Sprinter-Forum    
 

Go Back   Sprinter-Forum > General Forums > Adventure

Adventure Seeing the world in a Sprinter.
Discussion: about that Adventure Shared Driveways


 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 01-12-2019, 12:47 AM   #1
PlainJane
 
Join Date: Jan 2018
Posts: 2
Thanks: 2
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default México ferries and overland

Hey Forum,

We are headed south in a few weeks for a kite/surf/bike adventure to Pacific side Mexico. We’ve driven to LaVentana before, but this will be the first time with a diesel and first time driving the mainland.

The plan is to cross into Baja Mexico and then ferry from La Paz to Mazatlán and hit the breaks south for a while.

I wonder if any members have current info to help with the plans?

It sounds like USLD is widely available.

Is it necessary to carry DEF?

Is there a height restriction for the La Paz ferry? (Hi roof 144 with vent and Aluminess rack.)


Thanks for the great help. I hope to be able to add to this great resource upon our return!
PlainJane is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-14-2019, 09:46 PM   #2
niknas
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Posts: 13
Thanks: 15
Thanked 11 Times in 5 Posts
Default Re: México ferries and overland

Carry DEF with you. I did find blue def at the San Jose Del Cabo AutoZone. You may find it in La Paz at the AutoZone there. Gas stations don’t carry it. There is a recently post on the ferry crossing with all of your questions answered. https://longlosttravelers.com/blog/2...-of-california
niknas is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following 5 Users Say Thank You to niknas For This Useful Post:
arrbee (01-15-2019), autostaretx (01-14-2019), odix@yahoo.com (01-15-2019), PlainJane (01-15-2019), THE (01-15-2019)

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 05:48 PM.


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