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I have read the pre-season maintenance threads and wanted to know what guys carry in their trailers for road side repairs? Some guys did list that they carry 1 or 2 spare tires, an extra hub, jack, 4 way lug wrench, grease gun, wrenches/tools... anything else? Foam pad to lay on. Carhartt suit to throw on. Can of penetrating oil and some anti-seize. Blocks of wood for the jack. Flashlight/Headlamp!

Tools: Screwdrivers, Hammer, Channel Locks, Wire cutters, Wrenches, Socket set...

I carried a propane torch with me in my old trailer because the rear door would freeze shut quite often. My current trailer has a drip rail over the rear door and I haven't had any issues with it freezing shut.
 

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Pretty much everything listed above plus a battery operated propane torpedo heater that can also run off electric. Battery will last about four hours.
 

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add a 3" ratchet strap. if you have a tandem axle trailer you can strap up one side if you run out of spare tires or really screw something up like break a hub or axle. It's a simple way to limp to a gas station or pullout on the side of the road
 

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add a 3" ratchet strap. if you have a tandem axle trailer you can strap up one side if you run out of spare tires or really screw something up like break a hub or axle. It's a simple way to limp to a gas station or pullout on the side of the road
Never thought of that--Good idea.
 

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I have a spare tire in my trailer and a toolbox in the truckbed with enough tools to repair anything that could need to be fixed. Also a small floor jack and sled jack stand
 

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I also carry a craftsman impact battery gun to pull the lug nuts off fast I'm glad I'm never had to use it. Came in handy for changing skegs


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Does anyone carry one of these different styles of jacks?

For single axles trailers.

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Or tandem axle trailers.

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Make your own out of wood.

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IMAG0726.jpg IMAG0727.jpg I have a fire extinguisher mounted inside the man door, Road Flares, Paper Towels Mounted on the wall, Peg Board, Aluminum Shelf for oil, 110 cords and lights, torpedo heater, and a "homemade hyfax holder". I used 4" ADS Pipe and self-tapping screw to attach above the door. Despite all of my creativity, there is a still items on the floor that have to moved to load sleds!
 

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Yep that's the one I carry also.
I feel the same I have all these holders and I still that stuff on the floor. my tiedowns hang on the wall, with oil and everything and I'm still kicking stuff around
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Does anyone carry one of these different styles of jacks?

For single axles trailers.

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Yes, I have one of these. Never had to use it on the road. Only a dry run in the driveway to see if it would actually work and it worked quite well.

I also carry an extra set of lug nuts and 4 extra wheel studs.
 

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I have read the pre-season maintenance threads and wanted to know what guys carry in their trailers for road side repairs? Some guys did list that they carry 1 or 2 spare tires, an extra hub, jack, 4 way lug wrench, grease gun, wrenches/tools... anything else? Foam pad to lay on. Carhartt suit to throw on. Can of penetrating oil and some anti-seize. Blocks of wood for the jack. Flashlight/Headlamp!

Tools: Screwdrivers, Hammer, Channel Locks, Wire cutters, Wrenches, Socket set...

I carried a propane torch with me in my old trailer because the rear door would freeze shut quite often. My current trailer has a drip rail over the rear door and I haven't had any issues with it freezing shut.
A propane torch is a great idea.

I will also add that I carry a small crow-bar. This way I can use the propane torch to heat up the ice, and the crow-bar to break the ice free.
 

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I don't carry anything other than a spare tire and a 4way. If I get a flat, I will keep driving until I get to a safe spot to pull over and repair it. Let's face it! 99% of small snowmobile trailer tires come with rims so who cares if you mess it up. $80 is better than dead or paralyzed.

Even in my vehicles, if I get a flat, I pull into the nearest right turn. Driveway, farm approach, etc. I make sure I am always facing traffic so if my passenger rear tire goes out, I back into the area. If front driver, pull in.

Used to be a PO so I am well aware of high speed impacts.
 

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spare wiring harness, butt splices, elec tape and wire cutter. twice over the years I've had to rewire a trailer roadside, fixed it enough to get home then fixed it right with heat shrink tubing and solder, esp with a clamshell it's easy to lose the ground.
 
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