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10 Nov, 2021 @ 12:54:33 pm
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Hi i have the roadster 300 trailer and was wondering instead of buying a whole bigger trailer can i put a extension on it and if so where can i do it ?

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10 Nov, 2021 @ 14:44:43 pm
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Sorry, "non comprehendo" ....... do you want to extend the trailer (making  the trailer longer)???

WOW!!🙄

If my understanding IS correct, that means you will add space on the rear, but this means that your wheel base will be TOTALLY incorrect!!!

Were you to mean increasing the height of this said trailer, be careful that the shock absorbers will be able to deal with the extended height and weight. You can for instance, put a cycle carrier on top to carry two (?) bicycles, but I will not really go more than that. Saying this, I have, once, fitted two 100 cc Go-carts on my 6 ft Venter and that handled this fairly well to an extent (short distance) but that was it!!

Personally, I'd say it is a big NO-NO!!!!

Rather go the safer route, sell and buy the size you need!!!!!!!!!!!!

 

 

 

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10 Nov, 2021 @ 16:36:55 pm
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I understand you want to make the trailer body "deeper".  If that is the intention, then trailer manufacturers have add-on bodies to raise the height.  Venter trailers refer to the add-on as a 'frame extension' .  I suggest you contact them and ask if the extension would fit on a Campmaster trailer.    Check if Makro or Builders warehouse that sells campmaster can supply an extension.

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10 Nov, 2021 @ 16:40:00 pm
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thank you . ive been googling locks for the trailer to lock it onto the car and so far no luck any suggestions 

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10 Nov, 2021 @ 16:47:57 pm
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Buy a lock at any hardware store that has a long shank.   The tow hitch normally has a hole through which you fit the lock once it is hitched onto the towball that prevents the hitch from being lifted.   

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10 Nov, 2021 @ 16:50:11 pm
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thanks i thought about that . sorry if i ask silly things we giving up the house and starting our camp life from the 1st of jan 

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10 Nov, 2021 @ 18:09:14 pm
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Shawn, If your trailer has an ALCO hitch, which is the type mostly used, any ALCO dealer would be able to order the correct lock for you.  You can download their full catalogue from their international web page.  They have different types of locks for their different hitches, so you will have to make sure you order the correct one.  The one I got, stops the hitch from opening both when hitched or unhitched.  That means you will make it difficult for thieves to also tow away your trailer even if it is not hitched to the car as they well, but they might attach to their tow vehicle some other way.

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10 Nov, 2021 @ 19:32:18 pm
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thanks i thought about that . sorry if i ask silly things we giving up the house and starting our camp life from the 1st of jan 

Moet nie iets doen wat jul kamp lewe in die wiele gaan ry nie.

Verkoop en koop groter.

Sterkte en geniet die kamp.

Al weer oppad iewers heen.
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10 Nov, 2021 @ 19:49:01 pm
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Welkom Shawn

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11 Nov, 2021 @ 05:22:00 am
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Roadster is Campmaster en word gemaak deur Karet in Bothaville Vrystaat. Ek het paar jaar terug n extention by hulle laat maak en hulle het dit vir my by Makro Centurion afgelewer toe hulle sleepwaens daar afgelaai het. Moes egter daar wees om hul trok te ontmoed omdat dit nie deur Makro gekoop was nie....aflewering was gratis. Jy kontak Karet direk en verskaf die onderstel nommer van trailer en hul maak hom

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11 Nov, 2021 @ 08:50:07 am
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I understand you want to make the trailer body "deeper".  If that is the intention, then trailer manufacturers have add-on bodies to raise the height.  Venter trailers refer to the add-on as a 'frame extension' .  I suggest you contact them and ask if the extension would fit on a Campmaster trailer.    Check if Makro or Builders warehouse that sells campmaster can supply an extension.

Regards

Yes I also understand that the extension is to make the cargo hold deeper.  It is a great idea and works very well, specially if you want to load large items like a bar fridge.  The old Venter trailer products had such an extension.

Take care however with such an extension you can easily overload the  trailer.  Have seen this happen many time in the Army when we used such a trailer deploying or going on coarse.

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11 Nov, 2021 @ 10:29:04 am
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Venter trailers definitely have an extension like that available. The issue, as highlighted by Leon, is that you can easily overload your trailer. You then need to look at you tyre load capacity as well as the axle capacity.

My one friend had a Venter trailer with the extension and had problems with easy overloading as you tend to load the trailer to the space available.

Sê dankie vir wat jy in die lewe het.
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15 Nov, 2021 @ 14:25:41 pm
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I had the venter elite trailer. They use to come with the 550kg (I think it was) leaf springs. Venter in Boksburg sold me the 750kg leaf springs (fit perfectly) and the body extension. 

Used it for many years and worked very well if you load every thing in the trailer. The only thing was that it is then not advisable to also load heavy stuff on the carrier of the lid. Makes the trailer top heavy. 

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18 Nov, 2021 @ 22:30:00 pm
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19 Nov, 2021 @ 06:37:10 am
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Klink na winskoop as ek na nuwe prys kyk....gumtree

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Kampeer is aansteeklik en verslawend 😁
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19 Nov, 2021 @ 06:43:10 am
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As jy besluit op die extension, kry n extention wat met hinges aan trailer vasmaak. Met solide eenheid gaan jy sukkel om goed lekker in en uit onder in trailer te kry

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19 Nov, 2021 @ 17:44:32 pm
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Geert om daai R3000 te betaal om die nodige spasie te skep ipv 'n nuwe sleepwa te koop wat in elk geval minder spasie sal hê sal my keuse wees. 

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10 Dec, 2021 @ 15:36:43 pm
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As jy nog soek....hierdie mense soek R500 vir extension en deksel. Ongelukkig in Pretoria omgewing

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Kampeer is aansteeklik en verslawend 😁
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11 Dec, 2021 @ 14:04:27 pm
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As jy nog soek....hierdie mense soek R500 vir extension en deksel. Ongelukkig in Pretoria omgewing

Dis n bargin, wonder wat is sy mates...

Al weer oppad iewers heen.
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20 Dec, 2021 @ 10:52:40 am
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As jy nog soek....hierdie mense soek R500 vir extension en deksel. Ongelukkig in Pretoria omgewing

Dis n bargin, wonder wat is sy mates...

Dit is vir n 6ft trailer. Die persoon het hom toe laat gaan vir n skamele R300

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Kampeer is aansteeklik en verslawend 😁
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09 May, 2022 @ 01:43:37 am
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Hierdie op n oorsee se groep gekry. Kan seker ook so iets maak met alluminium plate met frame met die gebruik van connect-it hoeke

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Kampeer is aansteeklik en verslawend 😁
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04 Jun, 2022 @ 18:18:04 pm
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Kampeer is aansteeklik en verslawend 😁
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04 Jun, 2022 @ 18:18:29 pm
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04 Jun, 2022 @ 18:19:05 pm
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Kampeer is aansteeklik en verslawend 😁
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