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Is the Chevy Spark the Lightest Car to Tow Behind a Motorhome?

As many of our regular readers know, we’re big fans of flat-towing (4 wheels down). That’s because it’s worked so incredibly well for us over our nearly 2 decades of full-time RVing. We’ve been flat-towing our 2003 Honda CR-V for that entire time with great success, but the newer CR-Vs can’t be flat-towed. In addition, …

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The Best Vehicles to Tow Behind An RV to Maximize Exploration

Since we recently covered the topic of hooking up and disconnecting an RV tow bar, today we’re taking a look at the best vehicle to tow behind your RV. Because we know that most RVers enjoy exploring well beyond the campground as we do, bringing along a towed vehicle is a given. When your home-on-wheels …

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Everything You Need to Know About Towing a Car Behind an RV

RVs are a great way to explore the country without sacrificing luxury or comfort. One thing motorhomes are not great for, though, is driving around residential or city streets and finding parking spaces! That’s why many of us choose to tow a car behind our motorhomes. Towing a car behind an RV gives you more …

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RV Towed Car Braking – Roadmaster InvisiBrake Auxilliary Tow Brake System Installation

Flat towing a car (4 wheels down) behind a motorhome requires the installation of an auxiliary braking system to manage the car’s weight, and to bring it to a stop in the unlikely event of a breakaway. Our old system has been giving us trouble for a while, so we had Roadmaster install a new …

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Headlight Restoration — Best method yet for restoring plastic headlight lenses

Here’s how we cleaned and restored our cloudy, yellowed headlights to like-new condition. This is the third method we’ve tried, and while the others worked to some degree, this one holds more promise than ever! We’ve been towing our CR-V around by the nose for nearly 17 years, and it’s never been garaged. Spending most …

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Introducing the Roadmaster Nighthawk, Plus an Exclusive Deal For Our Viewers!

Since our experience with the Sterling All-Terrain tow bar has been nothing short of… ahem… sterling, we couldn’t wait to try out Roadmaster’s hot new follow-up: the Nighthawk. We’ve even arranged an exclusive deal on it for you! We’re honored that Roadmaster has given us the opportunity to premiere their cool new tow bar (Wait… …

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Toad Headlight Hygiene — Does Toothpaste Actually Work?

Being dragged around by the nose behind a huge RV for over 13 years doesn’t do much to keep your face clean. Add to that a healthy dose of sun poisoning in the Desert Southwest most winters, and you can understand why our poor little Honda’s eyes have glazed over. If you saw our original …

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Towbar Unbound! “How It’s Made” – RV Edition!

We’ve been towing our Honda CR-V with the same towbar for over 13 years. All that time we’ve dealt with binding issues when trying to disconnect on curves or facing downhill. We figured that was just a part of RV life. A recent conversation with fellow full-timing friends led to a major change; further proof …

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Keeping Oil Off Your RV’s Toad (Towed Car)

If your RV is a diesel pusher like ours, and you sometimes find small specks of oil on the front of your toad (towed car), there’s a little black tube under the engine that just might be the source. It’s a part of the crankcase ventilation system commonly known as the breather tube (some mechanics …

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Changing the Oil in Your Car

  Of course this video isn’t just for RVers. While there are lots of inexpensive quick-oil-change places around, performing this task ourselves is right in line with our general preference for maintaining all of our own equipment whenever possible. Changing the oil in your toad (that’s “towed” car for you non-RVers) is a quick and …

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How To Super Clean Your Windshield with Steel Wool!

UPDATE: Check out our new updated “express” version of this video: “HOW TO SUPER CLEAN YOUR WINDSHIELD… SUPER FAST!” We demonstrate how to make the windshield of your RV or car cleaner and clearer. We’ll show you how to improve the clarity of the glass and improve visibility. After a little time goes by, every …

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