Back to Basics: Brake Systems

Stop! That’s what you want your coach’s brakes to do when you need them – but are they really up to it? And are...

Back to Basics: LP-Gas Systems

Propane – more commonly known among RVers as liquefied petroleum or LP-gas – is an amazingly versatile and efficient fuel. Thanks to its high...

Back to Basics: Current Events

A little knowledge sure doesn’t hurt, which is why MotorHome Magazine will begin offering short primers on the inner workings of a coach …...

Battery Basics

Motorhomes represent a significant evolution in design and comfort – but as they become more luxurious and complex, the electrical demands of increasingly sophisticated...

Big Wheels Keep on Rollin’

If you were to break down the cost of any motorhome, one of the single most-expensive items would be the engine. Few other components...

Current Affairs

With the right ventilation devices in place and fully functioning, a constant flow of fresh air to the unit’s interior will be maintained and...

Breathe Deep

If your exhaust manifolds have started to leak this is a common ailment of older big-blocks, and demands immediate attention. Since repair work is...

Boosting Big-Block Performance

There are as many ways to get more pulling power out of a big-block as there are choices in motorhomes. The key to the...

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...

Products

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Dometic PLB40 Portable Lithium Battery

Perfect for off-grid camping, the Dometic PLB40 lithium battery was designed to run 12-volt DC appliances — specifically, Dometic’s line of CFX mobile compressor...
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Origami On the Water

Looking to ply the waters but don’t have the space to store a traditional kayak? Oru has launched its first tandem folding kayak, the...
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Smart Surge Protector Reports RV Power to Your Phone

Hughes Autoformers’ Power Watchdog EPO (Emergency Power Off) combines Bluetooth technology with the automatic shut off and re-start of an energy management system, offering...
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Pump it Up! New Line of Inflators from VIAIR

VIAIR has announced a new line of portable tire inflators designed specifically for RVs. The four RVS tire inflators are the only portable compressors...
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Straight as an Arrow

New adjustable drag link makes it simple to center the steering wheel on Ford F-53 chassis Piloting a motorhome has its own set of idiosyncrasies...