Level your trailer or fiver easily with ReVo Leveler

By Bob DifleyThe ReVo Leveler was developed for both bumper pull trailers and fifth wheels, so that when you locate your trailer on a site a simple press of a button will tell you the board thickness needed under the wheel and which side needs raising to be level. Another button tells you when the trailer is in the correct... Read More

Some Forest River trailers recalled for incorrect tires

June 27, 2016 Forest River, Inc. is recalling certain model year 2016 Stealth Evo travel trailers, models CSJT280RKS and CSJT290QBS, manufactured January 7, 2016, to March 18, 2016. The affected vehicles may have had tires of the wrong load range installed which may result in premature tire failure. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal... Read More

Correct Track keeps travel trailer, 5th wheel axles aligned

Correct Track alignment system by Lippert Components provides a safe and simple way to correct a misaligned trailer suspension system. Misaligned axles and suspension are caused by lateral unbalanced weight. When an RV foundation is assembled, the bulk of its final weight has not yet been placed on the axles and chassis. The addition of slide-out rooms, appliances and cargo... Read More

Add a trailer hitch to your. . . trailer!

By Chris Dougherty Certified RV technician There are many hitch-mounted bike racks and cargo trays and boxes for the back of your car and truck, but they mount using a trailer hitch — which you don’t have for the back of your trailer. Adding these racks to the square bumper on the back is dangerous because it’s not designed to... Read More

Using a wheel bearing lube system? Maybe not a good idea

By Russ and Tiña De Maris We’ve written more than one time about the wisdom of pulling your trailer wheels apart every year or two and taking the time to inspect and repack the axle bearings. Each time we do, we hear from somebody who says, in effect, “Why waste the time? Just put on a lube system that allows... Read More

Zoning in your brake controller for optimum trailer braking

By Russ and Tiña De Maris Question: “I have a question about brake controllers and travel trailers. How do you adjust them? How do you know if they are too tight or not adjusted correctly?” Answer:  The job of the brake controller is to send the appropriate amount of current flow back to the brakes. You could send a full... Read More