When it comes to your trailer axle or suspension, you will often opt to replace your old or worn-out trailer parts with like-for-like replacements. But sometimes changing your axle or suspension unit for something more suited to the use of your trailer is a better alternative.
Are you looking for a new or used trailer? We know selecting the right trailer can sometimes be a difficult decision – especially if you’re new to the trailer world. With so many types of trailers to choose from, all of which with a seemingly endless number of uses, which trailer is going to fulfil all your needs? Today we are taking a look at the different axle types you will see on most common trailers and give you some pros and cons of each choice to help make a decision which is right for you!
Your trailer coupling is one of the most vital pieces of equipment on your trailer, yet it is often overlooked when it comes to maintenance. The only times we tend to take any notice of the coupling is when it is too late and there is a failure. But today we are going to look at how you can keep it maintained so it is always functioning correctly and safe to use.
Trailer sway is perhaps the most dangerous thing you can encounter while driving under normal conditions that does not involve another vehicle. And there are not too many things which can cause as much fear as the sudden pull of your vehicle due to trailer sway.
When towing a trailer before the mid 90’s you wouldn’t have given a second thought as to whether you were legally allowed to do so or not. But with the introduction of towing licence regulations for all licenses issued after the 1st of January 1997, you need to take additional driving test in order to tow anything above 750kg, or where the vehicle and trailer exceed 3,500kg maximum authorised mass (MAM).
Summer is on its way, lockdown is coming to an end, and outside events are making an appearance once again. If you are part of the equine world, you will be glad to know this means horse shows, qualifiers and equestrian events will begin to take place. But transporting your horses from one place to another can sometimes be an event in itself. Today we are going to cover the best ways to maintain your horsebox or horse trailer to make sure it’s safe, reliable and as easy as possible to use whenever you need it this summer.
As summer approaches the prospect of getting some sun abroad is beginning to look more and more likely. But towing your trailer abroad in 2021 is going to be a little different than previous years. Not only have we battled through a global pandemic, but the United Kingdom has also left the European Union, which together make for some slight changes to how we can tow in the EU and beyond. So, join us as we cover everything you need to know about taking that trailer on an overseas adventure!
Bearings are a bigger part of our lives than you probably realise, with almost every rotating piece of machinery relying on them to avoid seizing and to enable smooth running. If you have owned a trailer for more than a season or two you will have most likely serviced your trailer bearings yourself, or had someone service them for you… and if you haven’t, well, you’ve come to the right place because today we are covering some of the main ways you should be taking care of your trailer bearings, so they can take care of you!
Roof racks are a quick and cost-effective way to increase your storage potential in your car. Modern roof racks can be fitted to your vehicle in just a few minutes, providing a strong and sturdy platform for transporting a variety of items including bikes, ski’s, and roof boxes – all of which have their own specialised fitting equipment to make for easy and reliable transportation.