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Archive for May, 2012

Fleetwood Ships New Excursion 33 foot Pusher

If you are in the market for a small, versatile Diesel Pusher then the new 2013 Excursion 33A from Fleetwood RV is certainly worth a look. Built on a Freightliner chassis with Exclusive Power Bridge chassis construction, the coach, powered by a gutsy 300hp ISB Cummins engine mated to an Allison transmission will offer great ...

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When Should I Replace My RV Tires

05.25.2012 · Posted in RV Maintenance and Repairs, Safety

 The RVIA, an RV industry association suggests that on the average, RV tires need to be replaced every 5 to 7 years. “How can that be you say. My RV only travels a couple of thousand miles a year, there is lots of tread left”. I completely understand, the 6 year  old tires on our motorhome ...

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Winnebago Said To Add Small, Affordable Class A, 2013

Rumor has it that Winnebago is adding a new 26′ feature loaded Class A priced at less than most Class C’s. The Winnebago Vista Rally or Itasca Sun Star Sport are both loaded with standard features, great looking products and priced to be fantastic values. Watch for them arriving at your Winnebago/Itasca dealer in early ...

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Let’s Pamper Our RV Batteries

The heart of any RV designed to travel and move from camp to camp is the batteries. With good strong batteries all systems  work exactly as they are supposed to, but as soon as those batteries are not holding a full charge, well, lets just say that that’s when the problems begin. Six volt Deep ...

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Camper Deals On Wheels

05.10.2012 · Posted in Buying RV's, Selling RV's, Fold Downs

A new camper for your pickup or a new folding trailer should cost you a bit less than it did just 4 years ago. You still will find some discounts as dealers recover from slumping sales. Meanwhile, manufacturers continue to lighten the load. Read the full Consumers Digest Article here Tweet ...

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Rugged XP Camper: A Truck Camper At Motorhome Prices

05.09.2012 · Posted in RV's in the news

” If you build it they will come” has to be a catch phrase for this grass Valley, California truck camper manufacturing company. For some reason California seems like the perfect place for something like this to come from. Chances are you won’t find one of these $60,000 campers at your local RV store any time soon ...

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Winnebago: Big Selection Of Small Fuel Efficient Motorhomes

Well respected Motorhome manufacturer Winnebago Industries not only has a lot of history in the motor home business they have a lot of history in the fuel efficient motorhome buisness as well. I’ve been a close follower of Winnebago since the mid 1970’s and have watched them have their hand in “fuel efficient RV’s” for ...

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All Electric Travel Trailer: Coming Soon?

Last week’s edition of the Caravan Times, a British weekly RV newsletter, features an article on a new almost all-electric travel trailer. I remember being told about 10 years ago that because of the fire hazard,  at some point in the future there would be no more liquid propane gas on any RV’s. That prediction started ...

Driving Tips For Your RV

05.04.2012 · Posted in Tips and Tricks, Travel

So, you’re ready to climb up into the driver’s seat and hit the road. You’ve picked the ideal campground, made the reservation, stocked the RV, and locked the house up tight. Now if you only felt more comfortable mastering that “monster” on the road! Take heart. According to the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA), driving ...

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Annual RV Maintenance

05.02.2012 · Posted in RV Maintenance and Repairs

With the new year here I thought I’d throw out some  maintenance reminders which basically apply to most RV types.  Some apply even more for those of us who  live in our RV’s.  I may go over board (it must be the firefighter in me but my trailer still looks and performs like the day ...

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