Reply To: Northern Tool 5X8 Aluminium Trailer Mods
someone asked about 15″ wheels. over the years I’ve seen so many small trailers at the side of the road with the hubs removed (burned out bearings) that I wanted to go with the larger wheels to reduce the rpm’s at 70 mph.
I knew that I would not be able to use the stock fenders, but I didn’t think about the wider tires rubbing the frame. so, I bought a pair of 1.25″ wheel spacers that move the tires out just enough to clear the frame and provide space for fenders. I purchased a set of fenders, with backs on them, from a local trailer supplier.
however, I didn’t think about the issue of extra height of the galley. we’ll see how big an issue that is.