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2014 Roadtrek E-Trek Review – A Quick Look

2014 Roadtrek E-Trek Review – A Quick Look

  When we went to the California RV Show in Pomona recently, one of the motorhomes I really wanted to see was the new Roadtrek E-Trek.  It turns out, about a thousand other people really wanted...
Building the RV Carport – Trouble in Paradise

Building the RV Carport – Trouble in Paradise

Well, as you might have imagined – there have been some changes to the original plan.  Apparently, the difficulties lie in the engineering. Our carport, as designed, was to be a one-car-wide...
Winnebago Trend – First Look Review at at the Pomona RV Show!

Winnebago Trend – First Look Review at at the Pomona RV Show!

  One of the more interesting motor-homes we saw at the Pomona show recently was the new Winnebago Trend.  This is a new model built on the Dodge Ram Promaster chassis.  (Which is basically a...
Leisure Travel Vans Review Update – 2014 Models at the Pomona Show!

Leisure Travel Vans Review Update – 2014 Models at the Pomona Show!

  Hey everyone!  I’m finally putting up some of our footage from the California RV show in Pomona. If you’ve seen our Review of the Leisure Travel Vans Unity 24 IB, you might...
Building the RV Carport – Pad and Carport Contract

Building the RV Carport – Pad and Carport Contract

Since I remodeled the inside of Das Bus last year, I’ve been thinking of getting the outside repainted.  But our RV storage has always gotten in the way of that – you see, we store Das Bus...
Review of 2014 Fleetwood Jamboree Searcher 23B

Review of 2014 Fleetwood Jamboree Searcher 23B

  Our search for a new coach has thus far concentrated on Class B and B+ models based on the Sprinter chassis.  When the Utah RV Supershow hit town recently, we decided to head down and see if...
How To Set the Tire Pressure in Your RV

How To Set the Tire Pressure in Your RV

If you’ve seen some of my other posts (like this one, and this one) you know that I’ve put a fair amount of time (and money) into improving the ride and handling of our Sprinter-based RV.  But...
In Depth Review of Leisure Travel Vans Unity 24IB

In Depth Review of Leisure Travel Vans Unity 24IB

  We got derailed on our recent RV trip and stuck in Oregon.  We took a day and drove to Portland to see the 2013 Unity 24IB by Leisure Travel Vans.  This coach is on our short list for our...
Sprinter Suspension Improvements – Upscale Automotive’s Spring Assist Kit Review

Sprinter Suspension Improvements – Upscale Automotive’s Spring Assist Kit Review

If you’ve seen my other post, then you know about my efforts to improve the ride and handling in our Sprinter based RV.  To recap, my main complaints are handling in crosswinds, the roll in and...
Sprinter Suspension and Ride Improvements:  Timbren SES review

Sprinter Suspension and Ride Improvements: Timbren SES review

Our RV, a former Forest River MB Cruiser, is based on a 2003 2500 Sprinter chassis – with the single rear wheels.  From the day we got it, I’ve enjoyed driving it.  It actually handles fairly...