Towing

Electronic Control Units (ECU) and Towing Looms

Electronic Control Units (ECU) and Towing Looms

This simple ECU has 5 pole or circuits and the main power circuit. It draws power from the battery and powers lights through relays in the ECU. Therefore the car computer does not know it is connected as there is no extra circuitry or resistance that can be detected by the vehicle computer.

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Pintle Hooks and Certified Testing

Pintle Hooks and Certified Testing

Pintle Hooks and Testing Certificates Pintle hooks and all towing couplings over 3500kg must be Dynamic Cyclic tested over 2,000,000 cycles, be certified to ADR62 and comply with Australian Design Rules for use on Australian roads. The fire truck image made us all...

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Towing a Balanced Caravan

Towing a Balanced Caravan

Towing a Balanced Caravan Towing a balanced caravan is a daunting 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. Load levellers or weight distribution hitches were...

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How to avoid a Towing Disaster

Towing your caravan is not as simple as you would think. Whilst enlarging your existing receiver bar from 22mm to 32mm might not seem a big deal, it will quickly become obvious a this is not a solution for towing your $80,000 rig.

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