RVH Lifestyles specializes in towing solutions.
RVH Lifestyles converts Heavy Duty Trucks to carry your recreational gear and vehicles, while also towing fifth wheel RV’s, horse trailers, race trailers, and boats.
We pair these trucks with high-quality heavy-duty hauler bodies, provide mechanical/conversion services, accessorization, and educational/training materials for the recreational market. We can work with your truck or a truck we provide. Our solutions can tow any recreational load in safety and comfort.
We are a licensed new/used vehicle dealer and a licensed vehicle converter. Financing of new vehicles is available for the total package – truck and hauler body configured to your specifications. We also offer nationwide warranties on all our products – or for your existing truck.
We have learned a lot about what works well and what does not. Because we live full time in RV’s and use our own products we have practical experience, not “theories” or marketing “hype”.
We are now custom ordering 2020 Volvo VNR 640’s and VNL Series 740, 760 and 860’s with very competitive pricing. Delivered from Volvo ready to add a bed, hitch and title as a Motorhome.
In addition to our flagship fully skirted bodies, we also produce a modular body that can be built in stages. This body still has the high-quality construction we are known for but has slightly less storage. It is oriented towards a more “sports-utility” market. This body supports a variety of hitch types: class 4 receiver, class 5 receiver, pintle, gooseneck ball, or a suspension 5th wheel hitch. Additional information can be found HERE.
While we focus on the recreational heavy towing market, we also build specialty commercial
When you need to move it with style, we can help you.
Products and Services
- New trucks – We can order a new Volvo to your specifications. Our experience will guide you through the complex order process, and our fleet pricing reflects our relationship with Volvo. Unlike commercial truck dealers, we have a pre-configured and pre-approved truck specification that is oriented towards carrying your recreational “toys” and recreational hauling. Our prices are more than competitive – we believe we can beat any price an individual can get.
- Used trucks – We can advise you on finding your own truck and we often have inventory trucks. All of our used trucks have at least a two-year warranty. We focus on low mileage “creme-puff” trucks – our used trucks typically have under 400K miles.
- Truck bodies – From a simple flatbed to the most complex automated loading systems. Smart car bodies. Jeep bodies. Custom drom boxes. Custom flatbed decks. Integration of motorcycle loaders. Exotic custom bodies like our stacker system. We pretty much do it all and specialize in bodies to carry your recreational “toys”. All of our bodies are produced with computer-aided design (CAD) for quality and reliability. We also powder coat all parts for maximum corrosion resistance.
- Hitches and Brake controllers – We are dealers for Roadmaster, B&W and ET hitches and products. We fabricate custom receiver hitches and can install almost any towing product. We specialize in ET hitches for the heavy pin weight 5th wheels. We are also Tuson (DirecLink) brake controller dealers and can install any brake controller for you.
- Conversions and Accessorization – We can perform all or part of any conversion process; singling, hitch installation, interior upfit, exterior enhancements, etc. If it can be done to a truck then it is probably a job that we do. We specialize in accessorization of trucks; from chrome to audio/video, installation of inverters and specialized wiring, exotic accent lighting, solar-based charging systems, battery-based APUs, inbuilt generators – we perform almost any accessorization that you can imagine.
- RV Service and Maintenance – We have an RV tech available for your routine RV projects and service. We can also install most aftermarket accessories/components, and provide custom modifications for your RV.
- SOLAR – We specialize in solar and electrical modifications on towable RVs. With almost 20 years of experience in the RV solar marketplace, we KNOW solar. We can design your solar system for you, using the best available components for the system you desire, then perform a professional installation.
- Maintenance – Our full-service shop can perform any maintenance or mechanical functions on medium and heavy trucks. Everything from engine rebuilds, to a simple oil change. We offer competitive pricing for your service needs and work on all brands.
- Idle-Reduction Systems – We are Idle Free (APU) dealers and installers, and we can install most brands of idle-reduction heating and cooling units on your hauler. Have air conditioning without running your engine!
- DIY – We cater to those who want to do part of a project themselves. Bring us the work that you don’t have the facilities or skills to accomplish efficiently. Need pre-manufactured parts? We offer a selection of pre-built parts useful in your hauler body project. Plus all, or parts, of our “modular” body, can be shipped to you for installation.
- Insurance Repairs – We are authorized by most insurance companies to handle your insurance repairs. We work directly with the insurance company to ensure you get the maximum benefit from your policy and get your vehicle back in its original condition.
- Truck Warranties – We can provide a 36-month or 60-month warranty on your truck’s major systems. This is a nationwide, third-party warranty and is available on trucks ten years old, or newer – no mileage restrictions.
- RV’s – We buy/sell selected quality 5th wheel trailers. Have a trade-in? We are ready to talk.
New or used – we can build you the truck you need.
If you don’t need the deck carrying capacity or interior living space of the larger condo trucks, we can build you a compact daily driver vehicle that you can use
likea pickup – including a 4-door version of the Volvo 640.
Just need to accessorize your existing truck? We do everything from custom lighting, to complete interior re-fits. We specialize in anything electrical or electronic.
What Makes RVH Lifestyles Unique?
We live the RVing lifestyle – all of the company Principals are presently, or have been, full-time RVers. Collectively we have over seventy years of RV experience, with over twenty-five years of full-time RV living. We have decades of experience pulling large fifth wheel trailers with HDTs (Heavy Duty Trucks) and MDTs (Medium Duty Trucks).
The motivation behind the formation of RVH Lifestyles was the lack of centralized services and products related to the HDT lifestyle. From all aspects of the truck purchase and development to maintenance of both trucks and RVs, we offer a complete set of services to assist you in your lifestyle.
Our facilities are located in the “Heartland of America” – southeast Kansas.
Our years of experience can help prevent expensive mistakes as you purchase and develop your truck project. Our products and services are competitively priced. We can build a new or used “turnkey” truck to your specifications, or we can assist you in the portions of your “DIY” project that you need help with.
Learn more about our offerings by exploring our Products and Services.
The Blog portion of this site has articles and information in the areas of heavy truck selection, bed design, and general lifestyle information. If we think it may interest the community, we will publish articles there.
Our YouTube Channel has a number of informative videos related to our products, the use of heavy trucks for recreational purposes, and other lifestyle information.
We buy smart cars, trucks, and HDTs. We also take trade-ins on selected vehicles. If it hauls, we are interested in talking.
Have questions? We are happy to answer them!