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Coil SumoSpring – Improving F-350 Front End Performance

Coil SumoSpring – Improving F-350 Front End Performance

We had good success adding SumoSprings to our 5th wheel axles to manage the road shock felt from the bad roads. We contacted SuperSprings International to see what could be done to improve the front end performance of our Ford F-350 ton dually. We were glad to...

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RV and Camper Trim Molding Replacement

RV and Camper Trim Molding Replacement

Camper and RV maintenance come in various forms and all are important. Ensuring your RV trim molding is one of the more important items. One may think the molding is purely added to the RV for aesthetic reasons, but cracked or a RV trim molding that is missing...

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Lane Southern Orchards Farm Tour

Lane Southern Orchards Farm Tour

Joan and I enjoy going to the farms, orchards, and vineyards as we travel in our RV. We always find a warm greeting, something unique at each location, of course great farm goods by each grower. As we travel around Georgia, we’ve located almost one hundred certified...

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Daytona Beach – Boardwalk, Beach St, Restaurants, Beach Fun

Daytona Beach – Boardwalk, Beach St, Restaurants, Beach Fun

Joan and I have been traveling to Daytona Beach, FL for a long time. As with most that come here, the focus is the beach, and it’s a great beach. It’s one of the few locations where you can still drive your vehicle on the beach to bring all the goodies for the day or...

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Haloview Byte Tango 7 RV Cameras

Haloview Byte Tango 7 RV Cameras

When we purchased our new Montana 5th wheel we immediately missed the backup camera we had on the unit we traded. We have been using Haloview RV camera systems for a number of years and had hopes there would be a solution for our Montana. But, we had a challenge. Our...

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Diesel Prices, RV Travel Plans – iLoveRVlife LIVE May 2022

Diesel Prices, RV Travel Plans – iLoveRVlife LIVE May 2022

We've held our second iLoveRVlife YouTube LiveStream. Thanks to everyone who attended. In the video below we discuss the challenges of high diesel prices and our changes in travel plans. We will continue our RV travel through 2022 and this year we'll travel...

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SumoSprings – Reducing RV Road Shock and Vibration

SumoSprings – Reducing RV Road Shock and Vibration

When we purchased our new Montana 5th wheel, we knew something had to be done to protect our investment. We have plenty of experience from the impact of rough roads we experienced with over 8 years of travel and 60,000 miles from our previous 5th wheel. Experience...

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6 Easy RV Mods

6 Easy RV Mods

If you bought a new RV or have an RV sitting in the driveway that is stock from the dealer, there are 6 easy mods for your RV to make travel more enjoyable. I place these mods in three categories: Comfort Convenience Preventive All are relatively simple to add to your...

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Oupes 1800 Power Station

Oupes 1800 Power Station

We have been searching for an easy to use, self-contained portable power station for our Montana. Our needs aren’t complex, but we needed high wattage to power appliances during stops between campgrounds such as a microwave, coffee makers, large residential...

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Evaluating the HiBoost RV Cell Booster

Evaluating the HiBoost RV Cell Booster

For most of our RV travels we’ve been fortunate to find a reasonable cell signal for our voice and Internet needs. Having good cell connectivity is very important since I work on the road and need good Internet bandwidth for email, uploading and downloading very large...

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Dickey Farms – Musella, GA

Dickey Farms – Musella, GA

This is a first of what we hope will be more visits in the future to local farms during our RV travels. Today’s visit was to Dickey Farms located in Musella, GA. Dickey Farms is a short drive from the campground at Lake Tobesofkee in Macon. What we found was a family...

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Our First iLoveRVlife LiveStream

Our First iLoveRVlife LiveStream

Welcome to our first iLoveRVlife LiveStream. Thanks to everyone who participated. It was such a success and the comments and questions continued to flow that our planned 30 minutes LiveStream continued for over an hour. How fun! In the video we discussed our travel...

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Heavy Duty RV Jack Pads

Heavy Duty RV Jack Pads

Why Have Heavy Duty RV Jack Pads? We get so many questions about our heavy duty RV jack pads. I made these after we experience several extended days of very strong winds while camping in Texas. I used some of the plastic types, but they cracked. I moved to a couple...

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Joan’s New RV Makeup Space

Joan’s New RV Makeup Space

Transitioning from one 5th wheel to another takes time. It’s not the moving of personal items from one RV to the other, but more so making it fit one’s lifestyle and needs. I’ve said this often, that it’s rare to find the perfect RV that hits all the check marks of...

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Bristol Caverns – Bristol, TN

Bristol Caverns – Bristol, TN

Bristol Caverns is one of the oldest and most beautiful attractions in Bristol, Tennessee. The tour goes into three levels of the caverns from large chambers with giant columns in the upper section, continuing down through to the winding banks to an underground river...

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Rocky Top Campground – Blountville TN

Rocky Top Campground – Blountville TN

We were looking for a cooler climate to test our new Montana 5th wheel. Joan was also hoping for a little snow late in the winter season so we headed for northeastern Tennessee in mid-February. We found Rocky Top Campground located in the small community of...

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Converting our RV mattress from king to queen

Converting our RV mattress from king to queen

Like so many, Joan and I have discovered that finding the RV floor plan that has the perfect fit and finish is impossible. And why should it, RVs are first or second homes for many and just like our sticks and bricks homes, modifications from large to small often...

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First Trip In Our Montana and Joani Got Snow!

First Trip In Our Montana and Joani Got Snow!

This is a first trip in our new Montana 5th wheel and Joan and I couldn’t be happier. Before the winter season ended, Joan wanted to experience a little snow and we found some in east Tennessee in the Bristol / Tri-Cities area. We also needed a little downtime after...

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Installing RDS Transfer Fuel Tank

Installing RDS Transfer Fuel Tank

Joan and I are looking forward to more travel this year. One challenge we faced recently was the continued increase in diesel fuel prices. We have recently experienced fuel swings as much as $1.00 within a 3 day time span. Adding to the cost of fuel has been the time...

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Powerhorse 4500 Watt Inverter Generator

Powerhorse 4500 Watt Inverter Generator

We have been looking at inverter generators for our RV travels for some time. One drawback to an earlier purchase was our Gateway 5th wheel. We wanted to do some boondocking from time to time, but the Gateway had very small fresh, gray and black tanks. Trying to stay...

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