Category Archive: RV Mods and Repairs

Plumbing Into an RV Propane System

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Steve’s giving me a break and posting one of his tech-thingy articles – yay! ūüôā We recently purchased a portable propane campfire unit, after checking out many¬†of them during our travels.¬† Mona Liza… Continue reading

Installing a Blue Streak toilet chemical dispenser

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This is another one of Steve’s easy RV modification posts: I installed this kit several years ago and have had plenty of time to observe how it works for us.¬† We dump our… Continue reading

Replacing an engine coalescing (CCV) filter

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This is Steve’s¬†post detailing some maintenance he¬†did recently on the coach. ¬†His mechanically-minded buddies may enjoy it, but probably nobody else. Betsy has been intermittently displaying a fault code indicating “high crankcase pressure”… Continue reading

Installing an adjustable water heater thermostat

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Like many of you who own RV’s, Steve has a list of small projects to complete on Betsy this winter, and he’ll write a short post about the ones we think might be… Continue reading

Water heater check valve and diverter valve replacement

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The “guest blogger” has one more post to share, this time detailing¬†maintenance performed on Betsy while I was in the Philippines – For several months we had been hearing a “squealing” sound in… Continue reading

Removing RV paint/rock guard protective film

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My guest writer (Steve) is geared up to write a Betsy maintenance story, so I told the birthday boy to fire away. ¬†My birdwatching tale¬†will just have to wait a few more days‚Ķhere’s… Continue reading

Winter Maintenance for Betsy – Riviera, TX

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[Steve wrote this post, Mona Liza gets the day off!] Like many¬†full-time RV’ers running around the country, ¬†we tend to slow down and “stay put” in a particular area during the coldest winter… Continue reading

Blocks and Sunblocks – New add-ons for Betsy

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[Posted by Steve] In between our bursts of travel to new areas throughout¬†the country, we like to occasionally¬†settle down for a while to not only vegetate a bit, but also to take on… Continue reading

Betsy gets a refrigerator transplant

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We arrived at Bonita Springs, FL on the first of the year, planning to stay here for a full month – the longest stop of our adventure so far. ¬†Steve had a list… Continue reading