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post #1 of 19 Old 02-05-2011, 11:13 PM Thread Starter
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randys offroad trailer

well here is what I have on my trailer so far... needs more still but heres a good start

kitchen door up


down


sink slider open




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fenders


rear bumper fender tie in



light/fender support




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post #2 of 19 Old 02-05-2011, 11:14 PM Thread Starter
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cargo slider rated at 500lbs full extention



hooked to jeep



tried to get it to tip over and it didnt want to budge

didnt hit past a 90


Now my pride and joy my custom 3 axis hitch
jeep side


trailer side




finished hitch
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post #3 of 19 Old 02-09-2011, 02:21 AM
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post #4 of 19 Old 04-11-2011, 07:08 PM Thread Starter
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got the jacks started heres the start. I have to re-do the tailgate to clear the jacks witch is ok because it wasnt lined up right anyway. ohh well Ive been chasing my tail on whats the next to do anyway. They dont stop the rock 100% but its fairly close now I just need to fab some cross bars to help with that issue

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Also I need to make a "kitchen" out of wood I would like it the be fairly durable but as light as possible. There will be condinsation and what not so whatever I use has to be treated or sealable wood anyone have any ideas?
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post #6 of 19 Old 04-21-2011, 05:31 PM Thread Starter
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got my new latches 8 of the big ones (gold) with weld in strikers. 6 of the small (black) for 25 bucks





slider latch installed and it holds like a charm I can pull the trailer around with the rear slider and it doesnt move.
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post #7 of 19 Old 04-24-2011, 06:52 AM
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Nice. What are you going to skin it with? Fiberglass?

I can only give you what I think you said you thought you wanted.
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post #8 of 19 Old 04-24-2011, 10:52 AM Thread Starter
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im going to skin it with aluminum its expensive but lighter then steel and easier the fiberglass
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post #9 of 19 Old 05-07-2011, 03:20 PM
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That is awesome! Nice work. Keep us posted...


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post #10 of 19 Old 05-07-2011, 06:46 PM Thread Starter
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yea ill have some updates soon lol just gotta get time I got the slideout kitche led light done now i need to mount the slides then i am regrefully re designing the kitche a little the slide for the sink will be coming out and will be moved to a side table and the stove hose holders are getting a cosmetic upgrade.
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post #11 of 19 Old 07-19-2011, 09:04 AM Thread Starter
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Ive had a bit more time to work on the trailer
led "bar light" pulls out over kitchen area for night cooking



closed in



front step and front door done.





top frame done


tailgate frame done needs latches also decided to mount the tire on the drivers side to help counter the kitchen weight



also for cargo retaining bars work amazing for anti shake bars and are super easy to use
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post #12 of 19 Old 07-19-2011, 09:05 AM Thread Starter
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latches in strikers are next



Spare tire mounted on the drivers fender cant be removed without opening the cargo area
double sleeve to stop water transfer as much as possible



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post #13 of 19 Old 07-24-2011, 09:46 AM
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Nice stuff there. What kind of total weight for the trailer, all loaded up, are you expecting?

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Im expecting right around 1500lbs it pulls like a dream right now
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post #15 of 19 Old 08-08-2011, 01:33 PM Thread Starter
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Well its a slow go but heres one free sat worth of work
new wiring with 7 pin connector.... Free thanks to a buddy that works on big rigs


cooler access door


I was worried the jack may get beat up if I didn't move it off the trailer when off road so I decided this was a good place for it


finally secured the rear cargo tie downs


I got myself a Coleman expedition fold up kitchen but it wouldn't fit easy so I figured a way out. the top shelve has 6 3/4" height and the back is 18 1/2 so there should be plenty of storage. I will also have a top shelve that I can put longer items on that are less then 4" thick


Finally I figured a way to attache the diagonal supports to the feet while giving myself a bigger "footprint"


No matter how much I do it seems like this project is never going to be finished.
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