Sierra Nevada Airstreams - Owner's Guide

Enjoyment of the whispering winds, the zephyrs, the airstreams of the Sierra Nevada and Great Basin areas of the United States in a recreational vehicle.

Maintaining your RV

Hints, tips, how-to's, and resources for keeping your rig rolling.



What to do about a rodent infestation


Get ready for storage and cold weather. Drain the plumbing, prevent freezing damage, and don't forget other parts that need attention when exposed to cold weather, storms, or periods of storage.

Also see Get Ready for Spring at if you need an antidote.

Furnace repair

Replacing the motor in the furnace in a 1990 Airstream BVan


Keeping the hard parts off the road

Trailer Hitch

The parts and pieces that connect your trailer to your tow vehicle


Wheel bearings need proper lubrication.

Hints and Tips

Bryan and Dave's Greasy Adventure

Sway Control

About trailer sway and how it is controlled

Hitch Setup

Rigging your hitch properly enhances safety and provides for good weight distribution and handling.

Life Support Systems


Pipes and connections


Wiring your RV for household, RV, and signalling


Energy & Power

Don William's installation of solar panels on his CCD