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Old 01-16-2016, 08:31 PM   #1
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Wanted a small trailer to pull behind my quad and utilize the same wheels as my quad to have spares when on the lease hunting. Nothing big but something to haul 500 pounds of corn, load out a deer or hog, or carry firewood.
Utilized the Easter sale at Harbor Freight to get the 3'x4' red trailer kit out the door for $140. Found some spacer hubs that went from 4on4 hubs to 4:110 on ebay Got a free pair of new never used take-off tires and found a pair of Honda wheels on ebay to my door for $50. Added some expanded metal and sides and painted her black then had her bedlined. Have right at $300 in her total (did some trading for bedliner) Happy with the results!














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Old 01-16-2016, 09:14 PM   #2
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Kids love it too!

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Old 01-16-2016, 09:19 PM   #3
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Looks really good.
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Old 01-16-2016, 09:33 PM   #4
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Nice job. I like it.
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Old 01-16-2016, 09:38 PM   #5
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Nice job. Where did you find the wheel spacers and what did they cost? I've built several ATV trailers and used Honda wheels. I have always slotted the lug holes and enlarged the center hole to 2.5".
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Old 01-16-2016, 09:40 PM   #6
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I got them on ebay.... search the text in ebay in the pic above.
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Old 01-16-2016, 10:05 PM   #7
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Nice project there, looks great
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Old 01-17-2016, 07:00 AM   #8
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Very nice
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Old 01-17-2016, 07:15 AM   #9
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I like it, good job.
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Old 01-17-2016, 07:23 AM   #10
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nice rig, I need one
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Old 01-17-2016, 07:51 AM   #11
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Good idea!
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Old 01-17-2016, 07:59 AM   #12
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That's a great idea!
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Old 01-17-2016, 09:00 AM   #13
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Exactly what I need! Great job man
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Old 01-17-2016, 09:26 AM   #14
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I've loaded 700 pounds of feed plus a box blind in 4 pieces and went up the side of a steep rock hill with no issues. She's a work horse for sure.
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Old 01-17-2016, 09:27 AM   #15
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And she even rides standing up on the front of the lowboy to save room.
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Old 01-17-2016, 11:45 AM   #16
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That's as handy as a pocket on a shirt
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Old 01-17-2016, 12:32 PM   #17
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Did you make your atv hitch ?
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Old 01-17-2016, 12:48 PM   #18
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Yes.... used the factory bolt on then fabricated it to where it also bolted to frame.
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Old 01-17-2016, 12:52 PM   #19
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Looks good! I just got a hitch myself for my atv from here http://www.atvhitchreceivers.com and plan on making a trailer and skinning pole soon.
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Old 05-17-2016, 08:35 AM   #20
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Awesome trailer, just what i need!
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Old 05-17-2016, 11:02 PM   #21
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That's a cool trailer.
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Old 12-13-2016, 02:34 PM   #22
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Still going strong!


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Old 12-13-2016, 11:33 PM   #23
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Awesome build
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Old 03-06-2017, 10:05 AM   #24
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New thicker tires for the quad trailer. She's still going strong!

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Old 03-09-2017, 03:06 AM   #25
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Some really handy guys on this forum!!! Loving it!
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Old 03-09-2017, 05:47 AM   #26
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Very nice! I'm working on one myself. Not. Near as pretty as yours.


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Old 03-09-2017, 08:39 AM   #27
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Do you ever get in a bind when going thru ditches or over smaller but steep hills? I've been researching this idea to build a trailer and put a dog box on the front and room on the back to haul stuff.
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Old 03-09-2017, 09:07 AM   #28
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Do you ever get in a bind when going thru ditches or over smaller but steep hills? I've been researching this idea to build a trailer and put a dog box on the front and room on the back to haul stuff.
Not once, and I hunt some of the roughest terrain in TX (Terrell County). Ive went thru some nasty ravines and wash outs and never had it hit. The shorter tongue and height provided from the tires gives it twice the clearance and flexibility than my quad even has. In my opinion it's the perfect way to give a quad the carrying capacity of a SxS....
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Old 03-09-2017, 04:22 PM   #29
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Not once, and I hunt some of the roughest terrain in TX (Terrell County). Ive went thru some nasty ravines and wash outs and never had it hit. The shorter tongue and height provided from the tires gives it twice the clearance and flexibility than my quad even has. In my opinion it's the perfect way to give a quad the carrying capacity of a SxS....
Good to hear!
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Old 03-12-2017, 12:11 AM   #30
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Looks awesome!
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Old 03-12-2017, 10:58 AM   #31
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Nice little trailer!
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Old 03-12-2017, 11:05 AM   #32
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Looks good
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