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Old 03-06-2017, 11:02 AM   #1
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Drug an old family trailer back from East Texas a couple weeks ago. 1993 model if I remember right. Had been sitting with little use and hasty repairs.
Put some used tires on it to get back home. Figured I would start a thread for y'all to see. I should have taken some pics before but will try to add some as I go.

What I have done so far:
Remove old lights
Remove old wire
Remove A frame jack
Flip deck boards and re secure
Weld light boxes on
Attach ramps

To do:
Replace wiring
re-pack bearings
install brakes on rear axle
replace tires
spare tire holder
pins / flat bar for ramps
install lights / markers
Remove paint
Re paint
Maybe a storage box
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Old 03-06-2017, 11:05 AM   #2
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Quick picture of flip up ramps






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Old 03-07-2017, 08:19 AM   #3
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Here's a view of flipped boards and trailer. Did some test paint removal last night - a flap disc should make quick work.




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Old 03-07-2017, 08:34 AM   #4
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Looking good... you may consider led lights. They cost more but they last forever.
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Old 03-07-2017, 09:03 AM   #5
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I bought LED markers so far. I have 2 older trailer lights that will go on the rear. When they die, I will put led in there. Only way to kill an led is to break it.
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Old 03-07-2017, 07:16 PM   #6
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Looks good so far. I need to refurb my trailer too.
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Old 03-11-2017, 08:25 PM   #7
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Ran fresh wire and brake wire. Welded new jack on. Made a spare tire mount. Also finished the mounted ramps.








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Old 03-11-2017, 08:30 PM   #8
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Also tried my first try of heating and hammering a fender back to "round"...won't show a picture of that! Finished at good enough!


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