The 5′ x 8′ Teardrop Trailer Kit


For the first time, YOU Can Build Our Classic Teardrop Trailer!

You can now have the exact parts and plans that we’ve used to build our commercially produced trailers since 2007!

The 58 Heald teardrop camper is an aerodynamic, light, comfortable, vintage-looking trailer.  Its interior queen-size mattress and hand-built cabinetry assure relaxation and organization on any camping trip.  The versatile galley is a great place to cook up nearly anything you desire.  The 58 Heald teardrop trailer is a great way to get away!

Included In This Kit:

  • ALL of our manufacturing build plans, written guides, videos
    • Welded Teardrop Trailer Plans
    • Trailer Frame Wiring Plans
    • Body Construction & Wiring Plans
  • ALL the necessary CNC wood parts for the Galley Hatch Door, Sidewalls, and Cabinetry
  • ALL Galley Hatch Seals & Trim
  • ALL Galley Hatch Hardware – Locking latch, gas struts, brackets
  • All Plywood – You cut according to the build plans
  • All Body Wiring, Lighting, Fan, and charger (Battery not included for shipping purposes)
  • All Body Hardware – slides, brackets, and fasteners
  • Retro Wheels – Tires, Wheels, Baby Moon Hubcaps
  • Round Steel Fenders (Raw steel)
  • Entire Weldable Teardrop Trailer Frame Kit – All laser cut Parts needed for a Steel Frame
  • 2000 lb Dexter Spring Axle & Brackets – Made in the USA
  • Two Teardrop Trailer Doors with Deadbolts and locking Latches
  • Chrome Model A Tail Light Bundle – Classic with glass lenses that read “STOP”
  • Gray ToughGrade Filon Wall Skins
  • Aluminum Roof Skin (Mill Finish)
  • Galley Hatch Aluminum Skin (Mill Finish)
  • Roof Edge Trim, Vinyl Insert, and hardware

We’ve designed the 58 Heald to be as maintenance-free as possible so that your time is spent doing what you want…traveling! The CNC machined parts ensure tight seals and a strong body.

This little trailer is so light and usable that it can be pulled by any car with a 1000 lb towing capacity or more.

Orders are manufactured and filled in the order in which they are purchased.  Now Taking Orders for September 2024.
This kit must be picked up in person from our shop in North Idaho.


Available on backorder

Quality is Pride of Workmanship

– Something to be passed down to the next generation  –

Your teardrop trailer build can be a thing of beauty, long-lasting function, and a way to make life-long memories.

This is what you can anticipate your Final teardrop trailer build will be like – if you follow our plans and use our recommended materials and parts.

Total Trailer Plans & Kit Specs:

  • Dry Weight: 745 lbs
  • Dry Tongue Weight: 105 lbs


  • 2″x1″ C channel steel frame
  • Deck Size: 5’x8′
  • Tongue Length: 3′ 5″
  • Total Chassis Length: 11′ 5″
  • Total Chassis Width (including fenders): 9′ 6″
  • 1100 lb Torsion Axle with Easy Greasing Hubs
  • Rounded Steel Fenders
  • A-frame trailer coupler
  • Safety Chains
  • 7-pin molded wiring harness with on-frame storage clip
  • LED Running lights -Amber & Red-
  • Mounted swivel Jack with castor Wheel
  • 175-80-13 Bias Ply Trailer Tire
  • 13″ Steel Wheels
  • Mounted Spare Tire -with Chrome “babymoon” hubcap
  • Glass Lens Model-A Tail Lights


    • Exterior
      • Body Size: 5′ wide x 8′ long x 4′ tall
      • 3/4″ Birch Plywood Walls
      • Amber Porch Lights
      • 0.04 Aluminum Roof Skin
      • 0.04 Gray Filon Wall Skins
      • Large Smoked Glass Exterior doors with locking & dead-bolted latches
      • Optima Marine Deep Cycle Gel Battery -blue-top-
      • Battery Maintainer
      • Weather-proof exterior 110V access port
    • Cabin Interior
      • Interior Roof Skin
      • Insulated Roof
      • CNC Wood Cabinetry
      •  12V & 110 V Accessory Outlets
      • Low voltage Fan-tastic or MaxxFan Roof Vent
      • 2 LED Interior Reading Lamps
      • 1 Marine Grade Chrome Finish Dome Light
    • Galley Interior
      • 2 Marine Grade Chrome Finish Dome Lights
      • CNC Wood Cabinetry
      • Shelving with storage bins
      • Slide-out Cooler Access
      • 110V -GFCI- & 12V Accessory Outlet
      • Fuse Block

What’s Not in the Kit?


  • This kit can only be picked up in person from our shop in North Idaho
Weight850 lbs
Dimensions93 × 62 × 34 in
Trailer Skin Options

Entire Kit without Skins, Entire Kit with CNC Aluminum Skins, Trim & Hardware


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