RV Driving Tips for On the Road

There are quite a few things about a big motorhome that makes driving them a unique experience. When compared to an automobile, there are things with a motorhome that you must do in a totally different way from how you would do them in an automobile. On the same note, there are a number of …

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How to Calculate your Vehicle Towing Capacity

As an avid and regular RV Camper, I end up trading for or buying a different camper every few years. Whenever I begin my search for that new camper, I have to not only know the towing specifications on my potential new camper, but I must also re-evaluate my towing vehicles capabilities. When I recalculate …

TOWING your Vehicle with your RV and the Electrical Connectors used

There are only a few safe ways to tow a vehicle with a motorhome and the most common ones are; 1-towing "four-down", 2- using a Tow Dolly, and Towing on a trailer. Each if these methods has certain advantages and disadvantages for the RV owner. And each of these methods can use one of several …

Supplemental Brake Systems, do I need one in my Towed Car?

I recently purchased a small tow car (known to RVers as a TOAD) and I was trying to figure out what kind of Supplemental Braking System is required by the laws of the states I plan to drive through. This was a bit of a mystery to me and whenever I called any RV Parts …

Dinghy-101 Tow Car article from MotorHome magazine

  Here is a link to a great article in Motor Home magazine that goes over all of the pertinent facts an RV motorhome owner should know as they go through the process of deciding whether they should purchase a Tow vehicle, and if they do, what do they actually need in addition to the …

Towing Connector Wiring Reference for RV Owners

With the many methods of towing in the RV world, you must have an electrical connection between the RV and the towed vehicle for lights turn signals brakes etc.. Pre-made cables are available at most Camper part stores, as well as kits for wiring into the wiring harness of vehicles.   RV Coaches have the …