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Old 06-18-2016, 09:00 PM   #1
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Coupler height

Hi. I bought a new weight distributing hitch and i need to know how high to properly set it to my coupler height. Problem is my driveway and the road in front of my house are not level. I cant seem to find any info as to what the proper coupler height of my trailer is. Anyone have one they could measure on level ground for me?

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I assume most grey wolfs are all the same height.

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Old 06-18-2016, 09:11 PM   #2
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Unlevel surface is ok as long as truck and trailer are on the same slope. If that's the case, just measure the trailer frame front and back and get it the same distance off the ground. Then back the truck right next to the coupler and set up (about 1/8" for ever 100 lbs TW higher than the coupler seems to work well).

Now, if I'm picturing your situation correctly, you can't do this and will be pointing nose down on the trailer and even or nose up on the truck. That being the case, set the trailer up as I said before measuring from the frame, then measure your coupler height and set the hitch accordingly. Unfortunately, you can set the height like that, but you really need the entire rig level to properly adjust it.

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Old 06-18-2016, 09:13 PM   #3
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If you can't find level ground then if you make front and back of the trailer the same distance from the ground that should be the correct coupler height.

If your frame is the same size for the length of the trailer you can measure there. My trailer has a place down the side where the walls of trailer meet the skirt, I measure there.
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