No Compromise Performance


by Kevin Livingston
September 10, 2015

  A trio of kits from BD Diesel Performance keep the fuel at optimum pressure and protect injectors for maximum gains when adding power-enhancement products BD’s Flow-MaX V3 Lift Pump and Fuel Filter kits are packaged with all the hardware and small parts for installation by seasoned do-it-yourselfers. As... Read more »

I Can See Clearly Now


September 1, 2015

  The 6½-foot bed on my shortbed truck holds a generator and a rolled- up cover. It’s difficult to hook up the truck to my fifth-wheel since I can’t see around the generator and bed cover. I made a block of wood about 3 inches long by 1½ inches high and 2 inches wide. I then put a magnet on... Read more »

LP-Gas Cylinder Holder


September 1, 2015

  I bought a milk crate to haul my 5- or 7-gallon LP-gas cylinders when they need filling. They fit right in, and there’s no worry about them tipping over and damaging anything or rolling around. Bob Bauer | Conover, Wisconsin        

Bearings and Brakes and Dirt, Oh My!


by Chris Hemer
August 31, 2015

  Keeping the bottom side of a trailer properly maintained will lead to good times down the road   Trailer maintenance and good times go hand in hand. This statement may sound odd from the outset, but it’s true. Properly maintaining your trailer means that your family vacations won’t... Read more »

Guide to Gear


by Kristopher Bunker
August 5, 2015

  Tow vehicles and trailers come in all shapes and sizes, and it’s not always easy to match them with the right accessories. The following roster of tried-and-true RV equipment can help you outfit a new rig or update a seasoned one   One of the most popular, and fitting, mantras of shade-tree... Read more »

Upgrade Your RV Tunes


July 31, 2015

  Trailer Life’s Bob Dawson shows you how to make a quick, really easy and dramatic improvement to your RV’s sound system.    

Up on the Roof


by Chris Hemer
July 31, 2015

  Spending a little time where the sun does shine will prevent bigger problems later on You know it’s up there — a silent sentinel that protects you and your family. It speaks to you on rainy days and can roar in a hailstorm. It’s your RV’s roof, and as long as it keeps the inclement weather... Read more »

Transporting Glassware Safely


July 29, 2015

    We like having wine glasses (as opposed to plastic) while traveling and had a problem with the stemware rack in our camper because the wine glasses would fall out while traveling. Adding a small wire rod across the open ends and wrapping the ends of the wire loosely around the vertical supports... Read more »

Replacing a Water Inlet Plug


July 29, 2015

Due to age and use, the city-water inlet plugs that keep the insides and threads protected from the elements tend to fail. To remedy the problem, I took the plugs that are used to protect the ends of an inline RV water-system filter before use and trimmed the shoulder so that it would fit nicely in the... Read more »

Top Tip for Antenna


July 29, 2015

  Many RVers have been dreadfully reminded — often by a low-hanging tree branch or an overpass — that they forgot to lower the rooftop TV antenna. And how many people fail to look up during a walk-around to ensure that the antenna is down? While lying in bed one morning and wondering whether... Read more »

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