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Old 07-02-2020, 11:41 AM   #1
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Has anyone ever done this or know of any companies that sell these? Only 2 on craigslist that I see...but they won't fit my UTV. Looking for input.

I am thinking about buying an enclosed double axle trailer off craigslist big enough to fit my 2 seater UTV and then convert it by hanging some fold up beds and maybe some type of fold up sink/counter...air conditioning and maybe a heater. Insulate too of course. Anyone have one of these? This will be a minimalist type trailer...

I have had a Desert fox and while it was great...it was just too much for what I wanted to deal with....and very heavy! lol.

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Old 07-02-2020, 12:09 PM   #2
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There are several threads on this in the hunting section. I would start by searching for "Cargo".

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Old 07-02-2020, 12:28 PM   #3
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There are several threads on this in the hunting section. I would start by searching for "Cargo".

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Old 07-02-2020, 05:10 PM   #4
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I actually had a 16 ft enclosed cargo trailer made so that I can stay in it. I use it for dirt bike racing all over the northwest. It is wired 12v and 110v with an inverter, outlets and lighting. Has it own battery and generator. It also has a furnace in it and a single fold up bed. Had shelving put in it and hanger for clothes and riding gear. Air compressor, tools and up to four dirt bikes. Much tougher and smaller than a toyhauler for the places I have to go. I had a master RV tech put it together for me.

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Old 07-02-2020, 05:49 PM   #5
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There are also a lot of youtube builds. Take a look. Just be sure to look at several because there are some really good designs.
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Old 07-02-2020, 07:55 PM   #6
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Leaf Springs. Not torsion axles.
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Old 07-02-2020, 09:59 PM   #7
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Check out the Teardrops and Tiny Travel Trailers forum.


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Old 07-03-2020, 07:54 AM   #8
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I’ve recently been thinking about doing this as well. I don’t need anything fancy, just something to haul a quad and gear, with enough room to set up a cot.

I am sure there are tons of ways to upgrade these types of trailers, but at a minimum, my necessities would be:

Side door - I haven’t seen any that look like the rear door would be easy to close from the inside.

Roof top vent - to allow fresh air in and stinky hunter smell out.

RV window - to allow natural light in and help with air flow.

Any kind of racks for gear and what not could be added later on, but those would be the things I would want/need to start using right away.


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I did a 17' Wells Cargo, just made my 2nd camping trip with it, performed well.

Propane and electric (we used the gen for coffee in the mornings).


Two burner stove and sink with 12 volt water supply, 21 gallons in 3 jugs under the sink, plus 5 gallon waste can.


The 900 Ranger fits, but you have to walk sideways to get past. We just used cots on the last trip, but I believe a person could make hinged cots on the walls, but you would need to store them under the UTV in transit. This trailer is 7' wide.
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[QUOTE=Roady;16403267
Side door - I haven’t seen any that look like the rear door would be easy to close from the inside.

Roof top vent - to allow fresh air in and stinky hunter smell out.

RV window - to allow natural light in and help with air flow.

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They make them with RV style side doors. Window or 2 is a must. I’m currently in the market for a trailer as well. Tough to find the right one with production levels down.
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Old 07-03-2020, 08:58 PM   #11
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Forest River makes a Work Play line that is this.
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