Illustration for reader tip on positioning a trailer with a slide

Room to Slide

After having to reposition my fifth-wheel when discovering that I could not fully extend the slide without hitting the power pedestal, I made an...
A FuelLab lift pump and a FASS lift pump installed on two trucks.

Diesel Tech Q&A: Lift Pumps

APRIL 2019 Lift PumpsI have a 2016 Ram 3500 Crew Cab dually with the 6.7-liter Cummins. It has just over 45,000 miles, most of it towing...
Ram 3500 towing a fifth-wheel trailer through a tunnel

Diesel Tech Q&A: Tow-Rating “Recertification”

MARCH 2019 Tow-Rating “Recertification”I am driving a Ram 2500 with a 3.42 axle ratio. I just bought a fifth-wheel that had a pin weight higher than...
RV Cablgrip makes installing and disconnecting coax cables easier

Easy Cable-TV Connection Saves Time and Aggravation

I have struggled for years hooking up the cable-TV connection to the utility posts in almost every campground. My fat fingers don’t always fit...
A DIY scratching post for cats in RVs

Best Cat-Scratch Post for the Money

Since our cat likes to scratch, we created a scratching post by wrapping a small rug around the table leg in our RV and...
2019 Ram 3500HD towing a New Horizons fifth-wheel trailer

Diesel Tech Q&A: Axle-Ratio Selection

FEBRUARY 2019 Axle-Ratio Selection and Fuel EconomyI’m debating between 3.42 and 3.73 axles on the new Ram 3500 diesel dually. I understand fuel mileage will...
The ScentLok OZ500 ozone generator is about the size of a box of cookies, is simple to operate and includes 120-volt AC and 12-volt DC adaptors, and a removable hose.

Wizard of Ozone: ScentLok OZ500

ScentLok Technologies’ OZ500 ozone generator neutralizes organic odor in outdoor gear and can clear the air inside RVs. Picture this: It’s spring, and the time...
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RV Tech Q&A: February 2019

Winterizing Variables I am going into my second winter of RV ownership. Last year I used liquid antifreeze to winterize my RV. I winterized it...
Diesel technician working on Duramax engine

Diesel Tech Q&A: Diesel Deletes

JANUARY 2019 Diesel Deletes, Good or Bad?I have a 2013 Chevy 2500HD. I’ve heard of people removing the diesel exhaust fluid (DEF) system to get...
Ford F-150 with 3.0-liter Power Stroke diesel engine

Diesel Tech Q&A

To complement Trailer Life’s long-running RV Clinic column, we’ve launched an online technical question-and-answer section devoted to diesel tow vehicles.Topics cover all aspects of...
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Gear Review: Stay Stylish and Toasty with the Flare Heated Shirt by Blanc

With three warmth settings and a handy phone-charging feature, the battery-powered, carbon-fiber-heated Flare shirt keeps you comfortable in changing conditions.There is no denying the...

Staff Pick: Lavario Clothes Washer

Staff Pick >> It doesn’t take much time or effort to wash a loosely packed load of clothes with the Lavario, and it can...
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Change the Way You Camp as a Family with the Crua Clan Tent System

 Crua Outdoors’ expandable tent system fits the whole crew, with a large air-frame Core tent and up to three add-on rooms.When you think of...