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COMPETITION: Win a pair of tickets to the Caravan, Camping & Motorhome Show 2017

The show will take place in Birmingham from Tuesday 21 to Sunday 26 February 2017

Enter now for your chance to win tickets to the Birmingham show this February!

Ready Camp expands its glamping locations with 9 UK new sites

Ready Camp is now in 38 locations on Camping and Caravanning Club Sites across the UK

Ready Camp, the glamping brand from The Camping and Caravanning Club, has expanded for 2017 by adding nine more locations across the UK ahead of the new season.

Bailey launch the all new Pursuit range

At CaravanTimes we love entry level caravans

When most new caravans are released at the end of summer we have to wait a while for the new Pursuit 2 but it has launched this week and will be on display to the public at the February NEC caravan, camping and motorhome show.

Why do not more people motorhome in Winter?

The CaravanTimes production team traveled this month from London to East Yorkshire

I recently took our CaravanTimes production team on location to East Yorkshire, to investigate what motorhoming in deepest, darkest winter was really like.

Marquis release their most Majestic model to date

Marquis have introduced their latest Dealer Special, the Majestic 105. CaravanTimes gives you a rundown of this most comfy of coachbuilds.

Glasgow to host 30th Caravan and Leisure Show

The annual exhibition will take place at the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre (SECC)

The Scottish Caravan, Motorhome & Holiday Home Show is returning to Glasgow from the 2nd to 5th February 2017 for the 30th year at the country's largest indoor exhibition venue.

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Buccaneer beds

Tina I am not a member of the Buccaneer forum so cannot reply on that. The Elan is a two berth and the front lounge should convert to a double easily. If you look at the front of the caravan on the floor there will be a box shaped section, the top of this should be loose and you pull out this and you will find a roll of slats atthached behind it. These run along the front of the seats in the plastic runners to form the bed base. They can be a bit tricky to keep in line sometimes but you will…See More
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"Hi there, we just bought a 2003 buccaneer Elan. I have not had too much time to look at properly but I am presuming the two single bed/couches do turn into a double bed?  I have no instructions or can't see obviously how to do this, can…"
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The sister brand of Elddis is a prestige line of caravans and one of the highest specification touring caravan ranges on the market today. Celebrating a 40th anniversary, the range is produced in limited numbers and craftsman-built.
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Clive Slade replied to mark fitter's discussion motor mover conversion
"It's normally recommended to put it on the rear wheels, that way you can wind the jockey wheel down, and partially lift the front wheels making less drag when turning. Having said that, you may find the Shock absorber, if you have one, dictates…"
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mark fitter replied to mark fitter's discussion motor mover conversion
"cheers for the advice guys. think i will give it a try on its own, anyone advise as to fit it to the front wheels or the rear ones for best result."
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Raymond Wood replied to mark fitter's discussion motor mover conversion
"2Not clear what mover you have but some are able to move a twin axle. I wohld check with the manufacturer if this is possible and if that is not possible if two additional motors can be added to the existing ones but it may be the spec has changed…"
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Clive Slade replied to mark fitter's discussion motor mover conversion
"As Dave says, you could do a lot of damage to the controller... each motor can draw around 80amp, which in electronics is a massive current in it's own right, and to then make the item capable of handling twice that would require a lot of…"
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Dave replied to mark fitter's discussion motor mover conversion
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motor mover conversion

Hi all can anyone answer this question.I've just changed my single axle to a twin axle, does any one know if I can add a second set of motors to my existing single axle mover so I can use it on the new twin. I have looked at this and think it might be a case of the wiring set up? any ideasSee More
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5 New Year Resolutions for Motorhome owners

Five New Year Resolutions for Motorhome Owners in 2017

To prepare you all properly for the year ahead, CaravanTimes has asked some Caravan and Motorhome experts to recommend Five New Year Resolutions to promise yourselves this year, to make your 2017 as good as it can be!

5 New Year Resolutions for Caravan owners in 2017

New Year Resolutions for Caravan Owners in 2017

To prepare you all properly for the year ahead, CaravanTimes has asked some Caravan and Motorhome experts to recommend Five New Year Resolutions to promise yourselves this year, to make your 2017 as good as it can be!

Are Caravans and Motorhomes converging?

Caravans vs Motorhomes

Caravans vs Motorhomes, what are the differences? Are they becoming too similar, are we losing choice?

Caravan Insurance, worth the expense?

Caravan Insurance

First of all, insurance for caravans is not mandatory. The basic law stipulates any self-propelled vehicle must be insured meaning motorhomes are bound by the regulations but caravan owners are left with a decision to make

Buccaneer beds

Tina I am not a member of the Buccaneer forum so cannot reply on that. The Elan is a two berth and the front loung...

motor mover conversion

Hi all can anyone answer this question. I've just changed my single axle to a twin axle, does any one know if I ca...

Tow Bar electrics

Hi There, I am after a bit of guidance please, how do I know what tow bar electrics I need  for a Swift Sprite Maj...

Motorhome layouts

I'd like some advice please. My husband is itching to get a motorhome but I am really comfortable in our fixed bed...

Porch Awning

Seasons greetings! I'm looking into a porch awning for my Bailey Orion, I've got a full sized awning but feel a po...

Home or Abroad ??? UK or France

Hi all, We're planning our first major break in our caravan for next summer. We're currently deliberating on wheth...

Cambridge Sires

Hi help/advise needed please. We are looking at going to the Cambridge Folk festival this year and wondered if any...

Thule electric step

Can anyone assist me in investigating why my step which is 18 month old has stopped working I have checked fuse et...

Yeti or Tiguan

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