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50mm Cast Tow Bar Receiver – Australian Made

50mm Cast Tow Bar Receiver – Australian Made

50mm Cast Tow Bar Receiver Couplemate's 50mm cast tow bar receiver is Made in Australia for Australian conditions. Covid-19 has provided the ideal environment to enhance Australian Made parts produced by Couplemate. Australian companies have experienced unusually long...

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Repairing and Refurbishing Brake Caliper Pistons

Repairing and Refurbishing Brake Caliper Pistons

Problems with Brake Caliper Pistons Brake caliper repairs can be an expensive exercise when caliper pistons seize, a problem particularly common on boat trailers due to excessive exposure to corrosive environments. Of course, there are solutions and suggestions for...

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Towing a Balanced Caravan

Towing a Balanced Caravan

Towing a Balanced Caravan Towing a balanced caravan is a daunting, if not, seemingly impossible task for new caravanners. It is hard to tow a caravan. We find a large number of caravanners have been advised to install load levelling devices. Caravan load levellers or...

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How a Bearing Buddy can Destroy Caravan Brakes

How a Bearing Buddy can Destroy Caravan Brakes

Latest News: Bearing Buddys destroy Drum brakes of any type, mechanical, hydraulic or electric. Drum brakes fail when using bearing protectors incorrectly. An overfilled bearing cavity spills grease onto brake shoes and other equipment inside the backing plate.

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Caravan Electric Brake Problems Simplified

Caravan Electric Brake Problems Simplified

Caravans and some heavier campers are continuing to experience braking problems in mountainous regions. Overheating drums are a major concern for owners as they strive to improve their braking. Couplemate have deconstructed and simplified electric braking problems.

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Video’s

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The Coupleamte Caravan Hubodometer measures the kilometres travelled towing your gear. Distance between service events like bearing adjustments, tyre wear, shackle bolt and plate replacement can be measured.

Dee Shackles and Bow Shackles will be mandatory when rule changes come into effect in 2019.

Early Alko offroad couplings used a locking ring to enable the coupling to be connected. Learn how to connect this coupling correctly and not brake the locking ring.

Understanding Safety Chains can be difficult and confusing. The experts at Couplemate have tried to make it simpler with this animated video.

Technical Docs

A collection of information relating to the current regulations for towing trailers or caravans.

Tips & Tricks

Caravan & trailer towing equipment tips.