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I am too! becoming confused with the awning size I need for our 2007 Sterling Eccles Sapphire. I am being told. That I need a size 13 which is. 950-975. Then I am told that I need a 975-1000. Size 14. Can someone kindly help me with this issue. As I am new to the caravan world.
Having towed for 3 years and 30k miles at 113% I say you are fine. 1.6 petrol Dacia Duster 4x4 1285 kg kerbweight but 1500kg towing, towing 1450 Kg Pegasus Verona stated by manufacturer-andit was brilliant-in any weather in all conditions and in emergencies. Ensure your tyres are pumped up correctly and you load correctly-ie not too much in the van and you will be fine. The85% is a guide for raw beginners not a rule and my experience says it isn't based on modern car tech-bit like the Highway code braking distances.
I was going to post about the weights but others typed quicker than me and I would have only repeated what was already being said in essence, so thought it best not add to the thread for the sake of it.
Regular readers will know of my trials and tribulations with these (expletive deleted) things. Mine works when it feels like it. I too thought the element had gone, but when I stripped it down, removed the element and powered it up on the workbench it did get warm. I reassembled the heater and refitted it and it seemed to work fine. On site last week we arrived, filled up and switched on, electric only, 15 minutes later warm water. Came to wash up that evening and luke warm. Wouldn't reheat. Switched it off, left it off, switched it back on, still cold. Left it on, went to bed, still cold. Got up next morning, warmish. washed, had breakfast, went to wash up, cold again. Wouldn't reheat. Got back from the beach, water was hot.
They really are the most overpriced, badly designed and poorly built pieces of junk I have ever had the misfortune to own. Truma should be thoroughly ashamed to put their name on them.
I will waste no more money and time on it. A replacement electric only heater is being sourced as we very rarely use sites without hook up nowadays. I just need to work out what to do with the old vent holes etc.