RV Tech

3 Easy RV Preventative Maintenance Checks

3 Easy RV Preventative Maintenance Checks

Author’s Note: These inspection tips were featured in RV Magazine in the July 2021 issue. I write regularly for RV Magazine.  To subscribe, CLICK HERE. (And don’t forget to use code FitRV25...
Replacing Our RV’s Monitor Panel – With SeeLevel!

Replacing Our RV’s Monitor Panel – With SeeLevel!

A lot of RVers like the “all in one” monitor panels.  These panels are typically touch-screen, have cute graphics, and attempt to integrate all the monitoring and control functions in...
The Truma Electric Antifreeze Kit – What Is It??

The Truma Electric Antifreeze Kit – What Is It??

Since getting our Winnebago EKKO, we’ve really enjoyed the instant hot water provided by our Truma AquaGo.  It’s tankless, and since the water heats up so quickly, we’re actually...
RV Magazine Subscription 25% Coupon Code!!!

RV Magazine Subscription 25% Coupon Code!!!

Happy Thanksgiving week, all! To kick off the holidays, and hopefully make yours (or an RVer on your gift list) a little brighter, James and I are excited to share a 25% off discount code for a...
Difficult but Worth It – Relocating Our Light Switch!

Difficult but Worth It – Relocating Our Light Switch!

The light switch for the EKKO bathroom, in a stock configuration, is located outside the bathroom itself (because it’s a wet bath and you don’t want to get it wet).  I thought that was a...
Monitoring Your RV’s Batteries (for RV Newbies)

Monitoring Your RV’s Batteries (for RV Newbies)

Author’s Note: A version of this article was featured in RV Magazine in the June 2021 issue. I write regularly for RV Magazine, to subscribe, CLICK HERE! “Uh… How much battery do we have...
VB Air Suspension Install in our Ford Transit/Winnebago EKKO

VB Air Suspension Install in our Ford Transit/Winnebago EKKO

It seems that when people see the Winnebago EKKO, their thoughts turn to larger tires and lift kits.  We had sort of the opposite reaction, and wanted to improve the ride of our EKKO for the 99.99%...
RV Central Vacuum Review!  The Dirt Devil CV 1500

RV Central Vacuum Review! The Dirt Devil CV 1500

Our Winnebago EKKO RV is only 23 feet long, but that doesn’t mean we can’t install Big-Rig style appliances… like a CENTRAL VACUUM!  Now, before you think I’m weird,...
The 20k Project:  Part 4 – Rebuilding the Dinette!

The 20k Project: Part 4 – Rebuilding the Dinette!

By this time, I had been working on the 20k project for several weeks in 100+ degree heat, and the transformation from “This will be a cool, fun mod!” James into “Can you please get...
Comparing RV Toilet Systems: Traditional, Cassette, and Compost

Comparing RV Toilet Systems: Traditional, Cassette, and Compost

I’ll admit it. Having our own toilet was why Stef and I got into RVing. We’re cyclists and the thought of being able to skip the port-a-john lines at events to enjoy our own private RV toilet...