Phto shows blinker light added to travel trailer

10-Minute Tech: See and Be Seen

We’ve been towing one travel trailer or another for about 25 years. Many times on multilane highways, motorists in the next lane have “hovered”...

Rub-A-Dub-Dub: Tips and Supplies for Washing Your RV

Washing the exterior of an RV — especially a large one — can seem like a daunting task, but with the proper planning, products...
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10-Minute Tech: Dedicated to Drinks

Beverage bottles in my outdoor kitchen’s refrigerator would always shift during transport, and then fall out when I opened the door. I fixed this...
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RV Tech Q&A: July 2019

Trailer Screws Backing Out I own a 34-foot, 7-inch 2017 Rockwood Windjammer 3008W trailer with just under 5,000 miles. Recently, I noticed the screws on...
Mechanic working on the heads on a truck engine.

Diesel Tech Q&A: Replacing Head Studs and Fuel Filters

JULY 2019 Replacing Factory Head Studs with ARP Studs  I have a 2005 Ford F-350 DRW 6.0-liter Power Stroke with 110,000 miles. It’s been pretty trouble-free...
tension rods keep the contents of RV cabinets in palce while in transit

10-Minute Tech: Staying Power

After being on the road all day, it’s nice to get settled in for the night. There’s nothing more annoying than opening a cabinet...
Massage table used to extend RV bed

10-Minute Tech: Sleep Like a Baby

We have a Venture RV with a dinette that converts into a bed that is OK for little children but pretty small for most...
Tire pressure guage to illustrate RV tech article

RV Tech Q&A: June 2019

New Tire Size Inflation I have a 2013 Outdoors RV (ORV) Timber Ridge 26RLS travel trailer with an unloaded weight of 7,200 pounds and a...
Photo of the Voyager Rear-view camera system for RVs

Private Eye: Voyager RV Camera System

Installing an RV camera system makes backing a trailer into a campsite or storage spot a breezeWe’ve all told our kids we have eyes...
Ford pickup truck towing a Raptor trailer

Diesel Tech Q&A: Ford DPF Cleaning

JUNE 2019 Ford DPF CleaningI have a 2106 Ford F-250 6.7-liter diesel that we tow a Heartland Big Country fifth-wheel with. On three occasions, only when...
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Taming Your Dump Snake: Valterra Adjustable EZ Hose Carrier

RV sewer-hose storage that’s easy on the hose…and you Camping is fun, but one thing RVers agree on is that dumping the black- and gray-water...
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Nonlethal Self-Defense

PepperBall brings law-enforcement experience to RVers with its LifeLite launcher, designed to neutralize criminal aggressionPersonal protection is a subject that is constantly debated among...
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Solar-Power Survival in Yosemite

Off-the-grid lessons learned from one family’s DIY solar installLast fall, our family embarked on a journey across the United States in our 30-foot Winnebago...