My basic automotive / van build electrical tool kit.

I remember as a teenager, struggling to terminate a wire properly using pliers and the cheapest connectors available from the local auto parts store. I don’t think I ever even learned to solder until I was in my mid-20’s. Once I started doing electrical work for a living, lugging my 75 pounds toolbox between airports, I quickly learned what tools and supplies were and weren’t necessary in a basic electrical tool kit....

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Installing the MaxxAir Deluxe 7500k ventilation fan in a Ford Transit

One of my primary objectives when I first bought my Transit was not to make any unnecessary holes. This was one hole there was no avoiding. I chose the MaxxAir Deluxe 7500K – you can run it while it’s raining, it has an automatic 78 degree setpoint, and has electric opening, and comes with a remote control (mine stopped working quickly, see below)....

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