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Author Topic:   What would be an improvement you would make to your trailer before next year?
jammin
Administrator
posted October 05, 2001 04:09 PM
I know the season is steadily dwindling down......Just want to know what you guys would do to your trailer this off season to make it better...always looking for new ideas and thing to help out.

jammin


Racer4
unregistered
posted October 05, 2001 04:57 PM           
A new deck, mine pretty sad. Electric brakes would be a nice addition. It may be time for a tire rack with a built in Storage Box. Shoot, I think it's time for a new trailer.


bkap
Member
posted October 05, 2001 05:20 PM
Jammin,

An air conditioner would be great for out here in the great American desert but that's probably NOT going to happen. Now that I've finally got an enclosed trailer, it's pretty hot in there during the summer months. I'd settle for building a pit cart for that one track we go to occationally that doesn't allow trailers in the pits. ;-}

KK17
Member
posted October 05, 2001 05:57 PM
bk, when I was down for a while, a while back, I built a kart to keep my tires, tools and fuel on....I put made some mounts in the trailer to keep it from rolling around. What I really like about it, nothing really gets dirty. It also gives me a place to keep 4 tires and all electic connections with lights and everything...took me forever to make, since i used it to play with over a winter..kept coming up with more ideas....he he..but I do recommend it to anyone that wants to make things much easier on themselves.

jammin

dreamcatcher
Member
posted October 05, 2001 09:00 PM
well i thought long and hard about this, i would like to put my race car on it and have it not be so expensive. but you cant have everything , so i guess i will have to make do. either way it is going to be a long winter.

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MOD RACER#93
Member
posted October 05, 2001 09:10 PM
redo my tire rack and wench set up. and a new coat of paint


FS93
Member
posted October 09, 2001 10:10 PM
Since my trailer is an ex drag car tralier. my winter plans are mainly to add a tire rack, a winch, and a place for the fuel jugs. However my father mentioned just tonight that we need to have a designated place for a BBQ grill to cook up some hot dogs or bratwursts or something while at the track. I think he was right about that.


bkap
Member
posted October 09, 2001 11:04 PM
Jammin',

As per my usual habits, I sort of designed a pit cart a while back but haven't gotten around to building it yet. I even bought some cheap Harbor Freight wheels and tires for it and figured out homemade spindles, steering, etc. I haven't figured out how to secure it in the trailer yet, but how hard can that be? I'm looking at being laid up for a while for ankle surgery so now may be the time to do a full-on paper design. That and figure out how to build my carport/office enclosure before the permits expire, again! It's gonna be a l-o-n-g winter. :-}

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