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Everything you need to know about dinghy towing, flat towing and recreational towing of a vehicle behind your motorhome

Disconnecting a dinghy vehicle's battery

Make Your Own Dinghy Towing Checklist

Get ready for worry-free dinghy towing by creating your own preflight checklist. Pilots complete a preflight checklist before each takeoff to ensure that all equipment...
Class C Newmar towing Jeep dinghy vehicle

Our Favorite Dinghy Towables

SUVs and pickups dominate this year’s new flat-towable vehicles and, for the very first time ever, we pick our favorite dinghy towables! Quite apart from...
Flat towing a vehicle behind a motorhome

Dinghy Digest: How to Tow an ‘Untowable’

A number of vehicles, though not sanctioned by their manufacturers, can be dinghy-towed after installing the right equipment A few years ago, a reader wrote...
Dinghy Towing Vehicles: Jeep Gladiator in an off road setting

Dinghy Digest: Family-Friendly Dinghy Vehicles

If you need room for five or more, these vehicles will accommodate your crew in style and comfort When one thinks about dinghy towing vehicles,...
photo of crumpled dinghy tow bar behind class A motorhome

Safe Dinghy Towing: Getting It All In Line

The right equipment, proper hitching practices and regular inspection ensure safe dinghy towing We all like to think about RVing as a pleasant experience, one...
A bright red Jeep Gladiator in a off-road setting

Dinghy Digest: Choosing a Dinghy Vehicle

A new towable is a big investment; make sure to perform your due diligence before signing on the dotted line Part and parcel to the...
Roadmaster Tow bar Base Pins

Roadmaster Base Pins

  Tow bar base pins are an important safety component of dinghy-towing systems, as they secure the tow bar to the baseplate. For customers who...
The Roadmaster Guardian rock shield

Protective Custody

Preventing minor damage while towing is easy with these products Life on the road isn’t always easy, especially for your dinghy vehicle. As you ride...
Blue Ox Alpha 2 Tow Bar

Alpha 2 Tow Bar

  Blue Ox has upgraded the design of its popular Alpha dinghy tow bar. The new Alpha 2 is rated for vehicles up to 6,500...
A InvisiBrake by Roadmaster installation kit

Dinghy Digest: Brake Time

Auxiliary braking systems provide safe and legal travel when towing a dinghy vehicle A dinghy vehicle towed behind a motorhome offers the freedom to travel...
Joshua Tree National Park

California’s Golden Landscapes

Exploring the deserts, history and wild animals on the “quiet side” of Southern California One thing I like about owning a motorhome and being semi-retired...
Lifeline Battery

Motorhome Battery Systems

Improving 12-volt DC systems using the latest technology can dramatically extend off-grid livability One of the primary benefits of owning a motorhome is the ability...
Odometer

RV Tech Savvy: Odometer Issue

We have a 2007 Holiday Rambler Vacationer diesel. The odometer went from 54,000 to 3,400 on a trip. The odometer continues to work, but...
Headlight, After Soft Scrub

MotorHome Quick Tip: Headlight Lens Restoration

My solution for dull yellow plastic headlight lenses is to use Soft Scrub cleaning liquid rather than an expensive lens-polishing kit. You can see...
Xantrex Charge Controllers

Solar Power for Your Motorhome

Xantrex has added two new lithium-ion compatible solar charge controllers to its energy-management solutions. The new 30A MPPT charge controller ($299) features dual bank...