3 Metre Hydraulic Flat Top Trailer

This plan is for a tough, flexible and versatile dual axle Flat Top trailer in the size of (10 x 6 ft.) 3000×1800. The Subframe is of strong RHS with plenty of support using 4 cross members, and cross braces. The body sides can be purchased at most trailer suppliers.

Included in this Trailer Plan
  • Drawings
  • Pictures
  • Part and cut lists
  • Construction tips
  • General advice
  • All in PDF file Format



Option of the plan

A design with many options like, tie rails, also spare wheel options for room for tool boxes. Underbody tool boxes can be fitted to under the trailer as well. Using a 6 Stage Ram, with an approx. tipping angle of 45 degrees, widely available from www.goughtransport.com.au and many others within Australia

With the plans, you will be able to build your own trailer, and save a lot of money, as to buy a trailer like this is very expensive. Plans include all parts and tool box drawings, cut lists.

With the plans you will be able to build your own trailer, as there are so many options available with different side gate heights, underbody tool boxes, and different gate hardware.

A centre drop in gate post makes it easier to use than long Tailgates that can bend due to their length.

Tandem Roller Rocker Suspension used to carry this Tandem Trailer, the Brake and Axle setup will depend on the required weight rating needed.

The Hydraulic Pump can be located inside the front Tool Box or up underneath the front of the Trailer.

It is recommended to fit safety system to the Trailer in class of Hydraulic Pressure failure.

Many Types of Braking System can be used, such as Mechanical, Electric or even Hydraulic.

The plans conform to the Australian National Code of Practice – Building Small Trailers (VSB1). Trailers built to comply with this code of practice can be registered for on-road use in Australia


    Tandem Dual Axle Hydraulic Tipping Flat Top Trailer
  • Size 10 x 6 ft. (3000 x 1800 mm)
  • Gross Vehicle Mass (GVM) of up to 3500kg
  • Weight of Trailer (ATM) approximately 750kg
  • Chassis Construction – RHS
  • Roller Rocker Suspension
  • 4 Wheel 12 inch electric brakes
  • 50 mm square axles
  • 45 mm Square axle
  • Electric Brakes for easy stopping
  • Break away System and in car controller
  • 3500kg rated coupling
  • Swing up Jockey Wheel
  • Spare Wheel Mount