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Chassis Frame

By |December 19th, 2014|SPECIFICATIONS|0 Comments

Gooseneck design for truck with tub
Width: 2450 mm
Length: 10500 mm
Axle distance: 995mm
Axle centre to rear wall: 3150mm
Neck clearance over ground: 1700mm
Chassis main rail 9″ – Aluminium (Structural 6082 T6) 152x76x6.5 main rails with 76x76x6.3 sub rail and steel suspension mounts

ATM: 4499 kg
GTM: 4100 kg
Tare: 3450 kg
Max Ball Weight (when loaded): 1500kg
Hydraulic landing gear with rear drop feet and automatic chassis levelling with remote control. Each leg has individual hydraulic pump and 30” stroke.
Central cross members used as air tanks
Underfloor storage all around with angle for side panel support

Caravan Weights

By |December 19th, 2014|INTRODUCTION|0 Comments

Thinking about buying or building a caravan has a lot to do with the towing capacity of the vehicle and the towing safety. Towing a van just below the towing capacity of the vehicle is not necessarily a save option.

Towing capacities are calculated by the vehicle manufacturer on the basis of axle loads and drive train characteristics. A maximum towing capacity does not mean it is independent from the length of a trailer. A short heavy trailer might be safe but the same weight stretched over 28′ is most likely not.

Caravans are inherently unstable and the longer the worse […]