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Old 06-28-2019, 10:58 AM   #3120 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by NeilBlanchard View Post
I think the intake grill is for A/C mostly, and other cooling, and fresh air supply. It probably has a thermally controlled damper...............
I agree, good observations.

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The Lightyear One is nice, but look at the box it came in.
Interesting indeed, kind of looks like Thule roof top cargo box enlarged.

My guess is that it allows for maximum rear roll up door and a bit of styling and not based on actual aerodynamic needs. I mean why would a balanced trailer need tail down-force at speed? That's going to cause lift on the hitch on the other end and unbalance the load.

I'm posting this video here, looks to have some aero-content.

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