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Re: Making Ramps for a trailer

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12-30-2011 21:21:18

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For my flatbed trailer there is a piece of 3/8" thick 4" wide angle iron that runs across the back. I bought a set of aluminum 8' long semi trailer car hauler ramps. I used grade 8 bolts to attach pieces of angle iron to each ramp so that the angle iron on the trailer and ramps interlock with each other. I load my AC WD on the trailer nicely with these ramps. They're also long enough so that I can use them for a small car too. Car hauler ramps should be able to handle almost anything you can throw at them.

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01-01-2012 22:25:38

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 Re: Making Ramps for a trailer in reply to thebigyellowtruck, 12-30-2011 21:21:18  
maybe this will help you to see how I use my ramps car hauler ramps with my trailer.


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01-02-2012 12:04:58

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 Re: Making Ramps for a trailer in reply to thebigyellowtruck, 01-01-2012 22:25:38  

The trailer came with a set almost like that, they now look more like a horshoe. The tractor was just too heavy for them??? Also I know giving loader rides is a bad idea, this was more of a photo op, than a ride.
I estimate the tractor, rear weights, and loader at around 8,000.

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