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Old 10-07-2012, 11:55 AM
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Fuel Door For Enclosed Lawn Trailer

Not sure how most of you guys fuel your mowers up but this is what I came up with to do mine. I can fill my truck and trailer at the same time at most stations without having to move or put the back ramp down.
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Old 10-07-2012, 12:02 PM
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Not sure how most of you guys fuel your mowers up but this is what I came up with to do mine. I can fill my truck and trailer at the same time at most stations without having to move or put the back ramp down.
WEe did same thing about 8 yrs. ago...has proven to be well worth it....its the simple little things that can make all the difference.
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Old 10-07-2012, 12:12 PM
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Cool, I did this about 12 years ago, haven't seen another like it. Don't understand why trailer manufactures don't have this standard or as an option by now.

The little things do make all the difference. The Flex Forks on my Hustler's is another. lol
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Old 10-07-2012, 12:14 PM
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Cool, I did this about 12 years ago, haven't seen another like it. Don't understand why trailer manufactures don't have this standard or as an option by now.

The little things do make all the difference. The Flex Forks on my Hustler's is another. lol
I priced out a trailer last year and that was an option.
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Old 10-07-2012, 07:41 PM
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Looks good, did you install it yourself and where did you get it from? I have been needing to install one for a long time, just never got around to it. Thanks
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Old 10-07-2012, 08:19 PM
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Looks good, did you install it yourself and where did you get it from? I have been needing to install one for a long time, just never got around to it. Thanks
I have an Ultra trailer, they are no longer in business. I had them make it to my specs, at that time, they didn't offer it as an option but told me they could fabricate one but it would cost as much as the full size doors. I didn't care, I didn't want a bunch of gas cans bouncing around. lol

The ramp door is also spring assisted, not the pulley system like most. I can change the blades very easy by pulling up on the sides of the ramp door. Had one of the springs fail about a year ago and can't find a replacement anywhere. :-( Now it also gives me a workout. lol

It is by far a great design, don't know why others haven't copied it yet either.

I'm sure now that the fuel doors are an available option they have gotten much cheaper. I believe you could do it yourself as well. They just placed it between two of the rib supports. Not much to it.
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Old 10-07-2012, 08:27 PM
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That looks like it would be handy at the fuel pumps. I wish I got one installed on my enclosed back when I was ordering it.
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