i did just that this morning. It was a tight squeeze and it did fit with me standing on the platform and using one foot to roll the trailer backwards by turning one of the back tires with my foot. (wife wasn't home yet)
what this did do was make me realize that my chimney will be going out the side and not the roof just in case i want to back it in the garage later on down the road lol.
i managed to get all of the old insulation out. WHAT A MESS. the back, top, and the outside of each inner tub had fiberglass batting. the right side door had it as well. the bottom and inside sides had a harder styrofoam type stuff. all of which caught fire or smoldered under heat. so i pulled it all out. the left door i saved for last thinking it was going to be like the right side and be really easy. NOPE. spray foam!!!! someone modified this door and did an alright job for a fridge but not for a smoker. so out came the spray foam. it took longer for that one door then the entire rest of the fridge.
never the less i got it done and cleaned out. i ran to Lowes and picked up a bundle of roxul and some fire resistant caulk.
i also took dimensions for all of the stuff i need to get made to replace all of the fiberglass plastic trim pieces. I was really hoping i could make this a lot more simple than what they did. but i dont think i can. good thing i work at a metal fab shop and have friends in the shop :)
I am ready to start putting the inner tubs back in with insulation once i get that stuff made. unfortunately i think this build is going to be on hold for close to two weeks since work starts again tomorrow and im guessing i wont get any parts for it until later this week and this weekend my parents are celebrating their 40th anniversary. I was really hoping to have my smoker up and running for this weekend but due to some circumstances outside of my control i only got to start this weekend. so i am borrowing a friends smoker and will be doing some brisket and pulled pork sammiches for their party.
Just before i finished up today i was cleaning up and noticed my trailer has a cross brace up front and the weld is cracked. its an all aluminum trailer. this has me nervous so i am going to talk to a friend of mine and have him come take a look at it and see what my options are.
not much to show pictures wise. so until next time. thanks for reading and following along with my build.