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Jeep trailer build continued
« on: May 21, 2014, 10:19:14 AM »
The boys and I added a 5 gal. water tank, two 2.5 gal. fuel tanks, a small box on the front, Warn air compressor, a rear kick stand to keep the trailer from popping a willy when it is not hooked to the Jeep and there's too much weight on the tail gate, we extended the front jack, and I went ahead and put trailer brakes on also since I plan on taking it to Colorado this year.

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Re: Jeep trailer build continued
« Reply #1 on: May 22, 2014, 08:06:44 AM »
Looking good, Steven!

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Re: Jeep trailer build continued
« Reply #2 on: May 22, 2014, 09:04:16 PM »

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Re: Jeep trailer build continued
« Reply #3 on: June 01, 2014, 07:22:22 PM »
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Re: Jeep trailer build continued
« Reply #4 on: April 04, 2015, 08:16:15 PM »
Adding a few more mods to the trailer.  Rooftop tent that is the same size as the box of the trailer. I'm making it so it can raise up so I can use the annex if I want and I can also haul my canoe under it if need.  I will be using four 50lb gas struts to help lift the tent. I will be installing 4 springs loaded T-handles to lock it in the stow and up position.  I also plan on adding a battery,  LED's for lighting so I don't have to replace the mantels on the lantern every time, a RV 14gal. Water tank and pump.

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Re: Jeep trailer build continued
« Reply #5 on: April 04, 2015, 08:17:38 PM »

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Re: Jeep trailer build continued
« Reply #6 on: April 13, 2015, 07:21:11 PM »
Got the gas struts and spring loaded twist locks mounted. 

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Re: Jeep trailer build continued
« Reply #7 on: April 13, 2015, 09:35:53 PM »
Nice! Does it go up pretty easy?  Can't wait to see it next month.

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Re: Jeep trailer build continued
« Reply #8 on: April 14, 2015, 06:39:00 AM »
It's not too bad but not as easy up and down as I was hoping for.  I'm still piddling with it tho. I don't have my sleeping stuff in there yet either so that will change thinks a little.

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Re: Jeep trailer build continued
« Reply #9 on: April 15, 2015, 06:45:33 PM »
I had to extend the out-riggers so they would touch the ground.  Braden is learning to weld so I'm letting him do most of the welding on this project. 

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Re: Jeep trailer build continued
« Reply #10 on: April 17, 2015, 06:18:05 AM »
LED's mounted.

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Re: Jeep trailer build continued
« Reply #11 on: May 02, 2015, 12:29:37 PM »
We got the water system wired and plumbed, and 4 LED's mounted and wired.  We got a new heavy duty grill and redid the swing-out grill mount so it won't break again on the rough trails.  We also mounted a fold-down table on the 4Runner's swing-out tire carrier.  That is most of the modifications on the trailer this year.  Next year I'll be getting rid of the leaf springs, and doing a y-bar link system with either air bags or coil springs/shocks.

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Re: Jeep trailer build continued
« Reply #12 on: May 02, 2015, 12:30:48 PM »

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Re: Jeep trailer build continued
« Reply #13 on: May 03, 2015, 05:39:27 PM »
Wow! Great job! Can't wait to see this in a couple weeks.

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Re: Jeep trailer build continued
« Reply #14 on: January 14, 2016, 09:41:27 AM »
Your rack system intrigues me.  I need to do something like this on my Bantam.
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