Trailer & Caravan Spares
The Pitch Circle Diameter (PCD) is the diameter of the circle which passes through the centre of all the studs, wheel bolts or wheel rim holes.Read more..
The wheel rim ‘offset’ is the distance between the centre line of the rim and the faceplate that bolts onto the hub.Read more..
A guide to how top remove and replace the Type 7 BPW brake shoes, including how to adjust the brakes once the new shoes have been fitted.Read more..
Brake exploded diagrams for information only as all these parts are obsolete as no parts are manufactured now.Read more..
These are the flexible cables that are connected to a compensator in the centre of the trailer or caravan and to the brake expanders on the brake backplates.Read more..
This calculator helps to select the correct Al-ko cable length for the axle width.Read more..
Some easy ways to identify the make and model of a trailer or caravan coupling.Read more..
A change in the number plate law came into effect from 1 January 2003 (amended on 1st December 2005) aimed at reducing the ease at which fake number plates can be obtained by thieves who wish to attach them to stolen vehicles.Read more..
User instructions and warnings concerning ratchet straps.Read more..
A guide to replacing the bearings on a small Erde or Daxara TrailerRead more..
Premium Jockey Wheels It’s not often that a new range of products appear in trailer industry especially when we hear about good companies like Bradley Doublelock being taken over and their products rapidly becoming discontinued. So it’s nice to see that Kartt have a range of new Jockey wheels and clamps called the Orange range. They […]Read more..
The first Al-ko bowden cables used to have a threaded end with a curved nut, this was later replaced with a ‘mushroom’ type end. Unfortunately the newer mushroom type cables will not fit on the compensater which was designed for the threaded end type. Either a new compensator is required or a modification is […]Read more..
It has been possible to buy non-original brake shoes for caravans & trailers fitted with Knott brakes for many years now. We’ve had them to try out and we were not very impressed with them. With the price not being much less than the Knott originals they don’t seem a viable alternative. More recently Maypole have sourced […]Read more..