Newcoast Financial Services Launches New Website

August 31, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

Newcoast Financial Services, a leading finance firm specializing in the recreational vehicle industry, announced Friday (Aug. 28) the launch of a new website: The website has been designed from the framework out to educate RV customers on how Newcoast Financial can provide specialized financing programs to meet their unique needs, according to a news release. Headquartered in Clearwater, Fla.,, Newcoast Financial Services has been offering retail financial services in the boat,... Read more

Mohawk Mobile Column Lift

June 28, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

RV and tow-vehicle repair tends to be a seasonal task, making it tough on dealers who have to determine space and equipment needs. Mohawk Lift’s mobile column lifts allow facilities to dedicate resources to specific jobs as demand requires. Available in 2-thru-8 column sets in capacities of 18,000-, 24,000- or 30,000 pounds per column, the mobile lifts offer a total capacity of as much as 240,000 pounds. Mohawk’s mobile column lifts are ALI/ETL certified to meet nationally recognized safety standard... Read more

Honda Introduces New EU3000i Handi Generator

June 28, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

Primitive campsites are perhaps the best way to appreciate the outdoors — unless, of course, your RV isn’t fitted with an onboard AC generator to power all the things we just can’t leave behind. The new EU3000i Handi from Honda Power Equipment provides 3kW of portable power — in a package 45% lighter than the company’s EU3000i. Weighing in at just 77.6 pounds, the Handi features built-in wheels, two fixed handles and a folding handle to allow it to be pulled by a single person. The GX160... Read more

MOR/ryde Smooths the TV Trail

April 30, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

MOR/ryde International’s tag line is “smoothing the trail from tip to tail,” but most RVers generally tend to remember the company for its suspension systems or Fifth-wheel pin box. There’s more to smoothing the trail than leveling out the bumps, though, and the company recently introduced a new line of flat-panel TV mounts. Designed for TVs of various sizes, the new mounts are available with swivel, tilt, and extension options. Each mount also is housed in attractive retail packaging. Contact:... Read more

Dicor Creates New Weather- and Chemical-Resistant Membrane

April 27, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

Nothing is harder on a vehicle that spends its whole life outdoors than inclement weather. Dicor Corp. recently introduced a corrosion-resistant, multi-purpose membrane specially formulated for home, business, RV, automotive and marine applications that is formulated to be highly chemical resistant to gasoline, diesel fuel, anti-freeze, battery acid, engine oil, transmission fluid, brake fluid, cleansers and many other common chemicals. This new membrane, known as the TPO 442-CR, is a versatile product... Read more

Lippert Cracks Open Entry Door Market

April 17, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

When it comes to trimming back weight on RVs — fewer pounds equals better mileage or the ability to be towed by smaller, more fuel-efficient vehicles — everything is on the table. Or at the door. Lippert Components, Inc., a major supplier to RV manufacturers, is now producing entry doors for the RV industry and has released a new door design that’s pre-cambered through a unique process that contributes to weight reduction. According to Brian Donat, director of product design, the new entry... Read more

Roadmaster Automatic Battery Disconnect

March 28, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

Eliminate the inconvenience and danger of pulling your battery cable with the Automatic Battery Disconnect from Roadmaster Inc. After the initial installation, your vehicle can be towed and then driven without any further adjustment to the battery. The Automatic Battery Disconnect is ideal for anyone towing a Jeep Liberty, Jeep Wrangler or any other vehicle that must be towed with the battery cable disconnected. The Automatic Battery Disconnect provides a constant charged current to the battery during... Read more

Blue Ox Tiger Trak Track Bar System

March 28, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

Anyone who’s ever towed a trailer has probably experienced a bit of “tail wag” – a problem that occurs because the leaf springs in the tow vehicle start flexing from side to side. TigerTrak, by Blue Ox, is a front- and rear-stabilizing track bar system designed to combat this potentially dangerous situation. TigerTrak helps to keep the springs from flexing laterally while still allowing vertical flexing for a smooth ride. High-strength alloy steel construction makes TigerTrak... Read more

Heng’s Universal Vents and Range Hoods

March 28, 2009 by · 1 Comment 

Heng's Universal Vents and Range Hoods When it comes to maximizing aftermarket profit margins, easy product installation stands out as a tried-and-true time saver. Products that are designed to replace existing lower grade, or damaged RV components, are one sure way to help keep productivity – and profits – up in today’s competitive marketplace. Heng’s Industries has been manufacturing quality RV products since 1999. Well established in the RV component/sealant manufacturing... Read more

Fleetwood Says Filing Will Halt Katrina Lawsuits

March 10, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

Fleetwood Enterprises Inc. said in court papers for its Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing that the action will halt all 289 lawsuits pending related to the Riverside, Calif.-based company’s supply of emergency trailers to victims of hurricanes Katrina and Rita. According to a Wall Street Journal report, that includes lawsuits filed by Katrina victims that are set to go to trial later this year. Fleetwood and fellow trailer makers Gulf Stream Coach Inc., Forest River Inc. and Keystone RV Co. are named... Read more

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