Driveline Overhaul

  Proper Maintenance, Long Before Components Are Worn Out, Will Keep the Wheels Turning   It seems like everything is getting bigger these days. Trailers and fifth-wheels...

American Force Wheels

We get a lot of technical correspondence from readers regarding tire and wheel problems, including premature wear and failures. In fact, it’s one of...

Fastidious About Funnels

  I got tired of having an assortment of funnels lying around everywhere and getting dirty. I took a 5-gallon plastic pail and cut various...

Travel Trailer Greasy Wheels

Q. Recently a shop in Mesa, Arizona, serviced the brakes on my 1988 Ford F-350 crew cab pickup. Although I am not hard on...

Vehicle Temperature Guidelines

Q. I have a 2002 Ford F-250 V-10 gas SuperCab truck with an automatic transmission. Because I tow a heavy fifth-wheel trailer up long...

RV Clinic April 2015

Where to Level? Q: We recently purchased a 2015 Forest River Sierra fifth-wheel that has the kitchen in the rear. My understanding is that...

Idling Inquiry

Q: Something I’ve not seen in your column: Idling. Back when I was a kid (and there was a war going on) I remember...

No-Stick Drain Valves

  Even with regular use of expensive drain-valve lubricants that are poured in tanks, I’ve struggled for years to operate sticky dump valves. Removing and...

Hooked on Fishing

  We have enjoyed camping for 20-plus years. Since we also like to fish, we carry fishing rods in our RV’s outside storage compartment, but...

No-Slip Awning

One time when we were camping, the side of our neighbor’s awning collapsed because the pin slipped on the arm. I offered the owner a...
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Products

RV Bug Stop: Bug-Free RV

Problems with pets climbing out through the screen-door-handle access slide and mosquitoes and other insects flying or creeping in can be solved by installing...
« One Key to Rule Them All Locks are a fact of life for RVers, but that can lead to confusion finding the right key for the lock at hand and frustration when that key is lost. Bolt Lock has come up with a straightforward solution with its series of one-key-fits-all locks.

Key to Success: Bolt One-Key Locks

Bolt’s lineup of one-key-fits-all security locks does away with clunky keychains They say good fences make good neighbors. If that axiom is true, it could...

Roadmaster Quick Foot: Best Foot Forward

Roadmaster’s Quick Foot is a big improvement over wooden blocks and an ideal replacement for worn-out, damaged or hard-to-use A-frame-jack extensions. Simply slide the...