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RV Tech Q&A: April 2019

SAFETY FIRST: 30-amp Versus 50-ampI live on the outskirts of Pensacola, Florida, and there are several large state parks within a three-hour drive that...
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RV Tech Q&A: March 2019

Refrigerator Operation We just bought our first RV, a 2015 Keystone Outback Super Lite fifth-wheel, and are learning things every time we get in or...
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Diesel Tech Q&A: Lift Pumps

APRIL 2019 Lift PumpsI have a 2016 Ram 3500 Crew Cab dually with the 6.7-liter Cummins. It has just over 45,000 miles, most of it towing...
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Diesel Tech Q&A: Tow-Rating “Recertification”

MARCH 2019 Tow-Rating “Recertification”I am driving a Ram 2500 with a 3.42 axle ratio. I just bought a fifth-wheel that had a pin weight higher than...
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Easy Cable-TV Connection Saves Time and Aggravation

I have struggled for years hooking up the cable-TV connection to the utility posts in almost every campground. My fat fingers don’t always fit...
2019 Ram 3500HD towing a New Horizons fifth-wheel trailer

Diesel Tech Q&A: Axle-Ratio Selection

FEBRUARY 2019 Axle-Ratio Selection and Fuel EconomyI’m debating between 3.42 and 3.73 axles on the new Ram 3500 diesel dually. I understand fuel mileage will...
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RV Tech Q&A: February 2019

Winterizing Variables I am going into my second winter of RV ownership. Last year I used liquid antifreeze to winterize my RV. I winterized it...
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Diesel Tech Q&A: Diesel Deletes

JANUARY 2019 Diesel Deletes, Good or Bad?I have a 2013 Chevy 2500HD. I’ve heard of people removing the diesel exhaust fluid (DEF) system to get...
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Diesel Tech Q&A

To complement Trailer Life’s long-running RV Clinic column, we’ve launched an online technical question-and-answer section devoted to diesel tow vehicles.Topics cover all aspects of...
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RV Tech Q&A: January 2019

Refrigerator Electric Operation To save on electricity, I plugged the refrigerator directly into a garage outlet. Now the refrigerator doesn’t work on electricity. It still...
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Change the Way You Camp as a Family with the Crua Clan Tent System

 Crua Outdoors’ expandable tent system fits the whole crew, with a large air-frame Core tent and up to three add-on rooms.When you think of...
REDARC DUAL-INPUT BATTERY CHARGER

Redarc Dual-Input Battery Charger

A state-of-the-art in-vehicle 25-amp DC-to-DC battery charger, the Redarc BCDC1225D is designed to fully charge a trailer’s battery bank while on the move. Separate...
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Sponsored Content: Tamron 18-400mm All-in-One Zoom

Sometimes you just don’t have time to fumble around your camera bag looking for the right lens. That’s why whenever I am driving I...