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jberry's Dingleberry Expo Trailer

Discussion in 'Other Builds' started by jberry813, Aug 2, 2013.

  1. Aug 6, 2013 at 5:32 PM
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    RelentlessFab

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    Had tons on the Taco's.... new truck is pretty stock
    about time you got it unloaded :p
     
  2. Aug 6, 2013 at 5:34 PM
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    jberry813

    jberry813 [OP] The Mad Scientist

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    Hey now. I had to pick up some bushings and diff fluid from Summit Racing and it was a freaking mad house over there because of the car show and the 10% off.
    And I drive like a grandma when towing. :anonymous:
     
  3. Aug 6, 2013 at 5:40 PM
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    steve o 77

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    I built a jet ski trailer for our 2 stand up skis using my stock worn out taco leaf springs.

    They ride like a caddie but are a bit too soft. I think that thing pulls about 8" of travel :laugh: On an offroad trailer I would go with something a bit more heavy duty like what Jberry has decided to use on his build.
     
  4. Aug 6, 2013 at 5:46 PM
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    subbed, this is awesome.
     
  5. Aug 6, 2013 at 5:53 PM
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    ian408

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    Do you have the frame tacked up yet?
     
  6. Aug 6, 2013 at 5:58 PM
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    steve o 77

    steve o 77 braaap

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    totally doable in 30 minutes :laugh:
     
  7. Aug 6, 2013 at 6:35 PM
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    Sadly no.
    Contrary to popular belief, I actually have a job that involves real work (from time to time). There's not really going to be any progress until this weekend as I'm heading out of town at the butt crack of dawn tomorrow.
     
  8. Aug 6, 2013 at 10:17 PM
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    Do not make me come up there....:eek: :D

    I just had to bust your balls.
     
  9. Aug 6, 2013 at 10:36 PM
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    Sub'd... its gonna be a great thread!
     
  10. Aug 7, 2013 at 5:12 PM
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    Parts are arriving. :eek:

    [​IMG]
     
  11. Aug 7, 2013 at 5:15 PM
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    Any reason for going SUA on the trailer? I realize it increases travel but doesnt it also hinder your ground clearance?
     
  12. Aug 7, 2013 at 5:17 PM
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    Keep the frame height and COG low.
    Again I'm not using trailer springs (using jeep springs) and my frame will be a horizontal frame rather than taper up like most truck frames. Even with SUA i'm estimating the frame height around 19". The springs I got are designed to be SUA as well. If i did SOA it would be stupid high.
     
  13. Aug 7, 2013 at 5:19 PM
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  15. Aug 7, 2013 at 5:23 PM
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    Electric brakes? Better braking power for hills?
     
  17. Aug 7, 2013 at 7:55 PM
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    Having owned several trailers with everything from no brakes, to surge, to electric brakes, I can tell you nothing compares. They are stupid easy and paired with the right controller, the work fantastic. My T3 controller allows them to work forward as well as reverse. In addition there's a manual lever in which I can engage the brakes on the trailer completely independent of the truck brakes. If I'm dealing with a water crossing, it's easy to unplug them completely.

    To be fair, Tacoma brakes are acceptable at best. My truck is already a fat cow. Adding the weight of a expo trailer without brakes wouldn't be my preference...so I'm adding brakes. Also since I'll have a battery in the trailer, I'm already changing out the harness in the truck to a 7 pin to run a 10g wire to serve as a battery maintaining/charging wire while connected. May as well run 1 more wire for brakes.
     
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    e-brakes on the trailer are a great idea.
     
  19. Aug 7, 2013 at 8:03 PM
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