How to Install the Trailer D Ring?

Answer Trailer D-ring tie-downs, properly called lashing rings, comprise a steel D-shaped loop -- similar to a belt buckle -- that moves inside a steel hasp which is in turn bolted or screwed to a sturdy ... Read More »

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How to Install Trailer Brakes on a Twin Axle Boat Trailer?

The brakes on a boat trailer are made up of electric brake pads, brake drums, return springs, retainer springs, retainer clips, retainers and the brake shoe adjuster. The brakes work by applying fr... Read More »

How to Install an Axle on a Trailer?

Trailers are ideal for hauling cars and odd-shaped parts. As with any vehicle, trailers need maintenance. You might want to swap out an axle to gain extra load-carrying capacity or because your pre... Read More »

How to Install Trailer Bearings?

Wheel bearings allow the wheel to rotate without difficulty. However, after long periods of time, the bearings can wear and become damaged, especially if they are exposed to dirt and submerged in w... Read More »

How to Install Trailer Brakes?

Many trailers rely on the inertia of the car for stopping power. While this is acceptable on trailers that only travel short distances or trailers that are infrequently used, trailers that transpor... Read More »