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Forum: Engines and Drivetrain 06-13-2020, 10:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 990
Posted By captainkettel
460 Vapor Lock

Has anyone ever used exhaust wrap to insulate their fuel lines to avoid vapor lock on the old 7.5L 460 motor? Dog house heat on a hot summers...day and i am having fuel problems... This is on my...
Forum: General Sportsmobile 02-22-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 955
Posted By captainkettel
Looking for 1994 E350 Ford Owners

I have a 1994 Ford E350 Sportsmobile 4X4 and am looking for others to ask a few tech questions. Specific to that year, make and model only. I was thinking that might even be a good thing to add to...
Forum: Gadgets and Accessories 01-21-2013, 09:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,610
Posted By captainkettel
Bus Depot...Add-A-Room?

Has anyone ever tried using a ADD-A-ROOM on the exterior of their 4X4 Sportsmobile? I was at a VW Bus show and saw several used on the 4X4 Syncro VW buses. Actually looked like it might work on the...
Forum: 4x4 10-15-2011, 03:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,079
Posted By captainkettel
Re: 1994 4X4 Tie rod ends

i guess I should have looked around before I posted this question! I went out and looked and found all the needed info in MY Sportsmobile. I am lucky enough to be the second owner. The first owner...
Forum: 4x4 10-15-2011, 02:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,079
Posted By captainkettel
1994 4X4 Tie rod ends

I have a 1994 Ford E350 4X4 Spotsmobile. It has the Quigley conversion. I am in need of info on replacement parts for the front. Are the tie rod ends the same as on a standard E350? Does anyone know...
Forum: Meetups and Trip Reports 03-12-2010, 10:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,599
Posted By captainkettel
Re: 2010 Desert Parks Wildflower Tour

Ed, I am heading down to Anza Borrego SP myself. I am leaving in the next couple of days. I went for the Spring bloom last year for the first time. It was REALLY cool. Weather was nice and flowers...
Forum: Show & Tell 02-06-2010, 08:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,233
Posted By captainkettel
Re: Just picked up this beauty!!!

Right on! I looked at that SMB several times on the Sportsmobile "used" website. nice to see it went to a good Home. Perhaps we'll meet on the road this coming year... :b5:
Forum: Campfire 11-08-2009, 12:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,272
Posted By captainkettel
Re: Picture used off of the forum

Notice the product name "Thule" was removed so they didn't have to get their permission! Looks like you might have a true "cause" for legal action. Good luck... :c1:
Forum: Meetups and Trip Reports 02-13-2009, 10:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,074
Posted By captainkettel
Re: Anybody ever cross into the Baja through Tecate?

Ed, I'm going to be heading south the first week of March. I am going to go to Anza Borrego for the Spring Bloom. They have had quite a bit of rain. It should be one of the best in years I've been...
Forum: Meetups and Trip Reports 02-13-2009, 08:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,074
Posted By captainkettel
Re: Anybody ever cross into the Baja through Tecate?

Last October when we came out of Baja we went through Tecate. Really easy to find. I camped at Lake Morena County Park. It is just a few miles from Campo. Really nice park. Campo is only 16-20 miles...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics 10-23-2008, 07:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,194
Posted By captainkettel
"Covert" brand alarm system?

I have a 1994 SMB with the "Covert" brand alarm system. Does anyone out there have the information sheet that came from Sportsmobile? Mine was missing when I purchased. I don't think the company is...
Forum: Meetups and Trip Reports 10-22-2008, 11:04 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,851
Posted By captainkettel
Saw all the posts and didn't want to wait! I...

Saw all the posts and didn't want to wait! I arrived in Loreto yesterday. Water is warm and weather is hot. In the mid 90's today. I am doing a little kayaking and some fishing. Planning on being...
Forum: Member Classifieds 07-05-2007, 09:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,997
Posted By captainkettel
1991 4X4 Sportsmobile on Craigslist

Just thought I would post this for anyone looking for a used 4X4 Ford Sportsmobile. There are photos and this is located in Denver area. Check out this ad......
Forum: General Sportsmobile 05-08-2007, 10:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,915
Posted By captainkettel
Wow!

I was checking out "this guys" photos of his factory tour. On page two (2) in the photo listed "Vans along rear wall of plant" there is a photo of MY 1994 4X4 Ford, silver with yellow stripe! I'm the...
Forum: Show & Tell 05-02-2007, 10:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,291
Posted By captainkettel
Thanks! The TV/radio power antenna is on the...

Thanks! The TV/radio power antenna is on the front Yakima rack. In front of the PH is my remote spotlight. This 4X4 EB 350 came pretty well loaded with accessories. I also have the TV/VCR with a DVD...
Forum: 4x4 04-30-2007, 11:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,256
Posted By captainkettel
That is correct! The Quigley conversions turn...

That is correct! The Quigley conversions turn radius is huge. But on the straight and narrow they work great! Thought I'd add a little "Baja" photo of the Quigley in action...
Forum: 4x4 04-30-2007, 10:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,256
Posted By captainkettel
Quigley Here

I have a older 4X4 Ford Sportsmobile. I have the Quigley conversion. The only drawback I can see is the Quigley is automatic locking and the Sportsmobile have the manual locks. I think if I had a...
Forum: Towing and Toys 04-30-2007, 12:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,605
Posted By captainkettel
The strip really offsets the length of the van....

The strip really offsets the length of the van. The steps are after market. Two little hooks below the door are used to hang the ladder. I went to using one of the plastic folding step stools I...
Forum: Show & Tell 04-30-2007, 12:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,291
Posted By captainkettel
Hoh River Rain Forest

My 1994 EB 4X4 Sportsmobile in the lush rain forest on the Olympic Peninsula. Lucky no rain this day!
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Forum: Towing and Toys 04-29-2007, 11:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,605
Posted By captainkettel
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Forum: Towing and Toys 04-29-2007, 12:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,605
Posted By captainkettel
Tuff Trailer & Toys

Here is my little trailer with my 1986 Honda TR200 FatCat and my brothers KLT250 Kawasaki three-wheeler. Camped at the Dunes ORV park in Moses Lake, WA....
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