• Moto Update – Trailer Complete

    I dont think I have updated the moto trailer build, its all finished and I’m happy to say its a success. Its powder coated by the guys at Colour Tech Moolap here in Geelong, they did a great job and its the same gun metal grey as the car trailer I built. I made an […]

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  • Moto Trailer – Off to Powdercoat

    Its a good feeling knowing that the Moto trailer is all done and off to the powdercoater. Im happy with how it turned out and cant wait to load the bikes on it and head off for a weekend. Colour Tech will be coating it in the same gun metal powdercoat as my bagged car […]

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  • Motorcycle Trailer Build

    I have always planned on building a motorcycle trailer, having a ute meant I didnt really need to. Now I have my van I’m sick of cleaning all the mud out of it after a ride in the bush. I decided to keep this on a super tight budget, Im using the same laser cut […]

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  • Trailer Update – Out of the oven!

    Last friday i got a call from my local powdercoater saying my trailer is ready to pick up, i was so happy as i had been fighting against rust for most of its short life. When i arrived it rolled out of the oven, i spent a few hours putting it back together and i […]

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  • 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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  • ETS Trailer Build – Update Time

    When you think about building a trailer its like, “oh yea a trailer, thats pretty simple” well im here to tell you it isnt, whats made it more difficult is i dont have drawings or measurements to work from. Its the same story with the Hilux, learn as you go along. I mean how can […]

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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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