Driveline Overhaul

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by Gary Wescott
April 2, 2014

  Proper Maintenance, Long Before Components Are Worn Out, Will Keep the Wheels Turning   It seems like everything is getting bigger these days. Trailers and fifth-wheels are longer and have more slideouts. Pickup campers and Class C motorhomes are heavier. Engines are more powerful. But there... Read more »

Top-Rated RV Parks

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March 28, 2014

  The Good Sam RV Travel Guide & Campground Directory has compiled its list of top-rated RV parks to visit in 2014. These parks have been awarded perfect 10/10*/10 ratings for overall best-possible guest experience. The 10/10*/10 Good Sam Rating system that assesses Amenities/Restrooms* (asterisk... Read more »

Fastidious About Funnels

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March 28, 2014

  I got tired of having an assortment of funnels lying around everywhere and getting dirty. I took a 5-gallon plastic pail and cut various size holes in the lid for funnels to drain into the pail. I then cover the funnels with a plastic trash bag and the funnels stay clean and dry for the next use. John... Read more »

Wind It Up

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March 28, 2014

  As I get older, the 50-amp electrical cord gets heavier, and with the cold weather, it also gets harder to coil. Using a piece of scrap plywood, three 6-inch bolts, three nuts, three washers, two 1-inch U-bolts and some flexible tubing, I made a permanent attachment to my RV’s ladder. I can... Read more »

I Want My RV TV

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by Kristopher Bunker
March 4, 2014

  Selecting the Proper Satellites and Equipment for Enhanced Signal Reception in Your RV Will Have You Surfing in No Time   Watching TV just ain’t what it used to be, whether at your residence or from the comfort of your favorite campsite. And that’s a good thing. New technology continues... Read more »

Is Your RV Ready?

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by Bill and Jenn Gehr
February 28, 2014

  A Thorough Checkup Will Help Ensure Trouble-Free Days During the Upcoming Spring Travel Season   The onset of spring, with its warmer days, beckons RVers to get their rigs ready to hit the road for new adventures. We’ve compiled a number of helpful tips for a thorough spring checkup that... Read more »

Texas Two-Step

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February 26, 2014

  I have a Dodge 2500 four-wheel-drive truck with oversize tires and had to add a 3-inch lift on my fifth-wheel to tow level and have proper clearance over the bed. This created another problem, as my family is vertically, as well as physically, challenged.To correct this, I simply went to Tractor... Read more »

Greasy Stow-Away

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February 26, 2014

  As anyone who pulls a travel trailer knows, storing the ball mount when not towing can be a challenge. I have found a way to solve the problem: I put the head of our Reese hitch in a 14-gallon plastic bin. When I am not towing the trailer, the hitch rides safely and cleanly in the back of my truck.... Read more »

Towing in Style: 2014 Audi Q7 SUV

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by Ken Freund
February 5, 2014

  The 2014 Audi Q7 boasts seating for up to seven people and an available torquey, economical diesel engine. It combines a luxurious interior, with impressive performance and good towing capability and the long wheelbase provides excellent ride quality and towing stability. All-wheel drive delivers... Read more »

Pressure Check

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by Bob Livingston
January 31, 2014

  TireMinder TPMS allows drivers to keep constant tabs on inflation and temperature and sends warnings that help mitigate unsafe conditions   Checking tire pressure on a regular basis is critical to safe travels, but because of the inconvenience associated with using a tire gauge, many owners... Read more »

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