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... Read more »

If the Shoe Fits, Hang It

February 2, 2017

  After seeing various tips in 10-Minute Tech on how to store shoes in an RV so you aren’t tripping over them, I came up with my own idea. To make extra room for my shoes and keep them out... Read more »

Customized TV Remote Control

February 2, 2017

  I find it difficult at night to see all the control buttons on the TV remote. I used “puffy” craft paint, bought at Walmart, that I can feel, and dotted several of the buttons with the... Read more »

Cure for Kamikaze Spice Bottles

January 5, 2017

    After going through many spice racks and bottles, and cleaning up scattered spices after the bottles fell off the sliding pantry shelves, my wife decided to recycle some of our prescription... Read more »

Basic Battery Disconnect

December 15, 2016

  Most travel trailers have the battery or batteries on a tray on the frame at the front of the RV, and there is no place for a battery-disconnect switch. I solved this problem by purchasing... Read more »

Stop Drawers in Their Tracks

August 31, 2016

  My travel trailer’s drawers don’t have stops to keep them from being pulled out all the way, and this became an issue when our three-year-old granddaughter stayed with us. My solution... Read more »

Compact Leveling Blocks

August 31, 2016

  Most owners know the problems related to stabilizing trailers at campsites. Sometimes you need more blocks to put under those four jacks. I came up with a simple solution that solves two problems... Read more »

Rolling Along Safely: A Tire Guide

Tim Walton
June 19, 2013

It’s not that unusual for owners of trailers to be thinking about tires. If you’re going to take towing safety seriously, you have to give attention to these seemingly simple circles that provide... Read more »

Sylvania SilverStar Headlights: A Brighter Idea

Bruce W. Smith
May 15, 2013

It’s late at night, you’re towing over an unfamiliar stretch of two-lane blacktop toward a new campground, and your nerves are on edge because the headlights just don’t seem to be lighting... Read more »

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