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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...
Clever Solution for the RV Screen Door Problem!

Clever Solution for the RV Screen Door Problem!

Number One is our first RV that hasn’t been a Class B campervan. So as with all new things, there have been some differences for us to adjust to. Like having a door instead of a slider. That was...
The 20k Project: Part 3 – Electrical Install!!

The 20k Project: Part 3 – Electrical Install!!

OK.  First off, sorry it’s been three weeks since I put up the last video.  That’s actually about how long it took me to do the work, but I never imagined it would take me that long to...
The 20k Project: Part 2 – Electrical System Tearout!

The 20k Project: Part 2 – Electrical System Tearout!

Well, this video is not nearly as long as the last one, where I detail the project plan.  Watch here as I get down to it and start ripping electrical components out of our Winnebago EKKO!   ...
The 20k Project:  Part 1 – The Plan for 20,000 Watt Hours

The 20k Project: Part 1 – The Plan for 20,000 Watt Hours

“Plans are worthless, but planning is everything.” – Dwight Eisenhower   People are often surprised that I’ll launch into a project without a plan.  And that’s...
How Long Can You Run Your RV AC Off Batteries?

How Long Can You Run Your RV AC Off Batteries?

Of all the questions I’ve been asked about RVing, this one is probably the most frequent.  Ever since we installed large lithium batteries from Lithionics in Lance 5 years ago, that seems to...
Sewer Hose Storage – Installing the SuperSlider in Our EKKO

Sewer Hose Storage – Installing the SuperSlider in Our EKKO

Sewer hose storage is always kind of an issue with RVs.  You need it reasonably accessible, but you don’t necessarily want to store it “with” anything – especially not your...