Meandering off the Interstates

Meandering off the Interstates

“Not all those who wander are lost,” so wrote J. R. R. Tolkien in The Lord of the Rings. It is so true when it comes to traveling across the continent in our motorhome.. We love to meander, to take roads less traveled, off the Interstate. But even the...
Think Like a Mechanic and Save on Repairs

Think Like a Mechanic and Save on Repairs

I know many of you Roadtrek owners are feeling a bit apprehensive now that the company is no longer in business, worried about getting repairs done, but take heart. There's a surprising amount of things you can puzzle out yourself and save big bucks on repairs. Let me...
New Upholstery for my Sprinter Seats

New Upholstery for my Sprinter Seats

I tended to “accumulate” things as I swung by the factory periodically, and one of the things I got was a new set of seat upholstery for my two (and only) seats. A year ago I bought some aftermarket foam-backed cloth covers that go over the original seat...
Replacing the Sprinter Blower Fan

Replacing the Sprinter Blower Fan

This is an easy repair that I did as part of my over-the-winter maintenance work while I'm driveway camping in Florida. I had ordered the motor last July so it was sitting here waiting for me when I arrived. I had been having problems with the original fan motor since...
Two new gadgets for the new RV

Two new gadgets for the new RV

As many of you know, we have a new RV, a 2018 Roadtrek CS Adventurous XL. We call it MAJOR for Mike and Jennifer’s Other Residence. And we’ve been spending the last few weeks outfitting and personalizing it, I thought I'd share this video of two electronic...