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Old 06-20-2008, 03:57 PM   #1 (permalink)
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CRV Cross Country Trip Aero - Temporary Aero Just for the Trip

Ok, I've been lurking around this site for the past week or so, and just figured I've gotta join to share and get some help. I have a cross country trip, NC to CA. I've been imagining an aero trailer to tow my motorcycle and I've been wanting to build an air dam for my V for the longest time. Fortunately I stumbled upon ECOMODDER!!!

I have less than a week to do it, and a modest wishlist. Also, the V mods have to be temporary b/c the lil' woman won't stand to drive around in a fugly modded car...

Here's what I'm planning to do:
Aero Enclosure for trailer

1" PVC schedule 40 pipe
FRP (Fiber Reinforced Wall Panels, used in commercial bathrooms)
Vinyl Cove base
Aluminum backing/framing

So, I'm new here, but I've been thinking about this for a long time (engineer), and I'm in construction... so FRP is used on commercial bathroom walls. It's cheap! And readily available at Lowes/HD. The vinyl cove base is also cheap, and should be more resistant to scuffing/scraping the ground.

Here's the car/bike/trailer (trailer in progress):

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