Euro-style windows open wide to let the breeze flow through. A manual awning, outdoor speakers and TV mount provide al fresco entertaining options.

Review: Little Guy Max and Ram 1500

The newest Ram pickup meets the retro-modern Little Guy Max travel trailer for a trek among the tall pines in OregonThe experts say that...
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Aftermarket Candy Store: Practical Accessories for Pickup Trucks

Personalizing a tow vehicle with a bed cover, running boards, bicycle rack and dash protector is practical and funAccessorizing a truck is a common...
Ready, set, RV! 1) Here’s something you don’t see every day: RVs on a drag strip.

5-Star Tuning: Plug-In (Horse) Power

5-Star Tuning’s power enhancement for gas engines lights up the towing experienceTraveling to places like the Sierra, Olympic, Cascade, Rocky, Appalachian, Adirondack, Berkshire, and...
Gas Pains The extra $9,000 (approximately) you would spend on a diesel- engine option will buy 3,176 gallons of gasoline at $2.83 per gallon, the average price at time of press. Assuming both vehicles get 20 mpg running solo, the break-even point on the investment would be 63,520 miles. However, the manufacturers we spoke with claim a heavy-duty diesel can return up to twice the fuel economy when pulling a heavy load (which coincides with our own experiences), putting the break-even point at around 32,000 miles from a standpoint of fuel savings only.

Diesel Versus Gas

We ask experts and crunch numbers to see if a diesel is right for youThroughout automotive history, few engines have been as polarizing as...
Front SumoSprings (left) have a one-piece design. Springs are made of proprietary (and patented) microcellular urethane and are maintenance-free. The springs can compress up to 80 percent of the original height and will rebound fully. Two-piece configuration of the rear SumoSprings (right) allows for unlimited travel, a more progressive spring rate and better damping abilities. The blue kit used for the Ram test trucks is the most popular for towing trailers.

SumoSprings Rebel: Bumpy Road Equalizer

Microcellular-urethane SumoSprings smooth out the ride, level the attitude and enhance the towing experienceTowing with a heavy-duty pickup can be a beautiful thing, especially...
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When Towing Gets Tough, the Tough Tow Big

When the trucks on dealers' lots won't do, these companies can build the heavy-duty hauler of your dreams“If some is good, more is better,...

Making the Grade

Banks Power can breathe new life into an aging Dodge Cummins with more spirited performance and better fuel economyIf there’s one thing RVers always...
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More Choices for Truck Lovers

As this issue goes to print, we’re not that far into 2018, but the Big Three are already gearing up for 2019 with new...
The 2018 Ford Expedition is offered in XLT, Limited and Platinum grades (Limited shown). The FX4 Off Road package also returns this year with all-terrain tires and off-road-tuned shocks.

Alloyed Force: 2018 Ford Expedition

Ford’s all-new aluminum 2018 Expedition features more power, more space, a higher tow rating and better fuel economy. What’s not to like?What’s old is...
Lance’s longest lightweight trailer was easy work for the Nissan Titan XD diesel-powered truck.

Half-Ton Heaven: Lance 2375 Lightweight Travel Trailer

Achieving towing Nirvana with the lightweight Lance 2375 and the Nissan Titan XD Pro-4XIn some cultures, personal journeys are measured by spirituality and success...
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Staff Pick: Go With Me Chair

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