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Wire insulation that crumbles

I recently repaired the pigtail going to a combo switch on the transmission of a 1978 Econoline camper van. The 4 wires were intermittently touching because the insulation had crumbled and disappeared ...
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What's this fibrous box enclosing my battery?

I have a 2015 Golf whose battery needed replacement. I noticed that the battery tray was designed to accommodate three different lengths of battery, with the factory battery being the shortest (and ...
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Will my exhaust pipe melt nearby plastic or PVC?

I am converting a van into a tiny home and want to mount my greywater tank in the undercarriage behind the rear axle. I'm worried about radiant heat from the exhaust pipe melting a plastic water tank ...
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Can I insulate my van's floor UNDER the bottom, in the undercarriage?

I recently bought a 2006 Ford E-350 which I am converting into a tiny home for full-time dwelling. My problem is once that I have about 2 inches of vertical clearance from the ceiling. My options are:...