Solar Splendour

Today was just beautiful – enough to break out the shorts for the first time. Not that I’m trying to rub it in to those up north who are experiencing an unusually cold winter. If it’s any consolation, we have not escaped the cold down here. Florida has also, by their...

Watt-er day!

The excitement of yesterday has spilled into today and we ended up getting more work done on the van.  With a new alternator we set out to sort out our auxiliary battery situation. So our morning was spent removing the old auxiliary batteries and putting in a new one. The two older ones we...

Crisis averted

So we’ve been noticing that the van’s battery is not charging recently. We started out with the intention of having a bit of a work day, but ended up searching for a Dodge dealership instead.  We chose a dealership mainly because if we had a true problem, we didn’t want any...

Electrified Firebus

Andrew is putting some final touches on the van’s electrical today. We are working towards being able to charge an auxiliary battery while we drive. This spare batteries can power the water and fridge in the back when we need it, without draining our main battery. It has been quite the...