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10-Minute Tech: Fifth-Wheel-Hitch Cable Catcher

After getting the breakaway-switch cable caught in our fifth-wheel hitch and pulling the pin (and hearing of the same thing happening to other RVers),...
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RV Tech Q&A: June 2018

Downhill Braking I read February’s “Tundra Brake Problems?” letter from David Chapman and your reply about truck and trailer brakes. Neither your reply nor Chapman...
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RV Clinic August 2015

Truck Payload Capacity Q: I have a 2015 Ram 2500 4WD with the Cummins diesel and shortbed configuration. The maximum payload is listed at 2,360...

10-Minute Tech: Epoxy Cups

We all need to fix things while on the road (and at home), and quite often this includes needing to mix small amounts of...
True LED turn-signal, brake and running lights like these by Grote are packed with light-emitting diodes behind a specially engineered lens.

The LED Revolution: Shedding Light on the New Bulbs

RVers put plenty of energy into their lifestyle, from planning the trip to readying their rig. What most RVers aren’t aware of, however, is...

Water Pipe Noise

Q: My water pipes rattle when I turn on the water pump. I went ahead and replaced the water pump, but the problem still...
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Roof Air Leak Repair

  Water leakage around an air conditioner means it’s time to replace the gasket before damage occurs   Every year, after the first big rain of the...

Power Armor Box Dresses Up Any Trailer While Making Batteries More Secure

  Batteries are commonly mounted on trailer A-frames in plastic boxes that are strapped to a couple of lateral channels. While this type of battery...
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Aftermarket Candy Store: Practical Accessories for Pickup Trucks

Personalizing a tow vehicle with a bed cover, running boards, bicycle rack and dash protector is practical and fun Accessorizing a truck is a common...

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...
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RV Tow-Vehicle Pulling Power

Thirty-five aftermarket upgrades to unleash your tow vehicle’s full potential No matter what tow vehicle you drive, one common denominator many of us share is...
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RV Gear: Jensen Bluetooth Stereo

Designed to withstand the ups and downs of RV travel, the Jensen Bluetooth Wall Mount Stereo (JWM90A) from ASA Electronics can be controlled from...
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Staff Pick: Go With Me Chair

Staff Pick: The Go With Me Chair was a hit at my family reunion in central Oregon last July. It set up instantly, straight...