FAQ’s

Who owns Coronet RV?

Andrew Phillips is the Director and has owned the Brand since 1991. Originally it was formed in Ballarat in 1959 by the late Ian Farren.

Why aren’t weights listed for each Model?

Coronet RV is Custom Van builder and the weights vary between each Van manufactured. To place this into perspective, by adding more batteries and water tanks can add an additional 200 Kgs to a specific model. Variances also occur between Pop Top and Full height Vans. Conversely reducing specific components will reduce the Tare or dry weight.

Will Coronet RV provide weight estimates?

Yes we can provide the estimates when the specification is completed.

How long does it take to build a Van?

Once an order is placed by the Dealer allow 3 to 4 months for completion.

Does Coronet RV build Stock Vans?

No, Coronet RV only builds to the Customers design, save for its own display Vans.

Does Coronet RV have display Vans?

Yes, We have a selection of designs on display at Caravan Country 120 Canterbury road Bayswater Nth Victoria

What systems are in place to ensure accuracy in the build process?

Coronet RV uses an Auto Cad system to provide manufacturing plans for each Van constructed.

How does Coronet RV build the Vans?

We construct the Van building the majority of the interior first then place the walls up last.

Does Coronet RV manufacture the entire Van?

No, Coronet RV purchases the Chassis, upholstery and white goods. The body and furniture is manufactured in house.

Does Coronet RV use timber frames?

No, Coronet RV use either 18mm solid veneer or foam composition walls

Does Coronet RV use staples to construct the structural integrity of the furniture?

We use a USA pocket hole screw system for furniture. Whilst more expensive than staples they provide ability to remove and replace easily when required.

How do Coronet RV run their electrical cabling?

The 12v trailer light harness is a loom made exclusively for Coronet RV. The 240V cabling is “plug & Play” internally mounted in the Van for easy access anytime. Additional power points can be added post manufacture.

Does Coronet RV Use LED Lighting?

Yes all lighting is LED

Where is the Air Conditioning located on a Pop Top Van?

We use a Ducted Air conditioning system that is located either in the Tunnel Boot or under the Bed. It is very quiet and provides 3 x outlets.

What is the swift 12v floor heater that is standard on some Coronet RV models?

The Swift 12v heater works in conjunction with the Swift 27 Litre hot water Service (HWS) . When the HWS is operating on either Gas or mains power the hot water is circulated through the Swift 12v floor heater and a 12v fan pushes the air through a heat exchanger much like a heater in a Car.

What on-board power supplies are used in Coronet RV’s?

Coronet RV uses the SETEC BM PRO 35 power supply that takes care of 240v/ 12v distribution. This also incorporates MMPT Solar inputs. This Resettable fuse power supply is easy to use and links to a TREK telemetry display that features all on board functions including, fresh / grey water tank capacity, solar and battery management etc.

Does Coronet RV Fit Lithium batteries?

Coronet RV is a custom builder and hence will supply and install just about anything. Lithium batteries and compatible charging systems are available as an option and should be considered if weight is an issue.

Does Coronet RV use a one piece veneer floor?

Yes

Does Coronet RV use a one piece vinyl floor?

Yes, its laid as one complete section and glued to the veneer floor.

Does Coronet RV attend Caravan Shows?

Yes, Coronet RV exhibits at some Victorian Caravan shows. Currently The Victorian Caravan and camping Show held at the Melbourne show Grounds in February each year, Melbourne Leisurefest held at Sandown Racecourse in October and some Regional Victorian Caravan shows. We do not attend Interstate Caravan shows.

Does Coronet RV have Dealers other than Caravan Country in Bayswater Victoria?

No, due to the complexities surrounding “Custom design and modelling” and to keep costs to the consumer minimal Coronet RV Manufacturing and Caravan Country Dealership are located in the same area of Bayswater Victoria.

What about warranty?

Coronet RV offer a 5 year limited warranty on the structural integrity of the body that also includes the materials used in this process. All other components such as white goods are covered by the supplier and in general offer 12 – 24 months.