F-550 & King of the Road 34 LS

The Ford F-550 has proven itself to be a capable fifth-wheel tow vehicle with a gross combination weight rating (gcwr) suitable for all but...

Excursion and Spirit of America

To test the capabilities of the mammoth Ford Excursion, we towed a Coachmen Spirit of America 25-footer that’s aimed at the affordable end of...

Yukon XL and SunnyBrook 27′

The desert wasn’t supposed to be like this. We went in search of sunshine and warm weather, yet found ourselves heavily bundled up next...

Expedition & Laredo 29′

Ford’s Expedition gave the full-size SUV business a serious jump-start when it was introduced in 1997. It wasn’t long before there was a huge...

Towing 2003

Only new 2003 models (not those 2004 models to be introduced in 2003) or significantly changed vehicles are discussed in this year's tow-vehicle overview.DodgeThe...

2003 Dodge Ram HD

"Sign in, please," the security guard said. "Who are you here with?" he asked. "Trailer Life," I answered, looking beyond the gates at the...

Ford Explorer & Caravan 25′

For the first time since it began selling fold-down tent trailers in 1968, Coleman, long respected as the quality leader in the folding-trailer market,...

GM Introduces New Truck Series and Engines

General Motors has jumped back into the serious towing arena big-time with the introduction of its 2001-model Chevrolet Silverado HD and GMC Sierra HD trucks,...
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Products

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...
closeup of butterfly on a flower

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...