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#23 Choosing a tow car - Which Fuel?

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Diesel, petrol and hybrid engines all have their advantages for towing. Here is our data sheet on how to choose between them.

#24 Choosing a tow car - which transmission for towing?

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Transmission type is usually a personal choice. It can get more complicated when towing a large trailer. This data sheet goes through the pros and cons of an automatic.

#25 Towing with a motorhome

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The rules for towing with a motorhome are broadly the same as for a car. This data sheet looks at other factors too such as the effect of weight changes by the converter, complexities of towing a car and type approval.

#26 Motorhomes - safe for the road

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Preparing to go away in your motorhome or campervan, this data sheet will identify the checks you need to consider so you are safe and legal on the road

#29 Towbars and towing electrics

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Are you having a towbar fitted? This data sheet will guide you through the legalities and what you will need to consider especially around the towbar wiring and electrical systems

#30 Electricity for campers and caravanners

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Looking for advice with electricity while camping - This data sheet provides details of the kit to use, what check you should do and the limitations of the supply in the UK and Europe

#31 Gas for tent campers

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A really useful reference data sheet for gas available for lightweight campers and large family camping too. With additional safety advice.

#32 Gas for caravans and motorhomes

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Gas packs a lot of energy for its weight making it ideal for touring. This data sheet explains the different types, cylinder sizes and the various connectors available.

#33 A guide to leisure batteries

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Selecting the correct leisure battery for your needs is not easy, this data sheet is aimed at providing knowledge of the anatomy and principals to help you make the right choice.

#34 Solar panels and other free energy for camping

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In this Data Sheet we look at some of the common devices used to capture renewable energy for camping, with a focus on solar panels. We also look at how such devices work and which conditions are best for capturing each energy type.