How payload is calculated using the revised formula

Created on 13th January 2011

CARAVAN MANUFACTURERS in EU countries must calculate the weight of personal effects that may be carried in a tourer using this formula:10L+10N+30kgL stands …

Caravan payload calculations have changed

Payload calculation changes – be aware

Created on 12th January 2011

WHEN YOU shop around for a new caravan you may compare features, comfort and even weight. But from this year onwards, you should also consider whether the payload …

Digitise your Truma space heater step 8

Step-by-step: adding a digital heater controller

Created on 12th January 2011

WAKING UP ON a cold morning, many caravanners must, like me, jump out of bed, turn on the heating then jump back in while the van warms up.

Installing …

Fitting an Al-Ko Mammut mover step 18

Step-by-step: fitting an Al-Ko Mammut caravan mover

Created on 5th January 2011

HERE ARE THE 18 steps involved in fitting an Al-Ko Mammut caravan mover, plus Doug's verdict on the product and the installation process. STEP 1Chassis on caravans …

Fitting an Al-Ko Kober Mammut caravan mover

Created on 5th January 2011

SOME MONTHS AGO I had the chance to try out Al-Ko Kober’s new caravan mover, the Mammut, and was very impressed with it – especially the fact that it fits without …

Suspected gas blockage? Here’s what you do…

Created on 22nd December 2010

IS YOUR REGULATOR definitely blocked or have you run out of gas? Ensure your cylinder is not empty.Are you using butane and has the temperature outside dropped …

Gas regulators as fitted to caravans

Gas regulator change has resulted in blame game

Created on 22nd December 2010

CARAVANNERS HAVE reported the failure of their LPG regulators since the industry changed from fitting regulators directly to gas cylinders to fitting them to …

Advice clinic: fitting a gauge to your on-board water tank

Created on 19th December 2010

READER FRANK LEIGHTON from Bristol has written in with a query about the on-board water tank on his Swift Challenger.

He would like to fit a 12V …

Laugh at the cold – how to use your caravan's heater controls

Created on 17th December 2010

MYSTIFIED BY your heater's controls and what they do? Follow our handy tips on how to crank up the heat and keep the cold at bay. 1. Read the instructionsTo …

Advice clinic: do I need a pump to connect two Aquarolls?

Created on 17th December 2010

CARAVANNER R J GRANT from Stevenage would like to know if it's possible to daisy-chain two Aquaroll containers so that he won't run out of water at a vital …

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