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Easing Your Wheel Back onto the Road

Contrary to the common urge, it’s not the best idea to jerk your RV wheel back up onto the road when it slips off the highway shoulder. It may seem like the right move, getting the tire out of trouble as soon as you feel it slide, and most new RV drivers will implement this…

Trailer Brakes: A Quick Overview

In this video lesson RV maintenance expert Dave Solberg gives an informative overview of electric trailer brakes. Follow along to find out how they work and what maintenance is required each year when you complete your total vehicle inspection. How Trailer Brakes Work Trailer brakes found on most modern trailer models are actually similar to…

The Never-Bored RVers’ Journal: Driving Into My Past

For many Americans taking a drive along Route 66 is a journey into the past, when traveling by car exposed the family to the kitschy souvenir stands and diners that flourished in the ‘40s and ‘50s – before super-highways streaked across the land. While I-40 has replaced Route 66 and most of its historical significance,…

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RV Maintenance: Check Your P-30 Chassis Airbags

You check your tire pressure regularly, but it’s easy to forget about airbag pressure. In fact, most RV owners don’t even know they have them. The Chevy P30 chassis was a standard throughout the industry for many years until the mid 1990s when Workhorse bought out that division. The P30 chassis had an independent front…

Proper Highway Positioning

Once you’ve completed your comprehensive pre-departure RV inspection, it’s time to hit the road! Do you know how to position your RV on the highway? In this quick lesson, Dave Solberg demonstrates the proper way to navigate the interstate in a trailer, motor home or any other recreational vehicle. We’re in this for the leisure,…

How to Mount a TV in an RV: Using a Fender Washer

If you’re looking to discover the correct technique for learning how to mount a TV in an RV, Dave Solberg knows an insider tip that will add one step to the process but also make the mount much more secure and leave you feeling more carefree. In teaching how to mount a TV in an…

Upgrading to Industrial P30 Sway Bar Bushings

If you hear a rattle coming from under your RV when driving, you might have an issue with the rig’s sway bar. Over time, the grommets on a sway bar’s bushings can deteriorate and fall off, causing the sway bar to bounce as you drive. To cure this annoying ailment, you should remove the bushings…

On the Road with Sue: Bryce Canyon National Park

A relative youngster in geologic time at only 60 million years old, Bryce Canyon National Park is a lacy combination of spires and pinnacles which form the most incredible breathtaking views. Of all the Utah parks we visited, I’d have to say it’s my favorite.

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5 Tips to Improve your RVs Fuel Efficiency

RVs are known for being gas guzzlers. As a family who travels full time, we drive A LOT and gas is by far our biggest expense, so we’re always looking for ways to save on fuel costs. Here are our top tips to improve fuel efficiency in RVs. 1.Check Tire Pressure Make sure you check…

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