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Old 07-26-2011, 08:00 AM   #29
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It looks to me that your front end is to high. On a level surface take a measuring tap and mesure to the bottom of the frame on the front and rear of your trailer when hitched to your truck. you should be with in .5-1.5 of an inch of being level.

Also i see that you only have a total of 4 bolts holding the pin box to the frame. I would move the pin box back up and put the other 4 bolts back in so that you have 8 bolts holding the pin box to the frame. I would drill out the other four holes that should have been there from the factory and then put 4 more bolts in. I know if it was me i would just not feel safe with only four bolts holding my pin box to the frame.

As for the amount of clearance between the camper and truck bed it should be no more then 8 inches and no less then 5 inches
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It's never had more than four bolts holding it. That RV is not that heavy.

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It looks to me that your front end is to high. On a level surface take a measuring tap and mesure to the bottom of the frame on the front and rear of your trailer when hitched to your truck. you should be with in .5-1.5 of an inch of being level.

Also i see that you only have a total of 4 bolts holding the pin box to the frame. I would move the pin box back up and put the other 4 bolts back in so that you have 8 bolts holding the pin box to the frame. I would drill out the other four holes that should have been there from the factory and then put 4 more bolts in. I know if it was me i would just not feel safe with only four bolts holding my pin box to the frame.

As for the amount of clearance between the camper and truck bed it should be no more then 8 inches and no less then 5 inches
No matter what I do there is only two bolts per side, not enough meat to drill anymore holes.
But I think it is too high now, so will put the pin box back up to its original spot and maybe the hitch can come down one set of holes also.
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