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New trailer Project!!!

well was at my g.fs paps and he had this trailer frame in the weeds and ask what he was going to do with it and he said nothing if i wanted i could have it. so i went up and got it the next week.

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its a 6.5x12 going to flip the axle to a spring over and probably flip it so it a raise. that way i can have a full flat deck.

its mostly going to be used for hauling the atvs.
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I wouldn't bother flipping the axle/spring mounts.
Build your own ramps to go on the sides instead.
An ATV can sit with a tire or two on a fender.
Great find though.
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Check with a notary or DMV before you get to far into it to make sure you can get it titles and licensed. Tell the DMV it is "homemade".
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Good start.
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Looks like a good solid trailer... wish I could find one around here!
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Check with a notary or DMV before you get to far into it to make sure you can get it titles and licensed. Tell the DMV it is "homemade".
i already have a plate and registration from my camper i have at my parents that hasent moved in 3 years. no cop is going to tell me it isnt that trailer lol. i just keep that up to date.


it needs
new tongue put one it (old on looks like it got drug down the road)
jack on the front
axle flipped
new tires
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deck put on

thats all its getting till spring then it will get sand blasted and painted.
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I wouldn't bother flipping the axle/spring mounts.
Build your own ramps to go on the sides instead.
An ATV can sit with a tire or two on a fender.
Great find though.
This. My buddy has a trailer like this and it is awesome for hauling.
great find, i'd use some 2x6 or 2x10's for the bottom deck. they hold up to weight a lot better than plywood will.
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In Missouri you can easily get a homemade trailer licensed. Just have to pass a regular trailer inspection
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That thing looks sturdy!

Great base to build off of. I would love to find something like this for free lol.
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This. My buddy has a trailer like this and it is awesome for hauling.
great find, i'd use some 2x6 or 2x10's for the bottom deck. they hold up to weight a lot better than plywood will.
plywood is only temp till it gets blaster and everything
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well got the axle flipped and tongue put on, ran into a snag when we went to change the tires on the rims. i knew the one rim was leaking around the valve stem so got new valve stem but it was 2 small. had to much other stuff to do and didnt want to run to get new ones at the moment but later that day i got 2 new ones that are the right size just need to get them in and tires on so i can flip the trailer back over
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bout time you posted this up. haha. gonna be sweet when its all done. but now your confusing the hell out of me, because when we first talked about this i asked if you were flipping to to a spring over so that the trailer sat over the axle and you said you were flipping it to spring under. hahaha. either way. gonna be a sweet build.
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it spring under and flipped the axle over since it was a drop axle
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Not bad. I should do a SOA to mine soon.
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im just hoping it didnt raise it to much. i will find out when iget the tires on and flip it over
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Post some pics when you get tires on it. I've seen someone on here in the past do that and put matching rims on it that are on the Ranger. Looked sweet.
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Post some pics when you get tires on it. I've seen someone on here in the past do that and put matching rims on it that are on the Ranger. Looked sweet.
That's what I want to do, but I need different hubs first.
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^^ i have the same problem and this is just a cheap trailer build i dont even have 100 dollars into the trailer. plus I cant get the wheels that are on my truck anymore
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good start cameron, tomorrow i'm gonna go look at this for a trailer project

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^^ that doesnt look to bad but to small for me
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find a set of cheap stock ranger rims? thatd be cool.
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the trailers wrong bolt pattern and im not changing out that stuff no need to waist the money on it
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Find a used 7.5. There you go cheap and matches a ranger bolt pattern.

I'm sure you can find a cheap used 7.5.
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again i really dont care to make it match the truck lol its a trailer lol that will probably sit most of the time so its getting minimal money put into it
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the trailers wrong bolt pattern and im not changing out that stuff no need to waist the money on it
haha i didnt even think about that. thats what i get for paying attention
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