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 DIY Projects
Wayside Adhesives
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A Cheap Two berth?
Impossible! - So I Did It Myself An article by Eric Haslam May 1964
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Alarm caravan to House
A simple way to make sure your caravan is included in your security system.
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Awning or Security Light Installation
How to upgrade or fit Awning and Security lights.
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Build a Lightweight Touring caravan
An ideal Unit for the Small-car Owner by J. E. Gibson (1954)
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External Mains Box installation
How to fit an external extension socket for mains and 12volt use in your awning.
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Camping Washing Machine
A great Idea from Paul and Wendy of Caravan Makeover
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Caravan Damp Guide Where the dreaded damp gets complete with easy to follow diagram. Don't forget that Damp is best checked with a damp meter Download PDF File
Caravan Painting
There's nothing more satisfying than to own and be seen in a shiny well cared for outfit
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Caravan reseal
worth doing in order to save on bigger repairs later!
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Caravan Safe
Somewhere to keep those important documents
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Cassette Toilet Installation
Upgrade to a cassette toilet with this handy DIY explanation
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Central Heating for your Caravan, by Ralph Lee
How to fit a central heating system into your caravan.
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Comfort In Your caravan
12volt battery installation by Ralph Lee - 1973
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Cure Caravan Damp
When Als found damp in his caravan he thought that it was the end of the line! Have a look through the detailed repairs that Als and his wife have done to their Swift, as good as new and at a fraction of the cost!

Als Parker rebuilt most of his caravan when he found damp!
Drawbar Mounted Spare Wheel caravan
Article from The Caravan 1973
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Easy Wheel
Another great idea from MP Inovations.
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Fixing to Walls
how to fit items to caravan walls properly to avoid leaks etc.
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Fit Your Own Fridge
Article in the Caravan 1973
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Fridge Upgrade
Installation of a larger or replacement fridge.
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Gas Compresion Fittings
How to fit Gas fittings, This should always be done by a professional!
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Install a fridge in a Thomson Glennevis
Glennevis Fridge instulation instructions
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Insulate your fridge
Fridge does not work properly in hot weather due to poor insulation.
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Lock Steady
Fit security locks to your caravan's steady legs.
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Mains Electrical Installation in trailer Caravans and Motor Caravans
British Standard 7161 2001
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Mains Installation
how to wire up an older caravan for mains electric.
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Microwave oven installation
Fulabeer from www.ukcampsite.co.uk shows us how he fitted a microwave in his caravan.
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Mini Heki roof vent installation
Fulabeer from www.ukcampsite.co.uk shows us how he fitted a Mini heki in his 1997 Bailey Pageant Champagne.
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Mule Immobilise installation
Adding a safety device to help foil the thieves.
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Plenty hot Air
Ever thought about fitting Blown Air Heating to your old caravan, this project shows you how to go about it.
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Potential disaster avoided!
I had a look underneath the front locker and was horrified, with the weight of a 6kg gas bottle the bottom of the holder was hanging out the plastic has cracked half of the way around!
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Power Drills
take the strain out of raising and lowering the corner steadies.
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Prepare your Car for towing.
A 1973 article on diy towbar fitting using a Ford Granada as an example.
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Resealing Windows
On older caravans the window rubbers are prone to deterioration and in order to prevent the risk of water ingress from the window it is advisable to replace them. This guide shows you how
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Repair Broken Window.
This is how I repaired a broken window on the 1979 Thomson Glennevis using Plexiglas instead of safety Glass.
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Replacing a battery charger
How to do the job step by step

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Scotchlocks
Making 12v connections.
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Shock Absorbers
Smoothing out the bumps. Installation Guide
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Shower compartment reseal
Keep it sealed, how to re-seal a shower compartment.
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Slate-Catcher
Another great idea from MP Inovations.
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Snow-how
getting ready for winter.
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Stable Table
Making caravan fold out tables stable!
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Stereo radio/CD
how to install a music system in your caravan.
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Superfill Pump & socket
How to add a superfill - the easy way to fill up on board water tanks.
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The retractable Caravan Step
1964 Instruction sheet on fitting and maintenance
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Thetford C2 Flush switch repair
Repair to an intermittent fault with the electric flush on the C2 Thetford toilet
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Third Brake light installation
New cars now have a third brake light, why not fit one to your caravan.
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Towbar Wiring
New wiring systems from october 2006
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Upholstery protection
How to keep those cushions and curtains safe from spills
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Winter Manitenance
All those little winter jobs to keep you busy...
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Whale pump Lock
Another great idea from MP Inovations.
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