6′ x 16′ x 7000# – Utility Trailer Plans

6′ x 16′ x 7000# – Utility Trailer Plans

Get your 6×16 Utility Trailer Plans here, then build your own 7000 lb. capacity tandem axle workhorse.  These plans include all the details and instructions.  Build it, and make it better than you can buy it.

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Description

Description

Notice of Discontinuing Trailer Plans:

These plans are being replaced by our newer, more complete and higher capacity plans6’10” deck width, by 16′ length with a choice of  7000# and 10,000#  trailer capacity.  In addition, we have also revamped our other 6×16 utility trailer plans replacing them with a similar 6’10” x 16′ trailer, but with  12,000#  or  14,000#  or  16,000#  capacity options.  Both new plan sets are customizable for a width matching these.  The new plans also have length options of 14′ or 16′ deck.

Please follow the links above to get the new plans, or get these now while they are still available.


This 6×16 utility trailer is a best selling set of plans, because of the size and capacity.  Also, it makes an awesome DIY project.

One of our larger tandem axle offerings.  Like all the trailers in our plans, this design includes uncompromising strength and with lots of options for versatility.  All this allows you to customize it for exactly your purposes.  “Build it Yourself . . . and Build it Better”.

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Specifications

Specifications

6′ x 16′ x 7000# – Utility Trailer Plans

  • Tandem axle, leaf spring design.
  • 6′ x 16′ nominal bed size.
  • 7000 lb. Combined Trailer Axle Capacity.
  • Option for rear Tailgate/Ramp combination.
  • Multiple options for trailer bed and for tie-down points.
  • Removable / hidden ramp option.
  • Various sides options included.
  • Plans include full drawings and illustrated instructions.

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More About The Design Features

More About The Design Features

The base trailer has a strong design for all the things you need it to do.  Then, there are a lot of options in the plans so you can customize it the way you want it. Options include ramps, sides, decking options, tie-down points and more.  Here are the details.

6×16 Utility Trailer Plans Details

  • * Trailer plans show actual bed width is 1.5″ wider than 6 ft., and bed length is 3.5″ longer than 16 ft.
  • With the tongue, overall length is 52″-58″ longer than the 16 ft. bed length (depending on options).
  • Trailer bed height depends on axle and tire options. Typical bed height is around 19″.
  • Axle capacity (combined) is 7000 lbs.* Loading capacity must also include the trailer weight.
  • Trailer weight will vary depending on design options — Typically 1200+ lbs for basic flat bed. Added options like sides, toolbox, ramps, etc. will make this go much higher.
  • Options and extras are included with each set of plans to provide a variety of function.  Some options are mutually exclusive.  Not all options are shown in the animated pictures shown.
  • Plans include some ideas for special uses – like landscaping, motorcycles, etc..

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