Perform your own diagnostics on your vehicles with CarMD

  By Bob Difley Using CarMD is like having a crystal ball for your car or light truck. We’ve all had that dreaded “check engine” light suddenly cast its ominous red glow from our dashboard. “When your car’s ‘Check Engine’ light comes on,” says online automotive resource Edmunds.com, “it’s usually accompanied by a sinking feeling in the pit of your stomach.... Read More

RV Mods: Here’s a use for your fridge front!

  By Russ and Tiña De Maris RVers live in small spaces, and making all that we can of that space just makes sense. Much has been said about increasing kitchen storage capacity by adding extra shelves, conquering “dead space” and using your microwave oven as a storage area. But here’s an area that’s rarely thought of: the front of... Read More

Evaluating 303 Products’ Grill Cleaner and Multi-Surface wipes

  By Bob Difley When I recently reviewed Sta-Bil Rust Stopper, a product from the Gold Eagle Company, I found out that the company had quite a variety of products, many of which were formulated for the automotive industry. I found several products in their 303 brand line (they’ve been formulating products since 1980) that would be of interest to... Read More

We tried an RV roof coating — Here’s our six-year report

  By Russ and Tiña De Maris To hear RV manufacturers talk, EPDM rubber roofs are the greatest thing since sliced bread. Problem is, even sliced bread eventually gets stale. After a few years in the elements, rubber roofs take the hit of weathering and exposure to UV radiation. From personal experience we can say that a non-maintained rubber roof... Read More

High-torque Brush Hero powers through cleanups

  By Bob Difley I was asked to review Brush Hero, a device that attaches to the end of a garden hose that can be used to clean “virtually anything,” as the packaging states. Of course I was skeptical – until I actually tried it out. My initial reservations included: did I have to wear a swimsuit when using it, what... Read More

3-In-One Slide-Out Silicone Lube prevents sticking/squeaking

  By Bob Difley Squeaking and squealing from slide-outs, windows and doors that are sticking can ruin the calm of a campsite, but new 3-In-One RVcare Slide-Out Silicone Lube, and Window and Track Dry Lube, will restore the quiet and keep slide-outs, windows and doors moving smoothly, WD-40 notes. There’s nothing like opening a rig’s slide-out and windows to enjoy... Read More

Will Aqua Hot system stink you out of your RV?

By Chris Dougherty Chris Dougherty is a certified RV technician. Here is a letter he received from a reader while he was serving as RVtravel.com’s technical editor. Dear Chris, Are there any downsides to having Aqua Hot in your coach? I am thinking it would be nice to have in our next coach. Would the smell of diesel... Read More

Winegard’s new ConnecT RV Internet WiFi + 4G LTE Extender

  By Bob Difley Introducing the Winegard ConnecT 4G1, a fully-integrated system that works together for maximum security, faster RV internet speeds, and increased range from any WiFi source. Plus, when WiFi is not available, it links to a reliable nationwide 4G LTE network for uninterrupted RV internet streaming while traveling anywhere. The Winegard ConnecT 4G1 helps keep mobile devices,... Read More