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RV Q&A: Tire-to-Tire Gap

I have a question regarding the safe distance (gap) between fifth-wheel RV tires. I’ve looked at various tandem-axle trailers, and the distance between the...
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Travel Trailer Hitch Considerations

Q I purchased a new 28-foot Surveyor travel trailer by Forest River that has a claimed dry weight of 4,400 pounds and a hitch...
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RV Clinic May 2015

RV Furniture Q: We have a 2008 Dutchmen Victory Lane toy hauler. We no longer ride motorcycles and want to turn the back into a...
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Bearing Maintenance and Lift

We have a 2007 Keystone Montana with Dexter E-Z Lube axles that have approximately 40,000 miles on them. They’re greased with high-quality lubricant and...
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RV Clinic August 2015

Truck Payload Capacity Q: I have a 2015 Ram 2500 4WD with the Cummins diesel and shortbed configuration. The maximum payload is listed at 2,360...

Biodiesel Booster

Q. With the rise in fuel prices and the increasing possibility of shortages, is there any serious effort to produce biodiesel? If it becomes...
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RV Tech Q&A: November 2018

Selecting Trailer Tires I currently tow a 37-foot fifth-wheel with a gross vehicle weight rating (gvwr) of about 14,000 pounds. In three years, it has...
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Diesel Tech Q&A: Towing with Older Diesels

FEBRUARY 2020 Towing with Older Diesels I drive a 1999 Ford with the 7.3-liter diesel engine and an automatic transmission. I pull a 2018 Keystone Hideout 21FQWE,...

RV Tech Q&A: Aluminum Siding Versus Fiberglass

Q. We've been looking for a new trailer and have a question regarding the relative merits of aluminum siding versus fiberglass. It appears, from the...
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Sealing Caulk Failure

Q: We opened our Forest River travel trailer after it had been covered all winter and everything looked fine. Then the spring rain came...