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Might be picking up a M416. Have some questions

Discussion in 'Jeep Trailer Tech' started by 97XJ_95YJ, Sep 14, 2007.

  1. Sep 18, 2007
    Robert Bills

    Robert Bills Member

    Orange County CA
    Sep 14, 2006
    You might be able to bargain for a better price, but $700 seems reasonable based on what I can see in the photographs. Unless there is body rot and frame damage that isn't visible, the trailer you are looking at appears complete with minimal body work required. As for the wiring, lights and wear parts such as the bearings, seals, parking brake linings, shocks, tires, etc., those parts are all available at reasonable cost. Keep in mind that these trailers aren't manufactured any more and prices are not likely to come down. Also, a "$300 trailer" may take you months to find, you will lose time you could have spent fixing up and using your trailer, and you will likely spend at least as much as you "save" repairing a cheaper trailer. Just go for it.

    If I were you, I would keep the lunette ring and mount a pintle hook to your jeep. A Fulton type hitch and ball may be more convenient, but won't work nearly as well offroad.
  2. Sep 18, 2007

    garbageman Member

    Lexington, SC
    Aug 24, 2006

    I made a receiver for my Jeep that can slide into any receiver tube. Combination pintle/ball and it's adjustable.
  3. Sep 20, 2007

    jeepfreak81 When in Doubt, Pedal out!

    Owosso, MI
    Jan 25, 2006
    Is it home yet?

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