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Old 02-01-2005, 05:52 AM   #1
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Ok all u CTD owners, this ones for u. I have a 01 CTD dually and use it to pull a 01 Sandpiper 30ft 5er. Everyone thing is not level when hooked up as the rear of the CTD sticks up in the air.. My questions(s) is:
1: Would u install a smaller block in the CTD rear that would lower it about 2 inches and then try adjusting the hitch & kingpin on the 5ver??? or (Cost about $120)
2: Reinstall the 5ver springs from below the axles to the top???? Cost about ($200-300) or
3: All of the above??
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Ok all u CTD owners, this ones for u. I have a 01 CTD dually and use it to pull a 01 Sandpiper 30ft 5er. Everyone thing is not level when hooked up as the rear of the CTD sticks up in the air.. My questions(s) is:
1: Would u install a smaller block in the CTD rear that would lower it about 2 inches and then try adjusting the hitch & kingpin on the 5ver??? or (Cost about $120)
2: Reinstall the 5ver springs from below the axles to the top???? Cost about ($200-300) or
3: All of the above??
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My answer was 3. (all the above). I had the back end of my 01.5 CTD dropped by the dealer per a Dodge TSB. Northwood built my 5er with the axles "flipped" at the factory. All is good.
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Do u think I could try lowering the CTD and then try some adjustments on the hitch and kingpin??????????
What is the TSB # that u are referring to???????
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Here's the TSB. http://www.klenger.net/dodge/2nd-gen...ear/index.html

I got it done under warranty, but I understand the price is around $600 if you have to pay for it. There are ways to do the same thing for a lot less money.

I would agree that lowering the truck 1st is the way to start.
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I don't think Dodge would cover my CTD even though it is still under the 5yr-100,000 mile engine warranty. I am going to have the large space blocked removed and replaced with a 2 incher, than try some hitch/kingpin adjustmnents. If that doesn't level it out, than I will go with the springs on top of the axles.. Thanks for ur help..........
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