How To Buy A New Car Or Truck

This article was published in my Turbo Diesel Register column, Still Plays With Trucks, last quarter of 2017. Dodge/Ram pickups were used for the examples, but the fundamentals are the same, regardless of the car or light-truck brand. Sticker Shock? Editor Patton shared that there is occasional, maybe even constant, grumbling from some readers about the cost of new trucks. Of … Read More

Four Wheel and Hallmark flatbed campers Delxo ladder

At the NW Overland Rally in June, I saw this Delxo three-step aluminum ladder outside a Four Wheel Campers Hawk flatbed. It’s light and super slim when folded. The Louisville shelf-ladder mounted to the rear of my AT Overland can carriers is great once camped, however for brief roadside stops it’s not convenient to unbolt to help my wife get … Read More

Factor 55 HitchLink And FlatLink MultiMount

The founder and man at the helm of Factor 55 is an engineer with an aerospace background who creates and tests everything right here in the USA, at Boise, Idaho. Factor 55 continues to design and manufacture what are arguably the best Closed System Winching™ and recovery products available. Cutting-corners, and making stuff cheaper or offshore is not an option. … Read More

Cooper Discover HT3 Light Truck Tires For Travel Trailers

  Cooper Discover HT3, LT 235/75R15 For A Vintage Travel Trailer Automotive tire tread-separation failures are presumably at record historical lows due to the quality of modern tires, and the advent tire pressure monitoring systems (TPMS). I’m not a fan of how TPMS systems have been implemented on late-model heavy-duty Ram 2500 trucks—which require 60 psi in front and 80 … Read More

Toyo Tires Open Country C/T First Rotation

Great, slow wear thus far on these 35-inch Toyo C/T commercial grade, Three-Peak Mountain Snowflake traction treads. Tell ‘em you saw it on RoadTraveler.net. James Langan Copyright James Langan/RoadTraveler. All Rights Reserved Resource: Toyo Tires  

Timbren Rear Springs

Timbren auxiliary rear springs. Other than mispronouncing the name of the product, Aeon, this is a good first look at these small but mighty little springs. . Tell ‘em you saw it on RoadTraveler.net. James Langan Copyright James Langan/RoadTraveler. All Rights Reserved Resource: Timbren    

Ram Cummins 2500 Truck Camper Suspension Upgrades

First of a few videos recapping recent suspension modifications on the RoadTraveler 2017 Ram/Cummins 2500 regular cab, with Hallmark Nevada flatbed truck camper. This video covers TUFTRUCK TTC-1225 and TTC-1224 heavy-duty coil springs, as well as Rancho 5000X shock absorbers. Rancho part number RS55044 was a good fit for both axles after lifting the front. Tell ‘em you saw it on RoadTraveler.net. … Read More