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What Spare Parts Should I Keep Handy For My Trailer?

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A boat is being prepared for any eventuality. You’re basically dealing with three vehicles that you must prioritize and carry spare components, tools and consumables. These include The tow truck, boat , and the boat trailer. We will look at the trailer spares for your boat trailer you’ll need in order to keep it running.

Be aware that these tools and spares can be used in conjunction with security equipment.

Tools: On top of the tools needed to maintain your boat’s tip-top shape You’ll want to make sure that your tool kit is adequate for the repair and maintenance of your trailer for boats particularly if you are planning to travel away from home for a period of time. A well-stocked set of sockets, spanners and screwdrivers and pliers ought to be the minimum.
Wheel spare Wheels are one of the most essential spare parts for a boat If you’re fortunate (or you picked your trailer carefully) the wheel of your trailer’s design will be the same as that on your vehicle’s. Include a spare or a repair kit for punctures, including an inflator for tyres.
Jack stands as well as chocks Jack stands help with repairs and safer for your boat when it is mounted on the trailer. Also, you must always put chocks on the trailer’s wheels.
Wheel bearings seals, dust caps and wheel bearings If you notice sound or play on the wheels of your vehicle, then you could need to replace the wheel bearings. Keep spare seals and dust caps around as well.
Lubricants such as grease, water dispersant as well as degreaser. Your trailer for your boat is most likely to be submerged or even submerged to allow for the launch or recovery. This is why you require marine-grade lubricant and grease moving parts as well as corrosion-proofing greases like lanolin to shield the frame of the trailer. Also, you should make use of a water dispersant/degreaser, like WD40 for repair and cleaning easier.
Winch handles are very easy to misplace, as they’re inexpensive and so keep an extra one in case.
Nuts and bolts: A assortment of bolts, nuts and washers to deal with those inevitable circumstances.
Fuses: For the car and trailer.
Light bulbs: Have spares for the car boat, trailer and car.
Electric wires: you could require patching up wiring that has become damaged or worn due to friction. Keep in mind that the lights at the rear on your trailer could be submerged to allow for recovery and launch.
Electrical tape electrical tape is simple to use when fixing delicate electrical components.
Cable ties: Almost as versatile as duct tape.

It might be surprising to discover the number of extras you’ll must store on your boat, but unlike the car, you don’t bring your boat to the closest workshop.

Much of what you’ll require will depend on how proficient you are in the field of boat maintenance and repair and how long you’re planning to spend far from your home. In the ideal scenario, you’ll be aware of the fundamentals about how the motor operates as well as how to spot issues and how to get it running.

Learn more about our extensive range of spare parts for boats and trailers.