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News & Articles about Trailers, Campers & Caravans

If you are towing a boat trailer, caravan, camper trailer, box trailer or heavy vehicle trailer you can find articles here that will help you install, operate and maintain the quality trailer and caravan parts that Couplemate manufactures.

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Hydrastar Troubleshooting Guide

Hydrastar Troubleshooting Guide

Hydrastar Electric Brake Actuators are widely used for boat trailers with hydraulic brakes. If you are experiencing issues with your Hydrastar unit, you can troubleshoot it using...

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Find Your Stud Pattern (P.C.D.)

Find Your Stud Pattern (P.C.D.)

Understanding your Stud Pattern (PCD) is crucial when searching for spare wheel parts like rims or hubs for your trailer or caravan. Correctly identifying the PCD prevents the...

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Find Your Bearing Information

Find Your Bearing Information

Understanding Trailer Wheel Bearings We often get asked: What bearing does my trailer run? Inside each trailer or caravan hub, you'll find two bearings: the outer bearing and the...

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Legal Stamp Requirements for Tow Balls

Legal Stamp Requirements for Tow Balls

The stamping of tow balls is a legal requirement in accordance with the Australian Standard AS4771.2. This standard sets forth the minimum safety criteria applicable to tow balls...

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