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Hitch-Ezy Coupling Review

An offroad caravan needs an offroad coupling. Obviously. But they’re not all created equally. While the principal characteristics remain the same – 360° articulation on the horizontal and vertical axes – there are key...

Advice: Caravan Suspension

The suspension is what rests between the vehicle and the vagaries of the terrain. It cushions the ride, making it more comfortable. But more importantly, the suspension absorbs road shock and prevents these forces...

Weighing Caravan Payload

Caravan payload. There’s no getting around this crucial aspect of caravanning. Everything you load into your van, from the water in the tanks to the flour in the cupboard, will erode the payload allowance...

Offroad Caravans: Five Key Features

Offroad caravans come in all shapes and sizes. But the truth is, offroad caravans are not created equally. Many caravans badged ‘offroad’ are genuine bush-thumping beasts that will follow the tracks of your 4WD...

Solar Myths for Caravans and Motorhomes

The issue of solar for caravans and motorhomes is surrounded by innuendo and outright untruths. Here, we bust 10 of the most common myths. Myth 1: All solar modules are much the same so buy...

Rules of Safe Towing

It’s every caravanner’s worst fear: a sway that quickly gathers steam until, like an unpredictable double pendulum, it jerks out of control. On the eve of the festive season, this dash-cam footage acts as...

Caravan Weight Myths

Myth 1: It is fine to have end weight (like toolboxes and spare wheels) as long as the front end is heavier than the back. Reality: This is commonly believed. It is a very dangerous...
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CNC Router in Action

Shopping for a new caravan? If so, you've probably come across the term 'CNC cut'. But what does that mean? Essentially, the term 'CNC' stands for 'computer numerical control'. It's a sophisticated milling system that will,...
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Caravan Repairs: Dos and Don’ts

No matter how enthusiastic you are, or how developed your DIY skills, there are some jobs that shouldn’t be tackled by the home handyman. And that includes certain caravan repairs and maintenance jobs. It should go...

Legal Towing Essentials

It’s a common question: how do I know if my car can tow that caravan? As you’ve probably noticed, there is a lot of advice on this topic, in printed magazines and in online forums....