Cool Trailer -seeking info


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ActionMatthew
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Cool Trailer -seeking info

Post by ActionMatthew » Thu Jun 06, 2019 12:06 am



Picked this up tonight. Can not find a brand name on it but I’m thinking to restore it or use for hunting trailer. Classy look and has swivel hitch. It looks made for gold wings but I’ve no interest in trailering with mine.Anybody have info in this one?
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Re: Cool Trailer -seeking info

Post by newday777 » Mon Jun 10, 2019 8:11 am

It might be an early California Side Car trailer, prior to the Escapade. Mid to Late 80s.

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Post by Big Blue UK » Mon Jun 10, 2019 10:39 am

Certainly looks inspired by CSC. Judging by the rivets and welding, piano type lid hinge, garage door type lid lock, light bar and lights, spray job, and the exposed angle iron A frame on the draw bar, it could be home made.
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Re: Cool Trailer -seeking info

Post by ActionMatthew » Tue Jun 11, 2019 11:49 am

Thank you - it sure is solid, and if it is homemade, they did a hell of a job. It is probably too heavy as compared to what you can buy today for a motorcycle. It has the swivel hitch, so I think it was designed for towing behind a motorcycle. I only paid 300 for it, so I figured I'd take a chance, fix it up and re-sell it or sell it to someone who wants something a car can tow no problem or maybe even make a meat trailer for hunting out of it. Any thoughts on what something like this is worth?

Thanks again.

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Post by CrystalPistol » Sun Mar 22, 2020 11:28 pm

ActionMatthew wrote:
Tue Jun 11, 2019 11:49 am
Thank you - it sure is solid, and if it is homemade, they did a hell of a job. It is probably too heavy as compared to what you can buy today for a motorcycle. It has the swivel hitch, so I think it was designed for towing behind a motorcycle. I only paid 300 for it, so I figured I'd take a chance, fix it up and re-sell it or sell it to someone who wants something a car can tow no problem or maybe even make a meat trailer for hunting out of it. Any thoughts on what something like this is worth?

Thanks again.
Nice … worth at least $300 … IMHO.


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