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Old 05-25-2015, 06:16 PM   #11
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the sierra select has 16" wheels on it already, but the one spec I cant find is ground to under body of camper at the fifth wheel. I know the truck will squat a little but I just don't want to run into problems. Living here in the northeast a 4x2 is not an option especially since we had about 6 feet of snow this past winter...
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Old 05-25-2015, 09:14 PM   #12
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Your 2007 2500 has rear coil springs? Not calling you a liar, but can you post up a picture? I have never seen factory coil springs on the rear of any 3/4 ton pickup.
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Old 05-25-2015, 09:18 PM   #13
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I Never said my 07 had coil springs, the gentleman with 2015 said that.
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Old 05-26-2015, 11:31 AM   #14
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The 2015 3/4 ton Rams indeed do have rear coil springs. The 3500s have leaf springs.
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Old 05-26-2015, 05:45 PM   #15
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When you go to the dealer to look at fifth wheels, take a tape measure with you and measure the height of the nose above ground. With the trailer level, it should be at least 6 inches higher than the height of your truck bed sides. Your truck will squat when loaded, so this will not be exact but it will get you in the ball park.
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Lower the truck....I did mine, very easy and cheap to do and the ride DIDN'T change. Lifting trailer.....easier on some, but wind could have negative effects, need to carry thicker blocks for under stabilizers, steps become uncomfortable to use, looks like crap,have to re-do hitch set-up.......besides, all that gap between the trucks tires and wheel well openings isn't necessary.... unless you rock climb with the truck.
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Old 05-31-2015, 09:30 AM   #17
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I'd never drop the TV.

Find a spring shop in your area and ask what it would cost to revamp the suspension on the trailer enough to level it out.
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I'd never drop the TV.

Find a spring shop in your area and ask what it would cost to revamp the suspension on the trailer enough to level it out.
Your money.....your choice.
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