Override Trailer Brakes: How do they work?

  Override couplings are a mechanical braking system designed to apply the brakes on a trailer when the towing vehicle begins to slow or come to a stop. They are a very useful braking system and are used on most commercial trailers GTM 2000kg or under. The brakes on the trailer are engaged via a

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Wiring a trailer and plug

Wiring a Trailer and Plug There are several types of plugs / sockets for your plant trailer and vehicle on the market. The most common of them is a 7 pin round or 7 pin flat. Some newer vehicles are now incorporating a 12 pin flat for more options on power to trailers. Below are

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Towing Tips


Towing Tips If you are towing a trailer, you immediately come to realise that this is a different beast to just driving a single vehicle. Driving your 4WD or towing vehicle on its own comes naturally after a while – you get to know how it handles. But hitch up something on the rear end

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Trailer Brakes??

  Does your trailer need brakes? Electric /over ride /both or just one axle????? Does it seem confusing? Legal requirements for Australia can become confusing to some. There is legislation (VSB01) governing the design regulations for Trailers.   Here is an exert from the Transport Department website regarding custom trailer brakes. Heavy Duty Trailers having

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