Fixing It: Express/Savana Sliding Door Latch

ONE DAY, YEARS AGO, the exterior handle of my sliding side door snapped off. Panic! I tried super gluing it back in place. No luck.  I tried epoxy putty. No luck.  So I learned how to slip my finger tips behind the remaining part of the handle and tug on it just...

Your rig might be overloaded

We might not be able to take it all with us when we die, but some of us nomads try to take as much as we can while we still roll on the earth. Whatever your mobile abode might be, from a compact car to a  travel trailer or Class A motorhome, there’s a limit to how...

Are you wasting money on premium gas?

Premium gas is higher quality extra special super gas that will make your ordinary vehicle run forever and perform like a race car, no? No. What is premium gas? Let’s start with a little physics. Solids, liquids and gasses heat up when they’re compressed. The fuel-air...

Keep Checking Your Rig’s Roadworthiness

We’ve probably all heard the advice to have the vehicle where’re thinking of buying throughly inspected by a trustworthy mechanic first. I suggest that’s not the last time we should do that, because unexpected breakdowns are particularly hard on nomads. Many of the...