When we planned this route last year, we thought most of the bad storms occurred in the Spring months. But it turns out that Fall can be equally nasty – as we found out firsthand. Well, now we know!
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” for quite some time, and after a bunch of research, I learned one thing I could do to possibly resolve the problem is replace the crankcase ventilation (CCV) […]
[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 months. We have found it’s the best time for us to complete the many little maintenance items we’ve added to our list during the more intense travel […]
[Posted by Steve, Mona Liza got the day off] This was our second journey to Gaffney, SC for Betsy’s annual chassis maintenance at the Freightliner facility. Last year it was pretty much on our route as we headed north, and I was able to have the maintenance done while Mona Liza was in the Philippines visiting family. This year we went quite a […]
[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 some of the little projects and upgrades that have been added to our “wishlist” along the way. Of course, I do all the actual work, but only […]
Besides the previously-reported interior modifications, we had done to our coach at Dave and LJ’s Interior Design, some other mundane mechanical issues needed to be addressed as well. Southern Oregon seems to be a mecca for quality RV maintenance and repair shops, perhaps because it’s an area where several RV manufacturers reside. We took a tour of the Marathon Coach […]