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First, note that towing a trailer is not recommended by Honda and it could void the warranty.

The trailer is built to carry more than the limited 360 pounds of total gear into the car (including the people on board). Having the weight on the trailer wheels permit to carry more. The tongue weight varies from 5 to 15 pounds and does not disturb the driving height of the rear suspension.

Pictures of a "blue" trailer (those are modified pictures)

bulletSide front view
bulletSide rear view
bulletRear view
bulletFront view
bulletTongue view
bulletRed trailer side view
bulletWheel cover
bulletSpare tire under the trailer
bulletView of the spare under the trailer

Here is a view of the original trailer parts: 4'x4' trailer, 3'x4' aluminum plate and the 18 cubic feet cargo box

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Side front view

bulletThe trailer is drafting behind the car.
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Side rear view

bulletNo MPG impact was noticed when the trailer is empty. The aerodinamic has not changed.
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Rear view

bulletOnly the tires and wheel covers have to somewhat "cut" through the air
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Front view

bulletThe trailer's tires run in the same track as the rear tires of the car
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Tongue view

bulletThe security chain is attached to the two "Eyes" of the hitch
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Red trailer side view

bulletView of the trailer. It has a SportRack 18 cubic feet box.
bulletThe box is bolted on an 3 x 6 foot aluminum plate 1/16 thick.
bulletThe inside floor has 1 1/2 inch cushioning to prevent damaging the stuff it carries.
bulletIt has two key locks.
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bulletThe trailer is secured to the ground with a 5 foot x 2 1/2 inch plumbing tube that has a 1 /78 inch ball welded.
bulletThe tube was nailed 4 foot into the ground with a big hammer
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Insight Pack sticker

bulletView of the sticker created/made by my friend Dominic B.
bulletSame image is used on the Home page
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Wheel cover

bulletView of the wheel covers. It was made out of an 8 inch golf cart cover and a Honda Civic hub cover.
bulletThe rims where painted black to help hide it and create the illusion of a real mag.
bulletThe tires and rims are 4.80 x 8 standard trailer wheels
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Spare tire under the trailer

bulletView of the spare under the trailer's back.
bulletA lever will unlock the support to lower the wheel
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View of the spare under the trailer

bulletThe support is made out of the removed spring leafs.
bulletThe rim is held by a chromed exhaust tube welded to the leaf/
bulletIt has an hinge to lower the wheel and a tie-rap to prevent the locking bolt to unscrew accidentally
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bulletYou can see that I had reduced the trailer width so the axel and the trailer frame was cut and welded back
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Last modified: 09/08/04.