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Forum: Promaster General Discussion Forum   05-30-2017, 03:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,757
Posted By ShaunB
Check out my bike drawer and manual bed lift

I haven't been very active posting my build, but I was finally able to sleep in the van over the weekend at a bike event. I actually slept in the parking lot of the hotel, while my riding mates had...
Forum: Trip Reports   05-25-2017, 12:59 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,926
Posted By Winston
We last reported our arrival in Colorado Springs...

We last reported our arrival in Colorado Springs (for nephew Ryan's graduation) . . . but thought as we move on, we'd leave with a few additional comments and photos.

First, we didn't plan on...
Forum: Promaster Builds and Conversions   05-21-2017, 10:05 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,537
Posted By Hein
Using the right rear door as main entry point is...

Using the right rear door as main entry point is the layout in our Sprinter (layout posted earlier in this thread). Couch/bed & living space is to the front. Great for inclement weather where you...
Forum: Promaster General Discussion Forum   05-20-2017, 07:02 AM
Replies: 460
Views: 77,108
Posted By RDinNHandAZ
The combination of a lowered base and a swivel...

The combination of a lowered base and a swivel returns the seat to about 1/4 inch lower than origional. Each swivel has its own spec for raising the seat and a Sportscraft is 1-1/4” (32mm-a bit less...
Forum: Electronics   05-17-2017, 06:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 204
Posted By Hein
Make sure to size the cables going from the buss...

Make sure to size the cables going from the buss bars to the chassis ground and battery positive large enough for all your combined loads and/or the max amperage supplied by your charge sources.
...
Forum: Promaster Builds and Conversions   05-08-2017, 09:37 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 16,260
Posted By proeddie
Finally...Window shades!

Took a few years, but now that the windows are all framed, I ordered and installed cellular shades.
They are "top down, bottom up" dual cell shades...
...
Forum: Electronics   04-29-2017, 10:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 776
Posted By Matt Gross
Hey Gary, I 100% agree with you, for a basic...

Hey Gary,

I 100% agree with you, for a basic setup this is a VERY attractive solution. Heck, even for my needs I was seriously considering it, but my main issue with it always came back to...
Forum: Electronics   04-26-2017, 08:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 289
Posted By Rhodanish
Wago levernuts only thing I use at work or at...

Wago levernuts only thing I use at work or at home.. for work I also crimp on wire furrels
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01GVTVY12/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_apa_V7iazbDRZD462



Sent from my SM-G955U using...
Forum: Promaster General Discussion Forum   04-23-2017, 12:12 AM
Replies: 460
Views: 77,108
Posted By RDinNHandAZ
Today I removed my dinette table and seat, then...

Today I removed my dinette table and seat, then the top of the battery box that holds the inverter, then opened the caps on my FLA golf cart batteries to check/refill with distilled water. All 6...
Forum: Promaster General Discussion Forum   04-12-2017, 10:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,270
Posted By Kip-on-truckin
Success!!! Started on the first crank. Took it...

Success!!! Started on the first crank. Took it for a shakedown cruise of 30 miles. Seems good to go.

Things I've learned: the cooling system has 2 burpers and I think we should all be burping...
Forum: Promaster Builds and Conversions   04-12-2017, 01:00 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 10,118
Posted By Winston
This is our Final Post!

For Phase I.

Including planning and Promaster acquisition, this has been a 4 ½ month full-time (plus) project. We had no idea how long things could take. And looking at all the glaring and holey...
Forum: Promaster General Discussion Forum   04-08-2017, 09:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 513
Posted By medicineman4040
Two more little things.....

This evening we almost pulled off the battery monitor install, what a pain that is.....needed a bus bar to help with all the fittings....have several bus bars to choose
from but just didn't want to...
Forum: Trip Reports   04-08-2017, 02:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 328
Posted By medicineman4040
Up and running, our shake down trip

After 7 weeks and 3 days our PM conversion was up and running....not finished by any means and even on the shakedown trip
we completed several projects along the way.
Example, the solar system was...
Forum: Warranty and Service Issues   04-07-2017, 09:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 491
Posted By mikesee
Entirely unlikely that this is it, but when my...

Entirely unlikely that this is it, but when my slider door hasn't been lubed in a while it can chirp or squeak, depending.
Forum: Warranty and Service Issues   03-30-2017, 06:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 491
Posted By RDinNHandAZ
Because it is on warrantee I'd Squeak a bunch to...

Because it is on warrantee I'd Squeak a bunch to my dealer hoping they can diagnose it or at least record that I was hearing something that might rear its ugly head in the future. I’d bet the rear...
Forum: Warranty and Service Issues   03-30-2017, 04:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 491
Posted By MsNomer
Don't ignore it. Rear bushings can sound like a...

Don't ignore it. Rear bushings can sound like a styrofoam cooler on steroids even though it starts out like not much.
Forum: Promaster Builds and Conversions   03-25-2017, 02:42 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 8,499
Posted By medicineman4040
Yep the ones with feathers. Plenty of owl mp3's...

Yep the ones with feathers. Plenty of owl mp3's on the net to download to your phone. Then use a bluetooth speaker.
Bit of advice, the larger owls can be serious, so separate yourself from the...
Forum: Promaster General Discussion Forum   03-22-2017, 11:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,270
Posted By Kip-on-truckin
Blew another engine!

Well it has come to pass. Engine number 2 in my main PM has blown. It's the EXACT same problem that took out the first engine, though this time I caught it before it threw a rod.

The short story...
Forum: Promaster General Discussion Forum   03-21-2017, 09:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 886
Posted By proeddie
When I was in high school, I"d work with an...

When I was in high school, I"d work with an electrician after school. He did the same thing in a light socket to see if a bulb was burned out. Kept telling me to try it - NOPE! In reality, a...
Forum: Promaster General Discussion Forum   03-19-2017, 10:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 886
Posted By Charger7022
Wow that's a lot of wire!!! looking good! my...

Wow that's a lot of wire!!! looking good! my van has 2 AC circuits 2 outlets on one and 1 on the other and 3-4 DC for lights and 12outlets. cant remember. Today I got my Projecta dc/dc charger...
Forum: Electronics   03-19-2017, 09:07 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,226
Posted By Charger7022
well I got it in today but didn't finish up till...

well I got it in today but didn't finish up till late. I checked voltage and I'm getting 14.44 on agm setting and amps seem to be the same before and after the charger. Battery was pretty full so it...
Forum: Promaster Builds and Conversions   03-09-2017, 04:37 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 10,118
Posted By Winston
The ELECTRICAL - Part I - Overview & The Battery & BMS

There is no shortage of ‘ideas’ and opinions on this forum concerning ‘electricity’ - - what’s really necessary for camping and how to achieve it. And often these discussions are centered on cost. ...
Forum: Electronics   03-05-2017, 06:46 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,226
Posted By Charger7022
now to follow up on my Amp test to my house...

now to follow up on my Amp test to my house battery from starting battery I put a 5 amp load on my house battery (currently 1 12v AGM 100ah) for 3 hours than with the load still on it I started the...
Forum: Promaster General Discussion Forum   02-25-2017, 12:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,742
Posted By MsNomer
A lot depends on when/where you plan to camp. ...

A lot depends on when/where you plan to camp. Yesterday, when we got back to the van from a hike, the temp had already dropped to 36°. It was 23° when we got up this morning. No way were we going...
Forum: Electronics   02-22-2017, 04:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,005
Posted By tgblake
Tried it once at home and it seemed to work. ...

Tried it once at home and it seemed to work. Haven't tried it on the road yet. I don't think you download live shows but rather download the contents of your DVR. It seems that the DVR contents...
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