Model 96 Aerotear Teardrop Trailer Specifications:
Gross Vehicle Weight = 900 Lbs.
Gross Axle Weight = 900 Lbs.
Vehicle Net Weight = 580 Lbs.
Tongue Weight = 84 Lbs.
Overhead Clearance = 62"
Body Width = 48" - Length = 96"
A full sized CAD
Pattern is available for this, and other teardrop trailers.
Sides and floor are 1/2" Oak Ply, with roof spars 1" x 2" clear
oak installed on 8" centers. Axle is Dexter rubber
torsion. Wheels are 15" with ST205 75 R15 tires.
Another view depicting roof spars. The bottom of the plywood sides are
even with the bottom of the frame. Floor and sides are tongue and
groove. Prior to installing body to frame the body floor is undercoated
with standard trailer roof coating available at most hardware stores, home depot
and RV centers.
Frame for 9" roof vent. Interior views of cabin storage and ledgers
for 1/8" luan roof skin.
A view of the Galley, storage area, and overhead with roof spars. The deck
lid is hinged and attached to the galley counter top. Both are covered
Seven individually sized sheets of aluminum siding applied using acrylic tape (see
External Covering) and routed with
a pattering bit for a perfect fit to
plywood sides. Commercial padding and carpeting installed on tack
strips. Cabinet front added inside cabin.
View of hatch before covering with 1/8" ply and aluminum skin.
Installing molding. Interior completed.
Hinge, doors and roof vent installed. Doors are 28" x 28" RV
windows for trailers and vans constructed with flat sides. These were purchased
directly from the manufacturer.
Hatch covered, skinned and installed with attached slide supports.
Right door installed. Weather stripping installed.
11" aluminum fenders installed. All moldings were added
including insert moldings. Exterior cleaned up.
Interior view with sliding desk top. Port holes in storage cabinet front
edged with same weather stripping as applied to doors.
Galley with entrance to storage.
top view of inside galley and storage entrance.
Inside of storage area in galley.
And that's all for now.
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