The 2015 Chevy Silverado is available with a gvwr of up to 7,600 pounds, a gawr of 4,300 pounds and a tow rating of up to 12,000 pounds. based on the SAE J2807 standard.

Half-Ton Towing: Fact or Fiction?

  It depends on the fifth-wheel and how the truck is equipped   So-called half-ton-towable fifth-wheels are becoming increasingly popular for a variety of reasons. The most...

Future Ford: 2015 F-150 Pickups Revealed

  The 2015 Ford F-150 is winning early praise as it sets the standard for the future, thanks to the vehicle’s impressive combination of power,...

Power to the Pickups

  2015 Ram Heavy Duty Pickup Trucks boast more power, higher tow ratings, smoother suspension. Ram trucks division of Chrysler has focused on ratings more than...

All Who Wander Are Not Lost

  Stay on track with one of these RV- friendly GPS units as your copilot   We all know the old adage “Getting there is half the...

Big Wig

    Hauling a big fifth-wheel or truck camper? Hellwig Products’ Big Wig rear air suspension for the 2014 Ram 2500 truck with rear coil springs...

Performance Improvers

  An aftermarket intake, exhaust or tuner adds horsepower and torque to most diesel and gas engines   Performance equipment isn’t just for hot rods anymore. Adding...

A Perfect Pair

  The new Ram 1500 EcoDiesel and Lance 1995 travel trailer are a match made in RVing heaven   As we drive through the scenic Owens Valley...

Venture to the Summit

  A Sonic travel trailer and Grand Cherokee make for happy camping   As a young lad, I spent many a weekend in my parents’ travel trailer....

Ram 2500 Outdoorsman

    Dirt bikes, deserts and camping fit together perfectly. But it’s a gritty, dusty business when the winds kick up. Towing a toy hauler with...

Upscale Downsizing

  The TrailManor 2417KS Sport and 2014 Toyota Highlander make a practical, comfortable combination   In virtually every leisure activity, there are the cultists — those individuals...
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Products

Handy Hitch Tote

It’s hard to find a good location to store a cumbersome weight-distribution ball mount and spring bars where they are easy to access yet...

Steered Straight

Full-size Chevy and GMC pickups, vans and SUVs from 2001 to 2010 may suffer from lazy steering, inducing premature component and tire wear as...

See the Light

Having extra illumination in and around the RV is always handy, particularly in the dark recesses of closets, cabinets and exterior storage compartments. Light...