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HOW TO INSTALL
CEILING TRACK
Compatible with: Mercedes Sprinter Van 144/170
Year 2007 and up

  INTRODUCTION  

INSTALLATION OVERVIEW

This guide will show you how to install the ceiling bracers and track in a Sprinter 144 (2007+). We have developed a unique system we nick-named “Speed Struts” that greatly speeds and simplifies the installation which takes about 2 hours for first timers to complete. This assembly also significantly strengthens the ceiling and capacity of the ceiling track. When you are done you can hang our Monk Bunk or a hammock from the L-track.

 

WHAT'S IN THE KIT

  • The long cardboard tube contains 3 lengths of L-track: two long ceiling tracks and one short ceiling track. The installation hardware is also in the end of this tube. (NOTE: If this is part of a complete interior system, additional track is packaged in this tube.)
  • A 2nd box contains assembled ceiling bracers aka Speed Struts and the installation tool.
  • Hardware includes a ¼” rivets and/or ¼” bolts and nylock nuts. (Note: Early kits use rivets, current kits use nuts and bolts.)
  • What else will you need? A buddy, a cordless drill with a ¼” bit, A Rivet gun (if applicable), a boring step bit and a ratchet for tightening nuts

  IMPORTANT  

SUMMARY OF STEPS (2 HOURS)

  1. Look for the numbers on the ceiling bracers. #1 is the most forward, #2, #3, #4 in that order. Arrow points to the front of the van.
  2. Loosely connect L-Track to the rail. Do not tighten bolts yet
  3. Install driver side by walking rail in from the rear of Van towards front cockpit, slide it in the rear pillar hole, then position the speed track in place over the ceiling beam.
  4. Using our Centering tool. Align speed rail with each ceiling beam, Drill ¼” hole in ceiling beam and install ¼” Rivets or thru-bolts. Do this individually for every beam. Tighten L-track to the ceiling bracers as a final step
  5. Repeat for the passenger side
  6. Install the ceiling cross-brace to the ceiling rib and install the short piece of L-track.

  PURCHASE THE KIT  

CEILING TRACKS

  • Adventure Wagon Ceiling Tracks complete the interior system with an engineered solution for mounting our panel system as well as additional hardware that needs extra support.