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Old 02-20-2012, 08:12 PM   #21
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To Crusader. I have the same hitch and I know mine clunks too. I will have to check the play on the hitch itself but I think some of the noise on mine comes from the hitch mount to the truck. I am going to take it to the dealership and have them tell me if that is normal. I suspect it is. My last hitch slid (with a little coaxing)into tracks and there was NO play. The new one sits on universal mountings.
Jriddering....Have you had your hitch checked out by the dealer yet ??
My 5r is in storage for the winter, so I have to wait till spring.
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Old 02-21-2012, 06:45 AM   #22
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No. still in winter storage too but I am getting antsy to go camping. I will probably take it in to have it checked in a couple of weeks. I already have camping trips planned for summer.
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Old 02-27-2012, 09:44 AM   #23
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When I had my Big Horn 38 ft. I bought a used Pullrite Super Slide (2004) and one of the things I liked about it was there was absolutely no play in the hitch unlike the Reese hitch I had before it. And, with a shortbed 1 ton Dodge I considered a slider hitch absolutely essential. During the time I had that hitch it worked flawlessly. I would get it checked out by someone.
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Old 02-17-2013, 06:28 PM   #24
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I have a 2010 Ford F150 5.4 Supercrew. I had the dealer install the 12K Superglide hitch. My 5vr has a pin weight of 1050. Do you recommend either air bags or something like the Road Master to beef up the springs. The Cougar Xlite is supposed to be 1/2 ton towable. Any advice regarding this is most welcome. Thanks!
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Old 02-17-2013, 07:16 PM   #25
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I have a 2005 F150 Supercrew. I installed Firestone air bags. I would recommend the Firestone airbags to anyone pulling a fifth wheel, especially with a 1/2 ton. You can adjust the air pressure until your truck is level with the 5vr connected. I love the air bags. I usually run with 40 psi in my air bags.
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Old 02-17-2013, 08:00 PM   #26
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I coat my rails with grease, never any slop, and i clean them every so oftet but when it is not used it is removed from the truck or under a bed cover

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I have a 2005 F150 Supercrew. I installed Firestone air bags. I would recommend the Firestone airbags to anyone pulling a fifth wheel, especially with a 1/2 ton. You can adjust the air pressure until your truck is level with the 5vr connected. I love the air bags. I usually run with 40 psi in my air bags.
my truck is level with out bags but friday i bought a set to keep it off the overloads on our crappy roads
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Old 02-17-2013, 08:43 PM   #27
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I would have installed the bags, but they would get in the way of the pullright brackets, so I had to opt for the helper springs.
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Old 02-17-2013, 08:59 PM   #28
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What happened?

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Hold the phone on the plastic wear plate upgrade kit.

Email from
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13790 East Jefferson Blvd
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Fax: (574)258-0289

states that there is NOT an upgrade kit for my 3300.
Trying to find out if it was JUST the 3300 that is out of luck or all of them.
Any word from a year ago on the hitch retrofit.
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Old 02-18-2013, 11:02 AM   #29
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I would have installed the bags, but they would get in the way of the pullright brackets, so I had to opt for the helper springs.
have you talked to them (airlift) because they have brackets for every hitch mount and truck. Dont know your truck but my bags are inches away from my mount
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Old 02-24-2013, 11:46 PM   #30
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There is no upgrade kit to the Delrin plate, although I did see on another site that you could probably order the parts and build it yourself. I have been a bit underwhelmed with the company's response, as they have not even answered my questions.

I am guessing that the demand for these hitches is way down due to the large number of 5er's designed for the short bed trucks and lots of competition. I certainly don't need one now with my vcross, but why change what works.

So I am going to be cleaning my super glide, changing to slip plate from medium grease and making the best of it.
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