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RV Q&A: Tire-to-Tire Gap

I have a question regarding the safe distance (gap) between fifth-wheel RV tires. I’ve looked at various tandem-axle trailers, and the distance between the...
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RV Q&A: Stray Power Wire

I bought a newer trailer and swapped out the batteries. I want to wire them in parallel, as I had done in my old...
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RV Q&A: Cruise Control in the Rain

I have a 2001 Ford F-350 SRW 6.8-liter V-10 and a 2004 Northwood Arctic Fox 27-foot trailer. I normally use cruise control whenever I...
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RV Q & A: Oil Viscosity

Q:My question is about engine-oil viscosity and recommendations. I drive a 2000 Chevrolet 2500 pickup with a 6-liter gas engine. About 90 percent of...
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RV Q&A: Trailer Levelers

 Q:I have always used blocks of wood, 2x4s and 2x6s to level and chock my 26-foot dual-axle trailer, but it’s a pain carrying all...
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RV Q&A: Extra Fuel Payload

Q:I had a Class A motorhome with a 75-gallon gas tank. Now I tow a trailer with a truck that has a 25-gallon gas...
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RV Q&A: High-Wind Trailer Tipping

 Q:There is a lot of information out there about wind speed and the effects while towing a travel trailer or fifth-wheel, but I could...
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RV Q&A: Ford Excursion Shocks

 Q:I have a 2000 Ford Excursion two-wheel-drive, 7.3-liter diesel with 60,000 miles on it. I tow a 26-foot trailer and am looking to replace...
RV Clinic February 2016 Lights Go Dim

RV Q&A: Lights Go Dim

Q: I have a toy-hauler trailer, and the more lights I turn on, the dimmer everything gets. I replaced the converter, but there was...
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Interior Lights Dimming

 Q:Our 2012 Keystone Cougar High Country 321RES had the problem of lights going bright, then dim.We tried installing a new battery in the trailer,...
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Pedego bike and Airstream trailer

Staff Pick: Pedego Electric Bikes

Staff Pick: I tried out a bright-green Latch bike at the Santa Barbara, California, Pedego store, and it zipped easily to the top of...
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Bugg Banner: A Real Cover-Up

Hanging a Bugg Banner keeps most of the insects off the fifth-wheel front cap and dramatically reduces cleaning time.As a fly fisherman, I have...
The LCD screen displays voltage and amperage, monitored continuously. Lights below the screen guide the user when conditions are safe.

Power Tool: Surge Guard Surge Protector

Surge Guard’s latest portable device is a hedge against damage caused by faulty 120-volt AC hookups and natural influences Plugging into 120-volt AC power at...