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Old 02-20-2018, 08:30 PM   #1
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Hitch set up HELP!

We are buying a 2010 Keystone Montana Mountaineer. And I just purchased a Demeco auto slide. Itís going in a 2015 GMC 2500 HD crew cab short bed. Wondering what holes do I put the hitch to the rails
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With my slider, the pin is centered over the axle....
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When I bought my hitch , Had them order one specifically for my truck so the instructions related exactly where to drill etc. made it fairly easy , but basically the hitch pin over the axle still.
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If the hitch is used with the industry standard rails...the spacing between rails is standard...and set to be centered or very, very slightly forward of the rear axle. This is what makes them so stable when towing.

As for the slots in the rails...they are there to accept hitches with different foot prints...some have wider bases than others. You simply want to center the hitch evenly between the rails...and see which slots line up.
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If you are using ISR - you no choice for and aft - the hitch has 4 eyelets that only fit in the appropriate slot on in the middle of each ISR and that sets you up for and aft. There are some additional slots on each side of the ISRs, but you'll see very quickly, they are designed for a wider or narrower foot print hitch. a Goosneck adapter (flat plate in the picture) for example will use the narrower set of pin holes.

here is a good pic - you'll note its using the wider holes on the ISRs.

They try to keep it simple .
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With my slider, the pin is centered over the axle....
^^^^ Same here. PullRite Superglide.
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No I'm talking about the hitch plate that is in the bed there are 3 different settings either low, medium, or high on the Demco? This is where the king pin meets the plate in the bed. I have it set on high right now but looks way to high. I need the Trailer no shorter than 6 inches off the bed. I have the measurements where the hitch sits in the bed of the truck I just need the height.
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No I'm talking about the hitch plate that is in the bed there are 3 different settings either low, medium, or high on the Demco? This is where the king pin meets the plate in the bed. I have it set on high right now but looks way to high. I need the Trailer no shorter than 6 inches off the bed. I have the measurements where the hitch sits in the bed of the truck I just need the height.

Thatís easy. Hook up the trailer and measure the distance from the trailer to the top of the bed. Then subtract six inches and thatís where your hitch needs to be.
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Depending on the camper weight and the truck, set the camper on the truck and see
I changed from a 2008 GMC extended cab DRW to a 2015 Crew cab DRW had to drop to the middle setting on my Curt Q24
A little high is OK if you have to hookup and go
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