Build My own Enclosed trailer

Jerry

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Anyone have plans for this. Anybody done it? I want to put my race truck in it and still have room for a toilet and maybe Shower. I have seen several but the roofs are too shallow. I really want to build my own cause I dont want to spend $10,000.00 plus for a stacker. Any suggestions?

Pics please

My truck is just over 6' high without lights
84" Wide
191" Bumper to bumper
 

Ziggy

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Anyone have plans for this. Anybody done it? I want to put my race truck in it and still have room for a toilet and maybe Shower. I have seen several but the roofs are too shallow. I really want to build my own cause I dont want to spend $10,000.00 plus for a stacker. Any suggestions?

Pics please

My truck is just over 6' high without lights
84" Wide
191" Bumper to bumper



I bought a beauty last year for $8,500.Its 28ft with a 7ft inside height(door is 6'8").Its 102" wide and has all the bells and whistles.They are out there,just look hard.Its way easier than building one.
 

racer56

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The way the economy is now, you can buy a used enclosed trailer cheaper than you could build one.
 

dannyfab

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I thought I would build one too untill I estimated the cost. I laughed and then bought a enclosed trailer to customize.
 

slcpunk74

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Most enclosed trailers use 1"x1"x .120 wall tube for the walls. I would think you would want to add more support if you wanted a stacker. The cool setup would be a set of torsion axles, boxed (maybe 2"x4"/ 3"x4") tube frame, make it just tall enough to get a bed over your truck, and then long enough to throw a bathroom and sink up front. I worked on trailers for a while so if you have anything I could answer just pm me.
 

cusico

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Please look for a used one for sale. Try www.racejunk.com, they have 20,000 trailers on there it seems.

I rebuilt my enclosed trailer (new skin, plywood roof/sides, door, lights, gen box, axles, rims, tires, etc.......) and it cost me a fortune, and so much personal labor time, it started to get to the point I was going to scrap the thing, and buy one for 6-12k and be done. I spent 15k, and killed myself doing the labor for "free".

I got what I wanted, but if my labor was only 10 bucks an hour, it cost 20k plus easy, and thats for a 20 foot trailer that really basic.
Dont do it!!! I know.


 

ML Racer

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I really want to build my own cause I dont want to spend $10,000.00 plus for a stacker. Any suggestions?


Let me know where I can get a "Stacker" for 10:DK
 

usmcgunrock

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I picked this up for a really good deal not to long ago. It can fit my Explorer with a roof rack with 10" hellas on top. It is livable and works as is right now but it needs finishing work to it. Has all the stuff a toyhauler has just in a simpler style. I have seen a hand full of nice custom enclosed for sale in the last 6 months that were under the 20k mark. I paid under 10k for mine. Oh and mine is like 8'-9' high and around 98" wide. That is about as wide as you can go because the trailer can not be wider then 102"(which mine is) without a special permit and wide load signs.


 

mikeyfrombc

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I picked this up for a really good deal not to long ago. It can fit my Explorer with a roof rack with 10" hellas on top. It is livable and works as is right now but it needs finishing work to it. Has all the stuff a toyhauler has just in a simpler style. I have seen a hand full of nice custom enclosed for sale in the last 6 months that were under the 20k mark. I paid under 10k for mine. Oh and mine is like 8'-9' high and around 98" wide. That is about as wide as you can go because the trailer can not be wider then 102"(which mine is) without a special permit and wide load signs.



how long is the trailor and do you have any images of inside ??
 

usmcgunrock

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The overall length is 35' I don't have any pictures of the inside right now but I can get some in the next couple days.
 
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