Dinghy Towing

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


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...

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...
Dinghy Towing Guide

Dinghy Towing Basics

Traveling with a dinghy vehicle is almost a given with today’s larger motorhomes. Although the trend to bigger coaches has injected “camping” with more...


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,...
The Clearsource kit includes sediment and coconut shell activated carbon block filters. Plastic wrench, supplied with the system, is used to remove canisters and access filters.

Water Filtration by Clearsource

Clearsource premium two-canister RV-specific system, tucked into a stout housing, removes much of the bad stuff while streamlining the process

Motorhome Gear: Movie Magic

When it comes to movies, the bigger, the better. The new Cinemood Portable Movie Theater takes it to the next level, providing up to...

Gimme a Boost

Wilson Electronics announces the weBoost Connect RV 65, a cellular signal booster designed to provide a solid signal while your motorhome is in camp....
Source of Stability: A few Source Engineering suspension modifications on motorhomes sitting atop the popular Freightliner XC chassis make a dramatic difference in handling and ride.

Smooth Sailing: Motorhome Suspension Upgrade

A simple yet well-engineered suspension upgrade from Source Engineering takes the rock-and-roll out of Freightliner XC-based motorhomes with I-beam front suspensions, improving handling and...