Introduction: How to Make a Bike Trailer Out of a Wagon
This Instructable will show you how to Make an ordinary wagon into a bike trailer.
Step 1: Tools Needed
For this Project You need:
Metal you Can drill (I used Matal from an old Bike frame)
Flat head screwdriver
Normal drill (optional)
Hacksaw ( you may need it)
Step 2: The Hitch
For My hitch i used a 12.5 inch aluminum pipe with holes the size of my bike bolts drilled in each side. Only 1 side of My pipe was flatted so I had to flatten the other side with a vise. But that depends on if your pipe is flattened. After you have your pipe all flattened out and drilled, attach the hitch to the back bolt on your bike.
Step 3: Preparing the Wagon
To get your wagon trailer- ready:
1st you might need to take of the handle.
2nd I recommend you drill holes for bungee cords on the sides of the wagon.
3rd I also think the trailer looks cool and is more obvious to cars when you put some flags in the back so... If i were you i would drill holes for flags in the back to.
4th I had to cut a small piece of my wagon off with a hacksaw... if something is bumping the tire you might want to try cutting it.
(all these drilling recomendations are for plastic wagons only. I have never made one with a metal wagon, though you could probrably improvise to get the bungee cords on there)
Step 4: Hooking Up the Wagon
I cant say for you guys but for me all I had to do is take a pin out and slide it throughthe hole in the hitch back into its original placing.
Step 5: Enjoy Your New Trailer
I hoped this helped!! I mostly wanted to get the idea out there so you can improvise to cutomize it for yourself. This trailer has many uses for me i will use it on trash day to go pickin', and i will also use it for fishing.
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