4′ x 6.5′ – 2500# – Off-Road Trailer Plans

4′ x 6.5′ – 2500# – Off-Road Trailer Plans

Build your custom adventure rig with these fully Engineered Off-Road Trailer Plans.  They have a Torsion Axle w/ Big tires to achieve a good ride and High Ground Clearance for your coming 4×4 adventures.

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Description

Description

If you carry things into the mountains, deserts, and remote parts of the world, then do it in style!  Use this as the platform to build your personal, capable adventure rig.  These Off-Road Trailer Plans are fully engineered for the job and ready for you to build.

Small and light — yet tough.  This adventure trailer is a workhorse, and it’s ready for you to build for the next big outing.  Use these off-road trailer plans as platform and a launch point to build for your unique rig.  Start here to conquer the next 4×4 adventure.

Drawing Views of Off-Road Trailer Plans

These off-road trailer plans include step-by-step / page by page illustrated instructions.  They have both a parts list and a materials lists.  We also include recommendations for places to purchase the materials, and needed components.  While we do offer suggestions as options for sides and more, we leave the imagination for what it will be to you.

Customize Your Off-Road Trailer Plans

This design is slightly larger than 4′ x 6.5′ — and has more center ground clearance than our more traditional 4×6 Off Road Jeep Trailer.  The base design includes a torsion axle with neutral arm angle down — which gives max center clearance and independent suspension in a lightweight package.  (Yes, torsion axles are independent suspension.)  You can use an Axle-Less suspension (though it is heavier and we recommend reading this article about Axle-Less to get it mounted right).

If this Off-Road trailer is not quite the right size, customize it by making it a little longer, shorter, wider or narrower — just use these rules as a guide.  We always recommend customizing things to make it the perfect trailer for you.  Make higher sides, add doors and cubbies, put on a roof top tent.  The trailer frame will handle it.  It’s your rig, and it’s your adventure.  We’re here to help, but it’s for you to Make it Great!!

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Specifications

Specifications

4′ x 6.5′ – 2500# – Off-Road Trailer Plans

  • 4′ x 6′ 6″ Functional Bed Size (Inside the frame rails allowing a true 4’+ cargo width.)
  • Torsion Axle Trailer – up to 2500 lb. Capacity.
  • Engineered Plans with a design for High Ground clearance and for Large Tires.
  • Steel construction with welding for max strength and rigidity.
  • Uses Tube, Channel and Angle to achieve a sealed, robust frame.
  • Torsion Axle DIY Off-Road Trailer Plans CompleteHas Design Options for Several Types of Sides and Various Deck Types, so you can choose what works.
  • While the base trailer is a flatbed, the design is for the DIY builder to create the desired functionality above.  Build a Camper Top, Cargo Storage, Boat Racks, Sleeping Quarters, or whatever on top.
  • Trailer will support a Roof Top Tent for camping and all sorts of gear.  Build your adventure on wheels.
  • Blueprints give many options for Tie-Down locations.
  • Trailer weight will vary depending on design options, but will range from 400 lbs (minimal flat bed) up.  See our FAQ on trailer weight.
  • Plans include Illustrated Instructions and Complete Drawings ready to build.

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More About The Design Features

More About The Design Features

Please look through the various options, then choose the right ones for your perfect trailer.  Use the ideas given along with ideas of your own.  Consider a top, sides or tailgate, then maybe a tongue mounted tool box, tie-down bars, a rooftop sleeper, or something else.  Build a support structure to hold a roof top camper.  It’s all up to you because these plans are totally customizable and up to the challenge.

Options Available With The Off-Road Trailer Plans
While some options of the Off-Road Trailer Plans are in this image animation, we encourage your additional ideas to build the adventure trailer and make it perfect for you.

Torsion Axle Off-Road Trailer Plans Tech Info:

  • True trailer bed size is 4 ft. 4″ wide by 6 ft. 9.5″. long — which makes a full usable deck space greater than 4×6.5 even with sides.
  • Overall length including the tongue is ~127 inches.  (May vary with options.)
  • Trailer deck height will depend on design options chosen.  (Bed height shown is roughly 24″.)
  • Ground clearance depends on choices like wheel and tire size.  (Without additional lift spacers, trailer frame ground clearance is 18″ while Axle clearance is 17+”.)  Options for lift are in the plans.
  • Max load capacity (depending on options) is 2500 lbs.* including the trailer.
  • Base trailer is a flatbed which is strong enough to handle all the action without the need for sides or other supports.
  • True Torsion Axle Trailer Design — Engineered specifically for the demands of long life on rough terrain.
  • For more information about building a trailer, please see the Mechanic’s construction tips and advice.

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