Dinghy Towing

Everything you need to know about dinghy towing, flat towing and recreational towing of a vehicle behind your motorhome

2017 Chevrolet Equinox

Top Towables for 2017

SUVs are at the summit of this year’s list of new dinghy vehicles, and a familiar icon returns Short of calling Uber or Lyft whenever...
Blue-Ox-Avail

Outfitting a Dinghy Vehicle

  Selecting the proper tow bar, auxiliary-braking system and accessories leads to a smooth towing experience   Dinghy towing, or flat towing, a vehicle behind your motorhome...
Dinghy Towing

Dinghy-Towing Primer

  Everything you need to know to get your motorhome and towed vehicle ready to hit the road Let’s face it; motorhoming is the best way...
Dinghy Towing 101

Installing a Baseplate

  With the right tools and some DIY expertise, follow these steps to install a dinghy baseplate   Most baseplate installations require that at least part...
Dinghy Towing

Dinghy 101

  The essential guide to safely towing a vehicle behind your motorhome   Choosing which vehicle to tow behind your motorhome is a big decision. Because, beyond...
Dinghy Towing 101

The Right Stuff

A guide to tow bars and dinghy-braking systems designed to make towing convenient and trouble-free Tow Bars   Blue Ox The two heavy hitters in Blue Ox’s tow-bar...
Bob Livingston

Dinghy Towing Fever

Towing a dinghy vehicle is more popular than ever. It almost looks strange to see a coach on the road without one. We left...

2012 Scion xD: Affordable, Efficient Dinghy

The 2012 Scion xD is one simple, affordable dinghy. The diminutive four-door can be flat-towed with a manual transmission without those pesky mileage limitations.  No...
Tools

Coach & Powertrain: Flat Tow Versus Dolly?

Like many of MotorHome’s readers, I have progressed through the usual camping route: tents, pop-up camper, a travel trailer and now a Class C...
The Fiat 500 is an international car, with nearly universal appeal.

The Italian Job: Fiat Returns to the US

Fiat’s return to the U.S. market was met with as much trepidation as it was anticipation. Not merely because the company would be riding...

Products

Barska 15-40x50 Colorado Spotting Scope

Two Great Products are Super for Birders

A great spotting scope brings the birds in view and the Audubon Bird Guide on your phone lets you know what you're seeing Barska 15-40x50...
A Dometic RV refrigerator with doors open

Dometic’s RMD 10 a Cool add to Your RV

Dometic’s new generation RMD 10 series refrigerator is now available to consumers. Previously available only at the manufacturer level, the popular RMD 10 features...
Roadmaster Brake Monitor kit

Peace of Mind: Universal Brake Monitor and Switch

One of the biggest concerns a motorhome owner has while towing is the state of the dinghy vehicle’s brakes. Are they even being applied?...
Trillium Battery

Motorhome Battery Upgrade

Trojan Battery Co. announces the Trillium line of Intelligent Lithium batteries. With life expectancy of more than 5,000 cycles, Trillium batteries maximize total energy...
Furrion Wi-Fi System

RV Wi-Fi

Furrion helps RV owners stay connected on the road. We all depend on a reliable signal and Wi-Fi routing for many of our everyday activities,...