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Discussion in 'Trailers' started by crane operator, Nov 5, 2019.

  1. crane operator

    crane operator Senior Member

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    Man that thing would scrub terrible!
     
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    better have the power unit heavier than the loaded trlr.if you want to git it around a corner
     
  4. DMiller

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    I can see that side wall rolling tires completely off in hard turns with any weight on it, what were they thinking???
     
  5. kshansen

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    I wouldn't want to have that coming from the other direction on a rainy day in West Virginia! If it was loaded not sure the tow vehicle would be able to make the curve!
     
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    doublewide Well-Known Member

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    Can you even get a 16.5" trailer tire in load range G or H? Only thing I've been able to find is load range E in light truck tires.....
     
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    the obvious answer is Kansas
     
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  8. kshansen

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    Yea, but even in Kansas one must need to turn around once you get to the end of the trip. But I guess if you're smart you could turn around then reload to come home!
     
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    I wanna get a picture of it behind my F150, towing a 320.
     
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    Maybe it has some steering tag axles, the spacing seems weird
     
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  11. Mother Deuce

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    It looks nearly pristine. It was not used much.
     
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    It probably wasn’t used much because once they brought it into the yard to park it they couldn’t turn it around without all the tires popping off the beads....
     
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    By what I can make out the very front seems to be alone as if added in as well the absolute rear. Have seen this set up with Three axles with equalizers but the five is unmistakably a BIG error in judgement. Cut away the Front and absolute Rear, get the 16.5s OFF this go to 16s trailer rated G Series or something at least as severe duty. Use as was intended for Median loads and likely be a Nice Little Trailer. The Komatsu sitting well out of the Frontal shot photo gives an idea what was being towed On this. Was probably lifting the tow vehicle Off the ground when loading and then crushing it into the dirt once tried for tongue weight, again BAD Decisions made.
     
  14. Truck Shop

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    That front axle lifts slightly that's why it's air ride on the front only, you can see the lift bag in the one photo. The worst part is all the side loading of the second and fifth axle.
    Set-ups like that don't take long before the wheel seals start leaking if not set at zero end play on the wheel bearings.
     
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    Obligatory post about Kansas being the 7th flattest state and every state being flatter than a pancake.
     
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  16. crane operator

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    At least you're not sensitive about it.:)
     
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    I was gonna make a kansas joke... but seeing as you reside there I'll hold my tongue... :oops:
     
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    What in the crystal meth is that thing?
     
  19. fast_st

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    Are the raised ribs to keep your dozer from sliding off the side a second time? Would think a couple inboard stake pockets with removable rails would be better, I have a feeling it started out as a triple axle.
     
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    I'm scratching my head on how a guy would get any weight on without burying those front couple of little 10k axles?
    I wonder what the tare is, looks heavy.
     
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