How to correctly adjust your caravan brakes

How to correctly adjust your caravan brakes

Caravan brakes are often treated like car brakes, forgotten and never adjusted. Danger, danger Will Robinson, expensive trouble looms on the horizon if your caravan brakes or boat maintenance is sloppy or non-existent. I guarantee you that brake failure or cause a...
Electronic Control Units (ECU) and Towing Looms

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...
Truck Trailer Pintle Coupling Scales

Truck Trailer Pintle Coupling Scales

If you are heavy on the scales, shift weight from the front of the axle set to a more central location. This action will lower the weight on your tow ball, allowing your vehicle to become lighter and therefore brake more effectively.

Why does my Caravan push my Car when stopping?

Why does my Caravan push my Car when stopping?

Quite a normal question. Many people I talk to have asked themselves, without asking out loud. Back in the day when dad towing our caravan with his Holden, hitch-ups were something dada did and knew about. Truth is, he knew where the fuel when in the car and the...
News: Bearing Buddy® fallen off or stolen? Video.

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.

How can I reduce Caravan Sway – video

How can I reduce Caravan Sway – video

How can I reduce Caravan Sway is a great question that has caused many new devices to be invented. The key to greatly reduce caravan sway is knowing the weight on your tow ball. Once you have adjusted the weight in your caravan or boat trailer, then it is a simple...

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.

News: How to fix Dangerous Caravan Vibration Fatigue

If Vibration Fatigue can bring down a Boeing 747, you can be sure it will bring down your Caravan too. Boeing has taken precautions against vibration fatigue and so should you. Consider the following article, there may be a few precautions you can take or at least check.

Upgrade begins replacing Broken Caravan Springs

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. 

News: Why do dirt roads destroy Electric Brakes

News: Why do dirt roads destroy Electric Brakes

Learn how dirt roads destroy Electric Brakes. Unsuspecting caravan owners discover their electric braking systems and electric drums are being rendered defective by vibrations transferred to braking systems by corrugated roads.