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#1 Purplemini1972

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Posted 13 September 2017 - 09:54 PM

My Mini trailer is almost complete. Just a little wiring and then paint and she's good to go!!!

 

 

 

 

 

 

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#2 Northernpower

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Posted 14 September 2017 - 05:17 AM

Looks good, it looks a very long way from the back of the car to the trailer body, is there a reason for it?

#3 minifreek1

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Posted 14 September 2017 - 07:07 AM

I was thinking the same, it seems its a loooong way away from the tow bar....



#4 Northernpower

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Posted 14 September 2017 - 08:48 AM

And just thinking about it, for a trailer to tow well it needs a reasonable amount of nose weight, you'rs looks almost as if it's balanced over the axle.



#5 surfblue

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Posted 17 September 2017 - 08:20 AM

It will be so light that there will not be much nose weight to matter, but yep the draw bar looks too long,

Do both bootlids open still?



#6 Twincam

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Posted 17 September 2017 - 09:46 PM

Bar could be long to allow for both boot lids to be open at the same time? Not sure.

I like it!

#7 Purplemini1972

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Posted 29 September 2017 - 04:54 PM

The bar is that long for a couple of reasons. So that both boot lids open as well as being able to back it up. As far as trailer noise weight, non issue as the trailer will never have that much weight in it. 

General rule for best results is the trailer should have equal wheel base to car as the car itself....



#8 absx2

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Posted 29 September 2017 - 05:31 PM

The longer the bar the easier it is to reverse as it turns slower in relation to the steering input.

22 foot boat trailers are a doddle. 



#9 Purplemini1972

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Posted 30 September 2017 - 01:52 AM

 yep!






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