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Old 02-24-2011, 08:12 PM   #1
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Trailer dragging on back end? What to do

I am reworking a 21' camper trailer frame and making it into a hauling trailer for long items that don't weigh so much.

A PO evidently had caster wheels welded on rear of frame. Just one housing left though. I have seen trailers with casters etc welded on back end.

Is this the way to go on these? I was thinking about 2" heavy wall pipe welded on bottom of frame at the back tapered on the ends to act as a skid.

Or flat stock shaped like a ski on both ends?

Just wondering what others have seen along these lines.

This is a low unit and it may be lower than my 76 AS. I am very careful with it about what I get into and try not to get it to where it drags.

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Old 02-24-2011, 11:05 PM   #2
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You can mount the springs on top of the axles to help get the trailer up in the air. The suspension mounts can also be modified to raise the suspension.
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