Wheel Bearings
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Servicing your wheel bearings is an important part of your annual maintenance routine. Wheel bearings should be serviced at a minimum every second year or every 12,000 miles ( 20,000 km), whichever comes first.  Servicing your wheel bearings includes removing … Read More

Polishing Aluminum
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Techniques to Polish Aluminum One of the most frequent questions I get asked is how to polish aluminum.  The word polish can be interpreted several different ways so let’s explore the different methods, products and results. Let’s start by understanding … Read More

Solar Systems
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I am not an expert in solar so I am going to leave it to an experienced expert to cover this topic.  There is a lot of information on solar systems especially from companies selling solar products, I like information … Read More

Where to Find Boler Parts
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Many of the parts for your Boler are available from your local RV parts counter, but if you ask them for a Boler part the usual response is “we don’t have anything that will work” I am constantly updating the … Read More

Hitching & Hook-up Checklist
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RV / Trailer Drive Away Check List   Inside Checks Windows Closed Blinds Secure Tank Levels Thermostat Off Water Heater Off Water Pump Off Battery Shut-Off Switch ON Shower/Sink Drains Closed Stove Cover Down Fridge – set on travel mode … Read More

SUNCLOSE Roof Umbrella – Product Review
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As we all know the inside of a Boler can get hot …. really hot, and for many adding air conditioning is not an option.  The roof structure is not strong enough to support a standard RV roof style AC … Read More

Update Your Side Windows with Aluminum Trim
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The black vinyl trim on the side jalousie windows is a decorative trim that covers the screws or rivets mounting the windows to the fibreglass body.  As the vinyl trim ages it shrinks, exposing the mounting flange.  It is easy … Read More

Painting the Ensolite Wall Covering
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Cleaning the Interior Lining and Fiberglass The interior lining or insulation was a very high tech product in the 1970 made from a closed cell foam called ensolite laminated to a tough vinyl outer layer, it is often called Elephant … Read More

Torsion Axle – everything you want to know
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Boler Axle The original Boler came equipped with an Ingersoll Rub-R-Ride rubber torsion axle and later was replaced with the Dexter Torflex. Rubber torsion axles are a good system that requires little servicing other than the usual bearing repacking and … Read More

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