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Old 10-16-2020, 10:37 AM   #15
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Originally Posted by Goodspike View Post
What manual? That really makes very little sense even if it's the truck's manual, but if it's the hitch manual it makes zero sense. Different trucks have different squat. On many trucks you might put way too much weight up front to get it back to only 1" of squat.

I'm going to guess it's the hitch manufacturer's manual. I just read mine (Eaz-Lift) and it too makes zero sense. It wants the front and rear to settle by the same amount or up to one inch more in the rear. I'd have a hard time getting my front end to a lower height and I'd likely be way overweight up there if I managed it. Even the same height would be too much torque with my trailer.
It is even in their installation video, at about 3:35, although here he says "within an inch..."

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FWIW...I used to own a Durango and pulled a 12' Wells Cargo twin axle trailer over hill and over dale, not quickly...Simply put, Durango's do not have enough TV weight or HP to safely pull a 25' TT...Make the road safer for everyone, get a more appropriate TV!...
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