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

Dinghy Towing 101

The Right Stuff

A guide to tow bars and dinghy-braking systems designed to make towing convenient and trouble-free Tow Bars   Blue Ox The two heavy hitters in Blue Ox’s tow-bar...
Dinghy Towing

Dinghy-Towing Primer

  Everything you need to know to get your motorhome and towed vehicle ready to hit the road Let’s face it; motorhoming is the best way...
A Class A motorhome towing a dinghy car with Joshua Trees and boulders in the background

Portable Dinghy Braking Systems

These units provide an easy way to reduce stopping distance for safer travels when dinghy towing To tow a dinghy vehicle or a trailer? That is...
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RV Tech Savvy: Towing a 2018 Chevrolet Equinox

You asked MotorHome: We just purchased a 2018 Equinox, the 1.5-liter turbo with front wheel drive. I followed the dinghy directions, but the security alarm...
2019 Toyota Yaris

2019 Dinghy Towing Guide Updates

Here are the most recent changes to MotorHome's 2019 Guide to Dinghy Towing. ADDITIONS Fiat 2019 500 with manual transmission may be flat towed at speeds up...
Jeep Wrangler JK in mountain setting

Best 2018 Models for Dinghy Towing

If you like adventure, this year’s crop of manufacturer-approved dinghy-towable vehicles offers something for everyone Adventure. It’s what happens when you shake off society’s norms,...
A BlueOx dinghy towbar connected to the front of a car

Dinghy Digest: What’s a Baseplate?

  Let’s begin at the beginning, shall we? After you have verified that the vehicle you’re considering can be towed on all four wheels behind a...
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...
Roadmaster's Sterling tow bar

Outfitting a Honda CR-V for Flat Towing

Roadmaster's Sterling All-Terrain Tow Bar creates a strong, versatile link between motorhome and dinghy Once in a while, those of us who tow dinghy vehicles...
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Outfitting a Dinghy Vehicle

  Selecting the proper tow bar, auxiliary-braking system and accessories leads to a smooth towing experience   Dinghy towing, or flat towing, a vehicle behind your motorhome...
2020 Winnebago Forza Class A Motorhome

Class A Diesel with Two Full Bathrooms

Winnebago’s 38-foot Forza motorhome scores points for adding space and comfort for two, three, or more campers Remember the Wrigley’s Doublemint chewing gum ads from...
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RV Tech Savvy: Fuel Tank Fix

For those readers who have been plagued by a slow- or incomplete-filling diesel-fuel tank on their motorhome, here is another possible solution. I have a...
1983 Georgie Boy Swinger Exterior Front View

The Classic Ride: A Unique ‘Rat Rod’ Motorhome

This 1983 Georgie Boy Swinger Class A was transformed into a motorhome that combines elements of NASCAR with a classic Bill Murray comedy Playwright Oscar...
Tire Fill Quick Tip

MotorHome Quick Tip: DIY Tire Fill

At left is a photo of the tire filler I use on my Tiffin Class A motorhome. The red line connects to the air...
Dirt road hike on Conundrum Creek Trail with pine tree forest in Aspen, Colorado summer with man walking

Play it Safe: Outdoor Recreation During COVID

Practical guide to getting outside responsibly to enjoy hiking, biking and fishing in the new normal. Many are heeding the call of the great outdoors,...