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Old 07-14-2016, 06:00 PM   #1
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Weight Distribution Hitch Question

Hello,

I just installed my Husky Centerline weight distribution hitch today. Attached is a picture of the truck and trailer. I think everything looks correct since both vehicles appear to be level to me.

But in the instructions it had me level the trailer before installation and measure from the front of the frame by the hitch to the ground my measurement was 21 inches. Then after the installation it said that the frame measurement should be 1/4 - 1" maximum higher than the original measurement. My new measurement is 20 1/8" so it's actually 7/8" lower. The instructions don't necessarily say it shouldn't be lower they just say that it should be a maximum of 1/4-1" higher. Everything appears to be level so I don't know if I should really worry about it or not. It definitely drives a lot better now with the WDH installed on it. Please let me know what you think.

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I think it looks great!

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Looks good to me except for one thing. Maybe just the angle but your tongue jack looks like it's down all the way.
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Looks good , the picture looks like the tongue jack is down ??? We have the Husky Centerline TS, and love it ! Is yours the original Centerline or the TS ?
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Looks good to me.

I've never worried about the measurement myself. My setup changes occasionally; loaded for a two week excursion is different than a short weekend trip. Too lazy to reach for the tape measure, so I eyeball it.
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I have a husky centerline ts and my trailer sits just a touch nose high. I took it for a ride and thought it pulled perfectly. I think it looks good!
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From what i have read, and prefer, is to have the nose of the TT very slightly down, Seem to tow better that way !
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Thanks for the advice everyone. Also I know it looks like the tongue jack is down in the pictures but it's off the ground a couple of inches.
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Looks good , the picture looks like the tongue jack is down ??? We have the Husky Centerline TS, and love it ! Is yours the original Centerline or the TS ?
I bought the Husky Centerline TS. Seems like a good WDH so far.
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From what i have read, and prefer, is to have the nose of the TT very slightly down, Seem to tow better that way !
I agree with this as when you brake it will not lift the rear of the TV as easily.
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