Shock and Awning – load up your car prepared for spring escapes!


Have you ever believed about taking your campsite to the subsequent level with a camping awning? But weren’t confident if you could set up one particular on your personal?

Or possibly you worried if your roof rack would be compatible with the incorporated mounting kit, we will stroll you by way of specifically what you want to do to set up an unbelievable worth awning to the side of your car.

With just a couple of standard hand tools the job can be carried out in just 15 minutes!

The initially step is to pull your awning out of the box and see just what is inside. Each and every Adventure Kings awning comes with a mounting kit, and all the important nuts and bolts to set up it to just about any roof rack program.  When unrolling your camping awning, you will locate the mounting kit stashed safely away inside the rolled up canopy material.

Now you have discovered all the things it is time to make confident you have all the things on hand. In the mounting Kit bag you will have 2x heavy duty ‘L’ shaped brackets, 2x sandwich plates, 4x quick bolts with corresponding nylon locking nuts, and 4x extended bolts with corresponding nylon locking nuts.

The incorporated mounting kit is made to perform by sandwiching the mesh of most Adventure Kings Steel Roof racks, but mainly because of the nature of this bracket program is essentially compatible with practically any setup, thanks to the modular nature of these kits.

Sit the awning on the roof racks of the car and recognize the greatest position front to back, that the awning really should mount up. Maintaining in thoughts on mesh installations that the closer the brackets are positioned to rigid structure pieces the a lot more steady the mounting will be. After you have the position decided, mount your ‘L’ brackets with the sandwich plates, with the L bracket becoming positioned at the leading of the rack and the sandwich plate beneath, working with the extended bolts to sandwich all the things collectively.

With the brackets mounted, slide two of the shorter bolts into every single of the awning extrusion channels, and slide them into location to line up with the mounting brackets. Now flip the awning more than and mount up the awning to the brackets working with the captured bolts producing confident the zippered side is facing downwards.

With the awning in location fasten the nylon locking nuts as you go.

Handy Tip: If you are carrying out this job solo, tie a strap about one particular finish of the awning whist you are functioning on the other finish to protect against it falling down.

Double verify all the things is going to be effectively situated and nip up all the bolts good and tight and you are prepared to go!



But what If I Do not have a mesh style Steel Roof Rack?

There are lots of incredibly secure and effortless methods to mount your Adventure Kings Awning to other types of Roof Rack is to pull up the rubber strip and mark out appropriate spacings for drill holes. You really should drill these out working with an 8mm drill bit, and deburr the holes insert the extended bolts and fasten the sandwich plate underneath to distribute the load a lot more evenly.

An further way to mount the incorporated ‘L’ Bracket is working with what is recognized as “channel fasteners” these are proprietary in style and will be profiled to match specifically inside the rubber channel on your cars distinct make and model of roof rack cross bar. With these amazing mounting bolts, the ease of mounting requires just seconds to set up with the ‘L’ Brackets effortless to mount up.

Setting up at camp.

There are quite a few various methods to set up your awning for the excellent campsite, and dozens of accessories to customize your whole camping setup, this consists of items like an Adventure Kings Awning Wall providing practically double the space underneath your shelter, coupled with the addition of a mesh flooring underneath. Not only does the addition of these accessories make camping a a great deal a lot more comfy knowledge, especially in marginal circumstances, but it also adds stacks of versatility to a incredibly very affordable package for your subsequent camping knowledge.

The Adventure Kings variety of Camping Awnings are excellent for escaping the rat race, and supply lots of sensible camping space for any climate, rated to UPF50+ and also providing completely waterproof shelter for when the alter rolls in, camping is completely comfy with the variety from 4WD Supacentre’s trustworthy camping shop.

To locate out a lot more about the variety of camping accessories which includes these amazing Camping Awnings, and other incredibly very affordable camping gear, head to contact one particular of our authorities on 1800 88 39 64 or drop into one particular of our shops to speak with a qualified for the greatest suggestions and to stroll away with some extremely priced gear!


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