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post #1 of 33 Old 04-15-2012, 08:06 AM Thread Starter
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Talking My custom built swivel wheel trailer

Thought a few of you would like to see a custom built swivel wheel trailer I built to pull behind my 5th wheel. Unlike the commercial ones, this one is built like a tank, low to the ground and has 12" wheels not 8" You could use it for a bike, ATV or golf cart. Next it gets a Gen. attached to the back with a alum. plate toolbox.

I'm putting a gusset on the receiver arm and maybe another 2 arms to stabilize it.

My Swivel wheel trailer

2007 F-350 dually/diesel, Banks inter cooler, High rise intake and down tube, EGR delete, Turbo back 5" exhaust, Blue spring, 6.4 banjo bolts, coolant filter, Scan gauge II. Pulling a 40' tri axle 5th wheel toy hauler with a custom Harley in it. 70' overall .

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Thought a few of you would like to see a custom built swivel wheel trailer I built to pull behind my 5th wheel. Unlike the commercial ones, this one is built like a tank, low to the ground and has 12" wheels not 8" You could use it for a bike, ATV or golf cart. Next it gets a Gen. attached to the back with a alum. plate toolbox.

My Swivel wheel trailer
Looks good, but I would definitely reinforce where the receiver tongue is welded to the trailer.

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It's going to be done tomorrow. Didn't have the steel to do it last week. Thanks.

2007 F-350 dually/diesel, Banks inter cooler, High rise intake and down tube, EGR delete, Turbo back 5" exhaust, Blue spring, 6.4 banjo bolts, coolant filter, Scan gauge II. Pulling a 40' tri axle 5th wheel toy hauler with a custom Harley in it. 70' overall .
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that is awesome, first one i've seen

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Cool looking. Never seen even one.
I guess it's basically like a cargo rack, just with wheels for added weight carrying capacity?



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Very nice!!

A buddy of mine made one very similar, but he used two receivers and stingers. They were about 4 feet apart. Just a little more security.

Great job!!

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Thanks for the posts. I'm thinking about putting 2 receiver arms on too.

2007 F-350 dually/diesel, Banks inter cooler, High rise intake and down tube, EGR delete, Turbo back 5" exhaust, Blue spring, 6.4 banjo bolts, coolant filter, Scan gauge II. Pulling a 40' tri axle 5th wheel toy hauler with a custom Harley in it. 70' overall .
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Seen a couple and one of them had a monowheel. This is by far the best I've seen. Keep us posted as to how it hauls.


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that thing is cool

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Double hauling is not illegal in any state... as long as you got your CDL with doubles endorsement
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