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Old 07-21-2013, 02:32 AM   #1
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Alignment sight for 5er

What are your techniques for backing up and aligning yourself with the pin box? I'm not concerned with height. The level up system takes care of that.
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Old 07-21-2013, 06:18 AM   #2
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Don't quite understand your question, just look thru the center rear view mirror out the back window of the truck or turn and look back and align the hitch with the pin. Just like a tt only easier as you can see everything.
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Old 07-21-2013, 06:22 AM   #3
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I look in my side mirrors and line up that way. I find it easier than trying to see my hitch by looking out the rear window. After I line up I get close, I get out to make sure I'm lined up with the 5th wheel, then back into it.
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My truck has a durn headrest right in the center and I can't see squat! If my dog's seat is strapped in the back seat, I can't fold the seat down. It's easy when the seat is folded down. So...I'll be watching this thread to see what ideas pop up! Maybe I should get a friggin large hammer and remove the headrest that no one ever uses!
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Old 07-21-2013, 06:41 AM   #5
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My truck has a durn headrest right in the center and I can't see squat! If my dog's seat is strapped in the back seat, I can't fold the seat down. It's easy when the seat is folded down. So...I'll be watching this thread to see what ideas pop up! Maybe I should get a friggin large hammer and remove the headrest that no one ever uses!
Get a baby monitor from Walmart and set the camera on the headrest.
http://www.walmart.com/ip/Summer-Inf...nitor/23735522
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Old 07-21-2013, 06:44 AM   #6
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Great idea, OldCoot!
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What are your techniques for backing up and aligning yourself with the pin box? I'm not concerned with height. The level up system takes care of that.
I put a racing stripe on top of the pin box and use the rear view mirror. The zrripe,give me abetter center target.
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