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Old 09-21-2016, 01:42 AM   #1
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5th Wheel Hitch Clearance Issue

Have a 2008 Chevy Silverado 2500 HD Diesel with Standard Bed and Pull Rite SuperGlide hitch for new Cardinal 5th wheel. Recently installed a Retrax Tonneau Cover that rises above truck bed sides by about 3/4". First time we backed into our storage slot, the Retrax frame was damaged by contact with the 5th Wheel Kingpin Frame.

Question: I need to increase clearance between Retrax Frame mounted to sidewalls of Pickup Bed and bottom of trailer King Pin assembly. Suggestions???
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Old 09-21-2016, 04:58 AM   #2
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So, it was the bottom of the king pin mount that contacted the rails? If so, raising the hitch head would help. Although you may not be towing level.
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Old 09-21-2016, 05:00 AM   #3
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Have a 2008 Chevy Silverado 2500 HD Diesel with Standard Bed and Pull Rite SuperGlide hitch for new Cardinal 5th wheel. Recently installed a Retrax Tonneau Cover that rises above truck bed sides by about 3/4". First time we backed into our storage slot, the Retrax frame was damaged by contact with the 5th Wheel Kingpin Frame.

Question: I need to increase clearance between Retrax Frame mounted to sidewalls of Pickup Bed and bottom of trailer King Pin assembly. Suggestions???
Pics go a LONG way in this situation! Youroo!!
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