2015 Chevrolet Colorado

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by Ken Freund
December 8, 2013

  General Motors has unveiled the all-new 2015 Chevrolet Colorado, which will offer midsize truck capabilities for folks who don’t need a full-size pickup truck, but want class-leading power, payload and trailer tow ratings. Forward collision alert and lane departure warnings will be segment firsts.An... Read more »

RV Comfort Systems Electric Element Can Lower Heating Costs

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by Bill and Jenn Gehr
December 8, 2013

  Running a typical forced-air furnace on LP-gas is becoming a more expensive proposition, obviously because propane has skyrocketed in price. Many owners who camp with hookups will use portable electric heaters (or heat pumps, if so equipped) to offset some of these costs, as long as the outside... Read more »

Truck Campers

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by Bob Ashley
December 3, 2013

  Have the freedom to roam off the beaten path and camp wherever your sense of adventure takes you   You may not see as many truck campers in RV parks as you do traditional travel trailers and fifth-wheels, but these RVs that you load onto the back of a pickup are popular among tens of thousands... Read more »

Vampliers!

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December 3, 2013

  RVs are often short on storage space, so it makes sense to purchase tools with multiple uses, like Vampliers from Vampire Professional Tools International. Sure, they look like ordinary pliers, but Vampliers incorporate a unique, patented design that makes them capable of extracting the toughest... Read more »

SalVinCo’s Comet

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December 3, 2013

  A bright, beautiful downlight adds distinction to the interior of any RV. SalVinCo offers its Comet ceiling lights in both surface and recess-mounted versions, and they’re now equipped with energy-efficient LED bulbs that the company claims produce 20 percent more brightness at a greatly reduced... Read more »

Clearing the Air

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by Bob Livingston
December 3, 2013

  Australian tea-tree-oil-based Kanberra Gel is a natural way to control mold, mildew and bacteria — and associated bad odors   After a while, RVs tend to take on an unpleasant odor that can affect the joy of living on the road. Natural odors from wood, carpet, upholstery, cooking and bedding... Read more »

Holiday Rambler Alumascape

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December 3, 2013

  Holiday Rambler’s towable division launched a new Alumascape fifth-wheel that’s positioned at the higher end of the fifth-wheel segment. Currently, three floorplans are available ranging from 31 to 39 feet, with five more slated for future production. The Alumascape has a wide-body design,... Read more »

2014 and BEYOND: Refinement Defines the Next Generation of Full-Size Trucks and SUVs

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by Chris Hemer
December 3, 2013

  Over the years, we’ve seen the horsepower and tow rating wars come and go. It’s a cyclical phenomenon fueled by competition; since no one wants to be in last place, one-upmanship is the predictable result. But as fuel prices continue to climb, and mechanical components are pushed to their... Read more »

2015 Chevrolet Silverado HD Pickups

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by Ken Freund
November 8, 2013

  General Motors has taken the wraps off its upcoming Heavy Duty pickups, which are due at dealers this Spring. There will be two available engines; the standard Vortec 6.0-liter V-8 gasoline engine that’s rated  at 360 horsepower in the 2500HD and 322 hp in the 3500HD, and 380 lb-ft of torque... Read more »

Winnebago Ultralite 28DDBH

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by Chris Hemer
October 31, 2013

  A family friendly floorplan and thoughtful details are defining characteristics of this lightweight towable   “World famous” is a claim that we’ve all heard time and time again — and strangely, it’s usually applied to something that is, in actuality, relatively unknown. From chili... Read more »

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