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Lot 841

1996 TPD Kitchen Trailer

  • Chassis no. 1T9C30034T1090177

Sold for $12,100

20'6"x8'6" three-axle aluminum composite trailer and GVW 10,000 lb. (est.).

Offered here is a fully-outfitted kitchen trailer, used by the Dingman Collection to cater a full vintage-racing race crew during the early 2000s.

TPD Trailers, of Sacramento, California, is a manufacturer of specialty trailers. Unique in the industry, they use seamless composite panels to construct sidewalls with no joints or plywood liners, resulting in trailers that are extremely resistant to heat and the stress of heavy usage. The chassis are constructed of high-quality aluminum box tubing, which not only offers an excellent strength to weight ratio but will never rust or require painting. Other features include rubber torsion axles, LED lighting, and aerospace fasteners.

This trailer was outfitted by American Coach, Inc., of Allen, Michigan, and remodeled for Mr. Dingman’s vintage racing in the early 2000s. It has a double stainless steel sink with gooseneck spray fixture, a six-burner gas range with oven, a range hood with exhaust, a microwave, two refrigerators, an upright freezer, and extensive cabinetry. It carries 150 gallons of water and is fitted with a 150-gallon waste tank. There is also a bulkhead-mounted Optimus stereo receiver with cassette deck. The back wall hinges down to form a ramp, when required for loading bulky objects, and a 20x40 foot canvas awning with poles is stored under the floor.

The trailer is in very good condition and is painted to match the Prevost motor home also offered in this auction. It will be ideal for teams on the racing circuit or very useful for any type of outdoor catering event.

Please contact our exclusive automotive transportation partner, Reliable Carriers, for a shipping quote or any other information on the transport of this vehicle.

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