Caravan & Trailer News

Caravan and camper latest News on products and regulations. Comments and feedback are welcome on any relevant news page.

Electronic Control Units (ECU) and Towing Looms

Why do I need an Electronic Control Unit (ECU) on my towbar? It would be true to say, being an Electrician, I can wire almost anything. Then along came the computer in motor vehicles. Computers are energy management systems. Computers monitor and control most of the...

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News: Bearing Buddy® fallen off or stolen? Video.

Bearing Buddy® is a machine fit as opposed to a compression fit. Machine fit sizes are not as flexible as compression fits. Unless you are aware of precautions that need to be taken, you may lose your bearing buddy® on the first bump in the road.

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Upgrade begins replacing Broken Caravan Springs

Imagine driving down the highway, listening to Jimmy Barnes on the radio when you notice your caravan feels a little different. Upgrading your rig is not for everyone and certainly not for later model caravans on the roads today. 

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How does a Pintle Hook work?

There are many truck and trailer merchants around asking, how on earth did you damage your pintle hook? "Well, I installed my pintle hook and ring coupling equipment and within one month my equipment is ruined." The most important decisions when purchasing towing...

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Vibration Fatigue in Caravans and Boat Trailers

Vibration fatigue in caravans and boat trailers is one of the leading causes of spring failure, axle failure and failures associated with your running gear. Have you ever seen an axle wobble in the middle as its owner drives down the highway oblivious to what is occurring under his rig?

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