Should you pay cash or finance an RV? For an RV purchase, using cash is probably best unless you can get a low-interest personal loan with comparable rates…

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The first VW Westfalia campers were exported to the United States in 1956. As the Microbus became more accepted in America, it began to take on a cult…

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Is it OK to lay down a water softener? The water softener must be in an “upright position” when you are transporting it, or only moving it across…

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There are three materials that are used to create the structure of any RV: wood, steel and aluminum. Of these, aluminum is the best choice because it is…

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Your RV’s refrigerator should be less than 40 degrees Fahrenheit (4 deg C), ideally around 35 degrees. Setting your fridge’s temperature will vary depending on the brand but…

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What is the best month to buy a RV? During October and November, sales nosedive, leading to some pretty good discounts. December and January are even slower, making…

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Forced Air RV Furnace. … When the thermostat is set higher than the temperature of the RV, the blower motor is activated and the heater is switched on….

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It is illegal (in all 50 states, actually) to pass a school bus actively loading or unloading passengers. Passing on either side of the school bus can lead…

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How long do I need to run a generator to charge RV batteries? The best answer: it depends. If your RV battery is down to 20% power, it…

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Typically, RV parking at Walmart lots is allowed for 24 hours. Walmart says on its website that it “values RV travelers and considers them among our best customers.”…

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