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Old 02-23-2012, 02:13 PM   #1 (permalink)
Ed-in-Maine
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Which Trailer shape is better??

Hi All,
I've scrounged up some power tools and will start building my truck Duck Tail and a small "Teardrop" camping trailer. I can easily build either trailer type and both strike the right cord as to style to my eye, so my question is which shape would be better aerodynamically? The car in the scene is a Toyota Matrix which is the real tow car.

The trailer is built on a Harbor Freight 4'x8' trailer kit. Basic dimensions are set at 4' wide, 4' high and 8'-10' long(could go a little longer if that helps).
Thanks for any input.
Ed

Oh and much thanks to someone who mentioned Google SketchUP. What a fantastic free tool. I worked AutoCad a long time ago and this free tool would have cost a few grand back then. Computers and programers are simply amazing

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