Year: 2016

Restoring the Headlights on the Sprinter

I was surprised how quickly you can turn your headlights from yellow and hazy to almost new looking with a headlight restoration kit. If you can handle a drill, this is a quick (45 minutes) and easy job (a simple 1 on the one to ten scale).

Craters of the Moon National Monument Camping

If you’re passing through Idaho make sure Craters of the Moon is on your route. This is a place that you should see and if you have enough time you should stay overnight on the Lava flow campground. The staff is super friendly and you’ll have an amazing night sky to enjoy the stars.

Sound proof your wheel arches and reduce road noise!

This is a quick fix that will reduce the road noise level inside your Sprinter dramatically. Take the sound deadening material of your choice and cover the rear wheel arches from the inside with the stuff. You won’t be disapointed. Difficulty level is a 1 – if you can handle a pair of scissors.

Fiamma F45S Awning for the Sprinter Camper

An awning on your van is great in summer to give you some shade but also very nice to have when it’s raining and you’re not stuck inside of your van. I’ve installed a Fiamma F45S on my 2006 Sprinter van and this post is about the details. If you’re used to drill holes in your van this is a very easy job – but some heavy lifting required so find a friend or two that can help. The only downside of this is the cost: Fiamma awnings are not cheap.