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Old 10-06-2010, 02:59 PM   #1
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I have a Chevy 2500 diesel with a 6" lift and 36" tires and I am in the market for a new toy hauler and wanted to go to a fifth wheel. Is there a brand or anything I can do (reasonably) to make this happen?

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A 6" lift and 36" tires aren't going to work with a 5er. I think you will either need to lose the lift or pull a trailer. JMO

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You might be able to pull a 5er if you did a trailer over/under axle change as that will raise the unit about 6 inches but quite frankly, I would still be concerned with bed rail to trailer interference. I would probably lower the truck as even my F350 Lariat FX4 Off Road is OEM high and I have gouged the underside of my 5er even with 6"+ of bed clearance.
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The lifted truck is not the way to go pulling a 5er. A lift is less stable and if you lift the trailer that much, it will tend to lead it to poor towing manners. Also, the larger tires reduce your effective axle ration which is not good for towing. I'd take it back to stock height and tires.

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