Under-RV folding ladder storage system

10-Minute Tech: Ladder Lodging

I made a storage tube for my 25-pound, 7-foot double-rung folding ladder out of a 5-by-5-by-96-inch plastic fence post with caps on each end....
Mechanic pouring oil into truck engine in shop.

Diesel Tech Q&A: Oil Change Intervals and Analysis

DECEMBER 2019 Oil Change Intervals and Analysis I have a 2016 Chevy 3500HD Duramax diesel. It has 60,000 miles on it, and I’ve been using Shell Rotella...
White vent fan cover on roof of trailer

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,...
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...
Curt-Adjustable RV Trailer Hitch

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...
Kids on bikes in a campground

Great Backup Plan: Furrion Vision S RV Observation System

Installing Furrion’s Vision S four-camera vehicle-observation system is like having eyes in the back of your head Backing up a trailer can be a nerve-racking...
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RV Tech Q&A: November 2019

Refrigerator Misbehavior I bought a new Aliner A-frame LXE two years ago. I am now on my third Dometic refrigerator. Despite countless efforts of troubleshooting between...
Turbocharger set in half on bench in shop

Diesel Tech Q&A: Turbo, Unison Ring and Position Sensor 

NOVEMBER 2019 Duramax Turbocharger, Unison Ring and Position Sensor I have a 2007 GMC Duramax diesel 2500HD. Lately, the Check Engine light comes on and off periodically....
Turquoise graphic of red travel trailer and cellular modem, home router and laptop for easy RV Internet setup

Easy RV Internet

The Home While We Roam crew loves hitting the road and heading into nature, but we also love staying connected while we’re gone.  We’re...
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...