RV Basics: Safe Towing

  With a little know-how, pulling a travel trailer or fifth-wheel can be a stress-free experience Towing a travel trailer or fifth-wheel is a skill that...

Master of Sway Control

  A high-tech cure for trailer sway, Hayes’ electronic system applies varying braking force to the trailer’s wheels to bring it in-line It’s the age-old dilemma...

Stabilizer Stability

Q: We recently bought a used 2011 Keystone Montana 35-foot fifth-wheel. Our question is about stabilizing the trailer. After we lower the front feet...

Have a Weight Issue?

  Overloading a vehicle can have a number of consequences, so understanding weight and loading is essential to safe towing Merriam-Webster defines “weight” as the force...

RV DIY Videos on Youtube

Find DIY videos on dozens of topics on our TrailerLife DIY TV chanel on Youtube.      

RV Clinic December 2015

Fifth-Wheel Towing with Gas Q: I have been towing my 2011 Pacific Coachworks Tango 256 RKS trailer with my 2003 Chevy 2500 HD with a...

Patriot Slider Install

  B&W’s manual sliding fifth-wheel hitch makes it possible to tow with a shortbed truck and installs on standard rails Pulling a fifth-wheel trailer with a...

Power Protection

  Electrical surges are a common part of RV life. Here’s how to keep the electrical components safe Traveling the country by tow vehicle and trailer...
Tire pressure gauge

RV Clinic October 2015

Max Tire Pressure Versus Reduced Pressure Q: It’s an old question, but I do need your advice. I just bought four new tires for my...

Taming the Mountains

  BD Diesel’s Variable Vane Exhaust Brake grants truck owners much more control when descending grades while towing a heavy trailer Pulling a 16,000-pound-plus trailer...
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Products

Handy Hitch Tote

It’s hard to find a good location to store a cumbersome weight-distribution ball mount and spring bars where they are easy to access yet...

Steered Straight

Full-size Chevy and GMC pickups, vans and SUVs from 2001 to 2010 may suffer from lazy steering, inducing premature component and tire wear as...

See the Light

Having extra illumination in and around the RV is always handy, particularly in the dark recesses of closets, cabinets and exterior storage compartments. Light...