Posts made in October, 2016

NEC Motorhome & Caravan show

Posted by on Oct 14, 2016 in Featured, Trips & Adventures | 0 comments

NEC Motorhome & Caravan show

We were able to visit the Motorhome & Caravan show hosted in the NEC in October. We spent a couple of days catching up with some good friends and seeing the latest models on offer from the manufacturers. The show is a great place to visit if you are in the market for a new caravan or motorhome. We are not, but it is still a great place to visit to see the latest available gadgets, accessories and equipment that you don’t usually see in the dealerships. We also find it’s a great place for us to visit and get inspiration for trips, adventures and attractions. We discovered a few places...

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Changing ALKO Stabiliser pads

Posted by on Oct 3, 2016 in Featured, Technical | 0 comments

Changing ALKO Stabiliser pads

It has been a job that I’ve been putting off for a number of months. My fear was this would be a complex, dirty job with the possibility of something going very wrong. Nothing could have been further from the truth, however, Changing the Friction pads on the ALKO hitch is a breeze. It took me 30 seconds to exchange the pads for new ones. It also gave me the opportunity to look at the condition of the pads that had been on the caravan since 2010. They were extremely “glazed” and using brake disc cleaner with some 240 grit Wet & dry – the pads came up nice and clean, with a roughed up...

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