"The Dog House"

Our home on the road


2002 GMC 2500HD SLT

DURAMAX Diesel engine

Alison 5 sp automatic transmission

Extended Cab

long box

4x4 drive train with electronic selection

power leather seat option (SLT package)


off road skid plates


BD Power exhaust brake


Bilstein off road Shocks

upgraded headlamp bulbs plus two 100 watt long range spots

lowbeams remain on when high beams on mod.

front bully bar, side step bars

50 gallon (US) Transfer flow aux. fuel tank with electronic control

two Delta tool boxes (before and behind hitch)

replaced both mirrors with Lutherex units

BD power EGT and Turbo boost gauges

Tekonsha Prodigy electronic trailer brake control

Electronic exhaust manifold pressure gauge

Modified RAM-Mount notebook computer swing arm mount

mid box wall mounted trailer electrical connector


2002 Titanium 29E34RL

with optional:

thermopane windows

day-night shades

hardwood floor

fluorescent lighting

Trailer modifications-Electrical

Xantrex Prosine 2.0 2000W true sinewave inverter/ 100 A battery charger

with intergrated auto switchover relay to power entire trailer

2 x 94 AH 12V glass mat batteries

Link 10 digital battery monitor/amp hour meter

digital AC volts/amps/watt meter with alarm to flag excessive current/low voltage events

digital battery voltmeter -separate from Link 10

Onan 2500 watt LPG fueled generator in front bay with remote start/stop

automatic transfer relay for generator output

rear mounted closed circuit TV camera (to truck cab)

replaced bathroom incandescent light with fluorescent unit

bathroom under sink remote switch for water pump

replaced original TV cabinet with a computer printer/storage space plus

32" LCD HD TV on swing up replacement door

added LCD TV/DvD player to bedroom (12 volt powered)

added underbelly weatherproof satellite cable connector box for Internet/TV dish

extensive additional 12 volt outlets added to various locations

Trailer modifications-Mechanical

replaced bottom cover insulation with two layers of metalized mylar bubble sheet

added rear ladder mounted satellite dish mounting pole

rear mounted tool box and carrier frame-also mounts bicycle carrier

added accumulator tank to output of water pump

power vent fan added to normal passive roof vent

added 3rd arm to awning

added "slide topper" cover to slide

added rear belly mounted box for outdoor carpet

2 additional belly mounted tubes for additional sewer hose storage

added spring to self close screen door

added quick release propane connector for Barbeque hose


Verizon cell phone on North American plan (no roaming/LD for Canada,US,Mexico)

high gain cell external cell phone antenna for trailer

long range WiFi transceivers/Antenna systems

HF/VHF/UHF Ham radio transceivers (VA3EGA)

FSR/GMRS handhelds

Cobra 75WXST CB transceiver

Express-Vu DBS TV satellite receiver with integrated PVR

Hughes-Net tripod mounted satellite broadband internet system with wifi router

Separate tripod for DBS TV dish if required.


Garmin Street Pilot 2610

Notebook computer with usb interfaced GPS receiver

running both Delorme Street Atlas,

plus MS Streets and Trips navigation software