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Old 04-24-2015, 10:20 AM
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Military trailer

Hey guys, I'm pretty new to this part of the Jeepin world, and I have been considering a trailer for my YJ. I really have no great preference on model and I am not sure what prices are running. I did find a restored trailer at M416 Military Trailer 60's Vietnam Vintage ~M14 Jeep Trailer ~Restored that looked pretty nice, however I would rather do the work myself. What suggestions would y'all have? Thanks!

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Old 04-24-2015, 12:57 PM   #2
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This section's fine.

Military Jeep 1/4 ton trailers (Bantam, MBT, M-100, M-416) are great for off-roading. That trailer you have linked looks great but unless you are getting it for the collector's value, you can get them in a little worse shape but lots cheaper.
As a frame of reference, I picked up a '42 Willys MBT trailer for $350 a couple of years ago. It was in bad shape and not very original but it serves my purposes well.

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Old 04-24-2015, 03:11 PM
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Thanks Beastmaster! Those trailers are a little hard to find in my area so I am trying to get a baseline reference before I have to do any traveling.
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Old 04-26-2015, 03:12 PM   #4
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Wow! Very nice, but very expensive. I picked up mine for about $450 two weeks ago. It is fun doing the work myself. The thread just after this was for mine. It took about 6 mos of waiting and searching CL almost daily, but well worth it.
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