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Building a Trailer

Discussion in 'Tow & Trailer' started by 77ChevyK10, Feb 24, 2004.

  1. 77ChevyK10

    77ChevyK10 1/2 ton status

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    I am building a 8x20ft car haler not a deckover. I do not whant to make a trailer the is to hevy. I am the overkill king. So what size should I use for the frame and braceing. Thanks

    Andrew
     
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    3x3 angle for the main rails and 2x2 for the upper rails and stancheons. 4 inch channel for the hitch A frames.

    John
     
  3. 77ChevyK10

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    how thick on all that?
    2x2 angle or what

    Andrew
     
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    3/16 is good for thickness and yes, 2x2 angle for the top stuff. The top doesn't need to be 3/16 of course, but a good 1/8 should be okay.

    John
     

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