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Old June 8th, 2011, 06:00 PM   #1
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I may be answering my own question, but is this too much angle on the trailer? i figured a 2" drop with a 3" lift would be pretty close to okay. Stock pickups sit higher than my jeep anyways. Guess not.

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Old June 8th, 2011, 06:03 PM   #2
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I guess everyone has an opinion but I like to pull stuff that sits level. its easier to judge stuff when it its the same front & rear.
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looks A ok to me :)
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Old June 8th, 2011, 06:05 PM   #4
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The closer to level the better it will tow.
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Old June 8th, 2011, 06:09 PM   #5
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I hear ya, I already bumped the garage backing up, lol.
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Old June 8th, 2011, 06:13 PM   #6
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i dont see a prob with it. its to light to have to worry about taking you for a ride so i would run with it
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Old June 8th, 2011, 06:15 PM   #7
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i dont see a prob with it. its to light to have to worry about taking you for a ride so i would run with it
Ya thats kinda where I was at. It's only like 1700lbs and I don't have much in it. I'm thinking about 2000lbs total. I'm going to have my jeep full of people and crap too so it will only get lower in the back.
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you'll drag the ass end of the trailer pulling into gas stations or any places with an angled approach. I would try to even it out more.
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you'll drag the ass end of the trailer pulling into gas stations or any places with an angled approach. I would try to even it out more.
This. drop hitches are cheap.
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Suggest you pick up a hitch with more drop - $20-25 at Walmart, Meijer, Lowes, Menards, Home Depot, etc. etc.
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not to mention with all the weight in the camper shifted towards the back it will promote sway. Even if it is light, that could get ugly.
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Ya, I'm going to get a drop hitch today. I will be towing a lot farther in July so why take a chance for $25. not worth it.
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Old June 9th, 2011, 05:02 PM   #13
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alright, this is much better. 5 and 1/4' drop. STILL has a little angle but way better. They much build campers for use with lowriders. My old sonoma could have towed it, lol.

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Old June 9th, 2011, 05:41 PM   #14
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you can always lift the camper. Thats what i did with my pop up. lol
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you can always lift the camper. Thats what i did with my pop up. lol
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i put 4in steel blocks on mine. You cant really tell either. I though it might look kinda funny with the stock size tires but you dont notice it
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I just may have to do that!
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