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Old 02-15-2011, 08:13 AM   #15
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Sorry for questioning your objectives--the pin box connection/frame area is something I haven't given much thought to.
I guess now my thoughts would be: if you move the trailer weight rearward the potential for movement may increase? Seems I remember that the further forward the kingpin is, the more stable a hitchup will be?
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Old 02-15-2011, 02:40 PM   #16
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I think there is some Confucian on what I am trying to do I have no problem with level or spacing any were arond king pin or fiver to top of truck bed the whole point to this is geting the fiver a couple more inches behind the tv
mbass777, I do remember the days when hooking up as soon as the king pin box was in the bed of the truck, one had to stop and get out and close the tail gate before finishing the hook up. I hope two inches will do it for you. Here is a photo of a king pin box that is angular and moves the king pin away from the trailer as you drop it. Good Luck.
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Old 02-15-2011, 04:24 PM   #17
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Here are the pic's of my pin box with the hitch attached. As you can see the pin box is on the top set of holes and the hitch to base is on the second to last holes. This gives us about 5.5 in of clearance to the bed rails.
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