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Trailer Accessories

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50mm quick release Carac low line coupling

50mm quick release Carac low line coupling (Click for larger view)

The 50mm quick release Carac low line coupling is used on ATV Trailers.

Chequer Plate Construction (Click for larger view)

Chequer Plate Construction

Chequer plate construction is an optional extra on most trailers. The increased resistance to wear and tear in more robust applications makes the investment well worth while.

Clearance Lights

Clearance Lights. (Click for larger view)

A selection of clearance lights are available to ensure compliance with ADR regulations

Interior Light and Switch (Click for larger view)

Interior Light & Switch

Interior light and switch to illuminate the inside of cargo trailers.

Mud Flaps

Mud Flaps (Click for larger view)
Mud flaps help reduce splash and enhance the appearance of any trailer.
Tandem Trailer (Click for larger view)

Ramps - slide under

Slide-under ramps, seen here on a car carrier trailer, require the use of "drop axles" to maintain clearance between the axle and ramp slides.

Spare Wheel Mount

Spare wheel mount (Click for larger view)
Spare wheels may be carried horizontally, as shown, or vertically to suit the trailer design and use.
Tool Box (Click for larger view)

Tool Box

305mm x 305mm x 1140mm Tool box complete with lid and latches.

Winch with Cable

Winch with Cable (Click for larger view)
A wide range of cable winches are available, including safety winches.
Wind down stands (Click for larger view)

Wind down stands

Wind down stands are available in standard (for normal height trailers) and long configurations.


Galvanizing (Click for larger view)
Hot dip galvanizing protects the trailer and its parts against corrosion. Unlike some other manufacturers The Trailer Factory hot dips the whole trailer and does not weld up pre-galvanized sections that will later show corrosion.
Air Brakes (Click for larger view)

Air Brakes

Air brakes are compulsory on trailers over 4,500 kg gross trailer mass. The inclusion of air brakes may require specific suspension configurations and modifications in some designs.

ALKO Independent Suspension

ALKO Independent Suspension (Click for larger view)
Popular on off road trailers, the AL-KO (IRS) axle incorporates independent suspension, along each wheel to absorb shocks independently. The inherent dampening also reduces suspension rebound. This suspension can be used on all types of trailer construction.
Battery box  (Click for larger view)

Battery Box

The battery box isolates heavy duty battery from the main trailer body, reducing the risks of corrosion and freeing up space.


Cage (Click for larger view)
Cages, with access doors, can be fitted to most trailers. Discuss your needs with your Trailer Factory service person.
Stock crate canopy (Click for larger view)

Stock crate canopy

Stock crates and other trailers fitted with cages can be supplied with a canopy. The result is a secure large capacity trailer with protection for the load and enormous flexibility.


Canopies (Click for larger view)
Canopies can be fitted to protect the contents of the trailer from the weather.
Lid - Steel (Click for larger view)

Lid - Steel

Steel lids provide security and protection to the trailer contents. Optional locking arrangements are available and gas struts are recommended to assist with ease of operation and safety.

Lids - PVC

Lids - PVC (Click for larger view)
PVC lids are a lightweight cover option to help protect the trailer's contents. The PVC lid is available with optional gas struts.
Tonneau Cover (Click for larger view)

Tonneau Cover

Tonneau covers provide protection to the trailers contents along with quick access.

Compressor Box

Compressor Box (Click for larger view)
The compressor box incorporates a mesh end wall to ensure adequate ventilation and cooling for the compressor. Mounted on the draw bar, space in the trailer is kept free.
Deeper Sides (Click for larger view)

Deeper Sides

  The standard trailer is manufactured with 12 inch sides. Deeper sides are available with 15, 18 and 24 inch walls.

Rear Drop Leg

Rear Drop Leg (Click for larger view)
Drop legs may be fitted to the corners of the trailer to hold the stationary trailer level. Another alternative are wind down stands.
Ramp Expanded Metal (Click for larger view)

Ramp Expanded Metal

Ramps manufactured from expanded metal minimise the overall weight of the trailer and allow mud and gravel to drop through. A popular option on machinery trailers.

Gas Struts

Gas Struts (Click for larger view)
Gas struts are recommended to be fitted to lift up doors on tradesman trailers, on tilt mechanisms and lids. They enhance ease of operation and safety.
Handbrake (Click for larger view)


Hand brakes may be fitted to operate hydraulic brake systems where fitted.

Hydraulic Override Brakes

Hydraulic Override brakes (Click for larger view)
Override brakes can be fitted where required and are an option to trailer that must have brakes fitted (over 750 kgs). The couplings can be supplied in various forms to suit requirements.
Jerry can holder (Click for larger view)

Jerry Can Holder

Don't get stuck on the highway or in the bush. Jerry can holders are frequently fitted to motorcycle trailers, off road trailers and tradesman trailers where fuel may be required for machinery and equipment.

Jockey Wheels

Jockey wheels (Click for larger view)
A variety of jockey wheels are available to aid the maneuvering of the unhitched trailer. Standard lengths include 6, 8 and 10 inch, with quick release or clamp mounts. Jockey wheels are available in domestic and commercial ratings.
Ladder racks (Click for larger view)

Ladder Racks

Ladder racks can be fitted in various forms to most trailers. Discuss your needs with The Trailer Factory service person.

Plug Holder

Plug holder (Click for larger view)
A base plate and connector can be supplied and fitted on place of the standard plug. This enhances security and allows the trailer to be towed by vehicles with different electrical service connectors.
Push Bike Mount (Click for larger view)

Push Bike Mount



Ramp (Click for larger view)
Ramps can be fitted to allow roll-on roll-off loading of equipment. The design and operation will vary to suit specific needs.
Ramp - Twin (Click for larger view)

Ramp - Twin

Twin ramps can allow flexibility and reduce overall weight. The design and operation will vary to suit specific needs.

Recessed Handle

Recessed handle (Click for larger view)
Recessed handles enhance the appearance of the tradesman's trailer and also enhance safety. Lockable versions are also available.
Ring Type Coupling (Click for larger view)

Ring Type Coupling

Trailer towed by trucks may require a ring type tow coupling. These are available with and without override hydraulic brakes.

Spare wheel mount - upright

Spare wheel mount - upright (Click for larger view)
The upright spare wheel mount is practical where the draw bar is used for mounting other equipment or increased clearance is required.
Towing Ring (Click for larger view)

Towing Ring

Towing rings may be required in some applications. This trailer will be towed by a truck fitted with air brakes

White Rims

White rims (Click for larger view)
A variety of wheels are available to be fitted to your trailer. You can even supply your own.

If you can't find what your looking for, if you have unique requirements or are just confused with all the options, feel free to email us or call on 03 9761 5533 to discuss your requirements. Alternately, why not come and visit us at our Showroom/Factory. Our team will be pleased to help you with any requirements you may have.

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The Trailer Factory
Phone: (03) 9761 5533 Fax: (03) 9761 5465
223 Colchester Road, KILSYTH VIC. 3137
ABN: 96 108 949 748 ACN: 108 949 748

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