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Unread 12th March 2018, 08:16 AM
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As a suggestion: if you can, put the same rims as your Foz on it beore you put on the guards. then you've got two extra spares if you need them..

Does it have any suspension? It might rattle everything to bits off road if it doesn't (which is another reason why larger rims and tyres would help - aired down they would smooth out the bumps a bit). Would add a bit to the weight of course, but shoudn't affect the carrying capacity (should it?).
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Yes very interesting small trailer that can do many things.its kinda fits with your forester i think. Haha
So you bought paint for those rims yet?
Thanks mate yeah i think it fits too, no havent got around to buying the paint/bedliner as of yet

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Very kool - you'll need to attach mud guards I believe.
Thanks Kevin,
it came with mud gaurds, they just needed to be removed along with one wheel to fit it inside my mates trailer, which looked quite funny when he arrived lol

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It's a Pokemon trailer!!
Very cute, (I allmost fell off my chair with laughter when I saw yours!)

For $200 I reckon you've got a bargain, well done!
Pokemon trailer

yes cute could be one way to describe it

Im so happy with it
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As a suggestion: if you can, put the same rims as your Foz on it beore you put on the guards. then you've got two extra spares if you need them..
I dont think i would have any luck fitting much larger rims on it than it alreay has.

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Does it have any suspension? It might rattle everything to bits off road if it doesn't (which is another reason why larger rims and tyres would help - aired down they would smooth out the bumps a bit). Would add a bit to the weight of course, but shoudn't affect the carrying capacity (should it?).
It does have a form of suspension lol
but i dont know what its called
It isnt a spring/shock combo or leaf springs but ill take a pic of it tomorrow.

It wont be somthing i take on extreame offroading trips or anything, so ill just take it slow this first trip and see how she goes.

Anything much bigger than a 10" rim would probly force the tyre to rub against the frame without spacers, and with spacers, the tyre would stick out of the mud gaurds.
Theres just not much room to play with as its a small trailer.

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Unread 12th March 2018, 09:10 AM
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That little thing is fine as it is. No need to paint it or put other wheels on it. Its just fine as that.
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Anything much bigger than a 10" rim would probly force the tyre to rub against the frame without spacers, and with spacers, the tyre would stick out of the mud gaurds.
Theres just not much room to play with as its a small trailer.

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I've got no idea of the construction, but you might be able to put a wider axle on it, they're not terribly expensive.
It would probably end up doubling the cost of the trailer by the time you've finished with it. so probably not worth it.
Still, it's 10 and a bit times cheaper than mine was (and that was just the trailer, not the camper as well)
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I think this picture helps to explain a few things

Firstly if you look closely youíll see a black ďarmĒ that goes from the wheel to the silver structure.... that black piece is the ďsuspensionĒ lol
It travels up and down with some sort of spring affect,
Not 100% but from looking at it I think both wheels travel independently from each other.

Secondly if you look at the right wheel in the pic above you will see what room I have to play with in regards to upsizing the rims
The Tyres on the rims are 4.00 x 8

I could always make bigger guards to help fit a slightly bigger tyre rim combo

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At first i thought you have acccident there lol.
Yh that suspension is prety ummm simple no? Haha maybenyou could upgrade it thou you dont need it swing too much to sides. So maybe its simple on purpose to be cheap. But some upgrades still could be done there.
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Unread 12th March 2018, 11:13 AM
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Lol no accident just flipped over so rain wonít pool inside
Itís very simple indeed
But your exactly right
Itís meant to be simple
I wonít be taking it down crazy tracks
So far, only looking online Iím having a semi hard time finding tyres for it in my area.
And I need an extra 8Ē rim for a spare too
Will need to call around a few places in the morning to see if I can get a tyre that small with a speed rating of ďMĒ (130k)

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So places who sell those trailers dont have tires for them? You could carry just spare tire at least.
I like how light it is so thats why small wheels . eveeything there made for reason. Its not for carying rocks on mountain roads i guess haha.

Erde 122 spare wheel is Rs480x8 . just find who sell them . i see them plenty on net.
Then just mount it somewhere out of way
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Yes tomorrow I will take the wheel to some shops and see how that goes
Fingers crossed

I managed to make it to the wreckers after nightshift and got a nice Hayman Reece tongue and ball for $20









So tomorrow Iíll hopefully get the 2 tyres
And Iím not sure Iíll be able to source a spare rim before i need to go away,
And I donít want to drive so far with for the first time using this trailer without a spare so I thought of maybe getting that sludge or whatever itís called,
The one where you plug it into a flat tyre and it fills it with goo so you can make it home

Anyone used this stuff ?

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Unread 13th March 2018, 05:15 AM
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$20 is good value! Looks like you need to flip that tongue upside down.

If the trailer proves to be a problem you could always just throw it up on the roof! :-)
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