Complete Trailer Manual

By Lindsay Porter & Claire Leavey
December 1996
Porter Publishing Ltd.
ISBN: 1-899238-21-2
128 pages, illustrated
$34.95 paper original


This manual explains: How to design and build a trailer from scratch. Building a trailer from a kit. Replacing worn and damaged components. Step-by-Step Servicing (brakes, hubs, hitches, jockey wheels, corner steadies, boat rollers, ramps, etc., all in detail). Fitting a tow hitch to a car. Wiring and re-wiring 12 volt plugs, sockets and lights. Fitting and using winches. It also includes a list of almost all cars and light vans giving maximum tow limits, essential facts on UK licensing and weight limit laws, how to load a trailer safely and securely, how to secure your trailer, how to tow and reverse with ease, and over 300 clear illustrations. It covers horse boxes, boat trailers, trailer tents, car transporters, lightweight domestic types, farm stock trailers, all braked and non-braked, 2-wheel and 4-wheel types.

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