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

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 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

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

Off-road caravan shock absorbers: Saviour or Slave?

Posted by Cameron Johnston

Mar 6, 2013 8:00:00 AM

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Topics: lightweight offroad caravans, off-road caravan, off-road camper trailers, shock absorbers, mono-tube shock absorbers

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