GMC Smooth Ride

Q. I have a 1999 GMC 2500 with the 6.0-liter engine, and I tow a 2004 Colorado fifth-wheel with 4,610-pound gross vehicle weight rating...

Trailer Trouble-Code Tribulations

Q. The "check engine soon" light comes on when I'm towing my KZ fifth-wheel trailer. I have a 2001 GMC 2500HD 4WD with a...

Trailer Cover Wear

Q. My question is about trailer covers. We live in an area that can get a fair amount of snow, and the weather can...

Tread-Edge Wear

Q. Why does one tire on my two-axle travel trailer wear excessively on the inside of the tread?-- J.W., Mahomet, IllinoisA. That axle end...

Travel Trailer Hitch Leveling

Q. I am towing a roughly 3,000-pound 1999 21-foot tandem-axle hybrid travel trailer with a 2005 Chevrolet Trailblazer. How important is it for the...

Battery Choices

Q. We have a 2002 Wildcat fifth-wheel trailer and would like to know what is the best type of battery to buy that will...

SURV Roundup: Jayco Octane ZX

Jayco Octane ZX T24Z Notable Features: Towable by half-ton pickups/SUVs, wide-body construction, high-intensity ramp and door lighting, moto-style graphics, Manchester oak cabinetry, AC generator...

Upgrading Tire Size

Q. I wanted larger tires than the standard 245/75R16 models on my 1997 Dodge Ram 2500 4WD. I asked for 265/75R16 at Costco, and...

RV Cover Query

Q. What is your expert opinion on RV covers? This last year, my state set records for rainfall, and I am considering covering up...

Trailer-Tire Age

Q. I have a fifth-wheel that has Goodyear G159 tires, size LT2358516. I am not sure, but I would guess they are between 3...
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Pedego bike and Airstream trailer

Staff Pick: Pedego Electric Bikes

Staff Pick: I tried out a bright-green Latch bike at the Santa Barbara, California, Pedego store, and it zipped easily to the top of...
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Bugg Banner: A Real Cover-Up

Hanging a Bugg Banner keeps most of the insects off the fifth-wheel front cap and dramatically reduces cleaning time.As a fly fisherman, I have...
The LCD screen displays voltage and amperage, monitored continuously. Lights below the screen guide the user when conditions are safe.

Power Tool: Surge Guard Surge Protector

Surge Guard’s latest portable device is a hedge against damage caused by faulty 120-volt AC hookups and natural influences Plugging into 120-volt AC power at...