Motorhome Terms Glossary

Glossary The following definitions for commonly used RV terms and abbreviations can be useful for new RVers and seasoned travelers alike.   120 AC/12 DC/LP-gas The power...

Father-Son Team Has Plan for ‘Hybrid Dinghy Pusher’

While the cost of fuel has put a damper on the travel plans of many Americans, one father-son engineering duo with a passion for...

Q & A: Tail Swing When Towing

Q: I have a 2003 Four Winds Chateau Sport 28-foot Class C motorhome. Because of the coach's...

Check Engine Light

Over the years emission controls have become more and more complex, and the ubiquitous (and infamous) check...

Automatic Dinghy Battery Disconnect

If you have a dinghy vehicle that requires that its battery cable be disconnected before you tow — such as a late-model Buick Enclave,...

Predeparture Checklists

Predeparture checklists are a must for serious RVers. Its all too easy to get distracted while preparing to leave on a motorhome road trip,...

Dinghy Towing Test: Jeep Liberty

Dinghy_Towing_Test_Jeep_Liberty.pdf 

Control Your Dinghy

Supplemental braking systems, Some people want them out of necessity — most states require brakes on towed loads over a certain weight, and most...

Tandem Tow Dollies

Owning a motorhome is a study in the art of compromise. Enthusiasts are continually reminded of the difference between taking what you want --...

Saturn Revives Tow-Friendly Design

For years, the Saturn line of automobiles was generally accepted by RVers as the ideal ...

Products

Wireless and Carefree Awning Control

Carefree of Colorado has rolled out its new Bluetooth-enabled Wireless Awning Control System, allowing awning control using a remote key fob and/or the Carefree...

Sound Waves

ASA Electronics has unveiled a new sleek-looking two-way speaker for motorhome applications. The Jensen JWMS350 two-way panel speaker has been engineered to offer improved...

Clear the Way

KING has introduced two new satellite TV antennas with first-ever clear covers for use with DISH and DirecTV satellite services. The new DISH Tailgater...