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

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  • Converting an old vis a vis carriage to fifth wheel style.
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    09-08-2009, 08:39 PM
  #1
Weanling
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, 02:14 PM
  #2
Weanling
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, 02:16 PM
  #3
Weanling
Would probably have to put leaf springs at the side of the front wheela
     

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