My New (2Me) 1987 Suzuki Samurai Fulltime RV Dinghy Car!

These are oldies but goodies…. highly desireable for towing and as rock crawlers. She’s doing good for an old gal, 68,000 original miles, runs good, shifts fine, tires good. Took it to the mechanic for an oil change, has some leaks here and there, must keep an eye on the fluid levels. The rear brakes needed the whole 9, also got the transmission and differential grease changed. It may need some new shocks, and I’m going to do a rust treatment underneath, and give it a You Tube Rustoleum paint job, so stay tuned! Continue reading

Fulltime RV Preventing Condensation Damp Rid

Prevent mold and mildew from growing in the nooks and crannies of your rig as best you can by keeping it dry inside. What happens is, when it’s cold outside, but warm inside your RV the moisture condenses on the windows and walls, and can contribute to mold and mildew. Keeping the roof vents and windows open for ventilation is the best thing, but that’s not possible in the cold weather. Continue reading

Replacing RV Carpet with Vinyl Wood Planks Fulltime RV

I spent 3 days on my own tearing up the dashboard and cockpit area, and both of us 5 days to finish it off! Sorry I didn’t get the video of carpeting the engine housing, but that was an intense day, and I forgot. MESSAGE TO RV DESIGNERS AND MANUFACTURERS: Carpet does not belong in a “camper”. Continue reading

RV Awning Unrolled While Driving Fulltime RV

My awning partially unrolled while going 50 mph! The wind was a constant 25-40 mph non-stop for more than 3 days, so I took it into an RV repair place to get help getting it safely re-rolled. Turns out, the people I bought it from had apparently left the awning arms unlocked, and only secured with the straps! One was taken off, and the rear arm came down enough to let it 1/2 unroll! Continue reading