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Old 08-12-2011, 12:11 PM   #1
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Considering installing this pwer tongue jack but one thing concerns me. Using the the factory installed hand crank jack leavesme with jst enough clearance that allows me to oen my tailgate while hitched up. I'm wondering if anybody knows, on the barker 3500, the measurment from the center of the post to the front of the switch housing (or widest part at the front of the housing).
I'm just not completely sure I'll have the clearance I have now if I install this thing.


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Old 08-14-2011, 01:14 AM   #2
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Dont know exact measurements but I know you can install it with the head rotated sideways if you have cleareance issues.

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Old 08-14-2011, 06:41 PM   #3
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Yeah that had crossed my mind. Actually I guess I read it somewhere else about turning it sideways. I think it will be that or go with the Atwood which I'm pretty sure has the clearance I need.
Thanks for the reply.
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I installed one of these about a year ago sideways. It works great no problem with the tailgate. Very happy with it well worth the money.
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