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Bobcat_Bob's Comment
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All pretty good guesses, for those who suggested that it was riding to low they are correct I noticed on my walk around that it was really low on the right side. Normally I can fit my whole fist vertically between the tire and the box, on this one I could barely fit a finger.

Why was the trailer frame cut? That part above the tire isn't optional. That entire piece and all the rivets are important. It needs to be intact, not carved up with a smoke wrench. Although they did do a nice job of it.

All of our 28 ft pups come from the factory like that.

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
King Pin's Comment
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Tire shine! rofl-1.gif

Can anyone tell me what is wrong with my lead trailer in this picture.

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Rob S.'s Comment
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All pretty good guesses, for those who suggested that it was riding to low they are correct I noticed on my walk around that it was really low on the right side. Normally I can fit my whole fist vertically between the tire and the box, on this one I could barely fit a finger.

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Why was the trailer frame cut? That part above the tire isn't optional. That entire piece and all the rivets are important. It needs to be intact, not carved up with a smoke wrench. Although they did do a nice job of it.

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All of our 28 ft pups come from the factory like that.

Well, I guess I learned something today, Thank You.thank-you.gif

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
Big Scott (CFI Driver/Tra's Comment
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I thought it looked low, but that could happen with air ride and air bags not full. I thought it was missing a mud flap.

RealDiehl's Comment
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Not sure. I have seen on UPS doubles , long bristles covering the area shown in the photo. What are those for anyway?

Doubles:

Refers to pulling two trailers at the same time, otherwise known as "pups" or "pup trailers" because they're only about 28 feet long. However there are some states that allow doubles that are each 48 feet in length.

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
Bobcat_Bob's Comment
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Not sure. I have seen on UPS doubles , long bristles covering the area shown in the photo. What are those for anyway?

They are basicly just additional mud flags to cut down on spray off the side of the tires.

Doubles:

Refers to pulling two trailers at the same time, otherwise known as "pups" or "pup trailers" because they're only about 28 feet long. However there are some states that allow doubles that are each 48 feet in length.

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
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