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

Suspension Basics

  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...
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Understanding and Maintaining Your RV’s Batteries

RV batteries were once considered an option primarily for off-grid camping. With the increasing complexity of RV electrical systems, batteries have become a necessity. Understanding...
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10-Minute Tech: Wobble Stopper

  After reading James Baucom’s RV Clinic letter in the December 2013 issue regarding his wobbly trailer, I wanted to pass along my solution. I’ve...
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RV Tire Basics

Understanding the basics can help avoid costly blowouts and lead to safer travels Tires on tow vehicles or trailers run the gamut from passenger-car types...
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Keeping an RV Roof in Tiptop Shape

  A little TLC goes a long way in preventing leaks and expensive repairs on RV roofs One of the great joys of RVing is having...
Progressive Dynamics offers a lower section replacement/upgrade converter with a built-in Charge Wizard that constantly manages the RV’s batteries.

Power Up

Converters are designed to provide 12-volt DC current and charge batteries — but not all are created equal Power converters fall into the category of...
Even capturing a small portion of the energy of the sun is enough to provide electrical power for most appliances and accessories without the need to fire up the generator or plug into shorepower.

Unplugged: RV Solar Systems

Harnessing the sun with solar panels keeps the power flowing when hookups are not available Did you know that an area the size of a...
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RV Comfort Systems Electric Element Can Lower Heating Costs

  Running a typical forced-air furnace on LP-gas is becoming a more expensive proposition, obviously because propane has skyrocketed in price. Many owners who camp...
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Bearing Down: Repacking Wheel Bearings

Greasing wheel bearings isn’t the most enjoyable way to spend your free time. However, this messy maintenance saves you from bigger bills later. Over time,...
Carbon Monoxide Alarms

Proper Selection and Maintenance of Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Detectors are Critical for Safe...

  Apart from on-the-road hazards and in-camp mishaps, trailer owners need to be especially vigilant when dealing with two potential dangers: fire and carbon monoxide...

Products

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RV Upgrade: Maxxair Roof-Vent Cover

Maxxair’s roof-vent covers help keep the air circulating while in the rain and on the road RVs come in many brands, shapes, styles and sizes,...
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Staff Pick: TST 507 Series Tire-Monitoring System

Nothing puts a crimp on RV travels like a tire blowout. At best, it means delays and a road-service call. At worst, a wayward...
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Universal Hitch Receiver: Curt Bolt-On RV Trailer Hitch

Installing Curt’s Adjustable RV Trailer Hitch on a travel trailer or fifth-wheel makes it possible to add a bike rack to securely carry two-wheelers.  Owners...