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Headlight-Alignment Mystery

Q. We recently went out on our first trip with our new Georgie Boy motorhome, and it has been a lot of fun so...
RV Clinic Experts Ken Freund and Jeff Johnston

Towing A Motorcycle Behind A Trailer

Q: I have a 2010 Surveyor Eco-Lite 26-foot travel trailer that I tow with a 2006 Dodge 2500 powered by the 5.7L Hemi. I...
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RV Tech: Travel Trailer Heavy Half-Ton

Q. We have a 2002 Chevy Silverado 1500 with a 5.3-liter engine and 16,000 miles, but not equipped with the factory trailer-towing package. It...
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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...
A FuelLab lift pump and a FASS lift pump installed on two trucks.

Diesel Tech Q&A: Lift Pumps

APRIL 2019 Lift Pumps I 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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Atwood Water-Heater Overdrive

Q. My six-gallon Atwood water heater runs on either 120-volt AC electric or LP-gas. We generally leave it on the electric mode. The water...
Ram 3500 towing a fifth-wheel trailer through a tunnel

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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RV Tech Q&A: April 2019

Safety First: 30-Amp Versus 50-Amp I live on the outskirts of Pensacola, Florida, and there are several large state parks within a three-hour drive that...
Grid heater in Cummins 5.9-liter engine

Diesel Tech Q&A: Hard-Starting Cummins

SEPTEMBER 2019 Hard-Starting Cummins I have a 2005 Dodge Ram dually Cummins that has begun having starting problems when the weather gets below 45 degrees Fahrenheit....
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Travel Trailer Hitch Considerations

Q I purchased a new 28-foot Surveyor travel trailer by Forest River that has a claimed dry weight of 4,400 pounds and a hitch...
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Products

Hughes Autoformers’ smart surge protector

Power Broker: Power Watchdog EPO Surge Protector

Hughes Autoformers’ smart surge protector circumvents electrical problems at the RV park and adds an emergency power-off feature In a world where we often find...
Campers enjoy the warmth of a propane firering with RV in the background

The Heat Is On: Firepits and Patio Heaters

Whether you’re looking for instant warmth from an LP-gas source or prefer building a wood campfire, portable heaters and firepits can keep you toasty...
AeroPress coffee maker

Staff Pick: AeroPress Coffee and Espresso Maker

My camp joe has always been percolator coffee, but I’m not a coffee connoisseur. I just like what I like. What doesn’t bring me...