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

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

This owner likes living on the edge with his off-road caravan

Posted by Cameron Johnston

Jun 5, 2014 2:00:00 AM

Some Karavan owners go to great lengths to reach the best camping spot with their Kimberley off-road caravan. But this camping spot takes the cake! Perched on the edge of the Grand Canyon in the USA, one intrepid Kimberley owner enjoys a view that money can't buy. Read on and meet the man behind this photo.

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Topics: offroad caravan, off-road caravans, off-road caravan light weight, offroad caravans

4 Berth Option for Kimberley Karavan with less than a minute to setup

Posted by Bruce Loxton

Apr 24, 2014 5:36:00 PM

The Kimberley Karavan is the only off-road caravan in its class that travels in the same width and similar height as a medium 4WD. The patented slide-out and electric lifting function turns it into a caravan with the highest head room in the industry. However, it was originally designed for 2 people. There has been growing demand for a 4 berth option. This is now available and typical with Kimberley, its sets up in less than a minute.

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Topics: offroad caravan, off-road caravan light weight, light weight off-road caravans, 4 Berth caravan, bunk beds

Best off-road caravan air-conditioning: Super quiet and Efficient

Posted by Bruce Loxton

Aug 20, 2013 9:16:00 PM

Getting a good night sleep in an off-road caravan in Northern Australia requires special air-conditioning. One of the biggest issues with caravan air-conditioning is the noise. Roof top air-conditioners are like the old "window-shakers" with the compressor housed together with the fan system.

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Topics: lightweight offroad caravans, offroad caravan, offroad caravan airconditioning, offroad caravans airflow, 12V airconditioning, off-road caravans, air-conditioning, energy efficient

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

Best Tyre Pressure for Off Road Caravans calculated with 12 Tyre TPMS

Posted by Bruce Loxton

Feb 8, 2013 12:16:00 PM

A major problem faced by travellers towing off road caravans is maintaining proper tyre inflation: Although each vehicle sold has a placard that identifies the tire size(s) and the inflation pressures recommended, they dont show the best pressure when towing a caravan. In addition, the maximum load and inflation information is stamped on the sidewall of every tire, usually in the bead area just above the rim. However, under-inflation contributes to:

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Topics: off-road caravan, offroad caravan, off-road caravans, TPMS, Tyre Pressure, Tyre Monitor, Tyre Pressure Monitoring

How to keep your cool this summer camping in an Offroad Caravan

Posted by Cameron Johnston

Jan 17, 2013 6:30:00 AM

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Topics: offroad caravan, offroad caravan airconditioning, offroad caravans airflow, 12V airconditioning

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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.