSMB. Yes, as I understand there...

Thanks, DesertSMB. Yes, as I understand there are actually two descents within the Diablo Drop Off. The first one with some deep sand, and the second one that gets kinda narrow and rocky. Since...
Forum: Meetups and Trip Reports 03-04-2019, 12:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,026
Posted By JT87
Diablo Drop-Off is not far from Heart Attack...

Diablo Drop-Off is not far from Heart Attack Hill. I think Heart Attack Hill is technically called Pinyon Drop-off, though your name for it is certainly reflects the reality! Anyway, according to a...
Forum: Meetups and Trip Reports 03-04-2019, 12:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,026
Posted By JT87
Wow. I just read that entire thread. Thanks for...

Wow. I just read that entire thread. Thanks for alerting me to it! Sounds like a great trip and a great group of SMBers. If there ever is a repeat of the trip, I will try to attend for sure!
Forum: Meetups and Trip Reports 03-02-2019, 06:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,026
Posted By JT87
Diablo Drop Off (Anza Borrego) in a Transit Quigley 4x4?

Anyone done this descent in a SMB and care to share thoughts?

I'm guessing the hard part for an SMB is the wheelbase, but would love to hear others' experiences.

Not sure if my 148" WB Quigley...
Forum: Projects, Modifications and Known Issues 12-11-2018, 04:48 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 42,634
Posted By JT87
FWIW, this is the filter that SMB-W put in my van...

FWIW, this is the filter that SMB-W put in my van recently. (Mounted under sink).
Forum: Electrical and Electronics 12-10-2018, 05:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,425
Posted By JT87
Hi Ben, I love this idea! Do you have a...

Hi Ben,

I love this idea! Do you have a photo showing how you mounted your Maxtraxx?

Thx!
Forum: General Sportsmobile 12-07-2018, 12:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,719
Posted By JT87
At 1/2 the cost of paint, raptor seems like a...

At 1/2 the cost of paint, raptor seems like a good deal. Raptor is basically a durable shell. Would protect your top from scratches, etc. It might look cool with a black top and a green van, too. ...
Forum: Projects, Modifications and Known Issues 12-04-2018, 04:15 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 42,634
Posted By JT87
Fantastic work, REF! Thanks for documenting it...

Fantastic work, REF! Thanks for documenting it all!

My wife also has an issue with limited heat making it to the CCV pop top. Our Espar B4 is located under the SMB bench seat and shoots hot air...
Forum: General Sportsmobile 11-20-2018, 12:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,536
Posted By JT87
Thanks, Fitz! Simple is usually best!

Thanks, Fitz! Simple is usually best!
Forum: General Sportsmobile 11-19-2018, 11:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,536
Posted By JT87
I'm curious about Fitz's angled pipe...can...

I'm curious about Fitz's angled pipe...can someone provide a link or more info?

Thx!
Forum: Online, Craigslist, eBay and Local Ads 10-12-2018, 09:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,019
Posted By JT87
Thanks, Herb. Just saved $5 on some seat covers...

Thanks, Herb. Just saved $5 on some seat covers thanks to you!
Forum: Campfire 10-11-2018, 01:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,822
Posted By JT87
This is a fantastic thread, with a lot of great...

This is a fantastic thread, with a lot of great info.

However, many of the campgrounds mentioned are already closed for the season or closing very soon.

So....is a closed campground truly "off...
Forum: Meetups and Trip Reports 10-09-2018, 02:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,403
Posted By JT87
Interesting camping spots in Southern California? (Have 4WD, possibly BLM land?)

Hello all,

Iím looking for October/November camping spot suggestions in Southern California (I live in San Diego County).

Something with nearby mountain biking trails and/or a lake for fishing...
Forum: Hobbyist Vendor Products 08-24-2018, 04:40 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,412
Posted By JT87
Received mine today! Thanks Mark, they look...

Received mine today! Thanks Mark, they look awesome!
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