Advice 1: How to register a homemade trailer

Some car enthusiasts dream to make a trailer to the car with their hands. However, you must keep in mind that to transport goods on the roads is allowed only in the case if your home was in the traffic police. Otherwise you risk getting a fine. Registration homemade trailer made in Interdistrict registration-examination Department (MREO) traffic police at the place of residence.
How to register a homemade trailer
You will need
  • Checks and certificates for all bought for trailer components and assemblies, description of the trailer, 4 photos of the trailer (on all sides) size 10X15.
Instruction
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Contact Interdistrict registration-examination Department (MREO) traffic police of your place of residence in respect of the registration of homemade trailer. Find out the exact list of documents required for this purpose. There you have to give a direction for examination of a homemade trailer in an accredited testing laboratory. It is carried out, in particular, and in the Central scientific research automobile and automotive engines Institute (NAMI).
2
Apply to the examination of a homemade trailer in an accredited testing laboratory. Attach to the application direction of the traffic police, and a trailer, checks, certificates for components and parts. You may need other documents. The exact list of find out to apply. Pay the cost of examination.
3
The laboratory checks the compliance of vehicle design with the established technical requirements. If expertize is successfully completed, the laboratory draws up the act of examination and issue you with a certificate on the trailer.
4
Apply for the certified registration of homemade trailer in MREO of traffic police, attach a copy of the examination report and certificate issued by the laboratory. The trailer will also need to show the traffic police. Pay the cost of registration.
5
After registration receive a certificate, state the number of your trailer and can easily transport goods on your vehicle in all directions.
Note
The trailer needs to be manufactured from components and assemblies factory production and put him on a certified hitch.
Useful advice
Before manufacture of the trailer, examine the requirements imposed on a homemade trailer and find out some moments of register a homemade trailer in MREO traffic police.

Advice 2: How to attach a trailer

In the process of transportation of goods, and, if economic works indispensable device is the car trailer. It allows you to carry much more things. However, for safe and quality work the trailer must be securely and correctly attached.
How to attach a trailer
You will need
  • - the car;
  • - trailer;
  • - tow bar.
Instruction
1
For fixing of conventional trailers, there are special hitch. Therefore, when buying such supplements to the main vehicle you will see that new trailer was equipped with all the necessary components for high-quality fasteners.
2
For attaching the trailer to a passenger car used tow. This device is traction type, which allows you to quickly and securely attach a trailer to a car, and later no less quickly to unhook him back. In the absence in the car of marokopa it can be bought in a specialty store and be installed on the back of your car. Typically, the tow bar be attached to the body with a coupling ball. To do it right, use the supplied to the device manual or get advice in the shop. Also for equipment of your own car tow bar you can go directly to the car wash. Please note that this device must be purchased from a proven point of sale, where it issued a guarantee.
3
In the absence of special anchorages pachrapa in the vehicle will have to drill the slot. Then, using bolts, attach the tow bar to the car body. All of these actions should be performed only by experts-motorists.
4
Please note that when attaching trailer to vehicle great attention should be paid to the observance of safety rules. So before you attach a trailer, please specify, whether will sustain this load the car. Ideally, the loaded trailer to a passenger car should not be heavier than 3,500 kg.
5
In any case, do not use fasteners for car made in the handicraft way. Remember that only quality factory fixtures ensure safe movement.

Advice 3: How to buy cars trailer

The trailer, according to the rules of the road – is also a vehicle intended for movement in structure with a mechanical vehicle, not equipped with its own engine. Therefore, thoroughness and responsibility in its purchase shall be the same as for any other vehicle.
How to buy cars trailer
Instruction
1
Before buying a trailer pre-determine the range of tasks he has to perform. According to these objectives determine the type of trailer you need: universal or special purpose. Universal trailers are called such models, which allow you to carry a variety of loads and people. Universal are also trailers homes, travel trailers for transporting animals. Model special purpose is designed for a certain type of cargo. For example, a trailer to transport the boat.
2
Depending on the type of car towing, its characteristics and the severity of transported goods make a choice between a light and a heavy trailer. Light trailers must not be heavier than 750 kg. Heavy have a mass exceeding a specified value. All heavy trailers are required to be equipped with its own braking system.
3
When choosing a trailer, pay attention to the compliance with the dimensions of your garage and the size of the vehicle towing. If the dimensions of the trailer or trailer together with the cargo exceed the width of the car, install a towing extension mirrors. Note the interchangeability of tires of the tractor vehicle and the trailer. The same bus will operate a passenger train with one spare wheel.
4
Always pay attention to the design of the suspension of the trailer and its shock absorbers. According to the statistical studies are the most reliable types of suspension systems for passenger cars of the trailer is a long stroke spring, torsion bar or leaf spring with shock absorbers damping. In the course of further operation of the trailer follow the timely change of lubricant in the bearings.
5
The vast majority of trailers to passenger cars are equipped with standardized towing device. However, always follow the quality and reliability of the locking device and towing vehicle towing vehicle. The design of the drawbar should correspond to the technical characteristics of the tractor, his size and ability to tow heavy trailers. Also when coupling the tractor and trailer should not be a different sort of backlash and clearances.
6
Many trailers to passenger cars are based on a welded frame. As the frame in the trailer is the main power and lifting element, when selecting a trailer consider the thickness and the section of the frame, the quality of the welds, the strength of the metal used.
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