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Old 20-03-17, 10:47 PM   #1
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Thinking of buying a small trailer, something but enough to carry a engine and pump but only around the 400-500kg mark? Anything recommended? Would be towed behind a 2009 Kia Rio 1.5 CRDI.


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Old 20-03-17, 11:03 PM   #2
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I've got an Erde 142, (replaced by the 143) Does the job behind my 1.4 diesel Yaris. Pulled this 400 odd miles no issue.

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Old 21-03-17, 06:39 AM   #3
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I do have my late granddads Erde 102, (little bit small) just wondered about strapping points? was thinking about a maypole trailer?


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I've got u bolts which are bolted down with steel plates to spread the load. Rear ones are removable to allow larger engines in the back.
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Old 21-03-17, 10:37 AM   #5
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Look out for a decent second hand "Paxton" trailer on Ebay, far better built than the "Erde" type. I got a close look at an Erde at a local crank-up recently and a friend has one too and they really are one step up from a biscuit tin. (sorry Steve!!) That's just my personal opinion.

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www.ebay.co.uk/itm/142302910630
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You need to be careful though, Your car can only tow 453 kg unbraked!!! (according to the spec website.)
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