How to Correctly Install a Marine Bearing Seal

How to Correctly Install a Marine Bearing Seal

Grease is applied to seals and bearings for one reason only, to reduce friction. Friction produces heat, excess heat through incorrect installation destroys bearings.

Is it true that 40% of all bearings do not live their full engineering life due to bad installation practices?

Caravan Wheel Alignment

Caravan Wheel Alignment

If the tandem wheels are not square, call your service agent for an alignment. It is quite likely that your u bolts have come loose and your rig has sustained some shock loading during your travels, This moves axles backwards and out of alignment.

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...
Video: Truck Trailer Pintle Coupling Scales

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

Video: Bearing Buddy® fallen off or stolen?

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.

Video: How can I reduce Caravan Sway

Video: How can I reduce Caravan Sway

How can I reduce Caravan Sway is a great question. Learn why we recommend tow ball weights should be 5% to 7% on a tandem trailer and 7% to 10% on a single axle trailer. The key to greatly reduce caravan sway is knowing the weight on your tow ball. Once you have...

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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