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#11325551 - 01/05/16 08:45 PM Boat trailer inspection required?
lakeforkfisherman Online   happy
Elliptical Mechanic

Registered: 08/04/06
Posts: 9135
Loc: Dallas/Quitman
Just got my 2016 trailer tag renewal. Am I really required to take my trailer to be inspected in order to get renewed? If you've ben through this, I am interested in what they inspect and how the process works. Thanks,
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#11325699 - 01/05/16 09:33 PM Re: Boat trailer inspection required? [Re: lakeforkfisherman]
grout-scout Offline
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Registered: 12/08/08
Posts: 5949
Loc: Boerne, Texas
If it says you have to get it renewed then yes you have to have the inspection. Pretty simple, they check the lights, tires, safety chains/cable, etc and they are supposed to check the brakes; but my place did not do that.

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#11326908 - 01/06/16 01:55 PM Re: Boat trailer inspection required? [Re: lakeforkfisherman]
Windbreaker Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 10/24/14
Posts: 108
Loc: Corsicana, TX
State inspection is only required for trailers that weigh over 4500 pounds. Most bass boat trailers do not weight that. My 19 bass boat trailer weighs 1200 pounds without the boat. With the boat,gear, gas,etc. its about 3000 pounds

More information here....http://www.txdmv.gov/motorists/buying-or-selling-a-vehicle/trailers
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#11327064 - 01/06/16 02:52 PM Re: Boat trailer inspection required? [Re: lakeforkfisherman]
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Registered: 04/24/08
Posts: 1902
Loc: wford / t-wok
required with a GVWR of more than 4500 lb.s , does not matter what it weighs it is what it is rated for.
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#11328488 - 01/07/16 07:41 AM Re: Boat trailer inspection required? [Re: trlrman]
TxPanhandle Online   content
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Registered: 07/02/11
Posts: 268
Loc: Texas Panhandle
Originally Posted By: trlrman
required with a GVWR of more than 4500 lb.s , does not matter what it weighs it is what it is rated for.


This is correct
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#11329124 - 01/07/16 11:57 AM Re: Boat trailer inspection required? [Re: lakeforkfisherman]
Jim N Offline
Angler

Registered: 04/12/05
Posts: 368
Loc: Houston
If your trailer requires it, you should have received a letter stating so instead of an actual renewal form. No ig deal, but it's a hassell as I had to get the inspection then take the letter and inspection to the tax office instead of going anywhere.
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#11335768 - 01/10/16 08:06 AM Re: Boat trailer inspection required? [Re: lakeforkfisherman]
papamark Offline
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Registered: 04/28/05
Posts: 10466
Loc: Winnsboro
I took my boat registration to the tag place and told the lady that my boat and trailer together didn't weigh that much, and mine said the trailer was 4500. She asked what my boat weighed and I showed her, she changed it and now I don't have to have it inspected.

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#11336738 - 01/10/16 04:03 PM Re: Boat trailer inspection required? [Re: lakeforkfisherman]
CrazyCajun Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 01/31/13
Posts: 884
Loc: lindale
did you go have it weighted mark?
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#11336987 - 01/10/16 06:22 PM Re: Boat trailer inspection required? [Re: lakeforkfisherman]
Finesse Master Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 12/18/15
Posts: 958
Loc: DFW
I had taken mine to a local scrap yard and used the scales there. Gave the guy 20 for lunch probably made his day haha

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#11337684 - 01/11/16 02:30 AM Re: Boat trailer inspection required? [Re: lakeforkfisherman]
papamark Offline
Mini Tractor

Registered: 04/28/05
Posts: 10466
Loc: Winnsboro
Nope, it says on my paper work how much my boat weighs

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#11337758 - 01/11/16 06:38 AM Re: Boat trailer inspection required? [Re: lakeforkfisherman]
CrazyCajun Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 01/31/13
Posts: 884
Loc: lindale
ok im go check it out
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#11344593 - 01/13/16 08:22 PM Re: Boat trailer inspection required? [Re: lakeforkfisherman]
Lou r Pitcher Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 10/06/05
Posts: 1703
Trailer inspection was not required on my renewal occurring last month....a 2007 Ranger Z19.
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#11348786 - 01/15/16 05:03 PM Re: Boat trailer inspection required? [Re: lakeforkfisherman]
CJ.Skeeter Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 12/07/04
Posts: 130
Loc: Flower Mound
Anybody know a place near Fork to get this done?

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#11349250 - 01/15/16 08:34 PM Re: Boat trailer inspection required? [Re: CJ.Skeeter]
Gamblinman Online   content
Extreme Angler

Registered: 11/26/02
Posts: 2442
Loc: Yantis, TX
Tire shop on the south side of Yantis. Make sure everything works, lights, and brakes.
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#11378287 - 01/29/16 04:42 AM Re: Boat trailer inspection required? [Re: lakeforkfisherman]
Derek Stansell Offline
Angler

Registered: 07/14/05
Posts: 415
Loc: Leonard,Tx
Only if you have a very heavy boat.
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