How to Build a Car Trailer from an RV Frame? My Guideline
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How to Build a Car Trailer from an RV Frame? My Guideline

Hey there! Have an old RV just sitting around not being used? Well with some elbow grease and basic skills, we can convert that unused frame into a handy car trailer! I did this myself and saved a ton versus buying new. In this article, I’ll walk through how I transformed my old RV into…

Install Electric Bunks in the Toy Hauler | Easy Guideline
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Install Electric Bunks in the Toy Hauler | Easy Guideline

Electric lift bunk beds are an innovative use of space in the cramped confines of a toy hauler recreational vehicle. Bunk bed frames are outfitted with motorized scissor lifts, allowing them to be raised and lowered vertically. This provides ample floor space when gear and equipment need room, yet preserves sleeping capacity for extra guests….

What To Know About Trailer Tires? Crucial Information

What To Know About Trailer Tires? Crucial Information

When it comes to trailer components, tires tend to be overlooked, taken for granted, or simply misunderstood. Yet these round rubber wonders carry the entire load and enable heading out on adventures near and far. Whether you’re hauling a trusty old flatbed or a state-of-the-art toy hauler, understanding trailer tire basics proves crucial for safety,…

How Many Pumps of Grease for Trailer Wheel Bearings? My Easy Explanation

How Many Pumps of Grease for Trailer Wheel Bearings? My Easy Explanation

When it comes to maintaining trailer wheel bearings, there’s often a debate about how much grease should be used. Some argue that over-greasing can lead to issues like elevated temperatures or the rollers sliding instead of rolling. On the other hand, some prioritize using grease as a protective barrier against dirt and water. So, the…

Can You Drive A Dual Axle Trailer With 3 Tires? Is It Safe?
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Can You Drive A Dual Axle Trailer With 3 Tires? Is It Safe?

Dual axle trailers, sometimes called tandem axle trailers, are designed with two axles and four tires to distribute weight and improve stability compared to single axle trailers. In some situations, a tire failure may occur, leaving the trailer with only three operable tires – two on one side and one on the other side. There…

Brake Controller Not Recognizing Trailer | My Fixing Guide
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Brake Controller Not Recognizing Trailer | My Fixing Guide

As an avid RVer, my trailer brake controller is an essential device – it synchronizes the trailer brakes with my tow vehicle brakes to smooth out stops and improve control. The controller senses when I press the brake pedal and sends an electric signal to the trailer brakes. But on a recent camping trip I…

Pros and Cons of Fiberglass vs Aluminum Travel Trailers

Pros and Cons of Fiberglass vs Aluminum Travel Trailers

When shopping for a new travel trailer, one of the most important decisions is what material it should be constructed from – fiberglass or aluminum. Both have distinct advantages and disadvantages in terms of weight, longevity, repair cost and difficulty, insulation, thermal expansion, overall price, and resale value. I’ll analyze each of these key factors…

Tips for Preventing RV Break-Ins and Theft
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Tips for Preventing RV Break-Ins and Theft

RV owners dread hearing the glass shatter or pry bar peeling metal when a thief breaks into their cherished home on wheels. Returning to violated personal space and stolen property is any RVer’s nightmare. Unfortunately, RV theft and burglaries are rampant across North America totaling in thousands annually. But you need not resign yourself to…

Winterizing a Travel Trailer | What Guidelines I Follow
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Winterizing a Travel Trailer | What Guidelines I Follow

Winterizing a travel trailer is vital to prevent freezing, which can damage plumbing and tanks. Cold temperatures can cause water to expand and crack fittings. Proactive winterization safeguards your trailer during storage, ensuring its integrity in freezing conditions. This article offers a systematic guide to winterizing travel trailers, covering drainage, antifreeze protection, appliance disconnection, exterior…