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    10 year old-ish van: Econoline or Express?

    Good to know on head rests. Both are still in car seats for now so not a major concern.
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    10 year old-ish van: Econoline or Express?

    Are there any major advantages between the Econoline or Express/Savanna vans of the 2010 era for a simple family hauler with some bunks in the back? We are mostly an RV family and I have a Ford F250 as a tow vehicle. I'd like to set up another to be an easier system for the times I don't want...
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    22 Silverado 2500HD build

    Hey, cool build so far. I have an F250 gasser built out in a similar way but I like the GM's too. If/when you figure out your leak please post here. I just got my cap (same one as you) installed and while I haven't found any leaks yet I'd like to know where to keep my eye on.
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    ARB awning Yakima round bar mounting options

    Whats the preferred mounting option for Yakima round bars and an ARB awning? I would like quick disconnect ability. ARB's system that uses two nuts to disconnect would be fine. I am pretty well married to the round bars with all of my other gear so I don't want to change bar configuration. I...
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    How much power do I need for 4-5 day trips?

    Thanks guys. I think I've decided on a pre-built 500W portable pack. I'm looking at Jackery and Bluetti and both seem to have plenty of features for what I need. Is there a preferred vendor, holiday sale, or blem sale to look out for? I haven't been able to locate the Jackery blem as mentioned...
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    How much power do I need for 4-5 day trips?

    Thanks, 40Ah for my limited use, or for a full on system running a fridge and other items?
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    How much power do I need for 4-5 day trips?

    I understand this question cannot be answered perfectly, I'm just looking for some guidelines. I have an F250 that we use as a family travel mobile. Periodically, I find time to hit the woods by myself or with some buddies to camp and explore. I am considering a dual battery setup to power a...
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    JKU Rubicon takeoff parts worth buying?

    I'm working on a mild JKU and see a lot of Rubicon takeoff parts that seem to be good prices (suspension components, tires/wheels, sliders). Are these OEM parts worth buying or can I do better for the same price? I don't know enough about the Rubicon versions to know how good the OEM stuff is...
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    How to ID F150 max payload package?

    The 3.5 is impressive on paper and I know is probably a better engine for what I am doing, but I am just leery about the extra complexity and cost of repairs. My friends have not had good luck with the Gen1 Ecoboost and I don't know enough about the new ones to spend money on them yet. I come...
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    How to ID F150 max payload package?

    It is 31 ft long but only 6400lbs dry. My biggest issue in the beginning was controlling sway, with the short wheelbase truck and the long wind sail of a trailer behind us. A good hitch really helped, but I will probably still spring for a Hensley this year. Longer wheelbase, more cargo...
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    How to ID F150 max payload package?

    Thanks guys. I will look for 6.5ft bed length XLT's without painted bumpers and look for those wheels, that's a pretty efficient way to get a list started. Really appreciate your time. Super happy with this truck and I think a HDPP would fit perfectly.
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    How to ID F150 max payload package?

    It is a travel trailer, not slide in. We already own it and we are under all of our door sticker ratings.....barely. It tows well but I would like the longer wheelbase for the bigger bed and the 36gal tank, so we have been considering buying another F150. If I do that, I want to be sure it's...
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    How to ID F150 max payload package?

    That gets me quite a ways, thanks gents. I understand the HDPP came with both 17 and 18" wheels, do they have the same pattern as above? I drive a short box crew cab V8 Sport right now and love the truck, but our new camper is close to pushing me into a Super Duty and I am trying to see if I...
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