RV Clinic Experts Ken Freund and Jeff Johnston

Small Pickup Towing

Q: Are compact pickups, for example 2000 and newer Dodge Dakotas, a good choice for towing travel trailers weighing less than 4,000 pounds? Should...
folgers-coffee-container

Coffee-Canister Tableware Caddy

We enjoy the outdoors when camping in our Keystone travel trailer. To keep a supply of plastic utensils on hand that’s easy to grab...

The Maxwell Full-timing Aptitude Test

The Maxwell Full-timing Aptitude Test Trailer Life October 2000 The following questions pertain to your attitudes about how you want to live your life. The objective of...
Hot Tire Pressure

Shortbox Selection

Q: I want to buy an ‘03 GMC 2500, extended cab, Duramax diesel with a short bed that should be 6.5 feet long. I...
drywall J-channel trim fits the edge of ½-inch oriented strand board (OSB)

10-Minute Tech: Take the Edge Off

Our Heartland Bighorn fifth-wheel had a rough edge on the bed platform. I found that drywall J-channel trim fit the edge of the ½-inch...
Hot Tire Pressure

Blown Trailer Tires

Q: I bought my 1995 Thor fifth-wheel used and it had two or three tires blow out in just the first few hundred miles,...
Full-size pickup pulls a travel trailer on a mountain road

Power Shot: Banks Derringer Tuner and iDash DataMonster

The Banks Derringer tuner is a small but potent way to add horsepower and torque to 6.7-liter Power Strokes. Truck owners who tow trailers often appreciate...
Closet Door Stopper

10-Minute Tech: Sliding Doors Stay Put

After breaking several plastic latches on the sliding-glass doors on our RV’s wardrobe and having to replace the mirror on one of them because...
10MT-ceiling-fan-adjuster

RV Smart: Stick to It

We love the 14-inch-square Camco RV Vent Insulators that fit in the roof vents. The fleece-insulator “cushions” keep the trailer warmer or cooler, depending...
Grid heater in Cummins 5.9-liter engine

Diesel Tech Q&A: Hard-Starting Cummins

SEPTEMBER 2019 Hard-Starting Cummins I have a 2005 Dodge Ram dually Cummins that has begun having starting problems when the weather gets below 45 degrees Fahrenheit....