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Smittybilt Scout Trailer - 87400

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  • Smittybilt | Part Number: S/B87400
  • Fitment:Universal Fit
  • Availability:Out of Stock
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Smittybilt thought of everything with their new Scout Trailer. Starting with a fully boxed galvanized steel frame which is then powder coated with the under carriage featuring heavy duty undercoating. The Scout boasts a payload of 1763 pounds that allows you to carry enough gear for even your biggest adventures. Two-inch receivers are found at each end of the trailer that allow the use of articulating hitches and the addition of hitch mounted accessories. Three off-road jacks make the Scout easy to unhook and level. Electric axle brakes in conjunction with a self-charging trailer break away system provide the ultimate security in the event of trailer detachment and meet trailer brake laws in all 50 states. The independent trailing arm suspension features coil springs, dual shocks and limit straps which are both simple and reliable while providing a smooth ride. The galvanized 14-gauge powder coated tub has a large main compartment and two side cabinets meaning that you will never run out of space again. The side cabinets make a perfect spot to fit your generator or a camp kitchen, with easy access and locking t-handles. Removable steel fenders accommodate almost any size tire and an aluminum tongue box is perfect for deep cycle batteries and electrical systems. Below the instant-up tent(optional) by the main cabinet of the Scout houses dual sliding floors with four tie down points per slider and dual locking T-handles. Rain gutter rails allow for even further mounting of rack systems to carry your kayaks, bicycles, or whatever toys you want bring along on your next backcountry journey.

Customer Reviews

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5.0 Rugged Trailer

Awesome product, parts and hardware built well. Nice compartments and room to build and add your own features to.

from Northern California |
5.0 Great for camping, hiking, hunting

Let’s start with the downside, you have to put it together or pay to have it assembled., so add that to the cost with taxes, and registration. Now to the good part! You can have it assembled, comes with a normal size spare tire, great slide out trays. Kitchen area has a dish wash tray. I put a tent on top, an awning, water tank, and shower station. Technically you could be off grid for some time with this if you add propane, which I did. Get a fridge and solar battery. I also put an articulating hitch on for better stability and driving off road. I am actually, regretfully, selling mine, but such great rigs.

from Nevada |
So cool!
Water tank below tent and shower on the side
5.0 Smitybilt Scout Trailer

Great offroad large capacity trailer. Can setup camp and then go off roading or anywhere else you need to go without having to pull the trailer.

from Pacific NW |
5.0 ORV

Anyone,can survive,in a smitty bilt light weight survival pull behind living quarters,The off road life.



Question & Answers

31 Answered questions

Q: Is the tent rack height adjustable and if so, what is the min/max from the ground, not the clearance from the storage box?  Answer this question

A: The tent rack is removable on the Smittybilt Scout Trailer - Part # S/B87400

Answered by Dave from 4WP HQ on 05/17/2023

A: Max capacity is 800 lbs. for the Scout trailer tent mounts.

Answered by Dave from 4WP HQ on 05/17/2023

Q: Will 4WP provied installation service so I can pick up a functional trailer from store Answer this question

A: Yes they can do this. That’s the route I took. Did a great job. I would recommend going and checking all other bolts and screws though. The ones that weren’t part of the 4WP installation on mine were loose, some no better than finger tight. Check em all and get some lock-tite. 

Answered by Kevin from Denver on 08/23/2021

A: Yes, please contact your local 4WP store for an assemble quote.

Answered by Dave from 4WP HQ on 08/17/2021

Q: The static load capacity of the rack on top is 800lbs, but what is the dynamic load capacity? Answer this question

A: Dynamic is the same, once the action is fixed.

Answered by Dave from 4WP HQ on 06/14/2023

Q: What is the weight rating of the rack? What gauge and size tubing is it made of? Answer this question

A: Max capacity is 800 lbs. for the Scout trailer tent mounts.

Answered by Dave from 4WP HQ on 05/18/2023

Q: Can the kit be purchased without wheels and tires? If so price? Answer this question

A: Maybe, Give us a call Sales Support 877-474-4821

Answered by Dave from 4WP HQ on 05/17/2023


For 60 years Smittybilt has been fabricating aftermarket parts and today their products include Jeep tops, bumpers, lighting, winches and trail gear. Off-roaders count on the company's innovative parts like the original nerf bar side steps to equip their Jeeps for the trail and day-to-day driving. Pairing affordability without compromising quality is the hallmark of Smittybilt and the manufacturer's reputation carries over to products like its Overlander Series of tents, Adventure Boxes and SEMA award-winning magnetic trail skins for Jeeps. Smittybilt offers over 2,000 interior and exterior parts and accessories for 4x4s with multiple capabilities for jeepers of all levels. Shop Smittybilt Now


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