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Old 05-03-2016, 05:51 PM   #15
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Addressing directly... is 6" too much...

There's part of your measuremnt missing. 6 inches in how many feet. Mine was 4 inches too high in 7 feet. I have a 7 foot level. Pin to centerline of the back wheel, which is the fulcrum, is 17 feet for me was about 11 inches too high. If your using a two foot level, you need to calculate how many two feets you have from pin to the centerline of the back axle.

That does not mean I needed to lift mine 11 inches. A 4 inch lift was perfect for me. You will need to fill in the blank to know what you need to do. With lifting, a little bit goes a long way.
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Old 05-03-2016, 07:57 PM   #16
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Addressing directly... is 6" too much...

There's part of your measuremnt missing. 6 inches in how many feet. Mine was 4 inches too high in 7 feet. I have a 7 foot level. Pin to centerline of the back wheel, which is the fulcrum, is 17 feet for me was about 11 inches too high. If your using a two foot level, you need to calculate how many two feets you have from pin to the centerline of the back axle.

That does not mean I needed to lift mine 11 inches. A 4 inch lift was perfect for me. You will need to fill in the blank to know what you need to do. With lifting, a little bit goes a long way.
That was from the front of the trailer, frame to street and rear of trailer frame to street, so about a distance of guessing 24'.
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Old 05-03-2016, 08:18 PM   #17
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6" on 24 feet aint that bad. How does the equalizer triangle between the two leaf springs look? It should be close to level. Also take a peek on how close the top of each tire is to the bottom of the floor above them.
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Before, gap between top and tailgate and trailer frame was about 1-1/2 inches. It's at 6 or 7 after. I plan to lift the truck 2 inches in the front only. That should put it at 8 at the tailgate. i have a good size hump to clear going out of out driveway. Before I went out 1 time and had to creep at an angle with someone ready to shout STOP
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The new ram trucks are ridiculously high. I came from a Ferd and to a 15 Ram...need step stool now

Ford will be just as high for 2017.
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