Archive: Mods & Upgrades
Wheelie Big F-150 Upgrades
This week we've been pampering our Ford F-150 and treating it to some upgrades in honor of reaching a big milestone - 100,000 miles of adventures!
Rough Country Tow Hooks
We replaced the OEM tow hooks on our Ford F-150 with the Rough Country tow hook shackle mount and D-rings to improve our recovery capabilities.
Microgard 4107HP Cabin Air Filter
We replaced our Ford F-150's cabin air filter with the Microgard 4107HP HEPA filter with activated carbon for removing odors, gases and other pollutants.
EEZTire TPMS GoPro Mounting Mod
This quick and easy mod lets us mount our Tire Pressure Monitoring System using a GoPro mount on our dash - much better than the windshield mount it came with!
13 Must Have RV Accessories
Feeling overwhelmed with all the things you think you need to buy before your first camping trip? We boil it down to the absolute bare essential RV accessories that you'll need.
Wyze Cam Outdoor Review
The weatherproof, battery-operated Wyze Cam Outdoor can be an inexpensive, easily-installed and effective security addition for your RV.
Replacing our RV Roof
After discovering mold in our RV roof, we had the entire roof replaced. We learned what caused the mold and made some modifications to help stop it happening again.
RV Remodel Update
Last summer, we undertook a massive remodel on our Outdoors RV travel trailer. Six months and more than 4,000 miles later, we take a look at what worked and what didn't.
5 Tips for Winter RVing
Winter RVing can be amazing IF you can handle the cold! Here are our top tips to stay warm and cozy in your RV, even during the coldest winter weather!
NoFreezeWaterHose Fresh & Waste Hose Installation
If you're looking for the ultimate heated hoses for winter camping in your RV, then look no further - we've installed and reviewed the NoFreezeWaterHose fresh water and waste hoses.
RV Skirting with Foam Board
Skirting your RV makes a big difference in cold winter weather, and we chose a DIY option - installing foam insulation board around our travel trailer.
Norcold Cold Weather Kit in Action
The Norcold Cold Weather Kit is an easy upgrade that allows Norcold RV fridges to operate down to 0°F. We monitored ours to see how our RV fridge performs in freezing conditions.
Preparing for Winter RV Living
If you're going to spend a cold winter living in an RV, you need to be prepared. Here's what we're doing to stay safe and comfortable in northern Vermont.
Airstream Electrical Upgrade
How we installed 600Ah RELion lithium batteries, 1,000W solar panels, a Victron 3000 inverter and dual DC-to-DC chargers on an Airstream Flying Cloud.
Adding Extra 110V Outlets
It took less than an hour and under $50 in materials to add new outlets on their own circuit - perfect for running an electric heater this winter!
RV Remodel with Ergonomic WorkspaceBefore & After
After living full-time in our RV for 2 years, it was time to remodel. We embarked on a big project to remodel our RV and build the ultimate ergonomic workspace.
Monitoring RV Fridge & Freezer Temperatures with the AcuRite 986
We installed the AcuRite 986 wireless temperature sensors in our RV fridge and freezer so we can ensure our food stays safely chilled.
Mounting a Smart Speaker in your RV
Installing a Google Home Mini or Amazon Echo Dot in your RV adds a lot of capability, and hard-wiring it means no need to pack it away on moving day.
Our Perfect Off-Grid RV Solar System
Find out how we upgraded our RV with Lithium batteries, solar panels, an inverter and more so we could camp off-grid in comfort!