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Diesel Heart Transplant: Duramax CP3 Swap

Replacing the problematic Duramax LML CP4.2 injection pump with its more reliable predecessor, the CP3, can save thousands in repair costs down the road...
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10-Minute Tech: Cool Fridge

Last year, after arriving in Arizona in September, we discovered that our RV’s refrigerator was struggling to stay cool with outside temperatures averaging in...
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10-Minute Tech: Wash and Go

Our friends told us they would get a blast of cold water while taking showers when using the on/off valve on the showerhead to...
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RV Tech Q&A: May 2019

Generator Selection We purchased our first trailer last year, a 2016 Keystone Cougar 326RDS. We’ve used it quite a bit and absolutely love it. The...
Chevy pickup pulling an Arctic Fox fifth-wheel trailer.

Diesel Tech Q&A: Fuel Mileage and Engine Cooling

MAY 2019 Fuel Mileage and Engine CoolingI own a 2006 Chevy 2500HD 2WD extended cab with 130,000 miles on it. I can’t seem to get more...
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RV Tech Q&A: April 2019

SAFETY FIRST: 30-amp Versus 50-ampI live on the outskirts of Pensacola, Florida, and there are several large state parks within a three-hour drive that...
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Above and Below: Understanding the RV Waste System

With a little practice and forethought, RV waste systems will be easy to use, and the experience can be as pleasant as possible. Nothing...
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10-Minute Tech: Hitch-Bar Storage Mount

I have used a system for the past five years to lock and store out of the way the trailer’s Equal-i-zer hitch bars when...
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10-Minute Tech: An Easy RV-UV Awning Guard

After replacing the awning on my RV due to UV damage when it was stored outside and uncovered, I found a simple solution to...
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RV Tech Q&A: March 2019

Refrigerator Operation We just bought our first RV, a 2015 Keystone Outback Super Lite fifth-wheel, and are learning things every time we get in or...
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Taming Your Dump Snake: Valterra Adjustable EZ Hose Carrier

RV sewer-hose storage that’s easy on the hose…and you Camping is fun, but one thing RVers agree on is that dumping the black- and gray-water...
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Nonlethal Self-Defense

PepperBall brings law-enforcement experience to RVers with its LifeLite launcher, designed to neutralize criminal aggressionPersonal protection is a subject that is constantly debated among...
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Solar-Power Survival in Yosemite

Off-the-grid lessons learned from one family’s DIY solar installLast fall, our family embarked on a journey across the United States in our 30-foot Winnebago...