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    Camco Wave 3 Propane Heater

    Camco Olympian Wave-3 3000 BTU LP Gas Catalytic Heater Brand new. -Heater -Heater Leg attachments -Propane regulator $230 for everything. (Retails for about $300 new since legs and regulator are sold separately) Local Pick up in Fort Bragg CA. Ready to hook up to a propane tank and...
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    Winter camping

    Hi all! I have a winter camping-related question! So, we use a MaxxAir fan for ventilation and do not have a heat source, ie no propane or diesel heater. We do a lot of winter camping and I haven't found the right formula for 1) remaining warm 2) reducing condensation. The van is fully...
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    Removing battery for winter storage. Any downsides?

    I've read several posts on whether or not it is beneficial to disconnect/remove the engine battery for a long period of winter inactivity. I'm not asking about that. What I am asking here is... are there any down sides to having the van sit with no 12v power to the engine, ECM etc? I'm no expert...
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    VS30: 2019+ 2019 Sprinter 3500 wheels and tires

    Set of 6 factory wheels and tires from our 2019 Sprinter 3500. The wheels were taken off during our conversion build and may have 50 miles on them max. Wheel are silver in color. Tires are Continental VanContact Winter LT 215/85/16. I will only sell all six wheels and tires and am not...
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    Lower Radiator Hose Heater/Block Heater

    Sub zero temps lately with my 2008 Dodge Sprinter (V6, 3L engine)....kinda the story across the nation it seems! Anyway, I stuck a silicone oil pan heater on recently and it seems to help. Wondering if an in line radiator hose heater would be a good addition? I’m thinking for the cheap fix, it...
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    NCV3: 2006-2018 2017 MB 144 4x4 High Roof Custom Conversion - Bozeman MT

    2017 Mercedes Benz 144 4x4 Cargo High Roof - 16k miles Custom Beartooth Vanworks First Tracks conversion Asking $130,000 (willing to make additions and edits) For comprehensive pictures follow this link: http://beartoothvanworks.com/index.php/vans/the-first-tracks Beartooth Vanworks does...
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    Winter AGM Battery Maintenance

    I have a Xantrex Freedom HFS 1000 watt Battery Charger/Inverter and a Lifeline AGM 150Ah battery. If I am not going to use my Sprinter for the rest of the winter (Colorado, 8000ft.), can I just keep my Sprinter hooked up through the Shore power and let the Xantrex keep my battery charged? Or is...
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    08 Sprinter Too cold will not start, no plug in block heater?!

    Hello all i have a 2008 Frightliner Sprinter 2500 high top w/ 3.0L MB diesel motor and it seems too HATE the cold weather ... i replaced 4 of the 6 glow plugs about 6 weeks ago was afraid of braking the last 2 .. i got all 3 out on the drivers side and the front plug on the pass side but the mid...
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    Help, cold T1N, (in snow)???

    Hello I need help with my 2016 tn1. I was driving it in Prescott over Christmas and saw the needle under 180 for long periods of time and heater core unable to cope. I assume I need to cover my radiator how much please help and is this bad for the van? Thx Matt Ps topical since I need to...
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    Winter camping/battery advice needed

    Currently in the design stage for my Sprinter and want to include a diesel air heater. I'm wondering if the factory optional auxiliary battery, could be used to operate the fan for the heater. Since this extra battery is in the engine compartment, would it survive the below zero temperatures of...
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    With the cold weather comes the sliding door that won't open.

    For the last couple of winters I've been dealing with a very temperamental sliding door. On cold mornings when I unlock the van the sliding door unlocks, but the closing mechanism won't actually open forcing me to utilize the rear doors. Once the van and the day warm up the door begins to...
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    New Sprinter Factory Order Tire Question

    Hey all I am just finalizing my 2013 passanger high top short van order to be sed as a daily driver. I typically have winter tires on steel rims which I change each season I am tempted to get winter tires from the factory as get the van in December. What is everyone's thoughts on the factory...

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