Archives for July 2016

How We Chose Our Truck, Bruce

After our first unsuccessful shopping trip, we decided that we should probably choose a used truck instead of a new one. They are NOT cheap – at least not like we needed. We learned that a V6 engine with Ecoboost pulls more than a V8 engine. We also learned about GVWR (Gross Vehicle Weight Rating) and GCWR (Gross Combination Weight Rating). We learned way more than I ever really wanted to know about trucks and decided we wanted a V6 with Ecoboost, 2 wheel drive, 3.5L, 3.55 axle ratio, SuperCrew cab with a short bed. Before this shopping expedition, I couldn’t have told you what any of that meant except for maybe the short bed and 2 wheel drive.

R V Crazy?

We ask each other this question a lot: Are we crazy? Do we really want to LIVE in an RV full time? Our answer always comes back ‘YES!’ Other people probably think we are crazy. We don’t care. Others may call us ‘homeless’. We don’t care. Living full time in an RV has been our […]