What did you do to your trailer today.

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Drove back home today towing the M989A1. It pulls great. Don't even know it's back there. Well until you go up a hill.


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Yep pulling Monarch Pass was at 40 mph elevation at the top is only 11,312’
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At the top of the pass
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goin up the pass. Here is the copilot, reason we stopped at the top for a pee break
 

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not in any particular order, but picked up a mostly stripped trailer.
Had to replace one section of brake line, then flushed the system using a mightyvac.
Finished stripping it down, cleaned up the rust spots.
Primed and painted it yesterday.
I do need to find a new vent cap for the brake master cylinder, but other than that looking pretty good.
Next step will be to build some type of deck for it, since It no longer has the 33kw gen and 8 ton ECU on it. I'm thinking 2"x1" rectangular tube steel with 11 gauge flat steel decking. The 2" of tubing will allow the deck to sit same height or above the angle iron piece across the front, and also clear the fuel tank outlet on top so if I want to put the tank back in I can actually use it as an auxiliary for a smaller gen.

For right now my thoughts are having it as a flatbed utility trailer, along with some removable sides.
Might also make it so my MEP802A and the Nordicair 3 ton ECU mount onto it, offset to the left side so my temper tent can be transported on the right side. The load would all be between the fenders so shouldn't be an issue with the gen to one side.
Maybe make a set of bows and a canvas top for it while I'm at it.
(if I do use it with the 802A and have the 55 gallon tank still installed I'll easily have over 100 hours of running at full load without having to refuel, so that's a bonus)
 

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Painted one of the M101A2’s in preparation for sale.

Stripped the peeling CARC, new reflectors etc. Looks brand new again!

Now I want to keep it, but a man only needs so many 101’s ... said nobody, ever. But, I’ll keep two. Sold one, now it’s this guys turn.

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Hooked it up to the MTV and washed the outside to get the mold off and started to wash the inside. Got half of the inside done and will finish tomorrow I hope. Trailer is in good and for 670 bucks from Govplanet I think is was a good price for a storage trailer. Plus it was close to home at 45 miles away.
 

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Hooked it up to the MTV and washed the outside to get the mold off and started to wash the inside. Got half of the inside done and will finish tomorrow I hope. Trailer is in good and for 670 bucks from Govplanet I think is was a good price for a storage trailer. Plus it was close to home at 45 miles away.
Jealous! Nice truck and trailer


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That trailer looks a lot better now than it did on the GP lot. It also looks like your other trailer if it was broken into & everything stolen down to the walls; that will never happen as long as you own it with your burglar alarm system & dogs. ;-)
 

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Hooked it up to the MTV and washed the outside to get the mold off and started to wash the inside. Got half of the inside done and will finish tomorrow I hope. Trailer is in good and for 670 bucks from Govplanet I think is was a good price for a storage trailer. Plus it was close to home at 45 miles away.
That is close to a GREAT price. :beer:
 

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This 30 footer is trying to kick my Donkey but getting close to clean. Just the floor and ceiling left now. Dirty wall pic and same wall cleaned. No need to repaint a parts storage trailer.
 

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No that would be to much water. Mop and mister clean then sponge wash the same area then wipe with clean dry rag. Glad I did not have to do a 53 foot trailer. I could have done the whole thing in a day but only doing a couple of hours each day. I had to pick up a 105 trailer for a friend this morning then put in some time today. Will finish her up manana.
 

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That turned out very well after all. If you had gotten a overseas container, it would have cost 4 times what you have invested in this trailer & you would have to pay to have it moved. With the trailer, you just back the 915 to it & off you go. Since it is wired for power, you can put some of those fluorescent tent lamps in it to see where you are going. Great job.
This 30 footer is trying to kick my Donkey but getting close to clean. Just the floor and ceiling left now. Dirty wall pic and same wall cleaned. No need to repaint a parts storage trailer.
 
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