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Old 05-30-2015, 08:30 PM   #1
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Hitch adjustments

I moved my e2 round bar wd hitch down a notch to loo it to fit my new truck....

There small bolt on the center of the hitch head that allows the pitch to be changed... The dealer had the pitch coming back several degrees. Do I want this level...

When connected the trailer is level..
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Old 05-30-2015, 08:33 PM   #2
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Old 05-30-2015, 08:35 PM   #3
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Washers and small bolt which I am referring to.


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Old 05-30-2015, 09:03 PM   #4
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The less pitch, the less tension are on the bars, so the less weight distribution and tow vehicle leveling capabilities.
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Old 05-30-2015, 10:35 PM   #5
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So if I think of this .... If one was to remove a few washers it would then
less the pitch. Thus it would bring the front of the parts up higher and make the parts more level. As jesilvas said less tension on the parts. So if my hits not coming down as it stands now I should leave it?

I am towing about 7500# (loaded) With a Ram 3500 2015 with the 6.4 Hemi was more than enough with this configuration.
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Old 05-31-2015, 07:17 AM   #6
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It looks like 5 or 6 washers in there, which is how I usually set them up for your truck/trailer combo. Without seeing the truck/trailer picture I can't say 100% it's good, but probably is.

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Old 05-31-2015, 08:39 AM   #7
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I just spent 30 seconds downloading the setup instructions for your hitch.

I recommend reading and following them, rather then getting opinions of how to set it up, from a picture of a truck and trailer, parked on grass.

All it takes, is a tape measure, a level spot and some time.
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I did a lot of reading on this including the the owners guide located at
http://www.fastwaytrailer.com/wp-con...0710_small.pdf

With my loaded trailer as we normal travel minus a few food items. Connected to my 1 ton RAM 3500.

So measuring my front wheel well it at 40.25 unloaded and rear is at 42.25.

Placing in 4 washers and re-connected WD bars the front comes up over 42 which is a big no-no since the front is higher with with trailer installed... so back to 5 washers and make sure it tight against the drop down when I tightening the head to the dropdown.

So with the 5 washer installed the new front height is 40.375 and the rear
is at 41.25. From what I read they front should basically stay the same
and the rear should come down about 1 - 2 inches MAX.

Any thoughts on where I am at?
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I think you're close but I would try to get a little more weight on the front by tightening up the bars a little.
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I would leave it as is assuming the springbars are level.
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