Black GMC 2500 truck towing a white and black Alpine fifth-wheel trailer

Diesel Tech Q&A: Horsepower and Torque Limits

AUGUST 2019 Horsepower and Torque Limits With HD pickup manufacturers locked into the horsepower and torque race, I’m guessing they’re primarily retuning the same engines and...
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RV Tech Q&A: August 2019

  Test the Water I found water in my RV’s belly when it was opened to check a valve. I brought it to my dealer and...
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RV Tech Q&A: July 2019

Trailer Screws Backing Out I own a 34-foot, 7-inch 2017 Rockwood Windjammer 3008W trailer with just under 5,000 miles. Recently, I noticed the screws on...
Mechanic working on the heads on a truck engine.

Diesel Tech Q&A: Replacing Head Studs and Fuel Filters

JULY 2019 Replacing Factory Head Studs with ARP Studs  I have a 2005 Ford F-350 DRW 6.0-liter Power Stroke with 110,000 miles. It’s been pretty trouble-free...
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RV Tech Q&A: June 2019

New Tire Size Inflation I have a 2013 Outdoors RV (ORV) Timber Ridge 26RLS travel trailer with an unloaded weight of 7,200 pounds and a...
Ford pickup truck towing a Raptor trailer

Diesel Tech Q&A: Ford DPF Cleaning

JUNE 2019 Ford DPF CleaningI have a 2106 Ford F-250 6.7-liter diesel that we tow a Heartland Big Country fifth-wheel with. On three occasions, only when...
Graphic illustration of protable generator

RV Tech Q&A: May 2019

Generator Selection We purchased our first trailer last year, a 2016 Keystone Cougar 326RDS. We’ve used it quite a bit and absolutely love it. The...
Chevy pickup pulling an Arctic Fox fifth-wheel trailer.

Diesel Tech Q&A: Fuel Mileage and Engine Cooling

MAY 2019 Fuel Mileage and Engine CoolingI own a 2006 Chevy 2500HD 2WD extended cab with 130,000 miles on it. I can’t seem to get more...
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RV Tech Q&A: April 2019

Safety First: 30-Amp Versus 50-Amp I live on the outskirts of Pensacola, Florida, and there are several large state parks within a three-hour drive that...
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RV Tech Q&A: March 2019

Refrigerator Operation We just bought our first RV, a 2015 Keystone Outback Super Lite fifth-wheel, and are learning things every time we get in or...
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Hughes Autoformers’ smart surge protector

Power Broker: Power Watchdog EPO Surge Protector

Hughes Autoformers’ smart surge protector circumvents electrical problems at the RV park and adds an emergency power-off feature In a world where we often find...
Campers enjoy the warmth of a propane firering with RV in the background

The Heat Is On: Firepits and Patio Heaters

Whether you’re looking for instant warmth from an LP-gas source or prefer building a wood campfire, portable heaters and firepits can keep you toasty...
AeroPress coffee maker

Staff Pick: AeroPress Coffee and Espresso Maker

My camp joe has always been percolator coffee, but I’m not a coffee connoisseur. I just like what I like. What doesn’t bring me...