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Old 07-13-2007, 08:40 PM
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Alright, I made a trailer out of Lowe's paint stirrer's for my 1/10 scale Drift King..It is going to be pulled by my Ford Harley truck, the trailer is all made and everything but I need some suggestions on how I could do the wheels and axle for the trailer. The trailer's dimension's are 7 3/4 inches wide and 18 inches long not including the tongue..Any help will be appreciated, even if I have to go to the store to get materials that will be fine..Here some pictures of the trailer.


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Old 07-13-2007, 08:59 PM
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how did u make it? email: bfgjosh@hotmail.com
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Old 07-13-2007, 09:00 PM
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with a set off airplane axle's and wheels it should be easy
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Old 07-13-2007, 09:00 PM
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Cool. mabye for the wheels you can go the the HW store and get some big looking off-road tires for the trailer. then you can go off-road with the car and the trailer.
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Old 07-13-2007, 09:02 PM
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like any of these and as far as wheels just look up airplane wheels for the size axle you get and take your pick http://www2.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0093p?&C=QDB
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Old 07-13-2007, 09:51 PM
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Alright, thanks for all of your help..About the Airplane axle's, do the axles have to spin or will just the tire spin?..Herman i sent you an email about the trailer.
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Old 07-13-2007, 09:57 PM
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the axles are stationary just the tire spins on them. if you use them put some fuel tubing inbetween the tire and the washers so you wont have that vibrating sound
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Alright cool, thanks alot Nitro..I'm ordering a 1/8'' axle and 2'' wheels with 1/8'' inch hole for the axle..Is that right?
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oops i almost forgot ur gona need these too http://www2.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin...?&I=LXD833&P=M and yes that will all be right just remember to put the fuel tubing trick inbetween the wheel and the collars, but you might not need it at all. I dont think you'll be going to fast with the trailer.
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Alright, i will do the fuel tubing trick..The collars are going to go on the axle then the wheels?
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you can put a............collar-wheel-collar..........or.........washer-wheele-collar
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Thanks alot Nitro Fanatic, you saved me alot of time searching..I really appreciate it..I already ordered everything..I let you know how it goes when it comes in.. -FlatLine
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no problem...........be sure to let us know if you have any problems
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Some others that have been made can be viewed here:
http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/m_52..._1/key_/tm.htm

Just to give you some sort of idea as to what all can be done.
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this is my trailer i biult from aluminum and plexiglass that you can buy from your local home improvement store
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