2007 CV818T Vortech 18' x 8' 5' Z Tongue Bumper pull



My parents were quite involved in Vintage Car Racing for many years. They had this custom TPD build made to suit their extensive experience racing. Its quite a functional build out for smaller race cars or motorcycles. The layout is an efficient use of a sub-20’ trailer. But the best thing that can be said and is obvious from the pictures is that it was maintained with consistent attention to details (even the smallest). Maintaining every part of the trailer beyond what normal racers would is an impulse response my dad cannot shake. The tires were replaced several times even though the wear on them was barely noticeable. The bearings were repacked yearly and overall, the trailer has probably less than 5,000 miles (at most) on it since they pulled it off the TPD lot. Every race the tire pressure was checked to make sure inflation was at 50lbs exactly.

My father is a retired engineer and the care and detail that went into the trailer is obvious by the overall condition it is in now. If I was to tell you it was a two-year-old trailer it would be quite easy to believe it. It’s simply the cleanest used TPD trailer that you will be able to find out there. Take note of the pictures. Its truly clear it has spent its whole life under cover. Most of the time it was under a carport off the main 2500 sq ft shop and 80% of that time was with a cotton cover over it, but it did also spend time in the shop as well. The only sun exposure was on the drop-down ramp and it only resulted in little cracking of the die cut vinyl Lotus logo. You can see the pictures for more details. There is no Gel Coat fade at all. The trailer was professionally cleaned and waxed yearly to help protect it.


Here below are the build specifics:

Base TPD Vortech Trailer – 8’ x 18’ Trailer 2 each 3.5K axles for a total of 7,000 GVWR


Z Tongue, 5 ft

Aluminum Stone Guard

6 Foot Long Overhead Cabinet (3 Swing Doors)

8 Foot Long Overhead Cabinet (4 Swing Doors)

Enclosed Work Bench

2’ x 2’ Gear Closet with door w/ Shelf above battery and Shore Power Plug

Upgraded 30” RV door passenger side

Upgraded Electric Front Trailer Jack with night light

Built in 4K winch with 30’ Remote Control Switch

Upgraded Electrical Package:

2 Interior Lights, I quartz light is detachable, 70 Amp Breaker Box, 1 Interior 120 outlet and 1 Exterior 120 Outlet. 1 Extra 110V Quartz Light with plug.

2 Each Exterior Quartz Lights on Passenger side under Automatic Awning.

Multiple Recessed D-Rings in floor to secure cars or motorcycles

Fully carpeted Floors with D- Ring access cutouts

Ladder on front of van (above optional aluminum storage bin)

14’ Automatic A&E Weather Pro roll out canopy. Pewter Color Option This alone was a 2k option in 2006

15” Spare Tire with cover mounted on the optional front mounting bracket on 5’ Z Tongue

Large 6 drawer Craftsman Tool Box with bearing drawer guides.

Optional Window installed in the optional 30” RV side door.

Over 20K spent in 2006 for base trailer plus options. Very clean and useful race trailer build.


I am selling this for my parents. I believe based on current market values the price is more than fair for a TPD trailer. If you do not agree do not keep looking for a TPD trailer. These are the best race trailers made hands down, so you have to pay a little more than other brands if you want the best. I sold my 2005 Titan during the great recession for 2k more than I paid for it several years earlier. Common story for TPD’s.

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Trailer Type: Bumper pull
Length: 18
Model Year: 2007
Model Number: CV818T Vortech 18' x 8' 5' Z Tongue
Number of Axles: 2
Axle Capacity (Per Axle): 3500 lbs
GVWR: 7000
Condition: Pre-owned
Price: $25000
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