Dodge Ram Cummins Flatbed Camper MPG

Backgrounder A recent Nevada Highway 95 trip from Northern Nevada to Southern Nevada, and back, a very familiar route, produced some interesting data. People often make contrary statements about shared fuel economy information, generally well intentioned but not always accurate, including: 1) My similar truck/camper does much better (or worse). 2) An aftermarket engine tune would produce superior results (doubtful … Read More

TUFTRUCK heavy duty Dodge Ram rear coil springs

TufTruck TTC-1225 Ram 2500 Rear Coils Overview Factory Dodge Ram 2500 Rear Coil vs. TufTruck TTC-1225 James Langan Copyright James Langan/RoadTraveler All Rights Reserved Resource: TUFTRUCK 

Truck camper suspension upgrade planning

Flatbed camper truck suspension tinkering and changes are not risk free, and I like to say that often “modifications lead to modifications.” Followup mods might be desirable upgrades, or unwelcome consequences. Application specifics matter. Assuming that standard tweaks which work well on the typical unloaded/lightly-loaded truck are also good for a much heavier outfit, are often naïve. Copyright James Langan/RoadTraveler … Read More

Summit Topper from AT Overland at Overland Expo West 2018

AT Overland’s new Summit Topper was introduced at Overland Expo West 2018. Production is scheduled to begin no later than September.  Copyright James Langan/RoadTraveler All Rights Reserved Resources:  AT Overland Equipment Overland Expo  

White Knuckle Off Road 2.5-inch Heavy-Duty Hitch-Step

Heavier-duty 2.5″ x 1/4″ White Knuckle Off Road Products Hitch-Step. $90 Video EDIT- In the video I said “rec-tube”, however this step is actually made with 2.5″ square material. Their standard 3/16″ step ($60) is made out of rectangular tubing. Also see this article: White Knuckle Off Road Hitch Step After the first week of use.   Copyright James Langan/RoadTraveler All … Read More