Explorer V-Nose 8.5 Wide

Explorer V-Nose 8.5 Wide Aluminum Enclosed Cargo

Available Axle Configuration: Tandem


A step up from our 8.5 wide Thunder series, the 8.5 wide Explorer features all of the components found in our Thunder series plus a sloped-style nose, chrome nose corners, a larger 24” stone guard, lighted grab handle at the side door, 4 D-Ring Tie Downs, aluminum door holdback, and upgraded interior lighting.

Standard Sizes

Tandem Axle: 8.5x18, 8.5x20, 8.5x22, 8.5x26


Tandem Axle: 7,000# - 9,990#

Common Uses

General Cargo, Auto Hauling, ATV/UTV, Powersports, Lawn & Landscape, Construction

Manufacturers Limited Warranty

Structural: 3 Years
Aluminum Roof: 25 years
Engineered Wood Floor: 25 years


Images may be shown with options that are not standard

Tandem Axle

Overall Length264"288"312"360"
Overall Width102"102"102"102"
Overall Height100"100"100"100"
Interior Box Length + V16'+2'18'+2'20'+2'22'+2'
Interior Box Width98"98"98"98"
Interior Height78"78"78"78"
Width Between Fenders83"83"83"83"
Rear Door TypeRamp DoorRamp DoorRamp DoorRamp Door
Rear Door Height73"73"73"73"
Rear Door Width90"90"90"90"

Estimated Empty Weight1,940#2,120#2,300#2,500#

ModelAll Sizes
Axle TypeE-Z Lube Torsion
Axle Size3,500#
Brakes2 Electric Brakes
Tire SizeST225/75R15 Nitrogen Filled
WheelsSilver Mod Steel

ModelAll Sizes
Cross Members Size2” x 3” Tube
Cross Member Spacing16” OC
Frame2” x 6” PerimeterTube
Roof Bow Size1” x 1.5” Radius Tube
Roof Bow Spacing16” OC
Roof ProfileFlat Top
Roof TypeSingle Piece Aluminum
Wall Stud Size1” x 1.5” Tube
Wall Stud Spacing16” OC

ModelAll Sizes
Floor3/4” Engineered Wood Panel
Interior Walls3/8” Engineered Wood Panel
CeilingsOptional Finishes
Exterior SkinBonded, Screwless, .030 Alum.

ModelAll Sizes
Dome Lights1 - 12v Rectangle LED Dome w/ Wall Switch
Exterior Lighting TypeSurface Mount LED

ModelAll Sizes
Coupler2 5/16” A-Frame
Jack2,000# Top-Wind
FendersATP Fender
Side Door36” Curbside RV w/ Flush Lock & Alum. Holdback
Tie DownsOptional
Vents2 Plastic Side Air Vents

Legend Manufacturing Inc. 7945 N. Alger Rd. Alma, MI 48801 | Phone: 989-227-0800 Fax: 989-227-0801