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How to Adjust RV Trailer Brakes

Trailer brakes should be adjusted at least once a year, more often depending on the miles traveled, the severity of the downhill grades, and the amount of stop and go traffic that is encountered. This is a chore that most people with average mechanical skills should be able to handle.

Pickup Truck Campers - The Ultimate Camping Experience

The things that my kids and I love the most about pickup truck campers are boon docking and what my daughter calls "sudden camping". Like many dad's of divorce, I don't get to see my kids nearly as much as I would like to. Our new/used pickup truck camper has done nothing but hel

How to Tow a Jeep With the Battery Disconnected

Jeep recommends that you disengage the front and rear drive-shafts before trying to tow the vehicle. This ensures that all four wheels can move regardless of what position the transmission is set. Not doing this can cause damage to the transfer case, especially during flat towing where the Jeep is p

Van Dwelling - A Word About Power Onboard

Most of us have grown up not really thinking a whole lot about how much power different appliances and electronic draw, we simply plug them in! But that mindset dramatically changes rather rapidly when you are most often using your van/vehicle without electrical power. Using a battery system, solar

Motorhome Hire - Why It Is Such A Great Thing To Do

So there is a long weekend coming up and you want to go away somewhere, but you don't want the limitations of a hotel, you want to see the world on your own terms. In that case, a motorhome vacation is the only answer for you!

RVs and Driving in Heavy Winds

If you own an RV you know the driving in heavy winds can be very tricky and even if you do not drive an RV you may have seen some time in your life an RV tipped over and destroyed on a highway.Occasionally this happens in high winds.On my current motor home I have over 250,000 miles and this is my s

How to Install Freon in a 95 Chevy Caprice

A 1995 Chevrolet Caprice routinely needs new Freon added to its air conditioning system, depending on how often the air conditioner is used. However, the process is relatively simple and easy to perform at home. You will need no major tools other than an R134a recharging kit. These kits are avail

How to Build a 6x12 Utility Trailer

Small trailers are a boon to homeowners as well as small businesses. From professional landscapers to weekend do-it-yourself enthusiasts, trailers perform essential service to those who haul their own building materials or help friends and neighbors on moving day. Building a trailer from scratch n

How to Secure a Steel Coil on a Flatbed Trailer

Steel coils can weigh tens of thousands of pounds and so securing these loads according to the standards set forth by the Department of Transportation should be a drivers first priority. According to a news report done by WXIN-TV and FOX59, Indiana State Police said that, "a steel coil wasn't proper

How Are Semi Trailers Made?

Semi trailers are some of the strongest and most versatile implements on the road today. While seemingly simple, these huge pieces of equipment go through some very intense engineering and many complex stages of build and testing before they ever see the road. Where public safety is concerned, sacri

RVs are becoming hearts of streets of Florida and Texas

Recreational Vehicles are gaining momentum in US people as there are many of the benefits of these vehicles getting preferred by the people. The most active states of Florida and Texas are rushing in the ...

Choosing Caravan Awnings For Travel And Camping

With the increasing popularity of people enjoying the life in a travel trailer or caravan, awnings are becoming an important element in travels. They are especially helpful in increasing the space of a small caravan to further enjoy camping outdoors or for those travelers who need a comfortable plac

Things to consider while wheelchair conversions

If your car is SUV you can easily convert it into wheelchair accessible car, but, does that all you need for wheelchair conversions? Probably not, you have to be very careful and specific about your ...

3 Factors to Double Check in Getting a Used Motorhome Awning

One of the goals of individuals is to be able to save their money when it comes to buying different items. This means that whether it's something for their home use or something that they can bring outdoors just like a motorhome awning.

How to Wire a Highlander Hybrid for a Trailer Wiring Converter

Your Toyota Highlander is one of the few hybrids that can tow a trailer. The 2011 model year is rated to tow a maximum of a 3,500 pound trailer. This is enough for a medium-sized utility or camping trailer. When towing, the trailer must have working signal, marker and brake lights. These systems are

Awning Mats For Use Around the Trailer Or RV

Your trailer is parked and you are set to enjoy a weekend or week in a more remote area where your distractions are limited to the laughter of children, the sound of crickets or birds and thinking only about the next page of your book.When it's time to set up to read, or call the kids back for