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    Removing One Roof Rib? (Sprinter Van)

    I want to install either a 27” or 24” marine deck hatch on the roof of my 2013 Sprinter Van. To do this I would need to remove one roof rib, either 3rd or 4th from the back. I’ve read through a few threads posted here about removing roof ribs and the potential issues. From what I understand the...
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    Decent Winch For 8,000lb Van.

    I’m looking for a winch that I could use on my 8,000lb Sprinter Van. My van is 2wd and the winch would be mounted on the rear factory 2” receiver hitch. The winch would be used on forests roads mainly, in the event I get stuck in a rut or slip off onto the shoulder etc etc. I carry chains...
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    Diesel Heater Silencers?

    For the record, I don’t mind the noise coming from the exhaust but it’s only a matter of time before some clown calls the cops on me and reports “suspicious black van with strange noise” What are some decent options for a 1” exhaust line? I’m already getting an exhaust line extension to get...
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    STEDI Off-road Led Lights?

    Anybody have any experience with this Australian company? They have great reviews and seem to offer a solid product at a decent price. I’m looking to put together an area light package for my Sprinter van with close to 8-10 lights so a few dollars per light really adds up...
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    Red Interior Lights

    Finding reasonable red lights isn’t easy so I decided to make my own with a few left over lights I had laying around. I used red transparent vinyl wrap cut out to fit over the lens. I had to double up the film to get the right depth to the red so that it wouldn’t look pinkish. I also ordered...
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    Water Heater Repair?

    I went to use my water heater last night for a shower. We have an Ecotemp L5 mounted on the back door of our van set up for outside showers. It was pretty cold, 22 degrees Fahrenheit. I turned the water pump on and in a few seconds there was steam and water pouring out from everywhere. I...
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    Elide 🔥 Suppression System ?

    I’m thinking about mounting a few of these in the van for just in case. Seems like cheap insurance for when we’re not in the van or worse, asleep. Maybe one up front in the living area, one under the sleeping platform and one in the engine compartment?
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    Budget 2000w Generators?

    I need a 2000w Generator but I don’t need one bad enough to spend $1,000 for the Honda. I see there’s a decent selection of $500 sets from harbor freight and generac to name a few. Any recommendations for any of these $500 units? I’ll be using it to run a van heater in the winter until I get a...
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    Colorado Non Profit Offers Free 4x4 Recovery Service

    I just came across this group while searching for satellite based road side assistance options. Seems like a great program they have going. They’re helping out, teaching and at the same getting out on the trail themselves. WHAT WE DO Colorado 4x4 Rescue and...
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    I’m looking into getting one of these for when we’re out and about in the van. From what I understand it pairs with your phone and allows you to send text messages via satellite, view maps on the app and send out an SOS. My question is, let’s say my van breaks down and I don’t necessarily want...
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    I.D this antenna

    Saw this truck on the way home from the mountains today. Any idea why type of antenna that is? Looks like a CB antenna next to it mounted on the roof.
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    Soft Bridal Strap For Sprinter Van?

    I’ve seen these bridal straps used effectively in various situations but I’ve never seen one used with a Sprinter van. By recovery i mean a light pull out of sand or snow, nothing crazy. My van is 2wd and we mainly travel on forest roads here in Pa. 1- is this something I should carry in my...
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    How NOT To Hand Winch

    This video hits you right in the gut. They’re both lucky to be alive that’s for sure.
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    ID This Snatch Block

    I was digging through my stuff and found this large snatch block. weighs 20lbs, no markings that I can see and the top opens up so you slip a cable on. Any ideas on the maker or a rough estimate on working limits ?
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    Speedair Air Compressor?

    I’ve had this Speedaire unit for awhile and it’s never had any issues but recently I’ve though about buying a newer unit to save weight and space. I use it mainly to air down the tires on my Sprinter. I don’t know any of the technical specs other than its 1/2hp 110V. It looks to be fairly well...
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    Foldable/Inflatable Boats?

    We’re looking for a foldable/inflatable recreational boating option that we can either carry inside our Sprinter van or up on the roof. We’d prefer something with minimal set up time as this would be used at the spur of the moment or if we plan to visit a lake for the afternoon. So far I’ve...
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    Moore PowerPuller For 9k Van?

    I need something to give me a tug if I find myself stuck in some light mud. My van is 2wd and weighs around 9k pounds. I don’t do anything crazy off-road, mostly forest roads and deserts out west. I’m a pretty good driver and most of the time i can avoid situations but every now and then...
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    Baja Design Flood Lights ?

    I have a 170”wb extended body Sprinter Van with a roof rack. I’m looking to add lights from Baja Designs but I’m having trouble figuring out which models to go with. I need flood lights for area work around the van. I’d light to hit a switch and have the entire area around my van lit up like...
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    Battery Combiner Switch>? (Sprinter Van)

    i have a 2013 Mercedes Sprinter van with a factory installed auxiliary battery package (starter battery + auxiliary battery). the way it sits now, the auxiliary battery connects to the alternator and the starter battery whenever the engine to is running to charge, and then disconnects whenever...
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    1984 Ford Ranger Roll-A-Long

    interesting truck. spend a little bit of money and you could have a comfortable set up. 4x4 would be great also.