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Old 10-15-2014, 10:39 AM   #1
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5th sitting high in front - problematic?

Hi all --

I have a 2008 Ford F-250 FX4 and stock it sits high. Our 5th wheel pushes the back end down quite a bit. Even with the back end sunk low the trailer is tilted up a bit. I'm going to get air bags installed which will level the truck out.

I'm concerned that the trailer will be sitting at too high of an angle and concerned it will put uneven stress on the rear axle. Is not ridiculously high since its stock but should I be worried about the axles on the trailer since its not sitting level?



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Old 10-15-2014, 10:45 AM   #2
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I'd be concerned if you have torsion axles but If you have leaf springs then I wouldn't be worried about it.


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Old 10-15-2014, 10:49 AM   #3
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They are leaf springs. I just read that my hitch can be adjusted from 13 to 17" above the bed so I may be able to get it down a bit of its not already on the lowest setting. I'll be sure to maintain clearance between the bed rails and the trailer (at least 6").

Thanks for the confirmation.
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