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Old 09-06-2017, 05:27 PM   #1
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Default Quad trailer build #3

We gonna build one more quad trailer for a lease-partner. My bro got this old 34"x38" trailer free from a junk pile. It has a tilt bed. Some serious modifications coming but will be similar to the others we have.








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Old 09-06-2017, 05:28 PM   #2
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This is not a harbor freight trailer but very similar framework.


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Old 09-06-2017, 05:34 PM   #3
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Old 09-06-2017, 06:45 PM   #4
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Old 09-06-2017, 07:09 PM   #5
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Progress looks good
What will you use for axle ?
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Old 09-06-2017, 07:10 PM   #6
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We found a similar axel to the harbor freight setup and after some chopping and welding it will be an almost identical match to the harbor freight one.


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Old 09-06-2017, 07:21 PM   #7
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Old 09-06-2017, 07:44 PM   #8
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Old 09-06-2017, 09:03 PM   #9
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Old 09-07-2017, 08:35 AM   #10
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Old 09-07-2017, 09:02 PM   #11
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In for the build. Great start.
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Old 09-09-2017, 08:45 AM   #12
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Old 09-12-2017, 08:30 AM   #13
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In for the 3rd. The first two are sweet!
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Are you keeping the dump bed setup?
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Old 09-13-2017, 08:50 AM   #16
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Are you keeping the dump bed setup?
So far, yes... We shall see how she develops. Not sure it will work well with the new axle and springs, and if not, we will weld it solid.
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Old 09-12-2017, 08:46 PM   #17
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I appreciate the use of the uni-strut
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Old 09-13-2017, 08:50 AM   #18
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I appreciate the use of the uni-strut
Strong and light-weight, especially when welded together.
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Old 09-13-2017, 09:21 PM   #19
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Default Quad trailer build #3

My bro Denver has been busy. He is doing this build pretty much solo. I'm moral support on this one!





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Old 09-13-2017, 10:24 PM   #21
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Here are the slipper springs I acquired from a trailer shops salvage parts lot.


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Old 09-15-2017, 03:25 PM   #22
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Last night I was able to cut and tack together the expanded metal floor and side.


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Old 09-15-2017, 03:29 PM   #23
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I also started to weld in the hitch and tongue support. I plan on tacking in all the supports that it needs to strengthen the tongue and then weld it all up.


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Old 09-17-2017, 06:30 PM   #24
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Coming together nicely. I have one of these type trailers as a starting point. Getting tons of ideas.
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Old 09-19-2017, 10:43 AM   #25
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That looks great. I've really got the itch to build one.
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