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Glide-Rite Vehicle Access Solutions

About the Company

Glide-Rite specialise in the development of products for the motorhome and caravan market. These include products designed for passengers travelling on more specialist forms of transport, such as wheelchair accessible vehicles and emergency ambulances.

The Glide Rite range of products includes full air suspension, hydraulic self levelling jacks and semi air suspension.

Glide-Rite has been at the forefront of technology in the mobility sector for more than 37 years and are using this experience to become leading provider for the leisure industry.

Products available from Glide-Rite

  • Full Air Suspension
  • Semi Air Suspension
  • Side Steps
  • Winches
  • HPC Hydraulic Self Levelling Jacks
  • MAD Coil Springs
  • GVW Uprating
  • Tow Bars
  • Vehicle Diagnostics
  • Vehicle Servicing
  • Webasto Heating Systems

Self Levelling Hydraulic System:

Advanced technology combined with simple and essential design with the use of the best materials ensure Glide-Rite make their products reliable are easy to use.

The self levelling systems work to level your motorhome in less than 90 seconds, without any hassle. Through this system, you can choose from four different levelling positions (level1, level2, tank drain, and stabilise), benefiting from a touch-screen control panel, as well as manual adjustments to extend and retract.
You can even download a special smart phone application to control it through a touch of a button. Control your system with an Android or IOS App.

The Hydraulics are known for their ultra-light stabilisation and automatic aligning systems. Because Glide-Rite work with, among other things, aluminium jacks, the system can save a lot of weight. Depending on the application there are systems available with a capacity of up to 10 tonnes per jack. With this the hydraulics can level vehicles from 2 tonnes up to a maximum of 30 tonnes.

The system offers excellent comfort, steady as a rock and never wobbles. Safety is paramount to the design and the system will not work without the handbrake. When you turn on the ignition, a red LED warns if any jacks are extended.
There is also a lock on the control panel for unwanted use.
In the case of an emergency the system has a manual pump included, this means you can always control the system and you do not need any tool to use the manual pump.

Complete systems start as low as 15 kg in weight, including mounting materials, oil, etc. The vehicle can stand on the jacks all winter so you save your tyres. 

  • Aluminium jacks starting from only 2 kg
  • Strength of a single jack from 2 to 7 tonnes
  • Compact recessed mounting
  • Standard and telescopic jacks available
  • Black anodised, with no paint
  • Movable foot through seven degrees
  • Water and dirt discharge
  • Fixed-position foot while driving
  • Ease of operation – User friendly touch screen control available in five languages, Dutch, English, German, French, and Swedish
  • Additional features – Levelling your vehicle so you can easily empty the water tank
  • The vehicle can stand on the jacks all winter so you save your tyres
  • Remote control by smartphone and or tablet – Control your system with an Android or IOS App.
  • Speed – Your vehicle will be level and stable within 90 seconds.
    If there is an emergency the vehicle can be ready todrive in a few seconds
  • Ultra-light hydraulic jacks – Lightweight aluminium jacks with very compact mounting
  • Maintenance-free with 3 year warranty

Semi-Air Suspension:

If your vehicle’s suspension suffers under payload, you need Semi-Air, available from Glide-Rite.

Glide-Rite Products have developed a low-cost Semi-Air system to assist the existing steel suspension. Based on the design principle of Glide-Rite’s widely acclaimed full air suspension, Semi-Air utilises the latest technology to enable you to achieve the optimum chassis ride height, regardless of payload.

Using Semi-Air you not only prevent the rear of the vehicle sagging, but also increase the stability and handling, particularly when fully laden.
Semi-Air utilises bespoke Firestone air bags mounted between the existing leaf springs and vehicle chassis.

The options are:

  • Semi Air – Leaf Springs on rear of vehicle
  • Semi Air – AL-KO Single or Tag Axle
  • Full Air option also available

MAD Auxiliary Springs:

  • Auxiliary Springs increase safety
  • Auxiliary Springs improve road handling and comfort
  • MAD Auxiliary Springs come with a lifetime warranty
  • MAD offers an extensive catalogue for 99% of current passenger cars and commercial vehicles

Head office is the Wirral address, also Hampshire Workshops at
Mill Lane, Passfield, Liphook, Hampshire, GU30 7RP

  • Fully automatic hydraulic levelling jacks
  • You can change a tyre easily
  • You can winterise the vehicle
  • You have a control pad and mobile App
  • Free call out cover UK and Europe
  • Additional theft protection
  • Maintenance-free with 3 year warranty
  • Safety feature prevents driving off with hydraulic jacks deployed
  • Improved waste water drainage
  • Jacks are retracted hydraulically, preventing them from getting stuck in mud.
Contact Details
Glide-Rite Vehicle Access Solutions
4 Millbrook Road
CH41 1FL
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Contact the office on:
0151 638 8002

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