Built To Go! A #Vanlife Podcast

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027 Van Security, Amazon Fire HD 8, Salvage One, “Free” Water Pump, Auroras, Rock Auto

June 17, 2020

How can you secure your van? Not personal security, but keeping people out of your van! The Amazon Fire HD 8 has a cool secret, and Salvage One is an interesting place to visit in Chicago. Would like a free water pump? We tell you how. And FINALLY, and explanation for all the Aurora references. And we try Rock Auto and report back. 

  • COVID-19: This the BEST resource https://vanlifers.co/pages/coronavirus 
  • Van Security
      • Keep your stuff out of site, hide small things, and learn a couple of tricks like kill switches, locking swivel seats, and chained steering wheels.

  • Tales From the Road
    • The Auroras explained, finally. What does it mean? You'll have to listen to find out.  


  • Resource Recommendation
    • Rock Auto - more than just an annoying commercial. It's actually pretty great! 
  • Tech Talk: Free Water Pump!

    • Ok, we'll spill the secret - your free water pump is... gravity. But it can be all you need. 

  • Product Review: Amazon Fire HD 8

    • Not really a review, but rather an interesting way to use it as an Alexa hub. 
    • Amazon Fire HD tablets. https://amzn.to/3ftHSts