Motorhome Columns | Family Motor Coaching

Readers’ Forum: January 2017

Cause For Wear  On Motorhome Brakes
Dear Editor:
I enjoyed reading the informative air brake articles by Mark Quasius (“Understanding Air Brakes,” page 48, August 2016, and “Testing Air Brakes,” page 40, September 2016). I am writing you because I have an issue with one paragraph in the September article.

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House Calls: January 2017

Generators And Nonuse
Dear RV Doctor:
I previously owned a motorhome with a diesel generator, and there were exercise requirements to follow during storage. I now drive a 2015 Newmar Bay Star Sport with a gas generator. Some people suggest that putting a stabilizer in the gasoline and running it long enough to get it through the carburetor is sufficient maintenance for several months of nonuse. 

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Family & Friends: Fall Fun At Rocky Mountain Ramble


Travelers in some 166 motorhomes converged on McGee Park, San Juan County Fairgrounds, in Farmington, New Mexico, September 25-28, 2016, for the Rocky Mountain Area Rally — affectionately known as the Rocky Mountain Ramble. FMCA members from several chapters came from Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming.