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Demco Glide Ride

Demco Glide Ride Upgrade

Replacing a worn kingpin assembly strengthens the truck-and-fifth-wheel connection and improves towing stability   We keep our one-ton diesel truck and 36-foot fifth-wheel trailer in top...
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Trailer Cover Wear

Q. My question is about trailer covers. We live in an area that can get a fair amount of snow, and the weather can...
Volt Meter

At-a-Glance Battery Check

  We installed a DC voltmeter (purchased online for $5) into our RV’s stove hood. Carefully cut a hole (we used a Dremel) to...
Chevy pickup pulling an Arctic Fox fifth-wheel trailer.

Diesel Tech Q&A: Fuel Mileage and Engine Cooling

MAY 2019 Fuel Mileage and Engine Cooling I own a 2006 Chevy 2500HD 2WD extended cab with 130,000 miles on it. I can’t seem to get more...
2019 Ram 3500HD towing a New Horizons fifth-wheel trailer

Diesel Tech Q&A: Axle-Ratio Selection

FEBRUARY 2019 Axle-Ratio Selection and Fuel Economy I’m debating between 3.42 and 3.73 axles on the new Ram 3500 diesel dually. I understand fuel mileage will...
Ten Minute Tech electrical parts rack

Everything in its Place

  My tip is to use broom-handle-type holders and mount them inside one of the exterior compartment doors. This way, all my electrical adapters are...
Gas Pumps

RV Tech Q&A: December 2015

Fifth-Wheel Towing with Gas Q: I have been towing my 2011 Pacific Coachworks Tango 256 RKS trailer with my 2003 Chevy 2500 HD with a...
roadmaster-lead

Suspension Nirvana: Roadmaster Comfort Ride

Roadmaster, experts in dinghy towing, introduces the Comfort Ride Slipper Leaf Spring and Shock Absorber systems to road-weary trailer and fifth-wheel owners Trailers and fifth-wheels...
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It's Beginning to Feel a Lot Like Winter

For RVers braving chilly climates and possibly icy roads, special care should be applied to their vehicles. The following tips are suggested by AutoVantage:...
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GMC Smooth Ride

Q. I have a 1999 GMC 2500 with the 6.0-liter engine, and I tow a 2004 Colorado fifth-wheel with 4,610-pound gross vehicle weight rating...

Products

FURRION SENSE ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEM

Staff Pick: Furrion Sense All-in-One Entertainment System

Whatever you do, don’t call this a TV. The 32-inch Furrion Sense HD LED All-in-One Entertainment System surely is a television, but with its...
RV Rider rack installed with a bike in place

RV Rider: Heavy-Duty Bicycle Hauler

The RV Rider platform rack transports two fat-tire or electric bikes securely on the back of fifth-wheels and motorhomes Carrying bicycles securely on the back...
Universal Keyhole hands-free camera harness from Backcountry Solutions

Staff Pick: Universal Keyhole Camera Harness

There’s an axiom regarding cameras: the best camera is the one you have with you. A camera in your backpack requires stopping, removing the...