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XT1: FREE Trailer Plans

Posted on September 27, 2015
I have put together some of the drawings in one downloadable PDF for personal use. Since there are a lot of home builders out there that are looking for some ideas I figured I would publish what I have. The current blueprints include 2 box variations, cut...
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XT1: Finishing Touches

Posted on September 24, 2015
XT1: Finishing Touches
After things settled down after my Dad passed away, I towed my trailer to California. The trailer towed awesome and I did a small test run down a power line road. Most of the trip I forgot I was even towing anything. Now its to getting it finished up, now...
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XT1: Paint & Assembly

Posted on September 17, 2015
XT1: Paint & Assembly
These are the led tail lights I decided to go with. The trucker oval style doesn't work well with my design of the trailer. I installed a standard electrical trailer j-box on the tongue. Now its to assembly and wiring. Next I primer the lid and rear...
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XT1: Making Top Lid & Rear Door

Posted on September 15, 2015
XT1: Making Top Lid & Rear Door
After drying a for a couple days I attach the hinges lid. On the other side I attach over center latches. They have tabs that stick out to lock with a padlock. Next I build the rear door. I use clamps to hold the door in place where I can mark w...
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XT1: Final Bits & Painting The Trailer

Posted on September 10, 2015
XT1: Final Bits & Painting The Trailer
I like to over build. Good example is where the chassis tubes are split for the tongue. With the trailer on its side I weld up all the small bits I couldn't get to from the top. Before I flip back over and set up on jack stands I use the pallet scal...
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