Are you transporting alien bugs in your RV?

By Deanna Tolliver Stink bugs! Specifically, brown marmorated stink bugs. Have you seen them in your RV? They’re more common in the eastern U.S. but are rapidly heading west, in part because they’re hitching rides in our RVs!  They are not just ugly and smell bad: They present a potentially devastating threat to North American agriculture. RV Travel editor Chuck... Read More

RVer wants info for DIY onboard systems diagnostic work

Hello Gary, I was wondering if you could recommend a comprehensive technical publication for doing diagnostic work on RV refrigerators, hot water tanks and air-conditioning units? I realize there may be multiple publications involved and also may be specific to type, but I am looking for somewhat more basic tech publications, at least at first.  I am fairly comfortable technically... Read More

Rats eating the wiring in your car? RV?

The Weekly Driver reports that vehicles parked outside and near trees are literally being eaten by rats! At least their wiring. “Owners of cars from several manufacturers are increasingly reporting that rats and other rodents are eating their vehicles from the inside out,” the website reported. See survey below. Have rodents damaged the wiring in your car or RV? Reports... Read More

ITP launches new Coyote®, the ultimate desert tire

Attention desert rats, toy haulers, and all owners of ATVs and side-by-side vehicles. This may be the rugged performer tire you’ve been looking for, a performance racer-tested tire approved by the Murray Brothers team. The Carlstar Group announced today (March 7, 2018) the release of the new ITP branded Coyote tire for high horsepower UTV vehicles and SxS’s. The 32-inch,... Read More