off road trailer designs?

Discussion in 'Trailer Tech' started by 74fj40, Nov 14, 2005.

  1. 74fj40

    74fj40

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    I am thinking about building an off road trailer, if everybody could post up any pictyres/designs they have, that would be awsome!;p

    Thanks,
     
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    Here is my favorite. Kurt at Cruiser Outfitters. Found this pic awhile back.
    Outfitterstrailer.jpg
     
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    wow, that if very nice, kurt, do you have any demension, or any other pictures?
     
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    I am interested in doing the same thing too. Would love to see other pics and ideas.
     
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    Is that a ball coupler or a pintle? Seems if you were not needing extreme articulation between truck and trailer, a ball would be preferable.


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    kurts is sweet, need dimensions on it, measure your top and there you have it. pintle
     
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    I resto'd an M416. I really liked the project. Seach around out here max you might just find a really good deal on one. Then modify from there. There's tons of info and 416 build ups.
     
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    Whoa, I'm not Kurt. Just saying that it was said to be Kurt's.
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    i kno your not kurt, I did that so when kurt does read this he'll see that
     
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    I don't have any dimensions for it, but I can tell you that the width of the tub is the EXACT same width as a 40... and the length is the same as the rear of a FJ40 + the radius on the front. I am working on a page of specs and pics here:
    http://www.cruiseroutfitters.com/tech_trailer.html

    Feel free to ask more questions... that way I know what to put on the website;)
     
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    It looks like you can see where the hardtop would have gone on that trailer, so it could be just a modified '40 rear section, and a modified fiber top.
     
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    Yes, it is the rear 1/2 of a fiberglass FJ40 tub (origin unkown), and two hardtops (needed two rear portions). The front of the tub is steel (same as we use for re-skins, thus same radius as the back corners... :D
     
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    I'm not sure on the specs of this one but it looks like it handles being towed through some tough stuff.
    [​IMG]
     
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    That picture looks familiar...... Hey, I took that!
    PMK
     
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    OK one not so nice feature about the new editing. No uploading pics, even in advanced mode.

    Anyways, here's a pic.
    Trailer.JPG
     
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    Or maybe pic one of these up. The tracks are kinda cool, drawbacks sure, but cool. Probably not too practical, this one seems super beefy and heavy but what the heck, sparking ideas. :D
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    You need a full size to be towing that beast. It's designed for duece and a halfs or humvees. 1 1/2 ton trailer. The m416 is 1/4 ton'r.
     
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    Yeah, um, I knew that...

    Well you get the idea. :D
     
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