Custom Chassis For a 4x10x4 1/2

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Re: Custom Chassis For a 4x10x4 1/2

Postby DMcCam » Thu Jul 30, 2015 10:43 am

Hi Patrick,

My chassis very strong but could have been made with much lighter 2x2 box or C channel. My buddy who made it figures it would work just as well and if I had to do it again, I'd go that way too (although she tows like a dream).

All the Best,

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Re: Custom Chassis For a 4x10x4 1/2

Postby ctstaas » Sun Aug 02, 2015 9:56 pm

Hi Dave, Your design looks structurally sound. One thought is hitch receivers usually fit 2" or 3" tubes. 2" x 3/16" sq. tube with diagonals would be very strong. My tongue is 3" x 1/4" tube with no diagonals and is overkill.
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Re: Custom Chassis For a 4x10x4 1/2

Postby Caco » Tue Aug 18, 2015 9:44 pm

Hi Dave
My partner and I are about to start our build inspired by your beautiful teardrop. We will be getting a trailer built like yours and wondered if there was anything you would do differently?
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Re: Custom Chassis For a 4x10x4 1/2

Postby DigitalElise » Mon May 16, 2016 3:25 am

Hi Dave,

I am a big fan of your build, I was wondering however what your wheel well or mud guard clearance ended up being?

I am going to be using the same sort of axels and suspension you did.

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