Time for Rear Shocks on the E-350

After a particularly nasty freeze-thaw cycle here in Michigan, the roads are destroyed and I need new shocks on the rear of the tow vehicle. Go figure. I installed a pair of Gabriel Ultra on the rear in March 2016.  After almost two years and roughly 34,000 miles they crapped out.  I don’t know if the dampening system was shot,…

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Vans Rule

I can’t believe we waited so long before switching to a full sized (extended) van as our tow vehicle.  Eight people in an eleven passenger arrangement makes for comfortable travel, and cargo space behind the third bench is enormous. Here’s what we packed in the van for our last trip to Lake Michigan: 3’x5′ folding card table Travel grill 20#…

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