Anatomy Lesson

Anatomy Lesson covers some of the different "anatomical" parts of a modern motorhome. It covers many of the unique features that make it a...

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...

Central Park

The vast majority of motorhomes built through the years have had the engine at one end or the other. While the Spartan Chassis people...

A Guide to Slides

 In the RV world, the advent of the slideout room was clearly a watershed event. Few inventions have so drastically changed the way we...

Campsite Power Gremlins

Campground power is not always as dependable as it could behaving bad power is often worse than having no power at all. At the...

Powertrain Q & A: Dec 2003

Q.  Please explain the difference, if there is any, between winterized diesel fuel and No. 1 diesel fuel. I have been under the impression that...

Powertrain Q & A: Nov 2003

Q.  We have a 34-foot 1984 Fleetwood Southwind, which has been a great motorhome. I don’t want to ruin it while it is sitting in...

Powertrain Q & A: Oct 2003

Q.  I’m having trouble starting the Cummins 260-hp diesel engine in my 2001 Holiday Rambler Ambassador. I turn on the key and wait until all...

Powertrain Q & A: Sep 2003

Q.  We bought a pre-owned 1987 34-foot Class A coach on a GM P-chassis with a carbureted Chevrolet 454-cid engine. Our trips are infrequent, one...

Powertrain Q & A: Aug 2003

Q.  Thank you for your great column. How do you determine the mileage point during the break-in period of a new engine as to when...

Products

just roll with it » The SmartTote2 LX portable waste tank comes ready to go right out of the box. For storage, the extendable handle folds underneath. The hose and fittings are secured neatly under cover in the PermaStore cabinet.

Dump Station to Go: Thetford SmartTote2 LX and Tote Storage System

Employing a portable tank eliminates the need to break camp while staying in parks without sewer hookups Taking a motorhome to an RV park that...
Bluetooth Smart DC Power Meter

Monitor Wizard

Monitoring the levels of a motorhome’s battery banks is a critical part of the motorhome lifestyle, especially while boondocking. To make the process easy,...
ecocamel shower head

Ecocamel’s Orbit: Singing in the Shower

This innovative showerhead reduces consumption while pushing out a stronger stream of softer water — and can be fitted with an optional massaging feature Most...