Straight Talk on Trailer Weight Distribution

Q. When using an equalizing hitch, do you still add the full weight at the trailer hitch to the gross vehicle weight rating (gvwr)...

2008 Ford F-450

Ford has launched an all-new class-exclusive F-450 pickup and, in the process, has raised the towing-performance bar to a point that the other guys...

2006 Commander

Regardless of what you think about the trend toward retro styling, sometimes it just makes sense. Take the newly released Jeep Commander, which hearkens...

Duck, Duck … Gooseneck

 The RV4 fifth-wheel gooseneck adapter from PopUp Industries makes it possible to free the pickup bed of hitch hardware when the fifth-wheel isn't in tow.The...

Easy Rider

Ford Motor Company and Harley-Davidson forged an alliance in 1999 to produce special-edition pickups, and the timing was such that both companies were able...

The 2005 Nissan Pathfinder: Same but Better

A larger engine, independent rear suspension and a third row of seats headline the redesign of Nissan's Pathfinder, soon approaching its 20th birthday. It...

2005 Dodge Dakota

DaimlerChrysler virtually defined the midsize truck segment with its Dakota pickup. Compact, yet large enough for full-size drivers, the Dakota filled a need that...

Travel Trailer Pulling Power

Q. I have a question regarding my 2004 Dodge Heavy Duty 5.9 high-output diesel. I would like to increase the pulling power. Do you...

A Real Six-Shooter

The Banks Six-Gun diesel tuner for Duramax pickups allows truck owners to select from six levels of power increases of up to 128 hp and...

Chevy Avalanche & Wanderer 25′

The first thing you realize after hitching up nearly three tons of travel trailer to your tow vehicle is that the world really isn’t...
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A happy camper demonstrates the Skreenz, vehicle screens for RVs

Staff Pick: Skreeenz Vehicle Screens

We love camping but don’t love biting bugs. To keep them out of our Class B motorhome, we ordered Skreenz, tough-as-nails mesh insect screens...
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Sponsored Content: Tamron’s Vibration Compensation Is Key to Performance of 18-400 Zoom

With its 22.2x zoom, versatile focal-length range, and maximum magnification ratio of 1:2.9, the Tamron 18-400 all-in-one ultra-telephoto zoom allows you to shoot everything...
The Micro-Air EasyStart system

Micro-Air EasyStart: This Is Cool!

Micro-Air’s EasyStart reduces the power requirement to start and run rooftop air conditionersA frustration that trailerists have been grappling with for decades is the...