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Stay up to date with the latest news from Hall Towbars. We talk about popular products, safety and provide loads of tips for towing. Please check out out Frequently Asked Questions page if you’re looking for something specific and don’t hesitate to get in touch if you don’t find what you need or you need more help. Contact us here or call 8360 5100.

Which battery system is right for me?

Which battery system is right for me?

Have you ever drained your vehicle’s battery using a portable fridge, air compressor or something else? You may need to source a secondary power supply, especially if you are starting  to venture off grid.. Accessing power when off grid is absolutely essential! Aside...

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How much weight can you tow?

How much weight can you tow?

If you're looking at purchasing a caravan and don’t have a lot of experience towing, you may find it difficult to understand what all the weight requirements mean... and how to stick with them.  Let us help you understand the terminology and how it applies to you, to...

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Caravan towing checklist

Caravan towing checklist

Experienced towing a caravan or not, there are pre-towing safety checks that you need to perform on your vehicle and caravan each and every time you get on the road. Read our simple pre-towing checklist before your next adventure.Secure couplings The coupling is the...

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Towing your caravan or camper trailer on sand

Towing your caravan or camper trailer on sand

Taking a caravan or camper trailer onto a soft sand track can be a daunting undertaking when you have little experience off-road. But, good preparation and some recovery gear, will give you the confidence to tackle Australia's beautiful beaches which can be the...

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What you need to know about towbar maintenance

What you need to know about towbar maintenance

The summer holiday season is almost behind us. Many of us have spent some much needed time away in our caravans or camper trailers. Once you're home, you’ve probably given your van a going over and packed it up dutifully so that it’s ready to go for your next trip....

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Caravan travel etiquette – a quick guide

Caravan travel etiquette – a quick guide

Caravanning has long been a popular pastime in Australia, but never more so than right now. With so many vans on the road and people travelling with all levels of experience, we thought it would be a good time to refresh our memories about how to be a courteous...

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What to consider when choosing a bull bar for your vehicle

What to consider when choosing a bull bar for your vehicle

When it comes to choosing a bull bar for your vehicle, it’s tempting to go with the best-looking bar from a well-known brand. Aesthetics aside, there is so much more to choosing the right bull-bar for your vehicle  –  it's certainly not a 'one-size-fits all' purchase....

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Beginner tips for off road driving

Beginner tips for off road driving

Off road driving is a popular pastime in Australia and offers endless adventure. But understanding your own (and your vehicle's) abilities and limitations is critical. Read our tips to help prepare for a safer trip that doesn't end in disappointment or vehicle...

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How to prepare your 4×4 to be the ultimate touring vehicle

How to prepare your 4×4 to be the ultimate touring vehicle

Dreaming of a life on the road? Or just a week away? Whether you're preparing for the big lap of Australia or just want to get your 4x4 on the road for a short get away; if there's difficult terrain involved, read on to prepare for a safe and smooth trip.  Let’s talk...

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No matter your towing requirement, Hall Towbars provides a wide range of certified towbars and towing accessories for the ultimate towing solution.