Trailers

Building a travel trailer
Building a travel trailer
Trailers
A travel trailer is perfect for hauling around building supplies or for transporting snowmobiles. It is also good in case you own a lawn care company. But, unfortunately, the travel trailer prices are daunting. Yet, you might as well consider build ...

Purchasing a vintage travel trailer
Purchasing a vintage travel trailer
Trailers
In order for a trailer to be considered vintage it has to be 25 years old or more. A motor-home is vintage if it's 20 years old or more. What to use: appreciation of vintage Trailers and all thing vintage, pioneer spirit, sense of fun. Go to ...

Remodeling a travel trailer
Remodeling a travel trailer
Trailers
The travel trailer layout is a small area that has living and storage place structured in a practical manner. It's advisable not to compromise the structural integrity of a trailer, yet, you can decorate it as you wish. What to use: paint, fabri ...

Ways of adjusting the trailer's brakes slack adjuster
Ways of adjusting the trailer's brakes slack adjuster
Trailers
It is essential to adjust the slack adjusters properly because they compensate for the brake linings wearing. Follow these steps: First you have to raise the car on jack stands. Release the brake meaning push the air valves and lower the p ...

Learn to adjust a trailer's brakes
Learn to adjust a trailer's brakes
Trailers
Your camper’s brakes need adjustment regularly. The first service interval is 500 km for a new trailer and again every 5000 km. First make your initial brake adjustment, and then adjust the over-rider cable and handbrake. Follow these steps: ...

Boat trailer brakes bleeding process
Boat trailer brakes bleeding process
Trailers
As boating becomes a popular hobby, it’s important to ensure a safe trip with the boat trailer. And because of several factors the brakes on the trailer may not perform well, in which case you need to bleed them and replace the brake fluid. Fo ...

Learn to adjust your trailer’s electric brakes
Learn to adjust your trailer’s electric brakes
Trailers
To efficiently stop the car when towing a trailer you should install supplemental braking. To help with the braking the trailer has electric brakes that work with the towing vehicle brakes, using an electronic brake module. Therefore if you want ...

Adjusting your Trailers Surge Brakes
Adjusting your Trailers Surge Brakes
Trailers
There are two major types of braking system used at different types of trailers: those are the electrical brakes controlled by a controller in the tow vehicle and of course, the surge brakes that have no rely on the tow vehicle. They use brake fl ...

Adjusting the electric brakes on your camper
Adjusting the electric brakes on your camper
Trailers
You have two things to work at: the star wheel that connects the two brake shoes and the brake unit. The electric brakes only serve for slowing down the trailer using an electromagnet that when engaged it attaches mechanically to the brake shoes ...

Steps for adjusting the brakes on camper trailers
Steps for adjusting the brakes on camper trailers
Trailers
It is normal for camping trailers to have electric drum brakes installed. They activate using an electric controller installed in the tow vehicle that feels the pressure applied to the brake pedal. It seems absolutely normal that the brakes shoul ...