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Old 09-13-2015, 06:42 AM   #15
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Arne, is this an off-the-shelf item, or did you make it?
Harbor Freight, and most auto supply stores, have similar items:
Search results for: 'car dolly'

BUT... Personally, I wouldn't be too keen about resting the weight of the trailer on the brake drums. They weren't designed to be load carrying.

A while back there was a pic from a member that made plywood disks slightly larger than the brake drums and bolted those on with the wheel lug nuts to prevent pressure on the drums.
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Bob, thanks for the link, I'm going to see if that will get my Scamp low enough to get it into the garage.
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Arne, is this an off-the-shelf item, or did you make it?
If your asking about the car dollies they are a standard item. Here's a pair at Harbor Freight.
Vehicle Dollies - 2 Piece, 1500 Lb. Capacity

Arne has put some 2x4's on them to keep the trailer on them.

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Sorry to respond late.
The dollies are custom. However Princess Auto sells very similar and are the same height off the floor. I found the hubs rotated in the dolly when moving the Boler. In the picture I placed a 2x4 in front and back of the hub to minimise rotation and to stabilise I placed a 2x4 under the bolts and in back. Bungee it to the dolly and its secure. I have about 3" clearance under a 7' door. I do not have a ceiling vent in yet.
This dolly setup sure makes it easy to manoeuvre the Boler in the garage. I use a hitch dolly to pull the Boler.


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