Ken Freund Coach & Powertrain

Towing a 4×4 Conversion Van

I have a 2012 Chevrolet Express G3500 Duramax diesel van. It has a Quigley 4x4 conversion and I am using a Blue Ox tow...

Checking Your Coach’s ‘Life Bloods’

Most of us get some kind of physical once every year or so – even if we think we’re healthy, it’s nice to have...

Q & A: Fuel Mileage

Q. Why do engines get lower fuel mileage in winter? I thought that colder, denser air would...

Spark Plug Replacement

Many manufacturers recommend the replacement of spark plugs at intervals from 30,000 to as high as 100,000 miles. The plugs, however, can become so...
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Sanitation Solutions

  The right techniques and materials can make necessary chores cleaner and easier Traveling in a motorhome gives us the freedom to see the world from...
ABS Battery

RV Tech Savvy: Engine Stalls When Brakes Applied

I have a problem with my Itasca 2005 Horizon 36RD diesel pusher on a Freightliner chassis with a 350 Cat engine. The ABS light...
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SumoSprings Install

Installing closed-cell polyurethane supplemental springs results in a smoother and quieter ride for the Ford F53 chassis Manufacturers of gasoline-powered Class A motorhomes have a...

Safer Knife Holder

    We needed a place to store our knives and grater that would keep them sharp and our fingers safe from cuts. We fashioned custom...
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Slide Stopper

I’ve had problems with the cushions in most of my motorhomes sliding out of place while the vehicle was moving (and sometimes while sitting...

Shock Therapy: RV Shock Absorber Test

For motorhome owners seeking a better ride and handling, the most popular modification to make to a coach is to replace its shock absorbers. Even...

Products

King Combi step ladder

King Kombo

Considering the limited storage space in a motorhome, a conventional ladder may seem like a luxury item. But when that one item can perform...
ENSEN JWM45 Two-zone Stereo

JENSEN JWM45 Two-zone Stereo is Twice as Nice

Music is an important part of the motorhome lifestyle, inside and out of the coach. ASA Electronics now offers the JENSEN JWM45 Two-zone Stereo....
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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...