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Trailer Repairs: How to upgrade or repair your car trailer

By |March 15th, 2017|

Wondering what you can do to renovate, upgrade or repair your trailer?
Whether your trailer is old and reliable or fairly new, there are things you can do to improve it. Trailer repairs include everything from ripping out the axle and replacing it with the latest technology to simply changing a light bulb.

Let’s look at […]

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    Towing the line: Telltale signs it’s time for some serious trailer maintenance

Towing the line: Telltale signs it’s time for some serious trailer maintenance

By |September 8th, 2016|

Repair or replace? We help you decide when trailer maintenance is required and when you should replace your trailer.
Doing routine trailer maintenance will most likely prolong its life and save you money on an upgrade. We flag some classic wear and tear issues and clarify when it’s best to get your trailer repaired and […]

Luggage Trailer – Latest Release

By |July 21st, 2016|

The Luggage Trailer is a multi-purpose single axle box trailer that is compact light and inexpensive to fabricate. With a maximum GTM of 750kg no brakes are required. However, should you wish to fit brakes, all the detail is provided. The plans are for 3 popular sizes all with optional hard lid, roof racks […]

The Vital Link: A Guide to Trailer Couplings

By |June 2nd, 2016|

Whether you’ve never hitched a trailer or are ready for an upgrade, our trailer coupling guide has you covered.

The trailer coupling is the vital link between your trailer and your towing vehicle. Our trailer coupling guide takes you through the fundamentals of and differences between some of the more common trailer couplings on the […]

Everything You Need in Your Trailer Toolkit

By |April 15th, 2016|

Wear and tear, rough roads and minor accidents can all force you to stop and do some repairs to your trailer. Here’s a list of tools you’re most likely to need so you can get back on the road without needing to find a trailer supply store.
Your Trailer Tools Shopping List
Start with a lock-up, […]

Single Axle Flatbed Car Trailer Plans – New Release

By |March 7th, 2016|

Our Single Axle Flatbed Trailer is specially designed for lighter applications hauling smaller vehicles and loads. With a max ATM of 2200kg and a TARE of only 650kg you have a generous load capacity of up to 1550kg. The trailer has a load area of 4200x1950mm and includes adjustable vehicle ramps with fixed stabilisers. The plans […]

The Right Wheels For Your Trailer

By |March 1st, 2016|

What Goes Around: The Right Wheels For Your Trailer
As long as they go round, you might not give much thought to your trailer’s wheels until it’s time to replace them. Here’s what you need to know.

Will a bigger tyre give you more traction? Are aluminium trailer wheels better than steel? Alloy wheels are light […]

4m Enclosed Motorbike Trailer Plans – new release

By |January 21st, 2016|

A medium size Enclosed Motorbike Trailer with a load area of 4000 x 2000 x 1500 (about 13×6.5x5ft) and a maximum ATM of 2600kg, suitable for moving anything from motorbikes, quads or, if you must, a mate’s furniture. The enclosed trailer volume amounts to a very handy 12m³ (422ft³) and there is a side door […]

Petrol vs. Diesel: There’s No Contest, But Why?

By |December 31st, 2015|

We weigh in on the petrol vs. diesel debate, and which is the most economical for towing.
Asking a group of seasoned caravan owners Petrol vs. Diesel, which is the more economical fuel type for towing, will elicit a dozen opinions, even if there are fewer than a dozen people present. However, the consensus is […]

A state-by-state guide to trailer registration

By |October 16th, 2015|

Trailer registration can be confusing, so we aim to make it easy for you – no matter which state you live in.
Here’s a look at trailer registration requirements in each Australian state.
Victoria
In Victoria, most trailers need to registered. However, small private trailers may be exempt. The VicRoads website offers a list of exempt trailers. […]