Jeep Rubicon towing Kimberley Karavan offroad caravan in Idaho USA

Posted by Bruce Loxton

Nov 7, 2014 5:31:00 AM

This Jeep Limited Edition (Rubicon) is owned by an Idaho (USA) customer. What's exciting is the matching of the Jeep with the Karavan. The customer has it prepared to carry the weight. Here are some comparisons:

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Topics: off-road caravan, air suspension, suspension, offroad caravans, Jeep, Rubicon

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

The lightest, largest & most durable bench-top in an off road caravan

Posted by Bruce Loxton

Aug 20, 2014 11:31:00 AM

Kimberley™ have been using Solid Surface benchtops and tables for 4 years now and they have performed exceptionally well. The good looks combined with functionality make this versatile internal layout a core feature for this off road caravan. Not only does the kitchen boast a sleek and stylish look, but the large size makes it so practical for everyday use. Consider these benefits:

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Topics: off-road caravan, offroad caravan, off-road caravan cooking, diesel cooktop, diesel cooking, solid surface, bench tops, lightweight table, inside kitchen

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

Hybrid Energy Systems with Lithium Batteries in Off-Road Caravan

Posted by Bruce Loxton

Mar 4, 2014 3:25:00 PM

More than 10 years ago, portable generators introduced mobile power for off-road caravans. Overnight, this changed the comfort level with the ability to run air-conditioners in particular. Now there is an incredible step change again: 240V air-conditioners operated from lithium batteries.

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Topics: off-road caravan, lithium batteries, super thin solar panels, 12V airconditioning, light weight off-road caravans, flexible solar panels, hybrid energy

Over 800 Kimberley off-road caravans have been built!

Posted by Cameron Johnston

Nov 21, 2013 5:00:00 AM

Kimberley have built over 800 off-road caravans since 2006. You can have confidence when you buy a new Kimberley Karavan because you are buying a tried, tested and proven off-road caravan.

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Topics: lightweight offroad caravans, matching wheels & tyres, off-road caravan, lithium batteries, offroad caravan airconditioning, 12V airconditioning, air suspension, low height, camping movies, flexible solar panels, weberQ babyQ, BBQ, drawer fridge, 12V Membrane heating, air-conditioning, energy efficient

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

This owner loves his off-road caravan with lithium batteries

Posted by Cameron Johnston

Apr 24, 2013 6:00:00 AM

Meet Bart, he's owned 4x Kimberley Kamper off-road camping trailers since 1998 and currently owns a Kimberley Karavan X-Series. Watch this video to see him share his travel experiences and discuss why he upgraded to a Karavan off-road caravan from Kamper off-road camper trailer.

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Topics: off-road caravan, lithium batteries, super thin solar panels

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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The Kimberley Karavan, a lightweight folding off road caravan that can go anywhere. Kimberley Karavans are unique with their internal shower and toilet, comfortable internal seating and luxury finishes.