Sprinter-Forum    
 

Go Back   Sprinter-Forum > Sprinter-Based RV's & Conversions > Sprinter-Based RV Brands > Leisure Travel Vans > Unity


 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 05-26-2019, 12:23 AM   #11
Scarecrow
2017 LTV Unity Murphy Bed
 
Scarecrow's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2015
Location: Hyattsville MD
Posts: 2,215
Thanks: 855
Thanked 983 Times in 535 Posts
Default Re: New 2019 Sprinter

Now I see they've adding vibrating of the steering wheel to that feature.
Great. Just friggin' great! What's next, pinching me in the ass to remind me I'm using bio-diesel??

At some point, the manufacturers have to start trusting us, again.

Anybody who needs the steering wheel to vibrate and an alarm to sound because they are drifting out of the lane needs to pull over and take a nap. Jeeezzz!!
__________________
Here's an old saying I just made up:
"The older a man gets, the more clearly he remembers things... that never really happened."
Scarecrow is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to Scarecrow For This Useful Post:
KHJPHOTO (06-13-2019)
Old 05-26-2019, 04:18 AM   #12
2yrs2go
2019 MB on Order
 
Join Date: Sep 2015
Location: Northern Virginia
Posts: 51
Thanks: 52
Thanked 16 Times in 10 Posts
Default Re: New 2019 Sprinter

Quote:
Originally Posted by Scarecrow View Post
Now I see they've adding vibrating of the steering wheel to that feature.
Great. Just friggin' great! What's next, pinching me in the ass to remind me I'm using bio-diesel??

At some point, the manufacturers have to start trusting us, again.

Anybody who needs the steering wheel to vibrate and an alarm to sound because they are drifting out of the lane needs to pull over and take a nap. Jeeezzz!!
No what they need is an app that instantly blows up the phone of people who drive while texting and are drifting from lane to lane.
2yrs2go is online now   Reply With Quote
The Following 3 Users Say Thank You to 2yrs2go For This Useful Post:
alichty (05-26-2019), asimba2 (05-28-2019), Natuzzi (05-26-2019)
Old 05-28-2019, 06:22 PM   #13
Widman
 
Widman's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: San Rafael, CA
Posts: 99
Thanks: 12
Thanked 103 Times in 33 Posts
Default Re: New 2019 Sprinter

Contenintals are the same size, but not called Vanco. Different side graphics and tread pattern.
Widman is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to Widman For This Useful Post:
stormpeakco (05-28-2019)
Old 05-28-2019, 06:26 PM   #14
Widman
 
Widman's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: San Rafael, CA
Posts: 99
Thanks: 12
Thanked 103 Times in 33 Posts
Default Re: New 2019 Sprinter

I have contacted Leisure about the passenger seat issue, and they are waiting for a reply from Mercedes if there is a way to reprogram. I also contacted my local MB Sprinter dealer, and they were not aware of this issue. They were going to look into it and see if anything can ber done. The Sprinter tech guy suggested trying to move the seat all the way forward, hold for 5 seconds, then move the seat back to see it will override the current setting. Have not tried it yet as my Unity is in storage.
Widman is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-28-2019, 07:37 PM   #15
cc_windsurfer
 
Join Date: Nov 2017
Posts: 103
Thanks: 16
Thanked 38 Times in 26 Posts
Default Re: New 2019 Sprinter

Quote:
Originally Posted by Scarecrow View Post
The key word I used was PERMANENTLY.
I know I can turn it off EVERY. SINGLE. TIME. Oy!
You could try driving between the lane lines...
cc_windsurfer is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to cc_windsurfer For This Useful Post:
alichty (06-07-2019), gltrimble (05-28-2019)
Old 05-28-2019, 08:44 PM   #16
stormpeakco
 
Join Date: Oct 2018
Location: Steamboat Springs, CO
Posts: 129
Thanks: 94
Thanked 36 Times in 30 Posts
Default Re: New 2019 Sprinter

https://www.nhtsa.gov/equipment/driv...e-technologies

Nanny state accusations or not. It doesn't appear these are OEM driven refinements (pun intended)
but I'm generally in favor of the trend for these types of tech refinements by big gubment.
stormpeakco is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-29-2019, 01:33 AM   #17
GoodToGo
 
Join Date: Dec 2016
Posts: 24
Thanks: 0
Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts
Default Re: New 2019 Sprinter

https://www.tirerack.com/tires/BigPi...wall=Blackwall

These are the tires on the 2019 Sprinter Chassis LTV Unity.

Steve
GoodToGo is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to GoodToGo For This Useful Post:
stormpeakco (05-29-2019)
Old 06-07-2019, 11:06 PM   #18
UnityUser
 
Join Date: Jun 2019
Location: Southport, NC
Posts: 1
Thanks: 1
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default Re: New 2019 Sprinter

I'm guessing this design is meant to force us (drivers) to remain within the envelope of the newly added air bags. But, I'd LOVE to be able to recline as I could do with older Sprinter chassis.
UnityUser is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-10-2019, 11:59 AM   #19
stormpeakco
 
Join Date: Oct 2018
Location: Steamboat Springs, CO
Posts: 129
Thanks: 94
Thanked 36 Times in 30 Posts
Default Re: New 2019 Sprinter

Is it still recommended (necessary) to have the new (from Winkler) front end aligned?
(Plan to have Les Schwab install the Borg tire stems the day after rec'g ownership/orientation/nite over in the dealership) thanks.
stormpeakco is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-10-2019, 06:12 PM   #20
Klipstr
2018 Wonder FTB
 
Join Date: May 2016
Location: Rio Verde and Show Low AZ
Posts: 776
Thanks: 168
Thanked 392 Times in 249 Posts
Default Re: New 2019 Sprinter

Quote:
Originally Posted by stormpeakco View Post
Is it still recommended (necessary) to have the new (from Winkler) front end aligned?
(Plan to have Les Schwab install the Borg tire stems the day after rec'g ownership/orientation/nite over in the dealership) thanks.
Yes, probably. Won't hurt and could save your tires. Still be nice if they did this for us...
__________________
Kelly

Rio Verde and Show Low AZ
2018 Wonder FTB

https://cuernoverdesolar.wordpress.com/
Klipstr is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to Klipstr For This Useful Post:
stormpeakco (06-10-2019)

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump



All times are GMT. The time now is 06:07 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.9
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.