kimberley 4G + GPS technology - Best in Market

Posted by Bruce Loxton

Feb 15, 2016 5:23:42 PM

Kimberley have released their updated "Data Communications Pak for 4G and GPS" and it really packs a punch for technology. This is more than just a 4G upgrade. The pak includes a 4G antenna and a GPS antenna with an industrial 4G modem and Wifi Router. You can get data speeds of up to 100Mb/s with good reception. This means downloading music and movies on line. Of course you have to choose the right data plan but these are getting more and more economical.

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Topics: off-road caravans, off-road camper trailers, gps, 4G communication

Benefits of best suspension in an off-road caravan or camper trailer

Posted by Bruce Loxton

Jan 12, 2015 3:19:00 PM

"Ride Quality" is a great way to know if you have the best suspension on your off-road caravan or camper trailer. It really is this simple. Lets see if I can do a simple job explaining the linkages between suspension design and ride quality.

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Topics: off-road caravans, off-road camper trailers, air suspension, shock absorbers, suspension, air springs, corrugated road, disc brakes

Air suspension for Offroad Caravans & Campers: Diamonds in the Rough

Posted by Bruce Loxton

Nov 21, 2014 5:24:00 PM

Travelling to the best parts of Australia, you will need to enjoy the ride... literally. Air suspension on offroad camper trailers and caravans is just the easiest way to do this.

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Topics: offroad caravan, off-road caravans, Tyre Pressure Monitoring, off-road camper trailers, air suspension, suspension, air springs, mono-tube shock absorbers

Highest tech Air Spring for off-road caravans - Designed in Ballina!

Posted by Bruce Loxton

Aug 29, 2014 8:37:00 AM

Suspension innovation is probably the most important factor in a 4WD’s off-road superiority. Are trailers, caravans and campers trailer different in their design requirements to 4WDs? Yes, absolutely. The differences are so great, there are few vehicle suspension experts who understand the nature of a towed trailer.

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Topics: off-road caravan, off-road camper trailers, air suspension, shock absorbers, suspension, air bags, air springs

Weight distribution and stability in an off road caravan

Posted by Bruce Loxton

Aug 8, 2014 1:26:00 PM

You have all see those caravans with 2 large spare wheels hanging off the back of the rear bumper. You may have thought, “that looks safe and protects the rear”. It may well do but there is a far higher probability this caravan will be less stable because of the weight distribution.

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Topics: off-road camper trailers, light weight off-road caravans, air suspension, suspension, offroad caravans, coupling hitch for lightweight off-road caravan, weight distribution, rear wheel carrier, drawbar weight

The Myth of Dual Shocks with Off Road Caravan or Trailer Suspension

Posted by Bruce Loxton

Aug 4, 2014 5:35:00 PM

To the layman, seeing 2 shock absorbers on one wheel may give the comfort of double capacity or “bullet proof” suspension. This concept is not taken up by 4WD manufacturers; and for good reason. There is a much better outcome to increase the size, quality and design of a single shock absorber with better suspension design than just bolting on an additional $120 shock absorber.

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Topics: off-road caravan, off-road camper trailers, air suspension, shock absorbers, suspension, mono-tube shock absorbers, dampeners, dual shock absorbers, corrugated road

What is best Choice from 3 outside kitchens for off road caravans

Posted by Bruce Loxton

Jul 29, 2013 9:21:00 AM

Kimberley provide a choice of 3 different outside kitchen in their off road caravans. Why go to so much trouble? What are the reasons for the alternatives?

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Topics: off-road caravan, off-road camper trailers, light weight off-road caravans, outside caravan kitchen, weberQ babyQ, BBQ, stainless kitchen, drawer fridge, outside fridge

Shock Absorbers: Mono-tube comparison for off-road caravans & campers

Posted by Bruce Loxton

Jul 24, 2013 11:20:00 AM

You may read of some off-road camper trailers and off-road caravans with a single axle and yet fitting dual shock absorbers per axle for a total of 4. This is not an overkill, it shows inadequate suspension design. Fitting single high quality shock absorbers with the right suspension design is far superior. This blog explains why.

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Topics: off-road caravan, offroad caravan, off-road camper trailers, air suspension, shock absorbers, dampeners, fox

Night Sky photograph filled with Stars while Camping

Posted by Bruce Loxton

Jul 5, 2013 12:38:00 AM

If you love photography, and travel Australia, read about the most professional setup in an off road caravan for camera charging, backing up data and networking. You may blog/post your images and stories or save for later. Either way, you dont want to lose any data or images so backing up all your material is essential. Dust, heat and vibration are the enemy of cameras or laptops so having a professional system in the caravan or camper trailer makes life easier.

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Topics: offroad caravan, off-road caravans for sale, off-road camper trailers, off-road caravan light weight, light weight off-road caravans, night sky camping, outside caravan kitchen, digital photography camping, digital darkroom caravans, wi-fi, networks

Thin Solar and Lithium Batteries save 75% Weight in Off Road Caravans

Posted by Cameron Johnston

Apr 4, 2013 10:10:00 AM

Kimberley Smart Weight saving is all about reducing weight on your off-road camper trailer, off-road caravan. You can achieve up to 287kgs weight savings using super thin solar panels and lithium batteries on the Kimberley Kruiser full size off road caravan. To learn more about Kimberley Smart Weight saving watch the short video below. Bruce Loxton, owner of Kimberley Group, takes you on a quick tour overview of the super thin solar panels and lithium batteries you can use to achieve significant weight savings.

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Topics: lightweight offroad caravans, off-road caravan, lithium batteries, off-road caravans, off-road camper trailers, flexible solar panels

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