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...

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...

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...
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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...

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...
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Jayco’s Exclusive BMPRO BMS

BMPRO has released a new battery management system, the J35D, exclusively for Jayco. According to BMPRO, the lithium-compatible J35D has a charging current of up to 15A in ‘bulk’ mode and 30A in ‘boost’ mode....
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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...

Top 10 RV Modifications

So you’re thinking about giving free-camping a go. You would like to travel without having to pay for caravan parks every night but you’re not sure whether your camper is equipped to do so. Well...

Three tips to hitch your caravan

Hitching a caravan isn’t a dark art but, for the unwary, it can become complicated. These three top tips might make all the difference… MEASURE TOWBALL DOWNLOAD Not knowing how much weight is pushing on your...

Caravan Frame Guide

When it comes to caravan frames, is there any greater debate than timber versus aluminium? On the one one hand, aluminium doesn’t rot. On the other, neither does timber if it’s not exposed to...