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Old 08-12-2019, 01:30 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by seanflippo View Post
Right on, I was thinking about adding some cross members into the frame to help strengthen it. Sounds like itís definitely a good thing to do now though.
Add them right were the middle suspension attaches. I would use C channel if it was mine for cross members you add.


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Originally Posted by seanflippo View Post
Iím not sure the thickness of the main frame (I didnít measure). But knowing that it is fixable with some time and welding is a huge relief.
Appreciate your help!
If its 5/16'' frame then trailers are usually good for 10k but limited by axles. If its 3/16'' the don't put more than 7-8k on it.

I bet that one guy was a roofer and put fuck ton of shingles on front and back and bent the rear with that much weight on ass end.
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