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Jason
02-23-2009, 10:41 AM
Got some updated pictures of my trailer, which is currently being built by Outlander Trailers in Arkansas, and thought I'd share one. Mine is on the left and has a height of 5 feet 4 inches. The trailer on the right is sitting on 31" tires.

http://i69.photobucket.com/albums/i51/jasonsgu/WFTW015.jpg

WTF_LOL
02-23-2009, 10:44 AM
Nice!

Those are looking great!

Alec W
02-23-2009, 11:27 AM
Jason, does it come with the paint tin to level the dolly or is that extra? :D


Looks good :smokin:

MOTO X JK
02-23-2009, 12:28 PM
LOOKS AWESOME!!!

Jason
02-23-2009, 12:50 PM
Glad you guys like it. Alec...not sure if the can comes with it...probably. :D

EDIT: Actually, I just remember Robert (Outlander Trailers) telling me he was having a hard time finding one of those long enough for the trailer but finally came across one.

N39-W120
02-23-2009, 04:12 PM
WANT!.... What do you get for refferals?

Matt
02-23-2009, 04:30 PM
Nice trailer!

I have an M416 in My garage waiting for Me to build a new frame and lid for it.

Jason
02-23-2009, 04:42 PM
WANT!....What do you get for refferals?

Hahaha...I don't get anything for referrals, but if you contact them it would be nice if you tell them you saw mine and liked it. The guy's name is Robert and the website is www.outlandertrailers.com (his number is at the bottom of the main page). What's cool is that the guy can build the trailer how you want it. When I asked about tire size he told me he could build it for whatever tire size I wanted. When I then told him I wanted 40" tires, he didn't even miss a beat, just said okay.

There's a whole mess of options you can get...solar panels, LED lights, roof top tent, etc, etc, etc. A nice addition to the Jeep if you travel a lot and/or enjoy camping.

Nice trailer!

I have an M416 in My garage waiting for Me to build a new frame and lid for it.

Those M416's are nice...I've seen a few people build them up. If you haven't already, check out the Expedition Portal website...nice trailer builds on there that might give you some ideas. I don't have the kind of talent to build one myself...at least not one that would hold up nicely. Good luck with it!

Jason
02-27-2009, 07:49 AM
Robert (Outlander Trailers) sent me some updated pictures of the trailer so I thought I'd post them here. The trailer is expected to go to paint and powder coating on Monday.

http://i69.photobucket.com/albums/i51/jasonsgu/WFTW016.jpg

http://i69.photobucket.com/albums/i51/jasonsgu/WFTW017.jpg

http://i69.photobucket.com/albums/i51/jasonsgu/WFTW018.jpg

homesickmarine
02-27-2009, 09:08 AM
AWESOME...:beer:

MichaelW
02-27-2009, 09:15 AM
I like it. So where are you going first? I love my trailer as well.

Something you might want to consider is another leveling wheel to attach to the back somehow. That way the trailer can still be accessed when its not hooked up to your Jeep without trying to tip over. ;) I have 3 jacks on mine and I can pull the tires if need be and still get in and out of the trailer when it isn't attached. ;)

:beer:

Jason
02-27-2009, 11:44 AM
Ah yes, tipping over would be a bad thing.

As for where I'm going, you can view the schedule of events at the below link...I'm attending all of them.
http://www.wheelersforthewounded.com/eventsch.htm

atxengr
02-28-2009, 10:19 AM
That is a sweet looking trailer! Can't wait to see it all finished up.

Mr.RonGilbert
02-28-2009, 07:46 PM
That thing is badazz!

RODICON
02-28-2009, 08:48 PM
Nice unit.

RODICON
02-28-2009, 08:49 PM
Real nice.

txlopes
02-28-2009, 08:56 PM
it looks good, and you have quite a bit of time to use it for a really great cause. see you in October.

Jason
03-02-2009, 02:16 PM
A guy from Texas went to Outlander Trailers this past weekend to pick up his newly built trailer and took some pictures of mine while he was there.

This guy is 6'2"...give you an idea of the size of the trailer.
http://i69.photobucket.com/albums/i51/jasonsgu/CIMG1253.jpg

This is to mount the awning.
http://i69.photobucket.com/albums/i51/jasonsgu/CIMG1254.jpg

Swing away spare tire carrier.
http://i69.photobucket.com/albums/i51/jasonsgu/CIMG1257.jpg

60 watt solar panel.
http://i69.photobucket.com/albums/i51/jasonsgu/CIMG1251.jpg

My A/C and heating unit.
http://i69.photobucket.com/albums/i51/jasonsgu/CIMG1250.jpg

So large that Robert needs to use a step stool to work on it.
http://i69.photobucket.com/albums/i51/jasonsgu/CIMG1252.jpg

Alec W
03-02-2009, 02:35 PM
Clamp holding the front on and rested on an upside down bucket. Not sure if I would be sleeping there if I were that dog ;)

Jason
03-11-2009, 09:26 PM
Got an update on the WFTW trailer Outlander Trailers is building...

http://i69.photobucket.com/albums/i51/jasonsgu/WFTW021.jpg

http://i69.photobucket.com/albums/i51/jasonsgu/WFTW022.jpg

http://i69.photobucket.com/albums/i51/jasonsgu/WFTW019.jpg

http://i69.photobucket.com/albums/i51/jasonsgu/WFTW020.jpg

Jason
03-17-2009, 09:23 PM
I received another update from Robert (Outlander Trailers) tonight. He's really working his tail off to get the trailer completed as soon as possible. Considering all the options on the trailer (not to mention the size of the beast), it's amazing how fast he's getting things done).

Here's the info...

1) Water System and Generator - The generator is mounted. The water system is complete except for wiring the pump. As you can see, it will have a 12VDC faucet, a gravity outlet, and the fill inlet. Robert will fabricate a cover for the faucet to keep road grime off of it.

http://i69.photobucket.com/albums/i51/jasonsgu/WFTW028.jpg

2) Air Conditioning and Heating - The HVAC system is mounted and complete.

http://i69.photobucket.com/albums/i51/jasonsgu/WFTW025.jpg

3) Area Lighting - LED lights mounted on each side of the awning.

http://i69.photobucket.com/albums/i51/jasonsgu/WFTW026.jpg

4) Fridge and Solar Panel - The fridge is mounted but not wired. The solar array is also mounted (its in the raised position in the photo). The array is also removable for positioning in the sun when the trailer is parked in the shade or facing the wrong direction. I will have between 25 and 50 feet of cord to connect the array to the electrical system.

http://i69.photobucket.com/albums/i51/jasonsgu/WFTW027.jpg

Major items left to complete:
1) All wiring
2) LPG and fuel can brackets
3) LPG - stove plumbing
4) shelving in fender boxes

The next item in line is the auxilliary electrical system. Robert has the box ready and most components mounted on their panels.

One more pic...

http://i69.photobucket.com/albums/i51/jasonsgu/WFTW023.jpg

JohnnyD
03-17-2009, 10:12 PM
Got any info on that nifty little heat/ac unit?

Jason
03-17-2009, 10:18 PM
Anything for a fellow JKO member. :D http://www.golittleguy.com/cms/content/view/62/163/

The duct work on mine was modified so that it can stay in place wether or not my RTT is in the open or stored position.

JohnnyD
03-17-2009, 10:48 PM
The web site for the AC unit indicates it requires a 20 amp cuircut, will the the Honda 1000 power that unit?

RODICON
03-17-2009, 10:50 PM
Sweet trailer set up.

Jason
03-17-2009, 11:02 PM
The web site for the AC unit indicates it requires a 20 amp cuircut, will the the Honda 1000 power that unit?

To my knowledge (IE from what I was told), yes. Also, I think the A/C uses 350 watts, but the heater is almost double that...600 watts, if I recall correctly.

JKrazed
03-17-2009, 11:09 PM
NICE!!!!!

rubirobv
03-18-2009, 06:35 PM
Sweet trailer set up.


X2 on that. Love the set up:beer:

JIMBOX
03-18-2009, 09:00 PM
:smokin: Just for grins, I use a 60 watter to

http://i294.photobucket.com/albums/mm83/jimbowby/IMGP0652-1.jpg

:D:grinpimp: JIMBO

Jason
03-18-2009, 09:16 PM
:smokin: Just for grins, I use a 60 watter to

:D:grinpimp: JIMBO

Cool set-up you have there! :smokin:

Just received an email from Robert (Outlander Trailers) who is apparently burning the midnight oil. Here is a picture of the electrical system. It's a test fit and will now be disassembled, wired up, and reassembled.

http://i69.photobucket.com/albums/i51/jasonsgu/31.jpg

I'll be picking this badass thing up on Monday...can hardly wait! :D

JIMBOX
03-18-2009, 09:20 PM
:grinpimp: It looks rather, how do they say!!

-----------------------------STUPENDOUS--------------------------------

:bounce::smokin: JIMBO

finishlinewest
03-18-2009, 09:57 PM
Three words dude: HOLY FOCKIN SHIAT!!!

that is a sweet trailer, do you mind if i ask....$$$$$?????

Jason
03-18-2009, 10:17 PM
Here's a link to the pricing & dimensions (click small photos on the left of the page): http://www.outlandertrailers.com/Sherpa2Rear.html

One like mine would be a bit more expensive because of the larger size frame, wheels, tires, a/c & heating unit, roof top tent, etc. It all adds up quick...tires $630 each, wheels $600 each, a/c & heating unit $500, generator $1000, etc. Give Robert at Outlander Trailers a call and he can give you an estimate based on what you want.

I don't get a commission or anything, but Robert is sponsoring the WFTW program and so I'll support his company for life. Not as though my arm is being twisted there...it's my believe he makes the best off-road trailers on the market.

Raingler
03-18-2009, 11:32 PM
Here's a link to the pricing & dimensions (click small photos on the left of the page): http://www.outlandertrailers.com/Sherpa2Rear.html

One like mine would be a bit more expensive because of the larger size frame, wheels, tires, a/c & heating unit, roof top tent, etc. It all adds up quick...tires $630 each, wheels $600 each, a/c & heating unit $500, generator $1000, etc. Give Robert at Outlander Trailers a call and he can give you an estimate based on what you want.

I don't get a commission or anything, but Robert is sponsoring the WFTW program and so I'll support his company for life. Not as though my arm is being twisted there...it's my believe he makes the best off-road trailers on the market.
Ditto, that's simply amazing, he's earned all of my respect and attention! Just flat out Kewl as Hell!! :beer:

Jason
03-23-2009, 10:02 AM
Oooooh yeah...I just picked up the trailer and it's AWESOME! Much better than I could have ever imagined. Robert gave me a quick tour of the beast and showed me how everything worked. The pictures don't do this thing justice, but I snapped a few anyway.

Front shot.
http://i69.photobucket.com/albums/i51/jasonsgu/DSC_0018-3.jpg

Left side shot.
http://i69.photobucket.com/albums/i51/jasonsgu/DSC_0031.jpg

Coupler.
http://i69.photobucket.com/albums/i51/jasonsgu/DSC_0029.jpg

Emergency brake handle.
http://i69.photobucket.com/albums/i51/jasonsgu/DSC_0026.jpg

Emergency brake cable under trailer's tongue.
http://i69.photobucket.com/albums/i51/jasonsgu/DSC_0027-1.jpg

Emergency brake cable going to left side wheel.
http://i69.photobucket.com/albums/i51/jasonsgu/DSC_0028-1.jpg

Axle.
http://i69.photobucket.com/albums/i51/jasonsgu/DSC_0012-2.jpg

Left side spring and shock.
http://i69.photobucket.com/albums/i51/jasonsgu/DSC_0014-3.jpg

Right side spring and shock.
http://i69.photobucket.com/albums/i51/jasonsgu/DSC_0013-2.jpg

Jason
03-23-2009, 10:07 AM
Mission Control
http://i69.photobucket.com/albums/i51/jasonsgu/DSC_0019.jpg

Top section.
http://i69.photobucket.com/albums/i51/jasonsgu/DSC_0020-2.jpg

Middle section.
http://i69.photobucket.com/albums/i51/jasonsgu/DSC_0021-1.jpg

Bottom section.
http://i69.photobucket.com/albums/i51/jasonsgu/DSC_0022-2.jpg

Water faucet (swung out in usable postion).
http://i69.photobucket.com/albums/i51/jasonsgu/DSC_0023-1.jpg

Air conditioning / heating unit (control panel opened).
http://i69.photobucket.com/albums/i51/jasonsgu/DSC_0025.jpg

Roof top tent and awning deployed (tent cover will tuck underneath folded out section of tent so that I can access the utility box on the right side of the trailer).
http://i69.photobucket.com/albums/i51/jasonsgu/DSC_0001-6.jpg

http://i69.photobucket.com/albums/i51/jasonsgu/DSC_0006-7.jpg

http://i69.photobucket.com/albums/i51/jasonsgu/DSC_0008-2.jpg

LED lighting inside the tent.
http://i69.photobucket.com/albums/i51/jasonsgu/DSC_0011-4.jpg

Jason
03-23-2009, 10:14 AM
Here's the 411 on the A/C and heating unit. As you can see, the PVC pipes are run up through the floor of the tent. The pipe on the left is where the air will enter the tent. It is curved so that I can point it in whatever direction I want.

The taller pipe on the right is the air conditioning return. It is tall so that it will suck the warmer air from the top of the tent. In the background of the picture you'll see a shorter pipe. That one is the heating return, and will suck the colder air from the bottom of the tent.

You'll notice I had to pull the bedding back to get this picture. When I get back to Florida I will have Top Stitch (they did some mods on my Jeep) cut holes into the bedding and sew them up (so they will not expand or rip further). The height of the bedding and the attachment points for the PVC tubing are the same height. As for concerns about those interfering with my sleeping, I have none. The tent is HUGE and I've got more than enough room to move around without having to worry about hitting the PVC. Heck, two people would have plenty of room in that tent.

http://i69.photobucket.com/albums/i51/jasonsgu/DSC_0009-5.jpg

We've been on the road for a bit now and the trailer tows really nicely...extremely smooth. Robert (Outlander Trailers) has really outdone himself with the build of this trailer. He had some other trailers at his shop and I noticed they were all of the same quality and attention to detail that mine had. The only thing that makes mine different is that it has a lot of optional equipment and, of course, is quite large sitting on 40" tires. If anyone is looking for a trailer, I'd have to highly recommend giving Robert a call!

One very happy individual!
http://i69.photobucket.com/albums/i51/jasonsgu/DSC_0033-1.jpg

One more picture for now...the tow vehicle.
http://i69.photobucket.com/albums/i51/jasonsgu/ergw.jpg

WTF_LOL
03-23-2009, 10:21 AM
that is a awesome setup. As I was reading about it I was thinking I could live in that thing...and probably would!

Jason
03-23-2009, 05:40 PM
that is a awesome setup. As I was reading about it I was thinking I could live in that thing...and probably would!

Yep, you could absolutely live in the trailer...I'll be doing just that for a little over 6 months. This is going to be the trip of a lifetime! :smokin:

Jason
03-24-2009, 08:26 PM
I dropped off the roof top tent mattress today to Top Stitch who will be cutting two holes into it where the AC/Heating tubes will go. This way the mattress will lay completely flat. I'll pick it up next week and will then get the pictures posted up.

Other than that, the digital electronic brake controller was installed.
http://i69.photobucket.com/albums/i51/jasonsgu/DSC_0012-3.jpg

http://i69.photobucket.com/albums/i51/jasonsgu/DSC_0031-1.jpg

The wiring harness for the trailer lights was installed as well. Someone had mentioned before that it may have to be scanned by the dealer...turned out it didn't...worked fine, although the wires did need to be extended a bit. A hole was drilled into the bumper rather than using the plate that came with it, which would have it hanging down below the bumper (not ideal for rock crawling).
http://i69.photobucket.com/albums/i51/jasonsgu/DSC_0032-1.jpg

http://i69.photobucket.com/albums/i51/jasonsgu/DSC_0033-2.jpg

And finally, the Jeep and trailer were hooked up for the first time.
http://i69.photobucket.com/albums/i51/jasonsgu/DSC_0036-1.jpg

http://i69.photobucket.com/albums/i51/jasonsgu/DSC_0038.jpg

http://i69.photobucket.com/albums/i51/jasonsgu/DSC_0040.jpg

http://i69.photobucket.com/albums/i51/jasonsgu/DSC_0042-1.jpg

And then I remembered to put on the spare tire. I also picked up two "Support Our Troops" tags...very fitting. :D
http://i69.photobucket.com/albums/i51/jasonsgu/DSC_0061.jpg

homesickmarine
03-24-2009, 08:55 PM
There's the pic I've been waiting for!

Brother...THAT IS AWESOME!
From one to another, Thanks for everything you do for the Vets.
Semper Fi.:beer:

Mr.RonGilbert
03-24-2009, 09:02 PM
That thing is F'n awesome. I sent a note to the folks at Outlander and a rig like that - Lots of custom stuff - will run about 16 Grand..... and that was with me providing the wheels/tires and generator.

How sturdy is the fold out tent portion that is not supported by the box? I can just see my fat ass doing a half gainer off that thing while messing around in the tent.

That is a badass rig Jason - I hope it gives you years of use and fun!!!!

See you in May!

HITMONEY
03-24-2009, 09:07 PM
Words cannot even begin to express how BAD ASS that is!

:beer::beer::beer::beer:

Jason
03-24-2009, 09:53 PM
There's the pic I've been waiting for!

Brother...THAT IS AWESOME!
From one to another, Thanks for everything you do for the Vets.
Semper Fi.:beer:

It's MY pleasure! Thank you for the support and your service to our country. While the WFTW program focuses on wounded service members, it's my hope that it will bring positive attention to ALL our service members, past and present. :D

That thing is F'n awesome. I sent a note to the folks at Outlander and a rig like that - Lots of custom stuff - will run about 16 Grand..... and that was with me providing the wheels/tires and generator.

How sturdy is the fold out tent portion that is not supported by the box? I can just see my fat ass doing a half gainer off that thing while messing around in the tent.

That is a badass rig Jason - I hope it gives you years of use and fun!!!!

See you in May!

With the wheels, tires, generator, etc...just like mine...$20K. For what it is and what it can do...priceless. :D

The fold out tent is VERY sturdy. I had me sitting on the edge of the tent (at the opening) and another guy (about 200 pounds) on the ladder while we were marking the holes we'll be cutting in the mattress so the AC and heating tubes will run through them. The tent held up just fine. You can contact Mombasa Outdoors and ask them the weight limit if you're worried about it though. Or, you can wait until May and climb up there to test it out at the WFTW event.

Words cannot even begin to express how BAD ASS that is!

:beer::beer::beer::beer:

Thanks bro...glad you like it! :smokin:

offroader613
03-25-2009, 08:56 AM
Dam, that's as cool as the rig that tows it. :smokin:

Moose512
03-25-2009, 12:24 PM
Yep, you could absolutely live in the trailer...I'll be doing just that for a little over 6 months. This is going to be the trip of a lifetime! :smokin:

Since I am missing the event in Ocala, I am going to have to make a trip to WPB to see you, Brad and the rig this weekend.

Trailer is incredible!! I am trying to figure out how I can take the 6 months off and be your wingman. I am sure my family and business partners wouldn't mind too much.:thefinger:

Jason
03-26-2009, 09:38 PM
Since I am missing the event in Ocala, I am going to have to make a trip to WPB to see you, Brad and the rig this weekend.

Trailer is incredible!! I am trying to figure out how I can take the 6 months off and be your wingman. I am sure my family and business partners wouldn't mind too much.:thefinger:

Sounds like a plan. If you stop by the WPB show, we're at the north end near the beer tent. :beer: :smokin:

I took some pictures today, so I thought I'd grab some better ones of the air conditioning and heating pipes for the tent as well as a few other photos.

Air Conditioning / Heating Pipes
http://i69.photobucket.com/albums/i51/jasonsgu/DSC_0038-1.jpg

This is where they connect. The pipes are removed when not in use. I will be picking up the mattress next week (it has two holes cut into it so it will lay flat and the tubes will go through the mattress into the connection fittings).
http://i69.photobucket.com/albums/i51/jasonsgu/DSC_0039.jpg

Here' is a shot of the 12v receptical and it's power switch.
http://i69.photobucket.com/albums/i51/jasonsgu/DSC_0040-1.jpg

Mr.RonGilbert
05-09-2009, 01:32 PM
Jason - the pics quit working.... I know you are busy....

offroader613
05-09-2009, 01:38 PM
He needed more room on his photobucket so he got rid of a lot of photos

Jason
05-13-2009, 10:03 PM
Yeah, my Photobucket account took a crap on me. Even when I deleted a few pix it said I was over my limit. I deleted all the pix and it still said I was over my limit. Oh well.

What pix were you wanting to see and I can post them up? Here are a few of the Jeep and trailer together. The trailer has had a few more things added to it, but looks about the same. I've been camping now for 6 weeks and the trailer is making my life SOOO much easier. It's also real popular at campgrounds...everyone swings by wanting to take pictures of it. Heck, I even get waves from people going down the road...Jeeps, Hummers, cars...everyone seems to like the combination of the Jeep and trailer.

http://i719.photobucket.com/albums/ww192/WFTW/1.jpg

http://i719.photobucket.com/albums/ww192/WFTW/DSC_0048.jpg

Mr.RonGilbert
05-14-2009, 06:06 AM
I'm good on photos now. Just wanted to show the inside. I snapped a bunch at the Texas event of both yours and the Outlander setup right next to yours a little different setup but still badass none the less.

After a first hand look I can say that photos are good but getting up close to one really lets you see the attention to detail. Whatever you want...... They can make it happen.

Nice work Robert!!!