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06-28-2019 10:56 AM
bfr





7 years
12000 + miles
23 States
7 US National Parks
2 Canadian Provinces
2 Canadian National Parks

Now it is in the classifieds https://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f154...500-a-4361417/
10-20-2015 07:16 PM
bfr I ran the controller wiring behind the dash and laid it out so that it can be tucked under the dash top trim piece (near the vin plate) when not in use.



10-20-2015 07:10 PM
bfr Long term bump/update. I added a tekonsha p3 brake controller to my TJ over the weekend and dialed in the brakes. When I built the trailer I used a 3500lb axle with Dexter spindles/brakes, but have not used them until now. My limited testing so far leaves me very happy with the results. I wanted the controller to be very visible/ accessible when in use but removable when I don't need it, so decided to mount it above the dash via a GoPro suction cup mount. It is ugly, but strong and can be installed or removed completely very quickly.

08-28-2013 02:10 PM
mowillie Artwork!
04-22-2013 06:40 AM
aggiejon Could you post up a few of your dimensions? Size of the box, overall length of the trailer,etc?
04-21-2013 06:22 PM
grogie
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Originally Posted by bfr View Post
Thanks guys,
The there are two power systems. The tow system (lights and brakes) is powered by the jeep. The house system ( everything else) is powered by a pair of 12V deep cycle batteries. The two systems are for the most part isolated, but the onboard charger can take 12V from the jeep to charge the batts at a much slower rate than if it were connected to shore power.
The water system consists of a 25 gallon tank w/ 12V pump. It will also include a propane fired water heater (hopefully before it gets cold).
Can you show me your power setup? (Pictures and what you did exactly?)

Thanks...
04-21-2013 02:56 PM
aggiejon I love the beveled backside of that trailer.
03-25-2013 05:04 PM
vdubbles24 Any updates? Pics set up in woods
07-31-2012 07:09 PM
robphillips00 Nice looking trailer. Definitely well thought out.
07-24-2012 04:24 PM
bfr Thanks guys.

I got the trailer weighed yesterday and it was 1575 pounds with batteries, tent, fridge and empty water and fuel containers.
07-16-2012 08:54 PM
dooboy2112 Nice trailer.
07-11-2012 05:52 PM
bfr 2" spacers
07-11-2012 05:57 AM
jeffjeep1 Nice job. I like the tailgate set up.
I see the Rubi wheels with center caps. What did you do for hubs? I have not been able to find trailer hubs that fit inside the small diameter of the wheel.
07-11-2012 05:40 AM
bfr
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Originally Posted by Ross

I suppose you will be camping in remote areas so there won't be an issue with storing your grey water?
Correct, no waste water tanks (black or grey)
07-11-2012 05:36 AM
Ross
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Originally Posted by bfr View Post
Thanks guys,
The there are two power systems. The tow system (lights and brakes) is powered by the jeep. The house system ( everything else) is powered by a pair of 12V deep cycle batteries. The two systems are for the most part isolated, but the onboard charger can take 12V from the jeep to charge the batts at a much slower rate than if it were connected to shore power.
The water system consists of a 25 gallon tank w/ 12V pump. It will also include a propane fired water heater (hopefully before it gets cold).
I suppose you will be camping in remote areas so there won't be an issue with storing your grey water?
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