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1st Generation 4Runner Suspension Replacement│Old Man Emu Dakar (MED)│Bilstein 4600

1st Generation 4Runner Suspension Replacement│Old Man Emu Dakar (MED)│Bilstein 4600

The suspension on our ’86 was tired, rusted, and inappropriate for the type of travel that we enjoy. The previous setup was an old heavy leaf pack, a 4-inch lift block, and really worn out shocks. The shocks were so rusted that you couldn’t tell […]

New Vlog Post: SOLAR, SOLAR, SOLAR- Okienomads Skoolie Solar System Walkthrough

New Vlog Post: SOLAR, SOLAR, SOLAR- Okienomads Skoolie Solar System Walkthrough

We have posted a new video walking through the solar system installed on our Skoolie conversion. In our video we show you how and where everything is installed in our system. If you want to see the gritty details of our system, we have published […]

#Vanlife Solar System: 300 Watts Solar, MPPT Controller, and Pure Sine Inverter

#Vanlife Solar System: 300 Watts Solar, MPPT Controller, and Pure Sine Inverter

Know What You Need and How You Will Use It The house electrical system of any conversion or RV is a pretty daunting and scary adventure for a first timer. To get the right system, a user has to know their current needs for electricity […]

Vanlife Gear That We Can’t Live Without: Essentials for Living on the Road

Vanlife Gear That We Can’t Live Without: Essentials for Living on the Road

When we purchased our bus and began to build it into a tiny home on wheels we were overwhelmed with the options of accessories and parts that were available and being shoved down our throats every time we opened Instagram. We sifted through the BS […]

Skoolie Overland Travel Part 2: Why a Skoolie-Conversion Makes a Great Travel Rig

Skoolie Overland Travel Part 2: Why a Skoolie-Conversion Makes a Great Travel Rig

I hope you have had a chance to read Part 1 of this article before reading this one. In the first article on this topic we cover some of the negative aspects of living in a Skoolie-conversion, a lot of which we did not expect […]

Gear Review: Sea to Summit X-Pot

Gear Review: Sea to Summit X-Pot

We picked up a Sea to Summit X-Pot when we volunteered at Expo West this Spring and wanted to relay our experiences with this collapsible cooking pot. Living in a school bus has its fair share of challenges, but storage space is always at a […]

The Dirty Side of #vanlife: 4 Ways to Stay Fresh & Clean While Living on the Road

The Dirty Side of #vanlife: 4 Ways to Stay Fresh & Clean While Living on the Road

If your social media feeds are like mine, they are littered with #vanlifers that are sprawled out in their sprinter conversions, physically exquisite companion half naked lying next to them and they all have the same thing wrong with them: they are clean! When we […]

Gear Review: Mountainsmith Morrison 2 Backpacking Tent

Gear Review: Mountainsmith Morrison 2 Backpacking Tent

I got the itch many years ago to try my hand at backpacking. The first and single most important piece of gear to get into the woods is a tent. The tent provides shelter, security and sometimes warmth. When you venture several miles from any […]

Gear Review: Lowepro DroneGuard CS 400 is the Answer to 3DR Solo’s Problem

Gear Review: Lowepro DroneGuard CS 400 is the Answer to 3DR Solo’s Problem

One of our newest and most unique pieces of camera kit is our drone. We use a 3DR Solo Quadcopter, filming with a GoPro4 Silver. The drone allows us to get shots like these: The Solo is a very user friendly and easy to operate, […]

Gear Review: Schrade SCHF57 Full Tang Fixed Blade Knife EDC

Gear Review: Schrade SCHF57 Full Tang Fixed Blade Knife EDC

Whether on the road, in the woods, or around the shop, a good fixed blade work knife is essential. Most fixed blade knives with much quality cost over $100, but I may have found a budget contender for an excellent EDC (Every Day Carry) fixed […]



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