RV Tech Savvy: Power for a CPAP Machine

As a follow-up to September’s “Using CPAP Machines” letter, I also have a need for a CPAP machine. Partly for me and mostly for...

RV Tech Savvy: Sun Damage

The strong Arizona and California sun has taken its toll on my 2012 Fleetwood Bounder. Two problems have developed: The side cameras have become...

Spray-in Convenience

For difficult-to-access batteries that require refilling the cells with distilled water, I use a 1-gallon pump sprayer (such as is used for weed killer)....

Rack ‘Em

Our 2012 Sunseeker has only a single towel ring in the bathroom. We have found that setup to be inadequate for long tours with...

Motorhome Basics: Water Heater Maintenance

Keeping the conventional water heater in your motorhome in good working order takes only a few minutes each season, but can save you money...
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...

Spartan Chassis: Basis of Success

Like a fixed home, a motorhome is only as good as its foundation The ancient Spartans were known for their fierce determination and success in...
Diesel Power Spartan’s K2-450 chassis with rear tag axle features a Cummins L-9 450-hp engine, an Allison 3000MH six-speed transmission and independent front suspension.

Diesel Chassis Maintenance: Spartan Chassis

These diesel-pusher platforms are designed to go 450,000 miles; proper and timely maintenance stacks the odds in the owners’ favor This article is the...

Rodent Shield

When your motorhome is in storage, one of the most important precautions to take is to keep mice and other pests out of the...

RV Tech Savvy: Inflation Pressure Versus Altitude

We have a Class A motorhome. I maintain 100 psi air pressure in the rear tires and 95 psi in front (maximum is 110...

Products

SmartFit Premium Pet Seat Covers are Pet Protection

We love bringing our four-legged friends along for the ride, but the mess — and the damage — that can occur is often difficult...

Redzone Portable Gas Grill is a Tailgating King

Bringing along your grill is great for campsite barbecues, but the storage space it requires may have you thinking twice. With the Redzone Portable...
An aluminum wand is used to place the Magne Shade on the windshield — without a ladder.

Motorhome Install: Sun Shade Solutions

Magne Shade creates an easy way to reduce solar heat Ever since shade cloth appeared in the 1990s, it has found an ever-increasing market, including...