What Are The Essential Trailer Parts?

Perhaps you’ve just purchased your dream trailer, or you’ve owned one for a while. Whether it’s a tandem axle box trailer, a TuffMate 2000, or a plant trailer, one thing is certain; you will at some stage need trailer parts. Trailer parts are relatively inexpensive and can come in handy at unexpected times. For example, if you run into trouble on the road or need to do some maintenance, having the right trailer parts available can save you a lot of time and effort.

Thankfully, there is a wide range of trailer parts available through Trailers 2000’s Online  Parts Store to help you out with any requirement. Here, we look at some essential trailer parts that you may need to assist you keep your trailer in tip-top running order.

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Mudguards are often an overlooked albeit essential trailer part. Mudguards help to protect your trailer from rocks, mud, water, and other road hazards. They also help to protect other cars from debris thrown up by the trailer from the road. 


Trailer bearings are something you should have at home or carry with you if you are travelling.  When you find you need your bearings whether it be for maintenance of or a repair you will be very pleased you have them with you.


Trailer couplings hitch the trailer to the towing vehicle. Trailer couplings come in different sizes and styles. Most coupling suit the most popular 50mm towball however there are some specialty coupling such as off road coupling that have special fittings required on the towing vehicle.

(Spare) Wheels

A spare wheel is an essential part to have with you at any time.  You never know when you may need one and when you do you’ll be grateful you have one with you.  It will save you many hours of frustration.

Lights and electrical components

Safety on the road should always be your priority, especially when towing a trailer behind you. Always ensure your trailer tail lights, indicator lights and brake lights are functional before you start driving. You should also check your markers before hitting the road.


For your safety and that of other road users, it is important to keep your brakes in good working order. A braking system is designed to keep you safe. Having functional trailer brakes is very important in any circumstances. They offer more control and stability and help you stay in control.

There are different types of trailer brakes, such as electric brakes, and mechanical brakes. Each of these trailer brakes has different benefits for performance and safety.

Optional trailer parts

Apart from these must-haves mentioned above, there are also other trailer parts that are no less important. If you’re looking to add a cage or a cover to your trailer, Trailers 2000 offers a wide range of options. These include:

  • Cages
  • Ladder Racks
  • Jockey Wheels
  • Spare Wheel
  • Brake Parts
  • Cage & Tonneau Covers

Where can I get quality trailer parts?

As a trailer manufacturer, Trailers 2000 knows how critical it is to get quality trailers and trailer parts. Our hot dip galvanised trailers and TuffMate 2000 trailers speak for themselves. If you’re searching for where to get trailer parts, look no further. Trailers 2000 Parts is your one-stop shop for all things trailer parts.

Trailers 2000 Parts is a subsidiary of Trailers 2000. One thing you’re assured of when shopping from our online parts shop is quality. From hubs, axles, lights, and wheels to jockey wheels, cage covers, and springs, you’re sure to get durable and quality parts in our online shop.

Having the right trailer parts gives you confidence when towing and ensures your trailer is in tip-top condition. Trailers 2000 specialises in building durable trailers and supplying quality trailer parts. We are also a custom trailer manufacturer with the right experts to design a trailer for you. You can get all the essential trailer parts at Trailers 2000 Parts. Browse our catalogue or contact us today for quality trailer parts.