placeholder

RV Clinic: Travel Trailer Tire Wear

Q. I purchased a trailer with new tires and, after approximately 2,200 miles on them, the two inside treads wore down completely; the same...
placeholder

RV Clinic: Trailer Surging

Q. My wife and I recently purchased a fifth-wheel trailer and had a very uncomfortable ride as we traveled. We felt as if we...
placeholder

Trailer Tire Rating

Q. I purchased a new 27-foot fifth-wheel. We had traveled 3,500 miles when one of the tires separated like an old recap. We had...
placeholder

Suspension Q & A

Q I'm the owner of an Itasca Spirit 23-foot motorhome with an 11,800-pound gvwr. Are there any modifications I can make to the suspension...
placeholder

Fuel Q & A

Diesel Fuel Primer Q I am brand spanking new to diesel trucks, and my questions probably seem elementary to most of your readers, but I...
placeholder

Engine Q & A

Diesels on Propane Q. I read an article in a four-wheel-drive magazine about propane injection for diesel engines. It made this sound like the best...
placeholder

Drivetrain Q & A

Rear-Axle Chatter Q. We have a 1997 Ford Expedition powered by a 5.4-liter engine. It's used mostly to tow our 26-foot travel trailer. For the...
placeholder

Systems Q & A

Hot-Water System Contamination Q. We own a 1997 Layton 30-foot fifth-wheel with a slideout room. While dry camping in Bishop, California, we encountered trouble with...
placeholder

Technical Resources

RVers have their fair share of technical queries and problems. Sometimes, folks need information on diagnosis and troubleshooting, specifications or advice on how to...
placeholder

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...

Products

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,...
TST 507 SERIES TPMS

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...
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...