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Old 04 March 2016, 11:19   #1
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Extending the drawbar...

Need to extend the drawbar on my trailer cause the boat sits too close to the car.

Has any one done this in the past?

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Old 04 March 2016, 12:49   #2
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Isn't that the trailer you were going to shorten cos it was too long😎
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Isn't that the trailer you were going to shorten cos it was too long😎

Haha no, this is a different one I bought instead. Was close and cheaper.


Was going to just take the hitch off, weld a piece of box section on the end and put new holes in for the hitch to go back on.

But would love some other suggestions
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Won't be legal if you chop it and weld best to ask the manufacturer for an extended draw bar
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Won't be legal if you chop it and weld best to ask the manufacturer for an extended draw bar

Didn't know that!

I'll see what they say, thanks!
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Can't you move the boat back on the trailer? By how much does it foul the car?
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Changing design CE bo----Ks and all that Luke, they might have an extension which goes over the original draw bar with bolts through both hope you get sorted

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Needs to be 9" longer. It can tow just sharp turns are a no!

It's as back as it can be. Once I have the engine mounted the transom needs to be supported otherwise it will put stress on places around the transom.

Have given snipe an email. Click image for larger version

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Also want somewhere to put a spare wheel. Also planning on attaching a small secure box and holder for light board, ratchet straps and tools etc.
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Needs to be 9" longer. It can tow just sharp turns are a no!

It's as back as it can be. Once I have the engine mounted the transom needs to be supported otherwise it will put stress on places around the transom.

Have given snipe an email. Attachment 111072
Ah see your problem had same with a ridgid raider took my side window out two wide are you on bunks or rollers
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