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Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 07-31-2016, 07:19 PM
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Just to clarify my question with your response, "...

Just to clarify my question with your response, " I need to connect my Sprinter's tail lights to the connector on the trailer and my Sprinter has no pre-wiring for a trailer. Are you saying there is...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 07-31-2016, 06:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,217
Posted By lzcamper
Need to wire '06 Sprinter for small utility trailer?

My '06 T1N Sprinter does not have a trailer wiring package, so I need to start from scratch. I do not need to hook up trailer brakes, only lights. Can I simply splice into the existing taillight...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 11-15-2008, 07:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,836
Posted By lzcamper
Re: Safe location for house batteries in van?

The aux battery in my Sprinter has a small (1/8" I.D.) tube that comes off the top of the battery and exits through a small hole in the floor. The plywood floor ends about 6" from the back of the...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 11-14-2008, 11:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 23,379
Posted By lzcamper
Re: Where to purchase a raised roof for a van?

Here's one site that may sell a raised top that you can install. https://www.millenniumproducts.com/applicationguides.htm It's located in Indiana. There are also a couple of places in the Los Angeles...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 11-14-2008, 11:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,547
Posted By lzcamper
Re: the best refrigerator

I have a friend that has an Engel top loading refrigerator/freezer. It was not cheap, but is one of the most efficient electric refrigerators made. He plugs it into a hot point that is hooked to 2...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 11-14-2008, 11:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,283
Posted By lzcamper
Re: Scangauge II - Automotive Computer

I have a Scanguage II on my '06 Sprinter. It's a great tool that will help you modify your driving technique to increase your MPG and take a load off your engine (LOD function) when it's under stress...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 11-14-2008, 10:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,836
Posted By lzcamper
Safe location for house batteries in van?

I've always questioned the safety of batteries inside of a van. My VW Westy had the starting battery underneath the passenger seat and my '06 Sprinter has the aux. battery in the same location and in...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 11-17-2007, 06:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 11,321
Posted By lzcamper
We fill our tank at home or from a good source...

We fill our tank at home or from a good source and use it for cooking, washing and drinking. When we can't find a good source, we will buy bottled water to drink.
Forum: General Discussion Forum 11-17-2007, 05:49 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 16,991
Posted By lzcamper
My latest refrigerator is a 3 way, so for safety...

My latest refrigerator is a 3 way, so for safety reasons, I'll be using the DC setting while driving. I understand that the DC setting does not efficiently cool down a refrigerator, but can be used...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 11-17-2007, 05:33 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 28,035
Posted By lzcamper
Having owned 6 VWs ('61-'87), 3 of them vans, I'm...

Having owned 6 VWs ('61-'87), 3 of them vans, I'm used to driving vehicles that are buffeted around by wind. The '06 Sprinter gets pushed around in a crosswind or the vortex of a passing semi about...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 11-17-2007, 05:04 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 18,915
Posted By lzcamper
I've had 3 van campers (DIY VW, Westfalia, DIY...

I've had 3 van campers (DIY VW, Westfalia, DIY Chevrolet and am now building a fourth on a Sprinter.

Rick
Forum: General Discussion Forum 09-23-2007, 12:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 9,338
Posted By lzcamper
Mounting the base did not require any drilling....

Mounting the base did not require any drilling. The holes in the swivel base were the same as those in the factory van.

These are the measurements for bolting the base to the floor. There are four...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 09-22-2007, 05:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 9,338
Posted By lzcamper
I have one for the passenger side. I bought it...

I have one for the passenger side. I bought it for my 1999 Chevy from Sportsmobile when I had a pop top installed. It might fit your van. I sold my van 4 years ago, but still have the swivel seat...
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