Doonan® Engineers & Builds Chaparral II™ Flatbed Liftgate Trailer

doonan-liftgate-trailersDoonan® Specialized Trailer, LLC recently installed a MAXON® Railift® RC-2B series liftgate on a Chaparral II™ flatbed trailer. The 28’ x 102 aluminum, 2-axle, 22.5 tire, Chaparral II™ was the perfect model for the size and medium-duty load requirements required.

The Doonan® Chaparral II™ model trailer, combined with the efficiency of the MAXON® liftgate, provides exceptional capacity and durability for the most demanding applications. The self-contained, low-maintenance liftgate provides ease of loading and unloading from the rear of the trailer, and ensures a level ride throughout the lift for maximum load stability.


  • Fully automatic operation—no manual folding or unfolding.
  • Large platform easily handles palletized or cart loads.
  • Level ride platform.
  • Lifting capacity of up to 2,000 lbs.
  • High performing medium-duty Railift® combined with low maintenance needs

About Doonan® Specialized Trailer, LLC:
For over forty years, Doonan® Specialized Trailer, LLC has been dedicated to producing platform trailers that meet and exceed the specialized needs of owner operators. Its product lines include custom flatbeds, drop decks, oilfield trailers, extendibles, RGN lowbeds and double drops. Doonan® has an extensive network of independent Dealers located across the USA, Canada and Mexico. Headquartered in Great Bend, KS, Doonan® takes pride in its superior quality, craftsmanship and exceptional customer service.