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  1. Tongue Weight for First Trailer Trip?

    MC Trailer Board
    Looking for a few words of wisdom from the old hands. :lol: My wife and I are headed out for our first multi-day trip with a trailer. We're getting started with a well used but mechanically sound PiggyBacker. It weighs 205 pounds empty. The tongue stand weight is about 15 pounds with 95 pounds...
  2. Aerodynamic Trailer Bodies?

    MC Trailer Board
    Have any of you installed a lower, smoother, more aerodynamic body on your Harbor Freight, Aluma or PiggyBacker frame? Pictures? Suggestions? Just thinking of an improvement project.
  3. How Much Weight to Reduce Trailer Bounce?

    General MC Message Board
    I just bought a used, older Piggy Backer trailer--the kind with leaf springs. I want to take it for a ride, not a trip. How much weight should I throw in there to stabilize the ride and reduce bouncing when I'm just tootling around? I can throw a 45 pound plate in there. Suggestions on where to...
  4. Are Most Trailer Bodies Made Backwards?

    MC Trailer Board
    I'm not an aeronautical engineer--although I did once stay at a Holiday Inn Express--but, the little I know about aerodynamics is that a tear drop is the most aerodynamic shape. It has a rounded front and a tapered back. We can simulate a long tapered teardrop back and trick the air by having...
  5. Piggy Backer mods, paint and chrome

    MC Trailer Board
    Anyone added paint or chrome to your Piggy? I was thinking of a chrome rack on the top (for show and so my bean bucket, non-weight bearing). Any Ideas? Just to get it started, Piggy backer pics. More latter today. below
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