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Re: Fastest Uni-Go trailer
« Reply #25 on: August 29, 2014, 07:43:24 pm »
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because sticking a torque wrench on a bolt carrying 4000 amps or more just ain't a good idea

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Re: Fastest Uni-Go trailer
« Reply #26 on: August 31, 2014, 06:21:00 pm »
Day 5.... 2500+ miles.  In Chicago.  blech.  Lost a trailer turnsignal lens in some bumpy construction roads.. crap. 

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Re: Fastest Uni-Go trailer
« Reply #27 on: August 31, 2014, 07:35:22 pm »
Vegas? We need to hook up. Nice work. If memory serves there is a wire C clip style retainer that sets through the nut and axle w/o having to penetrate through. I think McMaster carr. I'll see if I can find.
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Re: Fastest Uni-Go trailer
« Reply #28 on: September 01, 2014, 07:52:52 pm »
I know there is a C clip like that, but had no idea where to look... if you can find, that would be great.

Sure!  Let's hook up and ride when I get back... In Shelby, MI right now after riding up the center of Nevada, cutting across over Salt Lake to Ogden, taking 89 through Jackson Hole, Grand Teatons, Yellowstone then on to the Black Hills, Rushmore, Badlands, Madison WI and around through Chicago to Shelby.....  return later this week through Kansas and Colorado (hoping to hop the train in Silverton).

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Re: Fastest Uni-Go trailer
« Reply #29 on: September 01, 2014, 09:06:15 pm »
Sweet trip. Don't miss those 2 turns in KS  ;)
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Re: Fastest Uni-Go trailer
« Reply #30 on: September 01, 2014, 09:49:32 pm »
.... If memory serves there is a wire C clip style retainer that sets through the nut and axle w/o having to penetrate through. I think McMaster carr. I'll see if I can find.


is this what you where thinking of?
http://www.mcmaster.com/#95390a319/=tjetah



I've seen similar ones, but the pin part that inserts into the hole was pretty much a perpendicular pin, and could be trimmed to length.

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Re: Fastest Uni-Go trailer
« Reply #31 on: September 01, 2014, 11:32:54 pm »
.... If memory serves there is a wire C clip style retainer that sets through the nut and axle w/o having to penetrate through. I think McMaster carr. I'll see if I can find.


is this what you where thinking of?
http://www.mcmaster.com/#95390a319/=tjetah



I've seen similar ones, but the pin part that inserts into the hole was pretty much a perpendicular pin, and could be trimmed to length.

No. More a full C shape with the 2 prongs at a 90 deg angle. Made out of spring wire. Have to wait to get into work to search catalogs.
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Re: Fastest Uni-Go trailer
« Reply #32 on: September 02, 2014, 11:43:54 pm »
Love this thread. My gramps had a one wheel trailer he towed behind his Corvair (trucks)

Between the truck pictured below and the one wheel trailer in the same color he got lots of comments. I always liked the spinner knob he had on the steering wheel



Anyone know who belongs to this unit I found perusing the one wheeled trailer site.





I've had the Third Wheel Trailer all season. I've now put about 4500 miles on it and I absolutely love it.
Not to take away from your great build project....but there really is nothing like the Third Wheel Trailer

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Re: Fastest Uni-Go trailer
« Reply #33 on: September 02, 2014, 11:55:15 pm »
Here's a slightly different version, and a better view, of what MOB posted.



I believe you'll find these at a marine store.
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Re: Fastest Uni-Go trailer
« Reply #34 on: September 03, 2014, 12:45:05 am »
Here's a slightly different version, and a better view, of what MOB posted.



I believe you'll find these at a marine store.

That Sir is why you have that very prestigious position. The one I have in my head is a half circle but yes, that would fly.  :great:
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Re: Fastest Uni-Go trailer
« Reply #35 on: September 03, 2014, 05:24:48 pm »
Here's a slightly different version, and a better view, of what MOB posted.



I believe you'll find these at a marine store.

That Sir is why you have that very prestigious position. The one I have in my head is a half circle but yes, that would fly.  :great:


Soooo that makes me chopped liver????? :rotflmao: :rotflmao: :rotflmao:

If they paid me more , like Will, id post better pictures.... :rotflmao: :rotflmao:

They actually are the same, the McM picture just is a poor representation. I've bought them for machine applications before, and they looked actually like Willy's picture.
I've also seen the G shaped ones, just not in a large size/thick wire configuration, just small ones, commonly used on pneumatic liftgate and window struts, to hold the ball end heime joint from popping off.

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Re: Fastest Uni-Go trailer
« Reply #36 on: September 03, 2014, 11:17:01 pm »
You know you get mad love MOB  :beerchug: :). I think that's where I saw it on a prop nut. You can also go old school drill a hole and use safety wire.
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Re: Fastest Uni-Go trailer
« Reply #37 on: October 29, 2014, 10:29:15 am »
Nice work John....would love to have a setup like yours. Maybe one day.
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Re: Fastest Uni-Go trailer
« Reply #38 on: November 19, 2014, 01:19:36 pm »
Thanks all...  The perpendicular Marine pin is the one...    :)