How do you move an enclosed trailer without a car?
What I recommend is a Trailer Valet XL trailer dolly such as # TVXL2 which has a 2 inch ball or # TVXL25 which has a 2-5/16 inch ball. These are two-speed dollies that will allow you to accurately move and position the trailer, even by yourself, without having to use a vehicle.
What is the lightest motor mover?
Purple Line e-go Titanium Purple Line reckons this is the lightest mover you can get, at 23kg.
Do motor Movers come in pairs?
Motor movers are available as single or twin-axle kits. A single-axle caravan only requires two motor units (one on each side), while a twin-axle tourer generally has four (one in front of the forward tyre and another behind the rear tyre).
How long does it take to fit a motor mover?
Fitting a mover to a single axle caravan takes about 1 to 1½ hours. Fitting all wheel drive models to twin axle vans takes about 2 to 3 hours.
Is a motor mover necessary?
Yes – a motor mover is an essential piece of equipment.
Which jockey wheel is best?
Inflatable (Pneumatic) Air Wheels As I discussed above, on soft ground inflatable jockey wheels can perform better than some others on soft ground. However, I would say a plastic or rubber jockey wheel with a grip mat underneath will actually perform better.
Are pneumatic jockey wheels better?
Pneumatic caravan jockey wheels Pneumatic wheels perform much better that solid ones. Their superior performance is particularly the case on loose surfaces such as gravel since they ride over the rough surface better.
Can you fit a motor mover to any caravan?
Because of the wide range of chassis, wheel arrangements and caravan models, there is no ‘one size fits all’ when it comes to caravan motor movers. But the great thing is, this doesn’t mean there isn’t a mover for you – it just means you may need to purchase some extra parts to make it fit correctly.
How do I know what size jockey wheel I need?
The 35mm, 42mm, 48mm, 48mm serrated, 60mm, and 63mm. So, for light weight trailers, a 35mm would be the best fit. For larger trailers and some unbraked boat trailers, you would require a 42mm. And heavy duty commercial trailers would normally require a 48mm serrated, 60, or 63mm diameter.
What is used to move trailers?
A terminal tractor, known in the United States as a shunt truck, spotter truck, spotting tractor, yard truck, yard shifter, yard dog, yard goat, yard horse, yard jockey, hostler, or mule, is a kind of semi-tractor intended to move semi-trailers within a cargo yard, warehouse facility, or intermodal facility, much like …