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True Grit: the Makings of an Offroad Caravan

Go RV sat down with Trakmaster's Russell Seebach for his take on the essential characteristics of a genuine offroad caravan...

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...

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...

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....

Caravan Water Worries Solved

The fresh water system is one of the most important aspects of any RV. After all, the ability to carry large quantities of fresh water, or draw it out of a river in order...

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...