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post #1 of 23 (permalink) Old 09-11-2009, 07:03 PM Thread Starter
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looking for a trailer about 6X12 to buy, if u would like to contact me my number is 224-433-4278
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me too .... I also looking for a 6x12 or larger. pm me plz.

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Here is a low profile 6x12 enclosed motorcycle trailer on ebay and located in Indiana. If I didn't just buy one, I would be making an offer on it. Only 2 days left.

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There are quite a few 6x12's on eBay with some being new for under $2000

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There are quite a few 6x12's on eBay with some being new for under $2000

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Yup there are quite a few there and on other message boards but the low profile ones usually go for $3500-4000 for used ones as old as 2003. You can buy brand new standard height v-nose 6x12 single axle trailers for $1500 if you look hard enough.

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I have a brand new 6/12 lowhauler that i didnt pick up in seneca ill, it has d rings and e track and is full alluminum by R&R torsion axles and radials with a spare also they were charging me 3800 4000 its still there because they screwed up my order on the interior , they are building me a new one and delivering it but i did upgrade to a tandom and a 7/12. i checked out the framing and welds and they are great nice trailers at a good price.R&R trailers makes one of the top three without the outragous prices as legend or featherlite, Imo. if your interested pm me and i can give you the info. the trailer industry is truly a matter of you get what you pay for.
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I would warn against anyone considering buying a $1500 new trailer, as stated you get what you pay for. Avoid leaf spring axles. Try to get an aluminum frame (night and day difference in weight) and it will last longer. You are definitely better off finding a used all aluminum trailer for a comparable price of a new steel trailer.

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I would warn against anyone considering buying a $1500 new trailer, as stated you get what you pay for. Avoid leaf spring axles. Try to get an aluminum frame (night and day difference in weight) and it will last longer. You are definitely better off finding a used all aluminum trailer for a comparable price of a new steel trailer.

The only way you will find a used aluminum trailer for the price of a new steel one is if the aluminum one is 15 years old.
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Some peeps aren't rich plus for me it came down to how much I will actually use it compared to cost. I found a great deal on a 6x10 open. Rather spend the extra $1500 I saved towards trackdays


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The only way you will find a used aluminum trailer for the price of a new steel one is if the aluminum one is 15 years old.
Not true, Troy and I both got ours used for the price of what a comparable new steel frame would be. Be patient, they are out there. I got lucky since my Dad decided he didnt need it anymore, Troy took the conventional route of actively looking for the right deal and not settling til he found it.

BTW- are these prices for the cabinets you were looking for for your trailer good?

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Not true, Troy and I both got ours used for the price of what a comparable new steel frame would be. Be patient, they are out there. I got lucky since my Dad decided he didnt need it anymore, Troy took the conventional route of actively looking for the right deal and not settling til he found it.

BTW- are these prices for the cabinets you were looking for for your trailer good?

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Its the same price. Look at the shipping costs also. I am buying mine when i go to Barber. As I have a friend who will be picking it up who live local to there shop and bringing it to Barber for me. That was I save $90 on shipping.
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I would warn against anyone considering buying a $1500 new trailer, as stated you get what you pay for. Avoid leaf spring axles. Try to get an aluminum frame (night and day difference in weight) and it will last longer. You are definitely better off finding a used all aluminum trailer for a comparable price of a new steel trailer.
whats so bad about leafs?

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whats so bad about leafs?
They bounce around too much. Especially when not carrying a decent load. Ask Bruce about torsions vs. the leafs and how they track and handle.

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ok, thanks, ive looked around online and all ive really find is people spouting that torsions are better than leafs. but never actually saying how

my trailer is definately bouncy when ive only got a single bike on it but with 2 its pretty much planted even over some rough shitty pavement. I was planning on doing some work to my trailer come spring to change some things on it because of lessons learned during last summer.
i was gonna lower the deck heigh about 3-4 inches by going to an overslung axle setup vs the underslung i have now and possibly add shocks to eliminate some of the bounce.

ill look into the cost of shocks vs an entire new torsion axle setup.

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ok, thanks, ive looked around online and all ive really find is people spouting that torsions are better than leafs. but never actually saying how

my trailer is definately bouncy when ive only got a single bike on it but with 2 its pretty much planted even over some rough shitty pavement. I was planning on doing some work to my trailer come spring to change some things on it because of lessons learned during last summer.
i was gonna lower the deck heigh about 3-4 inches by going to an overslung axle setup vs the underslung i have now and possibly add shocks to eliminate some of the bounce.

ill look into the cost of shocks vs an entire new torsion axle setup.
Typically, just changing to torsion axles is cheaper and easier, especially if you have to do all kinds of weird fabrication to add shocks etc. Another reason they track better is because what happens on one side of the axle isn't transferred to the other side like the leaf setup with a solid axle bolted to the leaf. The wheels on each side of a torsion setup can move more independently. I believe there is much less maintenance involved also, as well as less hardware to worry about ie:Torsion parts = the axle. Leaf-spring parts = Axles, riser blocks, leafs, u-bolts, shackles, bushings.....etc. I believe general rule of thumb is that leafs are good for about 250k miles, and Torsions will even come with million mile warranties depending on the brand. (Not that I will ever drive either distance with a trailer over my lifetime)

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ive got a 5x8 united enclosed trailer, white, low miles (less than 2000) set up with a single chock and e track everywhere. spare tire/carrier. $1100 takes it. i need a 7x12 or 7x14 preferably dual axle, needs a side door. anyone know anything, let me know!!
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Look on the wera board and nesba forum all sorts trailers but you might have to drive a few hrs


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I though my trailer was stolen until someone called me that my trailer was still over at their place. I still want a covered trailer if anyone has one they want to get rid of. one or two axi.

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I though my trailer was stolen until someone called me that my trailer was still over at their place. I still want a covered trailer if anyone has one they want to get rid of. one or two axi.
mines for sale low mileage 2006 united 5x8 ramp door. 1100.
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I though my trailer was stolen until someone called me that my trailer was still over at their place. I still want a covered trailer if anyone has one they want to get rid of. one or two axi.
You gonna sell your current open trailer? Is it the blue one in your FB pics?
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