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Dinghy Towing

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

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...
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...
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...
Roadmaster Brake Monitor kit

Peace of Mind: Universal Brake Monitor and Switch

One of the biggest concerns a motorhome owner has while towing is the state of the dinghy vehicle’s brakes. Are they even being applied?...
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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...
towing a dinghy vehicle behind a motorhome

Dinghy Towing Essentials

Towing a dinghy vehicle behind your motorhome is a popular choice for transportation once set-up in an RV park. Here’s how to outfit and protect...
2019 Jeep Cherokee Overland and Cherokee Trailhawk

2019 Dinghy Towables Sneak Peek

7 vehicles that have been manufacturer-approved for flat-towing behind a motorhome. Over the years, MotorHome readers have asked one question more than all others: “Is the...
Roadmaster FitMaster app

Roadmaster App

The new FitMaster app answers one of the most common questions among motorhome owners – “What equipment do I need to tow a dinghy...
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10 More Years of Dinghy Guides Available

Exciting news for motorhome owners who want to flat-tow an older-model dinghy vehicle. All of MotorHome Magazine's dinghy towing guides are available online! Our annual...
Winnebago Adventurer - Dinghy Towing

Top-20 Dinghy FAQs

Answers to the most-often asked questions about dinghy towing Over the years, we have noticed that certain RV-related questions keep popping up, over and over...
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,...