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Motorhome passenger side gets hot

Nadine's Motorhome is Running Hot: Can Car Talk Help?

Nadine's 2002 Class C Motorhome runs fine, but produces so much heat on the passenger side that it's uncomfortable to ride in, even with the AC on full blast. What does Car Talk suggest?
Airstream RV built on a Mercedes-Benz Sprinter van

The Airstream Sprinter: Not Your Grandpa's Camper


Among the many great oddities of the American highway, one of the greatest is the way we send some of our oldest and most unsteady motorists out in some of our most ridiculously large and difficult to manage conveyances. Jamie Kitman reviews this post-ironic big rig for seniors, right here.

Affordable RVs

Today: Arch's Camper Compromise


Arch and his wife are getting ready to retire and they want to see the sights. They're hoping to find a compromise vehicle that makes up for the having fewer comforts and features than a full-sized RV with better gas mileage and drivability. Can Tom and Ray recommend the right ride? 

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Randy's Retirement Dream is . . . a Minivan?


Randy always wanted to get a camper for when he retires but now that the gas prices are high, he's thinking about sizing-down his vision to a small SUV. Find out why Tom and Ray say a mini-van is the ulitmate compromise vehicle, right here.

1978 Trans Am Bandit by Jim Hanna for Car Talk

Where Are the Campers?


Thinking of converting a van into a camper? A suggestion! If you're a middle-aged male, alone, driving a plain white cargo van with a makeshift bed in the back, don't sit in it parked near a school. Just don't.

What kind of camper van do you recommend for a Great American Roadtrip?

In a few years I'm planning to take to the road in true hippie fashion and go in search of America I want to purchase a small used camper-van for my wanderings The obvious choice would seem to be a...

Can I tow a Yugo behind our RV?

I have a question concerning my Yugo I want to tow it behind my motor home It has front-wheel drive and a standard shift My nephew built a real nice tow bar and attached the Yugo A friend saw it...

I have four wheels on my rear axle -- is that just as good as 4-wheel drive?

Please settle an argument in which I am embroiled My Dodge-chassis motorhome has dual rear wheels side by side I maintain that I thus have a four wheel drive vehicle in effect with as much traction as any garden-variety WD...

A vehicle for cross-country travelers

Your article on the travel trailer was almost a year too late for us but I enjoyed the warning to others We had purchased a foot trailer last February which my husband felt could be towed by our large Chevrolet...

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