Aftermarket Air Intakes and Low-Restriction Filters

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by Ken Freund
June 4, 2014

  More power out of thin air. It’s something we’d all like to have — right after a personal money tree. But it is possible to increase horsepower with aftermarket air intakes and filters.   To fully understand how this all works, first we need to look at some background information. Atmospheric... 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 »

2014 Ford F-450 Super Duty Pickup

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by Ken Freund
January 2, 2014

  For 2014 the F-450 Super Duty is the top of Ford’s line for recreational towing. It’s rated to tow up to 24,700 pounds with a fifth-wheel hitch and 18,500 pounds with a conventional hitch. Plus there’s 5,880 pounds of payload capacity, for hauling big campers.The F-450 is sold in just one... Read more »

2015 Chevrolet Colorado

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by Ken Freund
December 8, 2013

  General Motors has unveiled the all-new 2015 Chevrolet Colorado, which will offer midsize truck capabilities for folks who don’t need a full-size pickup truck, but want class-leading power, payload and trailer tow ratings. Forward collision alert and lane departure warnings will be segment firsts.An... Read more »

2015 Chevrolet Silverado HD Pickups

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by Ken Freund
November 8, 2013

  General Motors has taken the wraps off its upcoming Heavy Duty pickups, which are due at dealers this Spring. There will be two available engines; the standard Vortec 6.0-liter V-8 gasoline engine that’s rated  at 360 horsepower in the 2500HD and 322 hp in the 3500HD, and 380 lb-ft of torque... Read more »

1954 Boles Aero Mira Mar

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by Ken Freund
October 29, 2013

      This charming and rare 1954 Boles Aero Mira Mar 19-foot trailer is a true survivor. Purchased by Liz and Barry Marks of Santa Ynez, California, in March 2012, it was in its original state when Barry found it stored in a hangar at the local airport, which had helped to preserve it.... Read more »

2014 Toyota Tundra

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By Ken Freund
August 8, 2013

  The 2014 Tundra is redesigned, inside and out, representing the first major change since the 2007 model year. Tundra offers three cab styles: two-door Regular Cab, four-door Double Cab, and the super-sized four-door CrewMax. Tundra Regular Cab and Double Cab models are offered in standard bed... Read more »

2014 Ford F-150 Tremor

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Ken Freund
July 15, 2013

Ford’s latest addition to the best-selling F-150 lineup is the new Tremor sport truck for the 2014 model year. The Tremor will be powered by a potent twin-turbocharged, 3.5-liter EcoBoost V-6 rated at 365 horsepower and known for excellent fuel economy. Tremor comes with the F-150′s regular cab... Read more »

American Force Wheels

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Ken Freund
July 15, 2013

We get a lot of technical correspondence from readers regarding tire and wheel problems, including premature wear and failures. In fact, it’s one of the top complaints we hear from trailer owners. Today’s large trailers with premium amenities and multiple slideout rooms weigh far more than older... Read more »

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