Archive for the ‘Tips’ Category

Deep Cycle Battery Care

Let’s face it, since us Toy Hauler owners mostly dry camp, our batteries are extremely important. Following are some tips I’ve picked up over the years along with some products I think are worth a look. The life of your deep cycle batteries will largely be affected by how it’s used and how it’s...
February 23rd, 2011 | Tips | Read More

Voltage Cabinet Mod

The Voltage V3900 toy hauler has a small coat closet beneath the control panel that I felt was under utilized. I also felt that the V3900 needed a little more storage space and I needed a spot to mount my inverter control panel. The coat closet seemed to be the perfect place to add both. I got lucky...
January 17th, 2011 | Tips | Read More

Backlight your Control Panel

My control panel on my Voltage toy hauler is setup so that the labels are etched from behind the fiberglass panel. This makes it viewable with daylight but at night they are hard if not impossible to see. To fix this I  added a cheap LED light strip on the wall behind the panel and wired it to the...
January 14th, 2011 | Tips | Read More

Water Leak Repair

Water leak repair: Toilet I was in the toy hauler bathroom and saw water running out from behind the toilet.  After I got a flashlight and investigated I found it was the valve on the back of the toilet that the fresh water feeds into. Every time we flushed the RV toilet would shoot water out this...
January 5th, 2011 | Tips | Read More

Quick Tip: Shower Hose too Short?

Quick Tip: My buddy Rick told me this one. His wife was upset the shower head hose length in their RV was restricted by the clamp that holds the hose from moving around while you drive and she couldn’t rinse her feet. The shower hose on many toy haulers runs through a round hose restraint mount that...
August 30th, 2010 | Tips | Read More