I’ve been caravanning for… many years. My life with caravans began as a young kid. Our family would head to Rosebud, Vic, most summers with a Viscount that we eventually sold. When it was time for me to take my own family on caravan holidays, I realised that I should have spent more time watching my dad hitch up, reverse the caravan, tow it and level it on site. You see, I had spent
Caravans are not like cars, with their complex and vast electronic systems and mechanical components. No engine, transmission or diff oil changes to worry about, and no filter changes or complex electronic software issues to sort out. A quick adjustment of the van’s brakes and bearings every year or so and you’re good to go, right? Not really. There are plenty of parts on a caravan that can go wrong and cost you plenty
If you’re in the market for a relatively affordable set of towing mirrors to replace the factory-fitted mirrors on your tow vehicle, the TM2 and TM3 mirrors by OCAM 4×4 Accessories would probably fit the bill. They are not the only extendable mirrors designed to permanently replace a 4WD’s factory mirrors – Clearview is arguably the market leader – but as we discovered when we tested them, they are an excellent option. THE
So you’ve just taken delivery of your new caravan. No doubt the dealership gave you a thorough handover, walking you through the van’s many features and functions. Now, the van is sitting in your driveway and everything you were told by the dealer seems like a distant memory. Coming to grips with a new caravan might seem a little daunting. It’s brand new and the last thing you want to do is accidentally damage
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