How To Restore An Old Trailer
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How to Restore an Old Trailer I love fixing up old trailers and when I came across this 'FREE' 4×8 Utility trailer on Craigslist I had to grab it! Within 5 minutes of it being listed I was on my way to pick it up.
Lucky me, I beat someone else to it by about 20 minutes.The man was super nice, gave me the title, and helped me load it up.Here are before and after shots.I got the trailer home and pushed it in my garage.
Time to get to work! Step 1 - Remove old wood The majority of the wood was connected to the trailer with old rusty bolts.I used a socket wrench and crescent wrench for this step.You can see in the photo below that the old plywood needed to be replaced.
It was attached with bolts and screws.I ended up using a pry bar to remove the wood.All of the plywood was successfully removed.What a mess! Remove any rusted bolts and stuck screws using an angle grinder with a metal cutoff blade.
Be very careful and make sure to wear safety protection.Step 2 - Prep for Paint Sweep and scrape all the dirt and gunk out of...