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Unread 01-13-2016, 08:22 AM
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I cant remember how long ago it was, maybe 8 years or so, I was tuned into Jeepforum watching a guy build a custom trailer using 2 Jeep tubs –I was glued.

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Unread 01-13-2016, 08:25 AM
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Later on I took the inspiration and proceeded to buy 2 YJ tub back ends and took a stab at it myself. I got the two tubs welded and square –then took a look at it and was like dang there really isn’t much room here. So I sold my progress and was back to square one.

Here a partial photo of my attempt and my Jeep dog...

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Unread 01-13-2016, 08:27 AM
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Fast forward a little bit and I see Jsherb making his own trailer with Jeep tubs but much longer –It was very oh la la.



I had now convinced myself that I needed a trailer like this. Then out of the blue one day I see an ad posted on Facebook for what I feel is the ultimate Jeep tub trailer. It was listed by the owner of GR8Tops and holy cow it was sexy. At the time he was selling it was just an Aqualu Jeep box on a frame. I had my eye on it but the timing just wasn’t right to buy it. It must have been close to a year later it surfaced for sale again by Gr8Tops only this time it had matching tailgates and a RTT –had to have it. The timing was better and we made a deal and he hooked me up with a tonneau cover for it –I loved it and more importantly my wife loved it. The days of sleeping in the back of the LJ were over!

Trailer hooked up to the first production LJ safari top:
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Unread 01-13-2016, 08:29 AM
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The Day I got it home:

Its our go to caming trailer –holds everything we need and has a queen size matress. Ive been wanting to finish it out for sometime and I think that time is now. My plans are to put a wrap on it –I really don’t have the patience to polish the entire tub, Have the inside sprayed with Line-X, Install a TJ swing out tailgate on the back, have a better trailer axle made and throw some AEV wheels on it. Somewhere along the way Ill add the jewelry to it; like a cooler, grill, lights ect….
Its first trip to Uwharrie:

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Unread 01-13-2016, 08:44 AM
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request - matching AEV wheels on trailer
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Unread 01-13-2016, 08:52 AM
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Lucky, I sold the LJ a few months back so theres nothing to match it to just yet, but I do have some different AEV wheels to put on it
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Unread 01-14-2016, 06:13 PM
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Picked up this little gem today, super excited to have a Jeep again!
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Unread 01-14-2016, 08:01 PM
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Picked up this little gem today, super excited to have a Jeep again!
Congrats Will! Looks awesome hope to see some Nth parts going into the build!! Did you keep the Kaiser pickup as well?
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I wasnt able to close the deal on the Kaiser. I had trouble getting quotes shipping it from Dallas TX to Charleston SC. I guess its size and width makes its an odd and expensive haul.
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do you have highlines for it?
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