I had a 98 toyota 4 door that I sold right as I bought my F150 and to be blunt, there is a world of difference between the two. Yes the Toyota fits many places the F150 will not, yes it gets much better gas mileage (at least here in Japan the roads are totally screwed)
But the Ford, has way...
long post, sorry Solar panels, charge controllers and inverter chargers.
We have similiar issues in that we have two young daughters (2 1/2, and 4) that we plan on hauling around on our trips.
I just finished my purchases for our solar system and after researching for several months this is...
try the GEM thats under the dash by the windshield, seems that most of the threads on f150.net, and the fordtruckforum all point to that as an area of concern. the glass develops a leak and then the GEM shorts out (GEM generic control module)