• Trailer Build – Its getting there

    In between everything else ive been slowly progressing on the trailer, i kind of have to seeing as i sold my old one…. All the air lines are now plumbed, i made this little alloy “balance” block with 5 1/8 NPT tapped holes and a gauge to check pressures, i have been putting some thought […]

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  • Trailer Build – Quick update

    Ive been focusing my time on the trailer lately, last night i spent 4 hours doing all the welding to finish off the sheetmetal. Now ill be designing a tire rack and nose cone so stay tuned, wont be too long now!

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  • ETS Trailer Build – Sheetmetal edition

    Last week i decided to get back into the trailer build, a quick trip to Ebay and i had the guards, lights, hitch and winch all on there way to me in the post. I made up a nice hitch attachment thats all internally braced and super strong. These hitches are like $60 including the […]

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  • ETS Trailer Build – Rolling Low

    After spending a heap of time on the hilux lately i started to plan on getting it rolling, that couldn’t happen unless i got the trailer rolling and out of the way so i could swing the jig onto the hoist. After a few late nights of solid MIG welding i started getting pretty excited […]

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  • ETS Trailer build – Its getting there

    Building a trailer is a fairly big task, its not something that you just knock up in a day or two. A lot of steel, a lot of welding and a lot of time goes into it. Now everything is tacked together on mine i can spend a few hours finishing off the underside and […]

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  • ETS Trailer Build – Frame Axles and Drawbar

    Ive been putting a few hours into the trailer recently, at first i thought yea no worries ill build a new trailer and just do it in-between jobs, but in usual me fashion I’m racing through it, its coming along really well and I’m up to the point of designing the control arms for the […]

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  • ETS Trailer build – The frame

    Tonight i knocked up the frame for the trailer and fitted the scaffold planks, i guess you could say this is the easy bit of the whole build, now i have to work out what wheels i want, what offset they are going to be and what length i need the axle. This will be […]

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  • Another Project? ETS Trailer Build

    After work i picked up all the steel for the new trailer i have designed to build. My last trailer has been really good but i wanted something really low this time, those that have seen my current trailer would say its already low enough but this will be just a little different. Im using […]

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