Converting an older vis-a-vis to a 5th wheel

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Converting an older vis-a-vis to a 5th wheel

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    09-08-2009, 07:39 PM
Exclamation Converting an older vis-a-vis to a 5th wheel

Does anybody know if this is possible without making too many changes to carriage? The back 2 wheels each have a set of leaf springs facing front to back, but there's a bar that runs from the back to the front leaf spring, which goes side-to-side.

The carriage currently looks like this:

And I'd like to have it look like this:
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    09-09-2009, 01:14 PM
Nice carraige,i think any good joiner could make a bed and turntable for you have a look on dragon driving thers sometimes a man advertises on ther and it wouldent make any differance to the rest of the carraige
    09-09-2009, 01:16 PM
Would probably have to put leaf springs at the side of the front wheela

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