Coach & Powertrain: Surgin’ Along

I have a GM 383 engine in a Winnebago motorhome. It started to surge just a little, but now it has gotten a lot...

RV Tech Savvy: House Batteries and Solar Panels

  Q: We have a 2007 Fleetwood Excursion 39S with four 6-volt house batteries. Located on top of one of the air-conditioning units is a small...

Quick Tips: Hung Out To Dry

As an RVer, there are times when I need to dry wet things on a rainy day, or when the wind is blowing dust...
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Quick Tips: Bayonet Busters

  After bayonet-type fittings have been in service for a few weeks, disassembling the connections for packing away the sewer hose can become a chore....

Let’s Have Some Quiet

After installing the doghouse insulation kit featured in the October 2001 issue, the noise reduction was so dramatic that a lot of other rattles...

Upgrade Battery Capacity With a Simple Retrofit

Ever wish you could add more battery capacity to your Class C motor­home, just like you might find in the big Class A coaches?...

Lights Out?

  Simple procedures for identifying electrical wiring problems will help keep appliances and accessories running smoothly There is nothing more frustrating to a motorhome owner than...

Motorhome Tire Basics

  Getting back to the basics is critical for proper selection, inspection, maintenance and performance Big tires, as on a motorhome, mean big money. Understanding your...
Ken Freund Coach & Powertrain

AGM Batteries

There are two 6-volt flooded cell Trojan batteries in our coach; they are seven years old and still functioning well. There is nothing wrong...

Product Install: Xpel Ultimate PPF

Plastic Road Armor: Covering vulnerable areas of a new motorhome’s paint with Xpel Ultimate clear paint protective film keeps it looking like new for...

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...