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10-Minute Tech: If the Shoe Fits

Most trailers have folding steps outside the entry door. If you dislike tracking water and dirt inside or just want to reduce the number...
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Aftermarket Candy Store: Practical Accessories for Pickup Trucks

Personalizing a tow vehicle with a bed cover, running boards, bicycle rack and dash protector is practical and funAccessorizing a truck is a common...
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10-Minute Tech: Use Your Noodles

Our quick, cheap solution to keep water from puddling on the awnings over our fifth-wheel’s slideouts is to use swim noodles. Three round swim...
Ready, set, RV! 1) Here’s something you don’t see every day: RVs on a drag strip.

5-Star Tuning: Plug-In (Horse) Power

5-Star Tuning’s power enhancement for gas engines lights up the towing experienceTraveling to places like the Sierra, Olympic, Cascade, Rocky, Appalachian, Adirondack, Berkshire, and...
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RV Tech Q&A: September 2018

Tow-Haul ModeI have a 2003 Chevy Silverado and am trying to find out if the tow-haul mode works well on steep grades of 10...
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10-Minute Tech: Fill ’Er Up

After having back surgery, I can no longer carry the 6-gallon water jug I previously used to add water to our RV’s freshwater tank...
The first step is to drain the freshwater tank of any remaining water. Most RVs have a low-point drain at the bottom of the tank that allows this. Once the tank is empty, close the drain. Then, following the instructions on the Cleaning bottle, add 1 ounce of the concentrated solution to the freshwater tank for every 4 gallons of tank capacity. As an example, a typical 40-gallon water tank uses 10 ounces of the solution.

Fresh Start: Thetford’s Water-Tank Treatment

Eliminate the foul odor in the freshwater system after your RV comes out of its long winter’s napEvery year around springtime, we start to...
The Hitchport system secures WD hitch equipment neatly off the ground and out of the way.

Un-Grounded: Hitchport Weight-Distributing Hitch Storage

Hitch component storage is simple, secure and out of the way with the easy-to-install Hitchport systemA minor annoyance of owning a travel trailer is...
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RV Tech Q&A: August 2018

Audio-Video UpgradeWe have a 2016 31-foot Cruiser RV MPG travel trailer. Although we love our trailer and camping, we also like listening to music...
Front SumoSprings (left) have a one-piece design. Springs are made of proprietary (and patented) microcellular urethane and are maintenance-free. The springs can compress up to 80 percent of the original height and will rebound fully. Two-piece configuration of the rear SumoSprings (right) allows for unlimited travel, a more progressive spring rate and better damping abilities. The blue kit used for the Ram test trucks is the most popular for towing trailers.

SumoSprings Rebel: Bumpy Road Equalizer

Microcellular-urethane SumoSprings smooth out the ride, level the attitude and enhance the towing experienceTowing with a heavy-duty pickup can be a beautiful thing, especially...
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RV Tow-Vehicle Pulling Power

Thirty-five aftermarket upgrades to unleash your tow vehicle’s full potentialNo matter what tow vehicle you drive, one common denominator many of us share is...
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RV Gear: Jensen Bluetooth Stereo

Designed to withstand the ups and downs of RV travel, the Jensen Bluetooth Wall Mount Stereo (JWM90A) from ASA Electronics can be controlled from...
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Staff Pick: Go With Me Chair

Staff Pick: The Go With Me Chair was a hit at my family reunion in central Oregon last July. It set up instantly, straight...