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Forum: Painting & Finish Work 07-25-2019, 08:27 PM
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Posted By griz
smaller one with a "rose bud" or flame spreader...

smaller one with a "rose bud" or flame spreader tip.
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 07-25-2019, 06:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 435
Posted By griz
on brick, stucco & stone i have seen the tendrils...

on brick, stucco & stone i have seen the tendrils burnt off with a torch and then a light wire brushing removed all that was left.
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 07-25-2019, 06:10 PM
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Views: 435
Posted By MarkJames
It sounds like our virginia creeper, a five leaf...

It sounds like our virginia creeper, a five leaf vine. Since you're painting, lots of room to experiment. Stiff nylon bristle, or maybe small brass brush might be worth a shot.
Forum: Vehicles 12-19-2018, 05:44 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,644
Posted By David-Remodeler
In June I upgraded from a Silverado 1500 with a...

In June I upgraded from a Silverado 1500 with a topper to a 2017 Transit 250, 3.7L, high roof, long wheel base, not extended and I love it, it really is a rolling garage with room for everything....
Forum: Vehicles 12-15-2018, 09:50 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,644
Posted By heavy_d
I found this picture from this summer. You can...

I found this picture from this summer. You can see my plywood shelving.https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20181216/5f1d24ceb948caae3726e4b4a7e4933f.jpg

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Forum: Vehicles 12-14-2018, 12:38 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,644
Posted By avenge
Maybe he was hoping you'd get in the van, was he...

Maybe he was hoping you'd get in the van, was he offering you candy? He probably modified it so no one could get out of the van.
Forum: Vehicles 12-13-2018, 11:36 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,644
Posted By heavy_d
The transit has handles on all doors in thr...

The transit has handles on all doors in thr back.. Couldn't lock yourself in if you tried.

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Forum: Vehicles 12-13-2018, 11:35 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,644
Posted By heavy_d
I have a 2017 Ford transit high roof, extended...

I have a 2017 Ford transit high roof, extended length 250. Same model as Spencer but he has the 350.

Its the eco boost and like was already said, it scoots!! 2nd gear is a lot of fun.

There was...
Forum: Vehicles 12-12-2018, 10:07 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,644
Posted By overanalyze
Our Promaster turns off the interior lights after...

Our Promaster turns off the interior lights after approx 5 minutes. We leave our doors open all day and never have had a dead battery. We even ran extra led tap3 lighting off of the other dome...
Forum: Vehicles 12-12-2018, 09:04 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,644
Posted By Ohio painter
I have a 2017 Transit 250, med wheelbase and med...

I have a 2017 Transit 250, med wheelbase and med height. I love it BUT.... when i am on the job site working outdoors my van doors stay open all day, and this leads to a dead battery. The problem is...
Forum: Vehicles 12-12-2018, 08:50 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,644
Posted By Golden view
Zero. Mine's only 2 years old with 21,000 miles....

Zero. Mine's only 2 years old with 21,000 miles. There is a recall on the drive shaft. They want to replace it with a new design before 30,000 miles.

There is also a TSB about the antifreeze...
Forum: Vehicles 12-12-2018, 12:19 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,644
Posted By Peter_C
Spencer from this board seems to love his...

Spencer from this board seems to love his Transit. Here is a walk through he did. He has some other great videos to watch too.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xTWgykflndg
Forum: Vehicles 12-10-2018, 11:33 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,644
Posted By overanalyze
The EcoBoost's are nice! My F-150 has one. The...

The EcoBoost's are nice! My F-150 has one. The standard 6 banger...not so much.
Forum: Vehicles 12-10-2018, 11:00 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,644
Posted By Golden view
There's a big forum for the ford transit. Google...

There's a big forum for the ford transit. Google it.

I have one, and I love it. I have the egoboost and man it scoots for a van.
Forum: Vehicles 12-10-2018, 10:39 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,644
Posted By overanalyze
Die hard Ford guy...but look at the Ram...

Die hard Ford guy...but look at the Ram ProMaster. I drove the Ford, Ram, and Sprinter. If you dont tow a lot the Ram is great. Little more room than the Ford med roof. Lower to the ground and decent...
Forum: Vehicles 04-24-2018, 06:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,467
Posted By SearchforSignal
I will be buying a few Milwaukee work benches to...

I will be buying a few Milwaukee work benches to go inside my trailer. It will save me a lot of time over building it out with plywood. I will be building the V nose to house battery bank and...
Forum: Vehicles 04-23-2018, 09:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,467
Posted By RickP
I prefer to build my own out of plywood. I can...

I prefer to build my own out of plywood. I can customize them, but the best part is that they are much more quiet than metal shelving. In 1995, I bought a brand new pickup and tried working out of...
Forum: Vehicles 04-23-2018, 06:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,467
Posted By AustinDB
used aluminum angle to make the shelves in mine...

used aluminum angle to make the shelves in mine and layed 1/4" plywood down with occasional braces beneath the plywood. Not sure what it weighed empty, but it's definitely a lot heavier now.
Forum: Vehicles 04-23-2018, 05:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,467
Posted By TheGrizz
Also, after talking to a local locksmith who has...

Also, after talking to a local locksmith who has Sprinters as well, the plywood built shelves add a LOT of weight to the cargo area compared to metals shelves.


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Forum: Vehicles 04-23-2018, 05:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,467
Posted By BillD
The cap is 29" high and has 15" deep boxes and...

The cap is 29" high and has 15" deep boxes and electric locks. Cost was just under $2,800. I am planning on getting a custom rack which will probably run close to 2k.

Bill
Forum: Vehicles 04-23-2018, 05:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,467
Posted By TheGrizz
My sprinter had some parcel delivery shelves in...

My sprinter had some parcel delivery shelves in it when it was bought, so Iíve just been working within that framework. I would rather have the Sortimo van racking that can be configured for service...
Forum: Vehicles 04-23-2018, 03:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,467
Posted By AustinDB
Iím a one man show and work out of a long and...

Iím a one man show and work out of a long and tall Sprinter that has been reworked a couple of times. I can load a 12x25 deck that was torn down and haul it to the dump as well as get 16í stock...
Forum: Vehicles 04-22-2018, 07:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,467
Posted By BillD
I have an F-250 club cab also and I got tired of...

I have an F-250 club cab also and I got tired of having to take stuff out of the back or cover it during bad weather so I got an A.R.E. cap and I love it.
...
Forum: Vehicles 04-22-2018, 04:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,467
Posted By Ohio painter
If you don't want a second vehicle and have no...

If you don't want a second vehicle and have no desire to switch from a truck to a van then obviously a trailer is your next best option.
Drawbacks to trailers are the traffic and parking issues you...
Forum: Vehicles 04-22-2018, 03:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,467
Posted By TheGrizz
In contrast, the GC I work for is a Lowes...

In contrast, the GC I work for is a Lowes installer, and we also do a good business on the company side. I primarily handle the Lowes installs (other than kitchen & bath remodels) by myself, so in...
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