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tell me about your trailers?

Post by CNHSS1 » Sun Nov 15, 2015 9:04 pm

Im due to move house on friday and new house has a nice large garage but have just measured up the garage door and its only 7ft wide so my 92" trailer wont go in! Bugger...
By altering the door frame i can get to 88" max

So i need a trailer to suit my Sabre, ideally a 6'1" bed but narrow enough to go into the garage. Ive checked and both garage doors are same width :-(

Current Brian James Tiltbed will have to go but what do i buy??
To be honest the tiltbeds lovely, no fannying with ramps but ramps are no biggie really.
Ive only had Brian James (Minno and Clubman tiltbed) and a home built (not by me). The BJT tow so well in any conditions and at any speed *cough* but am happy to look at Woodford, PRG etc. Must be a motorsport style trailer, low bed, dont want some digger trailer with a high C of G.

Your thoughts please Chaps and overall widths of your trailers?


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Re: tell me about your trailers?

Post by swoakes » Sun Nov 15, 2015 10:01 pm

I'm very happy with mine but they have phased out the model I have now so not sure any measurements will help.

I couldn't get a trailer small enough to fit in my garage so I went for a bigger trailer that could carry whatever I wanted it too (tow car permitting :wink: )

Corky has his in the garage BUT his is a double door garage


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Post by CNHSS1 » Sun Nov 15, 2015 10:11 pm

What makes yours Steve? If i can pick up the ideal model used id go for that or if not go for new.
New garage will sit 3 x cars side by side but has two 'normal' doors, cant believe it never even dawned on me!!


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Re: tell me about your trailers?

Post by Corky » Sun Nov 15, 2015 10:27 pm

Both Steve's and mine are the same model, but different sizes. Mine would fit into a single a garage. It takes up roughly the same footprint as the Audi.

Have a look at this link http://www.southerntrailers.co.uk/trail ... sA-Max.pdf . Mine is the 120-1100 model IIRC.

It'll just about take a 5a, but a 6A/GTC is pushing it a bit.

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Re: tell me about your trailers?

Post by swoakes » Sun Nov 15, 2015 10:43 pm

Yours would have fitted in my garage Steve but would not go through the door :? :roll:

As Steve says mine is bigger the A-max 120-3050

Mine is 95.5 inches at its widest point which is where the reflectors stick out at the rear


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Post by CNHSS1 » Sun Nov 15, 2015 10:50 pm

Cheers Chaps. It looks as if Steve Cs spec would work, so will take some measurements and give BJT a call i think


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Re: tell me about your trailers?

Post by scimmy_man » Mon Nov 16, 2015 10:28 am

rather than swap trailers, can you make the door wider, it would make life easier.


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Re: tell me about your trailers?

Post by Coupe Racing » Mon Nov 16, 2015 11:17 am

Surely a new door is cheaper than a trailer :D :D :D

My PRG is way too wide


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Re: tell me about your trailers?

Post by CNHSS1 » Mon Nov 16, 2015 12:35 pm

Garage is 3 car but has 2 x 'normal' doors. Doors are 7ft wide with 2" frame either side.
I can cut bottom of frame off and attach to door to give me 88" brickwork to brickwork.
Ultimately i can modify brickwork but cost and hassle wise, its easier to swap the trailer. I will have enough on the house 'To do' list without surgery to tye walls :lol:


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Re: tell me about your trailers?

Post by red rocket » Mon Nov 16, 2015 12:42 pm

I need a larger trailer ideally - I bought mine to fit into a single garage and no longer need to do that. Perhaps we could have a chat?


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Post by CNHSS1 » Mon Nov 16, 2015 1:19 pm

Now you are talking :-)

Will PM numbers

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Re: tell me about your trailers?

Post by Coupe Racing » Mon Nov 16, 2015 3:07 pm

My doors fit behind the brickwork
Any way was only pulling your leg mate


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Re: tell me about your trailers?

Post by CNHSS1 » Mon Nov 16, 2015 4:11 pm

No worries, all ideas gratefully rec'd :-)


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