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2 years 6 months ago #576 by PhilipN
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Hi, We have a Dandy 4 from the early seventies (orange and white). It's in lovely condition, but I have recently converted part of the garage into a workshop. Now, the main box fits perfectly, however the drawbar intrudes into the work space and I am getting very sick of bashing my shins on it.

Has anyone any experience or advice on the practically or legality of this? My thoughts are to cut the A frame at the appropriate point and weld/bolt a section of steel to the main end, and bolt the hitch end on as needed, still thinking about the solid rod brakes, possibly just detach them and reattach and adjust when needed. I would put a dolly wheel (strap on) at each end to support and aid manoeuvring in and out of the garage.

Any ideas, or is this just fantasy?

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2 years 6 months ago #582 by NeilT
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I am not at all sure about the logistics in doing that, someone like Pat may be able to advice

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2 years 6 months ago #590 by PhilipN
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Hi Neil, who is Pat?

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2 years 6 months ago #591 by NeilT
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A member here, that did a full restore...

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