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Combi Illustration for Truma Install

Silent Heat

  European supplier Truma is raising the bar for efficient comfort heating in smaller motorhomes with its compact Combi furnace and water heater Staying warm inside...
Scrubbing the exterior fiberglass and striping with Poli Prep and applying five coats of Poli Glow sealer removed the stains (right of green tape) and brought back the shine (left of green tape). The Poli Glow process is safe for decals and graphic elements.

Get the Sheen Back

  Treating a motorhome’s fiberglass exterior with Poli Glow removes oxidation and restores the surface to a shiny look Fiberglass exteriors on motorhomes have a number...
In the Dometic fridge, thermistor clips on a cooling fin can be adjusted to regulate temperature in relation to adjacent label.

RV Refrigerator Freezing Fix: The Thermistor

  Excessive ice buildup on the refrigerator’s cooling fins can be traced to a defective thermistor Have you ever noticed that a section, or even the...
Spotless Water Station

Squeaky Clean

  Say “goodbye” to hand-toweling after rinsing a motorhome with de-ionized water from a CR Spotless System When washing a motorhome, fighting water spotting is usually...
ARC RV Extra Room

Hands On: Easy Expansion

  Let’s Go Aero’s collapsible shelter connects to the motorhome’s doors and provides protection from the elements Many of us would like to believe that we’re...
A 2004 Fleetwood Expedition is tied down on the Mustang MD-750 chassis dyno at Banks.

Pull More Behind Your Diesel Pusher with Banks Power

  The company's PowerPack improves fuel economy and power on a Cummins diesel Many lower- and midpriced diesel motorhomes have just enough power to get where...
Rv Armor - RV Roof shot application

Seamless Solution

  RV Armor’s unique liquid-applied, UV-resistant system creates a high-performance and long-lasting roof membrane Ask motorhome owners, and they’ll probably tell you that the thing that...
Bison Airlighter

Flame Thrower

  Bison Airlighter makes short work of igniting charcoal and wood with the use of a super-hot torch and forced air Traditionalists will argue that the...
Cover Install

Cover Story

Streamline the process of installing a motorhome cover with these simple tips If it weren’t for pesky things like a budget, homeowner’s association rules,...
Holding Tank Dumping picture

Hold Everything

  Before you take your next RV trip, make sure the black and gray tanks are properly treated There are so many things we love about...
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...