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Anchorage daytrip for parts

520 miles on a long day

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So we were stranded on the roadside with a serious mechanical issue of our trailer but we used our time well in the weekend. We hiked in the beautiful area, then I cooked a nice mixture of Hungarian "paprikás krumpli" and a canadian stew so life could not be any better.


Monday morning we decided to go all together to Wasilla, 200 miles for the needed parts for the trailer. The other option was Anchorage another 40 or so miles. We arrived to Wasilla around 14:00 and the shop had half of the parts we needed. We decided to push on to Anchorage and buy everything at the place called Trailercraft, formerly owned by the great man helping us in out despair.

We arrived to Trailercraft and there we got everything we needed. As we soon need to replace the brakes of the trailer I decided to buy four full set of hubs and bearings. We will use one for now to get the trailer back on the road and once we returned to Canada and the weather is somewhat warmer we can replace the other thee as well.

After having all the parts we stopped for fuel and food, saved a youtube video on how to repack our bearing and started our 5,5 hours drive back to our abandoned trailer.

It was a loooong day, rained all the way and in the dark on the bumpy unpaved road I got very tired. Thankfully we arrived "home" safely around midnight.

Posted by divatmotoros 15:27 Archived in USA Tagged alaska

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