Antenna Fit for a King

After purchasing a King Tailgater satellite antenna, I thought of a way to mount it to a tripod from a previous antenna. At a...

Selecting Oil Grades

Automotive companies universally specify multi-grades in owner's manuals and SAE 30, which was the preferred oil for GM's 7.4-liter engine in the company's motorhome...

Skidding Suburban

Q. My wife and I own a 1995 GMC 2500 Suburban 4x4, with the 7.4-liter TBI engine and 4L80E automatic transmission. The vehicle was...
Multi-Use Leveling Blocks

Multi-Use Leveling Blocks

To make leveling blocks useful in many different situations, get a length of 2-by-8-inch treated lumber, and a couple feet of ¾-inch PVC tubing....

Patriot Slider Install

  B&W’s manual sliding fifth-wheel hitch makes it possible to tow with a shortbed truck and installs on standard rails Pulling a fifth-wheel trailer with a...

You Light Up My Steps

  Sometimes when we leave our RV, I forget to turn on the outside lights for when we return in the dark. I mounted two...

Snowplows, Springs and WD hitches

Q: One thing I had to consider when setting up a weight-distributing (WD) hitch was having high front spring rates on my trucks because...

Hook Up with Ease

This illustration shows a handy device I made from “junk” to make it easy to hook up to my trailer. The mirror is attached to...

Outside Shower Solution

I am a camper who uses the outside shower for washing and filling water jugs. Unfortunately, the showers are always on the opposite side...

10-Minute Tech: Pull-Top Magic

Take the pull-top cap off of a quality water bottle (the type that you can pull up to let water out and then push...
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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...