Travel Trailer Tire Wear

Q. I purchased a trailer with new tires and, after approximately 2,200 miles on them, the two inside treads wore down completely; the same...

Trailer Surging

Q. My wife and I recently purchased a fifth-wheel trailer and had a very uncomfortable ride as we traveled. We felt as if we...

Trailer Tire Rating

Q. I purchased a new 27-foot fifth-wheel. We had traveled 3,500 miles when one of the tires separated like an old recap. We had...

Suspension Q & A

Q I'm the owner of an Itasca Spirit 23-foot motorhome with an 11,800-pound gvwr. Are there any modifications I can make to the suspension...

Fuel Q & A

Diesel Fuel Primer Q I am brand spanking new to diesel trucks, and my questions probably seem elementary to most of your readers, but I...

Engine Q & A

 Diesels on Propane Q. I read an article in a four-wheel-drive magazine about propane injection for diesel engines. It made this sound like the best...

Drivetrain Q & A

Rear-Axle Chatter Q. We have a 1997 Ford Expedition powered by a 5.4-liter engine. It's used mostly to tow our 26-foot travel trailer. For the...

Systems Q & A

 Hot-Water System Contamination Q. We own a 1997 Layton 30-foot fifth-wheel with a slideout room. While dry camping in Bishop, California, we encountered trouble with...

Technical Resources

RVers have their fair share of technical queries and problems. Sometimes, folks need information on diagnosis and troubleshooting, specifications or advice on how to...

The Maxwell Full-timing Aptitude Test

The Maxwell Full-timing Aptitude Test Trailer Life October 2000 The following questions pertain to your attitudes about how you want to live your life. The objective of...
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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...