Simple but Effective Ways to Prolong the Life of Trailer Wheels and Tyres

Trailer wheels and tyres are not fragile by any stretch of imagination. However, it is quite possible you will have several problems with such components. There are many reasons why your trailer wheels and tyres may not be as sturdy and reliable as they should be. Lack of maintenance and timely servicing could be the issue. A trailer sitting in the garage for several months after bearing heavy loads for a few weeks, then again being taken out for an adventure could also be the problem. Most people do not use their trailers throughout the year anywhere in the country. Anything that is used every day will naturally draw more attention and some of it may be proactive. You should take care of your trailer wheels and tyres so you do not have to deal with an abrupt crisis. Continue reading “Simple but Effective Ways to Prolong the Life of Trailer Wheels and Tyres”

Common Exclusions or Exemptions in Warranties for Trailer Parts

When you buy trailer parts, you should consider the warranty and be lucidly familiar with the exclusions or exemptions. Every warrant has exclusions or exemptions. The warranty applicable to your trailer would also have such clauses. It is not ideal for consumers but this is the standard practice across industries. Trailer parts can be replaced if they are faulty or defective. You must be able to establish that the manufacturer or re-seller was responsible for the damaged part. You should not be responsible for the faulty part. Many people commit mistakes while handling trailer parts, especially while installing them. Any improper installation method or using wrong materials to complete the process can damage trailer parts and in such cases the warrant would be inapplicable or void. No manufacturer takes responsibility of third party enabled damage to its products. Continue reading “Common Exclusions or Exemptions in Warranties for Trailer Parts”

Understand the Warranty on Trailer Spares

Trailer spares should ideally have a comprehensive warranty. Not all trailer spares have warranty. Those that do would actually have limited warranty. It is not just trailer spares that have a limited warranty. Your trailer too has limited warranty. There will be plenty of exclusions or exemptions wherein the manufacturers cannot be held responsible or liable and you may not get any coverage or assistance at all. Since trailer spares may or may not be manufactured by the company that also made the trailer, it is imperative you consider the warranty as it would not be in the same line as the one you had on the trailer. Continue reading “Understand the Warranty on Trailer Spares”

Which Parts should you treat as Trailer Spares?

Every trailer has a plethora of parts and accessories. All components do not work in unison. Some are more important than others. You do not need to consider all parts as quintessential and hence stock up on trailer spares. You would only need trailer spares for those parts and accessories that play a pivotal role in its function. Do not forget safety. Some parts or accessories do not necessarily contribute anything to the handling of the trailer, but they are a legal requisite for safety on the road. Continue reading “Which Parts should you treat as Trailer Spares?”

Use this Last-Minute Checklist while Buying Trailer Light Boards

Trailer light boards are perhaps among the easiest of parts and accessories you can buy. Most trailer parts and spares, from couplings to wheels and tyres, would be more complicated to decide on. Trailer light boards come in very few variants. You can choose between traditional bulbs and light emitting diodes. You can decide the width of the board, the length of the cable, whether or not you want a dual voltage piece and if you would want some magnetic mount. Some trailer light boards do not come with the bracket or mount. You may have to purchase it separately. Regardless of the type of trailer light boards you intend to buy, use this last minute checklist to make sure you do not get into paying more or receiving a product of sub-par quality. Continue reading “Use this Last-Minute Checklist while Buying Trailer Light Boards”

Buy the Right Type of Trailer Parts

There are various types of trailers. Almost every type of trailer has a weight capacity. There will be other thresholds as well. Some trailers can be driven on certain kinds of terrain. Not all trailers can be towed for extremely long distances at a stretch. The type, purpose, capacity, design and mechanics of every trailer will determine the kind of parts it requires. You should always focus on the specifics and buy the right type of trailer parts. The guide provided by the manufacturer is like a diktat. You should never veer away from the recommendations. You may contemplate whether or not you would consider new trailer parts. In some instances, buying used or second hand trailer parts is deemed viable but this is not a given in every scenario. Focus on the specifications, the various imperative features and prioritise the brand. Do not choose brands that you are not familiar with. Continue reading “Buy the Right Type of Trailer Parts”

A Comprehensive Guide to the Various Kinds of Trailer Spares

You can consider your trailer in isolation or you can factor in the tow vehicle and consider the two as a collective. The two indeed form a collective and hence you would have to look beyond the immediate or obvious trailer spares when you are shopping for parts and accessories. It is always advisable to have some trailer spares available when you are on the road or even if you are not venturing out. You never know when you would need to replace a part or accessory and it may be inconvenient for you to drive out to a nearby store and online retailers would not be able to provide you the trailer spares on the same day. Continue reading “A Comprehensive Guide to the Various Kinds of Trailer Spares”