Off-road equipment is used for many different needs, such as contractor work, rural land management, or just recreation. Depending on the traveling you plan on doing off road, you will want to be prepared with the right vehicle and equipment. Some off road parts do not come in pretty manufacturing packages, and you may need to solve the problems yourself with salvaged auto parts. Here are some projects to create off road equipment to prepare for long off-road trips:
1. Carry All the Extra Gear You Need with An Off-Road Enclosed Trailer
When you are planning on taking a road trip, there may be a lot of gear to take with you. With off-roading, you may also need tools and parts for repairs. Using a trailer to haul extra gear can be a great way to be prepared for anything. For off-roading, you will want to have an enclosed trailer to protect gear from the elements. You may have to do a few modifications to the trailer to make it ready for your off-road adventure, such as installing off-road tires, stiffening the suspension, and other customizations.
2. Roll Cages and Luggage Racks to Carry More Gear on The Roof
Roll cages are an important element of an off-road vehicle, especially if you are planning on doing long trips. The roll cage will protect you if you roll your vehicle. Another feature that you will want is a luggage rack on the roof, which can allow you to carry more equipment with you. In addition, a roll cage beneath the luggage can give you a way to tie heavier loads on the roof of your vehicle. Make sure the load bearing points of the luggage racks are fastened to the roll cage for more support.
3. Protecting Equipment with Guards and Plates for Parts of Vehicles
When you go on any off-road adventures, one thing that you can be sure of is that there are going to be obstacles along the way. Make sure that you have brush guards and other equipment to protect things like lights, the radiator and other mechanical parts that can be damaged by tree branches and rocks. In addition, install protective plates beneath your vehicle and trailer to protect them. Make sure that you have all the same protective gear installed on your trailer to prevent damage and repairs along your journey.
Building your own off road equipment like brush guards, custom trailers or under carriage guards is rewarding and functional. When you plan on taking an off-road trip for a longer trip, make sure you are prepared. Contact a trailer dealer like Wild Bills to get the perfect enclosed trailer for your off-road adventures.