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Old 01-12-2016, 12:32 PM   #21
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And ask the next one (owner) for a kiss for save'n 'em all the work and expense...think the turn-over on RV's happens sooner than the TV...
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Old 01-12-2016, 03:06 PM   #22
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And ask the next one (owner) for a kiss for save'n 'em all the work and expense...think the turn-over on RV's happens sooner than the TV...
Not in this household. Had 4 trucks, but only 3 RVs in last 6yrs. For a couple hundred bucks you can raise the 5er and not do anything to affect the ride or payload of a truck.
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Old 01-12-2016, 03:19 PM   #23
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Real trucks have rear leaf springs with spacer blocks, 8' beds.... Lowering this one was a snap....remove blocks, clamp front coils, ride stayed the same. Now the wheel wells look like they fit these tires...
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Old 01-12-2016, 04:05 PM   #24
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They put those spacer blocks in Dodges to make them look like a real truck and not little toys. Trying to keep up with the big boys. 😀


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Old 01-12-2016, 05:58 PM   #25
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And when you sell it?
when does that ever come to mind as we are modifying our campers for OUR enjoyment? Next guy can do whatever he wants
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Old 01-12-2016, 06:06 PM   #26
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So get busy putt'n some stuff in there....I like free-bees!
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Old 01-13-2016, 06:52 PM   #27
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I have a 2013 Chev Silverado Longbed 2500HD, when i attach the wheeler to my ute the wheeler sits high at the front, if i lower the hitch i risk the wheeler hitting the top of my ute sides. its a decision of whether i raise the chassis on the wheeler or the tyre size the tyres don't have a great gap between them now so tyre size could be a problem, is raising the chassis going to cause top heavy towing issues ?. or can i lower the actual ute on the rear end ?. advice would be great.
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Since you have a torsion axle set-up on your trailer i would contact the factory and ask them how to raise the couch, as this is not a new problem, many newer trucks have had many issues with this issue.

So start with the company first as you do not want to void some kind of warranty

Hope this helps and Happy camping
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Hi guys. A friend of mine delivered new units for a while with a 2013 Ram 3500 4WD. He had to lower the rear of the truck, one of the requirements of the company he was contracted to. He removed the bottom leaf from the spring pack, the one just above the rear axle. It's very short and thick. Do one side at a time so the rear will remain stable. If not the rear will want to move all over the place. I think he put the leaf on top of the spring pack. Just an option that worked for him. No clearance problems.

Will removing the leaf affect the payload weight or any other vehicle weight limits?
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Will removing the leaf affect the payload weight or any other vehicle weight limits?
If you remove a spring, it most definitely will reduce the payload capacity of your truck.
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If you remove a spring, it most definitely will reduce the payload capacity of your truck.
I kinda thought so! Basically if there is ever an issue with a vehicle that has modified by someone similar to this they are on their own to pay for possible damages or worse outcomes to their or others property or person. Whew, not worth the risk for me anyway.
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