Trail-A-Mate Review – Hydraulic Jack and Jockey Wheel – Change a Caravan Tire Easily

Trail-A-Mate is an item that all caravaners should have in their arsenal.

Its simply a BRILLIANT PRODUCT, especially if you have a few years under your belt like myself. (Old Guy Warning) haha

Trail-A-Mate Review - Caravan Flat Tire Changine Made Easy
Trail-A-Mate Review – Caravan Flat Tire Changing Made Easy

A Hydraulic Jack and Jockey wheel all in one combination.

Change your Caravans Flat Tire Easily and Safely

Two days after I made this Video above I actually got to use the Trail-A-Mate for real.
Sadly, I didn’t have a good camera with me, otherwise I would have replaced this video, with a real life demo.

Recipt for Tire bought two days after I made the Trail-A-Mate Video
Receipt for Tire bought two days after I made the Trail-A-Mate Video

I am so glad I had my Mate handy, it made changing the tire so easy.

It took me approx 1 1/2 hours all up, removing the flat tire, driving to the nearest tire center, getting a new tire fitted to the rim, returning to my trailer, and fitting it.

For those of you who have tried to use a standard car jack for your trailer or caravan, I feel your pain.

P.S. I am extremely impressed with the Trail-A-Mate. Its heavy duty steel construction gives you the confidence that it is built to last, and I thoroughly recommend it.

Trail-A-Mate Specs:

  • Minimum Height: 145mm
  • Maximum Height: 780mm
  • Working Load limit: 1,000kg

Whats inside the box:

  • 1 Hydraulic Jack
  • 1 Pair of jacking brackets (I forgot to mention in my video that these need to be securely fitted to your Caravan, trailer, etc.)
  • 1 Lifting Clamp
  • 1 Flat base plate
  • 1 Jockey wheel assembly
  • 1 Locating pin
  • 1 Extendable wheel brace (extends 200mm)
  • 1 Thin walled double ended wheel socket (19mm and 21mm)
  • 1 Promotional cap

Also a one year warranty card, to complete the package

Mine was supplied by

The link above will take you directly to the trail a mate page if you would like to buy one for yourself.

Caravan RV Camping actually care about you, the customer.

  • Australian Based
  • Very fast to dispatch your orders
  • Plus they have good competitive prices.

I give them a big thumbs up, and I will be happy to deal with them again.

Garry ([email protected])

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