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Looking at an M416 trailer, couple questions.

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by BEEFY_CHEESY_TACO, Apr 30, 2013.

  1. Apr 30, 2013 at 9:05 PM
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    BEEFY_CHEESY_TACO

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    Hey all! I was able to find a guy that has an M416 trailer, in decent restorable condition. Not a lot of rust, decent paint, rolling/towable chassis with standard wheels and tires in good condition. He wants $1800 for it. I'm wondering if that sounds reasonable, seems good to me but I haven't actually seen it yet, just pictures. Also those of you that have one, what were some problem areas you found while working on it?

    Thanks in advance! I hope to pick this up this weekend. Ill get a picture when I have time
     
  2. May 1, 2013 at 11:31 AM
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    Sounds high to me but they usually seem to be a little high for what they are. Ironic thing is I was searching for one of these last night. I saw prices from $400 to $1800. Nice build ups on expedition portal too.
     
  3. May 1, 2013 at 11:59 AM
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    skidooman

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    Thats steep. If its in good shape and worth it to you, then go for it. Although I paid $750 for my M100, and it needed, still needs quite a bit of work.
     
  4. May 1, 2013 at 3:32 PM
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    Hmm, I'll have to try and talk him down a little, just the thought of having one for a project is awesome
     
  5. May 1, 2013 at 3:36 PM
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    The 416s are a bit more rare than the 3/4 ton models and command a higher price. IMHO depending on your purposes they are perfect. the 3/4 ton trailers are too big to make a good expo trailer.
     
  6. May 1, 2013 at 4:55 PM
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    True, a guy that lives a little ways from me has one. It is a pretty big trailer, much larger than anything I would want to run around in the mountains with.
     
  7. May 1, 2013 at 5:28 PM
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    The end goal is an expo trailer with a rooftop tent etc...
     
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  8. May 2, 2013 at 6:51 AM
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  9. May 2, 2013 at 7:03 AM
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    I have also been looking and love the ideas that have been made into reality. There is a lot of talent on this forum
     
  10. May 2, 2013 at 4:17 PM
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    I like how they did the water tank and pump for an outside shower. Would be great for dishes too. I will definitely use that idea.
     
  11. May 2, 2013 at 4:22 PM
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    I beg to differ..
    The m116a2 or the 101 are the best size for a camper. I have built a few. There are a crapload of builds over at Expo..Just flip the springs and change the hubs, man you got a rocket box ready to roll.
     
  12. May 2, 2013 at 4:35 PM
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    Depends on where you plan to go with it. the additional weight would make it harder to traverse mud, snow, sand as well as any narrow passages between trees / rocks. If you simply want something that will be more comfortable to sleep in and carry more stuff then the 101 is a decent choice provided you stick to fire roads.
     
  13. May 2, 2013 at 6:36 PM
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    There are guys that build the 101 and take them to Moab. Plus once you put some caulk on the tailgate they can float and be used as mobile pools .:D
    I will dig up some pics.
     
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