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Old 12-10-2015, 01:18 PM   #11
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Old 12-10-2015, 06:23 PM   #12
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Thanks guys!

My Rockwood has the torsion springs, not leaf, so I don't think i can do the extension, but I'll look into it.

My hitch is current set for the third highest setting, so I can lower it another 3". (I'm hoping to find a used Ram w/ the trailer prep'ed bed and get a new hitch). Not sure if the Reese Revolution can be adjusted higher, but I'll look into it.

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Old 12-10-2015, 08:12 PM   #13
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I have a 2015 Ram 2500 4x4 and a 2015 Heritage Glen and there's no way to level the RV without doing some kind of RV lift or truck lowering. If I could go back and repurchase the truck I would opt for a 4x2 instead of a 4x4.
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Old 12-11-2015, 05:25 PM   #14
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The new 4x4's are 5" taller than my old 4x2. I can lower my hitch by 3", leaving a 2" difference. Not too bad.
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Old 12-11-2015, 07:30 PM   #15
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Cheaper to lower truck.....why add more wind resistance and make steps harder to climb? Doesn't that year truck have coil springs all around?
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Old 12-11-2015, 07:36 PM   #16
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Replaces rear coil with airbag.
Refill manually. Lower truck, plus the bonus of a great ride, loaded or not.
The rear is about 3" higher than the front as it is.

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Old 12-12-2015, 07:48 AM   #17
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Yes the truck has coil springs all way around. It sits high in the rear unloaded but sits perfectly level with the 5er on it. Lowering the rear of the truck would make the truck ride nose high when loaded. So it would be a trade off, level trailer and unlevel truck. As is, towing I have a level truck and a nose high 5er. I'll have to live with that. The best option would have been to buy the 4x2 off the bat which would make the truck lower all way around. Hind sight is 20-20.
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Old 12-12-2015, 09:10 AM   #18
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Thanks guys!

My Rockwood has the torsion springs, not leaf, so I don't think i can do the extension, but I'll look into it.
Some trailers with torsion axles can be lifted via tubing between the axle and trailer frame.

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I remember something a few years back about the manufacturers offering such a lift kit. I might benefit you to contact Rockwood to see what is available.
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Lower front also...I did ......still rides just fine. My trailer also is a torsion axle type
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I have a 2012 Ram 3500 4X4 and when i first purchased it i had to lower my fifth wheel hitch a notch,i too went from rear wheel drive to a 4X4 there are also adjustments on the pin you can do...my clearance gap on my 5th is about 6"....hope this helps....
How many miles per gallon are you getting with the 4x4 when towing?
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