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Old 09-01-2009, 07:50 PM   #11
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Our drive is a little steep @ where it ties into the curb and it drags on the triangle things @ the back of the trailer

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Old 10-10-2009, 04:25 PM   #12
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Originally Posted by windrider View Post
maybe a 4 wheel drive trick, add a spacer between the springs and the axle, and using ,longer u-bolts.
A spacer will make it lower not taller.

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Old 10-12-2009, 02:38 PM   #13
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Originally Posted by milzat View Post
With THIS KIT(as previously mentioned), original spring perch is not removed. The kit assembly works in conjunction with the original perch. If instructions are followed correctly, the original axle geometry will be the same.

Getting back to the original posters question. No, you cannot flip the axle(flipping axle, figure of speech), because your trailer has a torsion suspension, but your can change the ride hight for more ground clearance.

And, NO, you will not have a problem(ride problems, handling problems) with up to 4" of increased hight, so long as the hitch is adjusted respectively.
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Old 10-12-2009, 06:45 PM   #14
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There is a Lift Kit available from Forest River. I'm trying to get information on the kit number(s). When I do, I'll post it here.
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Old 10-16-2009, 12:14 AM   #15
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Hi, I had the same problem of dragging my trailer rear end trying to back up the driveway. I had to call a paving company to make a more gental approach to my awning off of the street. They did a great job. No more problem with about 4 inches to spare on my 292 sandpiper. That took care of two problems with the other that I needed to recoat my whole driveway anyway. Jiffy

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