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Posted: 08/31/06 10:14pm Link  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Here is my little yard trailer that is mostly light box frame for 14-16' boat with the bunk brackets removed. It is perfect for wheeling my 800 Bronco in and out of my 7' garage...vent hatch only scrapes a little. It is on 14' wheels which makes it easy to move, especially on my steep friggin d/w...

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Posted: 08/31/06 10:23pm Link  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

If you only use it to move the TC in and out of the garage let some air out of the tires and it won't scrape at all. You don't need all the air just to move around the yard.

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If he lets air out of the tires it will be harder to roll.


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Posted: 09/01/06 06:06am Link  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

He's rolling it with the truck... it doesn't matter.

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I'd reweld the axle, moving it down close to the ground. Many trailers have just such an arrangement so the bed can be lower. 20 minutes with a cutting torch and welder, then redo the bed, and that bugger would be 3' off the ground [emoticon]


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Posted: 09/01/06 07:41am Link  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

if the axle is wide enough to lower the camper between the tires I think I would remove a leaf or two from the springs.

Good Idea though, I think I'll look for a boat trailer for the same purpose!

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Posted: 09/01/06 08:15am Link  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Or flip the axle over the leaf springs instead of under the leaf springs.

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Just get some low profile tires[emoticon]
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Just take the tires off. For the 15 foot trip, is it going to harm anything?


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Posted: 09/01/06 09:46am Link  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

BCSierra wrote:

Just take the tires off. For the 15 foot trip, is it going to harm anything?


That's what I do on my cargo trailer. I pull the 15" rims with tires off and put 14" bare rims on before backing it under my carport. It works great. Lowers it about 10" or so.

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