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Diesel Tech Q&A: Tow-Rating “Recertification”

MARCH 2019 Tow-Rating “Recertification” I am driving a Ram 2500 with a 3.42 axle ratio. I just bought a fifth-wheel that had a pin weight higher than...
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RV Clinic July 2015

Towing in Reverse Q: I have a 2005 Dodge Ram 3500 longbed 4x4 with a 5.9-liter diesel engine, a 48RE automatic transmission and single rear...

Turbodiesel-Equipped Chevy

Q. I have a 1997 Chevy crew-cab dually with a 6.5-liter turbodiesel equipped with a Banks Stinger kit to pull a 38-foot Titanium fifth-wheel...
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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...
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RV Clinic: Tilting Slideouts

I have been reading your column for a while and appreciate the time you guys take to give people the right answers to their...
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RV Tech Q&A: February 2019

Winterizing Variables I am going into my second winter of RV ownership. Last year I used liquid antifreeze to winterize my RV. I winterized it...

RV Clinic: Travel Trailer Hitch Leveling

Q. I am towing a roughly 3,000-pound 1999 21-foot tandem-axle hybrid travel trailer with a 2005 Chevrolet Trailblazer. How important is it for the...
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Truck Sag

Q: I tow a 35-foot Open Range fifth-wheel with a 2011 Ford F-250 four-door crew cab powered by a 6.7L diesel. When I hook...

Head Out Into the Exciting World of Winter RVing

As the leaves turn and fall, so do the temperatures and the numbers of RVers lining up at every camp spot in the country....
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Diesel Tech Q&A: Improving Airflow

APRIL 2020 Improving Airflow I’ve been thinking of going to a K&N filter or filter-charger system on my 2018 Ram 2500. I’ve been told not to...