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Old 12-01-2010, 06:30 PM   #1
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towing a 5er with a toolbox in a short bed.

I don't have a slider, due to the shape of the nose piece and the pinbox I have plenty of clearance to the cab. The tool box only measures 4" above the rails and my 5er rides just a hair under 6" above the rails. Anyone see something I'm missing that would prevent me from using a toolbox in the bed of my truck?


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Old 12-01-2010, 07:03 PM   #2
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Stay on level ground, because if you are making a turn on uneven ground, the 5er will meet the the toolbox and that will leave a mark. Remember, your hitch does pivot enough to do damage to both the 5er and toolbox, especially if you have less than 2" between them.

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Old 12-02-2010, 06:43 AM   #3
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Just for added emphasis, My initial thought, when I read the question, was the same as Ed's. Be careful turning if it's even a little unlevel.
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