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Off Road Trailer Build

Discussion in 'South West' started by mreimann, Jun 11, 2011.

  1. Jun 22, 2011 at 11:04 AM
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    NYCO

    NYCO go explore...

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  2. Jun 26, 2011 at 10:25 AM
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    mreimann

    mreimann [OP] vv I think it's growing

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    Well, after killing a grinder and wounding my welder everything is up and running again.

    Spent the last few days in the garage with my dad so things are starting to come together.

    Got the little side things welded on so I can build the fenders off of those. and we got the shock mounts fabbed up...and One shock in place. I'm picking up the other one tomorrow.

    We also started on the bucket. Got the frame all tacked in place. Now I just need to cut the floor piece and weld it in.

    Things are really starting to pull together :)

    I'll try and get some pictures later today
     
  3. Jun 26, 2011 at 8:21 PM
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    mreimann [OP] vv I think it's growing

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  4. Jun 26, 2011 at 8:37 PM
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    I met a Jeeper guy with his O.R. trailer rigged up with a driveline-tongue instead of a standard ball syle tounge. The trailer could twist like 80* or something without putting any stress on the receiver; twist in all directions, might be handy in severe approach/departure angles. Just a thought.
     
  5. Jun 26, 2011 at 8:57 PM
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    mreimann

    mreimann [OP] vv I think it's growing

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  6. Jun 27, 2011 at 10:09 AM
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    Drunknsloth

    Drunknsloth Indffrnce will be the fall of manknd but who cares

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    Now that looks legit! Makes me want one :D
     
  7. Jun 27, 2011 at 7:20 PM
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    mreimann

    mreimann [OP] vv I think it's growing

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    :woot:

    got the floor tacked in today and I'm using the triangles that I cut off for the fenders.

    Also got both shocks mounted.

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  8. Jun 28, 2011 at 11:05 AM
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    Drunknsloth

    Drunknsloth Indffrnce will be the fall of manknd but who cares

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    Looks solid! :eek:
     
  9. Jul 1, 2011 at 3:22 PM
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    mreimann

    mreimann [OP] vv I think it's growing

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    nothing major since the last update but I've been tidying things up to get it ready for the bucket plating.

    as you can see by my detailed drawings, it's starting to take shape :rolleyes:
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    chrome dubs and ride hight. Bottom of the frame is about 2' 3"
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    Got the side markers mounted and I made the wire harness for when I do all the wiring. it'll pretty much just be plug and play.
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    added the rear hitch (not for towing, but for a bike rack or something)
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    It's all boxed and ready for plate.
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  10. Jul 1, 2011 at 3:44 PM
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    Greensystemsgo 1 owner with clean car fox.

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    sub'd. love it. Defenetly could use something like this for where i go camping.
     
  11. Jul 16, 2011 at 9:36 PM
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    mreimann

    mreimann [OP] vv I think it's growing

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    Some updates.

    No pictures yet, but i'll get them tomorrow.

    Got the lid cut out
    mounted mud flaps
    framed out the access door on the side
    got the right side body panel cut out and the front panel
    fabricated the two side pieces for the tailgate
    mounted the brake lights
    framed the tailgate and just need to plate it
    picked up some piano hinges, ordered a bunch of latches and weather stripping as well as the dampeners for the lid. Also got the safety chains, just need to mount them

    Soon to come;
    plate tailgate and mount it
    fully weld floor, front panel and side panel
    cut out the other side panel and weld that
    cut static portion of the lid and weld it on
    then fabricate the lid frame and such

    Long term;
    get the body skinned and fully welded (by that I mean stitch welded)
    Finish fenders
    mount tailgate and lid
    wire the lights
    instal latches
    get this SOB registered
    and painted
    Then go test it!

    Anyhow, sorry for the long post with no pictures :p
     
  12. Jul 20, 2011 at 11:25 AM
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    mreimann [OP] vv I think it's growing

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    lights are wired in
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    turned out pretty nice
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    recycled mud flap
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  13. Jul 20, 2011 at 11:30 AM
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    colinb17 If at first you don't succeed, don't try skydiving

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    comeing along very nicely. what guage plate did you use for the sides so far?

    and do you have 0% humidity all day every day where you live or what??? when i built mine, anything not painted within the day would be rust the next
     
  14. Jul 20, 2011 at 11:38 AM
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    good job man looks good so far
     
  15. Jul 20, 2011 at 11:47 AM
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    mreimann [OP] vv I think it's growing

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    16 ga. cold rolled. I wanted something little thinner than the floor to save weight.

    and yes, tucson is known for 0% humidity. It has been a little humid recently because of the monsoons tho. But i've got a swamp cooler in the garage that keeps the air moving.

    thanks
     
  16. Jul 20, 2011 at 11:52 AM
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    Matt are you making interior walls for it also?
     
  17. Jul 20, 2011 at 11:52 AM
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    nice. going back to the heavier stuff for the fenders or keeping those light as well?

    i'm jealous of the 0% humidity. it's actually not bad on the coast of florida for it, but then you get salt from the ocean which just loves to turn things orange :rolleyes:
     
  18. Jul 20, 2011 at 12:02 PM
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    Paul's TRD I'm Not Your F***ing Brother

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    Oh that is coming along real nice. I might look into building one of these as soon as I finish my other project (bobber build). Can't way to see the finished product.
     
  19. Jul 20, 2011 at 12:13 PM
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    alot of metal, small engine, decent travel.
    caged, camburg long travel, 50t leafpack (soon to be installed) light rack over cab, 5pt harnesses etc
    just making sure im not confused. your going to sell this once your done building it????
     
  20. Jul 20, 2011 at 12:46 PM
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    mreimann

    mreimann [OP] vv I think it's growing

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    No, single ply. I'm going to attach tie downs to the square tubes on the inside

    It'll have thin fenders because the fender frame will hold the structure, the sheet metal just fills it in.

    Yep. First I am loading it with all my stuff and driving up to colorado and then I'll sell it up there. Hopefully :eek:
     
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