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Old 10-03-2020, 07:51 AM   #15
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If you set up a equalizer hitch right you will be level. I remember seeing this demonstration using a Oldsmobile Tornado at a camping show in Philadelphia in the late 60s. The car hooked to a trailer drove around the lot as a demonstration.

I hook up my trailer then lift the back of the truck with the trailer tongue jack. Then I hook up the equalizer bats and chains. Then lower the jack if it is not level I repeat and shorten the chain length till my rig is level. After you get it right remember how many links you are using for your next hook up it should be the same each time.

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If you have an Equalizer it seems clear that
A. The dealer didn't put in enough 'washers' on the hitch and/or
B. You need to move the L brackets up at least a couple inches. The Equalizer manual has good instructions for this. If you didn't get one you can download one.
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