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Old 01-16-2015, 09:40 AM   #1
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so here is the problem the frame of the 5th wheel is the same height as the pin box and when backing up into some camp sites the frame hits the truck side wall (the hitch is up as high as it can go) any suggestions out there
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Old 01-16-2015, 09:46 AM   #2
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A picture of what you have would help us. Is the pin box itself hitting your bed side? Also what hitch
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Not real sure what your trying to say, do you mean you are still hooked to your truck when backing in your campsite and the trailer is hitting your truck bed?
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We're going to need some more information, to give you any advice. If the hitch is all the way up, do you have any adjustment in the pin box? If you could post a picture of your tow vehicle/hitch/camper/pin box, that would be very helpful too.
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I tried to post a pic !st time lets see if this works
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Tell you same we did at SOITC. Call company that made your camper and asked if you can cut that excessive part off. That is what needs to be done or raise hitch up. Can lower pin also
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Can you not lower the pin box?
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Looks like a DRV 5r. Had to do the same thing to my pin box. DO NOT CUT THE EXTRA FLANGE. Depending on the trailer weight determines the number of bolts that may be used to secure the pin box to the trailer frame. My trailer weighs in at 15K, 5 grade 8 bolts may be used instead of 6. Called DRV and they confirmed the use of 5 bolts. That pin box is heavy so if you do it yourself you will need help. The trick is to line the pin box and that plate you wanted to cut off to use 5 bolts and lower the pin box down. If memory serves me it moves down app 2 plus inches. After the pin box move has been completed you will need to adjust the hitch down in the truck
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Your trailer was built not to long after mine #7243. I have the 32RS3 Mobile Suite. I do not have photos of the pin box move but it did work . DRV stated that 5 bolts would not void the warranty. Check the Mor/Ryde pin box left side for the bolt info. No cutting or welding, just check the hitch in the truck to make sure it can be lowered to give you a level trailer and truck position.

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Your trailer was built not to long after mine #7243. I have the 32RS3 Mobile Suite. I do not have photos of the pin box move but it did work . DRV stated that 5 bolts would not void the warranty. Check the Mor/Ryde pin box left side for the bolt info. No cutting or welding, just check the hitch in the truck to make sure it can be lowered to give you a level trailer and truck position.

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yes it is a DRV 38RSB3 it came in at 17.000 lbs. when if was weighed at the factory Iam going to get reweighed now that it is loaded to se if lowering the pin box is a option
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