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Old 03-09-2014, 10:07 PM   #11
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You can measure and do some math but there's something to consider, the 5er will vertically pivot differently compared to the TT. It won't change as much with the pivot being over the axle compared to the height change at the bumper.

I'd just try it. Like you said, go during low traffic, take someone along to watch and just go slowly to see what happens.
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Old 03-09-2014, 10:10 PM   #12
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We have very low hanging tree branches on the street we live on. We just wait until there's no on-coming traffic and take the left lane.

Maybe you could try approaching the tracks at an angle if you do the same? Pick a time when you're the only traffic and angle approach it?
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Old 03-09-2014, 10:25 PM   #13
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If you're worried about tail dragging, hopefully your camper is sitting level...not nose high.

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Old 03-09-2014, 10:57 PM   #14
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You say it's an extra 2 miles out of the way to take an alternate route. I do the same thing, but only to the tune of about a mile every time I bring the camper to my house. There's one stretch of road and one turn that I do it to avoid. At the end of the day- I'd rather spend an extra 5 minutes than bugger something on the trailer when given the chance.
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Beautiful camper, btw - I can't believe that bathroom!
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Old 03-10-2014, 12:48 PM   #16
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Going to take all of this in consideration.
She says I overthink things. Took a week, playing with weight calculator, and checking actual wts. to satisfy myself I had enough truck to pull safely.
Shouldn't have 4wd. Anyway, should give you an update in a coupla weeks. Thanks for all of the advice! I'll be back for more!!!!
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Old 03-10-2014, 01:19 PM   #17
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Beautiful camper, btw - I can't believe that bathroom!

X eleventy. NICE!


eDad, we do the "left lane" down our street because going the other way leaves us with a bad approach to our street (hard *narrow* left turn) and then a difficult approach to our driveway due to utilities
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