High-Wind Trailer Tipping

April 29, 2017

  Q: There is a lot of information out there about wind speed and the effects while towing a travel trailer or fifth-wheel, but I could not find anything about wind speed when the trailer is parked.... Read more »

We Have Liftoff!

April 29, 2017

  I found an easier way to lift and insert my trailer’s weight-distributing hitch into the receiver. It was a simple job to bend a ½-inch rod into a U-shaped handle. If your ball mount has adjusting... Read more »

Scratch-Free Floor

April 29, 2017

  We recently replaced the old carpet in our Keystone Montana fifth-wheel with vinyl plank flooring from our home center. To protect the new flooring from the slideout without spending a fortune,... Read more »

Now You See It

March 31, 2017

  To simplify checking my RV’s LP-gas cylinders without removing the shroud, I took a small plastic mirror and heat-bent it to a 60-degree angle. I then secured the mirror to the regulator with... Read more »

RV Q&A: Ford Excursion Shocks

By Jeff Johnston
March 31, 2017

  Q: I have a 2000 Ford Excursion two-wheel-drive, 7.3-liter diesel with 60,000 miles on it. I tow a 26-foot trailer and am looking to replace the shocks. Do you have any recommendations? Dave... Read more »

Cylinder Swap Made Easy

March 2, 2017

  If your RV has dual LP-gas cylinders, you know how difficult it is to remove and replace them when the regulator keeps falling. You have to hold the regulator and bracket with one hand while wrestling... Read more »

Birds Flew the Coop

March 2, 2017

  Ever since becoming the owner of a fifth-wheel trailer, I have had to contend with birds building nests in the kingpin box. I first closed the inside of the box with plastic-coated cardboard that... Read more »

RV 101: Getting Ready to Roll

by Chris Dougherty
March 1, 2017

  For a winning season this year, make sure the RV is camp-ready by doing a thorough inspection and cleaning   Now that spring is almost here, preparing your RV for travel and performing necessary... Read more »

Suspension Basics

Air-ride equalizers such as LCI’s Center Point air-ride trailer suspension system use air bags to improve ride quality.

by Ed Bolduc
February 5, 2017

  A well-maintained suspension system keeps trailers and fifth-wheels rolling down the highway smoothly and safely When it comes to RV maintenance, the first components that usually come to mind... Read more »

Wiser by Showermiser

by Kevin Livingston
February 2, 2017

  A unique device diverts cold water back into the tank while waiting for a hot shower Spending time in rustic campgrounds is part of the RV experience that many owners relish, and is one reason... Read more »

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