Motorhome Advice Motorhome Weights

Make sure you understand, the weights and dimensions, of your motorhome or campervan. See, our page with details of how calculations are carried out and what overweight motorhomes really means! The key ones are;

  • MTPLM the “maximum technically permissible laden mass”. known as “maximum authorised mass” (MAM). In most motorhome handbooks this information is set out.
  • MIRO this calculation stands for “mass of the unladen vehicle” including an allowance for the driver (assumed to be around 75 kg). In addition, the fuel tank is calculated at 90% full.
  • PAYLOAD the maximum user “payload” of the motorhome a conventional payload. Includes allowance for passengers with the essential habitation equipment.

Motorhome Advice Tips And Tricks

Especially, when it comes down to retrofit motorhome accessories. The real important motorhome tip, is to read and research and then seek motorhome advice. That way the information being provided, will be informative and a lot easy to understand. Fitting any motorhome accessories needs careful consideration. Will it enhance your motorhomes value? For example many people now take bikes with them so, a good professionally fitted bike rack ticks the box. Simple ideas may save money. There are many simple ideas, none more so than buying a set of wing mirror protectors. It may seem trivial but, when you knock one off and have a bill of a few hundred pounds think again. Simple plastic covers may save your bacon, check them out. Good motorhome accessories are online. With a wealth of motorhome advice available from;

  • dealers motorhome parts advice helps
  • those tips and tricks come in handy
  • fit genuine parts, do it yourself wont do
  • professional fitted extras add value

Motorhome Advice Technical

However, even more important are the technical dimensions. All things that may need a little advice – explaining, as well as the motorhome jargon! Good motorhome advice, on chassis and weights and measurements, are well worth having. Our motorhome campervans owners group, on Facebook for example and the motorhome owners club, are full of help. For example;

  • what are the payloads?
  • MTPLM (Maximum Technically Permissible Laden Mass)?
  • MIRO (mass in running order)?
  • how much is the permissible habitation equipment?
  • what are the bed sizes?
  • what are mirrors out and in dimensions?
  • where good advice is even worth paying for
  • from most dealers it is free!
  • many examples of issues online
  • questions on motorhome forums available