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Old 05-10-2018, 02:42 PM   #826 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by freebeard View Post
Seems to be a non-native English speaker. The way I interpreted it, there is a tool box attached to the tongue (language?), and if the trailer disconnects, the toolbox runs into the bumper.

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The reason I'm looking onto using the back half of a Ford Courier for a travel trailer is that utility trailers do not have the wheel bearings for highway speeds. I blew on out trying to use it at highway speeds.
Bearings are easy to replace or repack with grease. A blowout probably isn't caused by a bearing issue, but a puncture or overheating.

You can buy larger diameter wheels to reduce the revolutions, or buy higher speed rated tires to pull at faster speeds. Finally, keep the tires aired up and the loads reasonable, and you should be able to pull at any reasonably safe speed.
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