Saving on Energy

According to AutoVantage, you can help yourself save money by changing your driving habits. Here are some examples: 1.) Use cruise control whenever possible....

Hitch Receiver Wear and Tear

Q: I have a hitch problem and I have talked to the manufacturer of the hitch but they were unable to help me resolve...

Battery-Charging Chagrin

Q. We dry camp quite a bit and have a trailer with two 12-volt batteries. Can I connect a battery charger (powered by a...

Gas vs. Diesel

Q: I am curious about the gas/diesel truck debate. Considering fuel mileage, does the diesel truck get better mileage than the gas truck? Is...

RV Clinic: Sticky Aluminum Wheels

While attempting to rotate the tires on my 2009 Ford F-350 Lariat I found that three of the four OEM 20-inch aluminum wheels were...

Emergency Breakaway Switch

Q. I have a trailer with hydraulic surge brakes, which has a safety chain attached to an emergency-brake actuation lever. How do I attach...

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...

Trailer Brake Lockup Solution

Q: I saw the letter from Larry Thompson in the December 2012 issue about the brakes on his SunnyBrook locking up. I had a...

Biodiesel Booster

Q. With the rise in fuel prices and the increasing possibility of shortages, is there any serious effort to produce biodiesel? If it becomes...

Idling Inquiry

Q: Something I’ve not seen in your column: Idling. Back when I was a kid (and there was a war going on) I remember...
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Products

On-the-Spot Shade: Rhino-Rack Batwing Awning

Mounted on your tow vehicle’s roof rack, the new Batwing awning from Rhino-Rack spreads out in a 270-degree arc to provide protection from the...

Thornwave Bluetooth Smart DC Power Meter

RVers looking to keep a close eye on the electrical goings-on within their trailer can simply tap on the PowerMon app from Thornwave Labs....

RV Home Theater

Furrion stereo components and a MORryde TV mount move the audiovisual experience to higher levels of pleasure RVing is no longer only about going outdoors....