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Originally Posted by timebandit View Post
You might want to check the wheel bearings out before towing.
The foregoing is a very wise suggestion. You have found a Diamond in the Rough and it would be a shame to loose or damage it because of a trailer failure. This past week we observed the wreckage of a boat/trailer on the shoulder of I-75 in southwest Florida. Evidently the bearings on one wheel failed causing an axel to break and the wreck.

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