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Old 06-18-2016, 05:34 PM   #11
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I would first check ride height to make sure its correct. Perhaps the specs could be made available. The rod/valve is adjustable, however dont do it yourself it could get ugly real quick!
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Old 08-03-2016, 08:06 PM   #12
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The hitch is way too low for my trailers that I pull. I have a 24' enclosed car hauler, 20' flat bed car hauler and a horse trailer. If I tried to pull any of the three I would be riding on the closest axle and not sitting level at all.

I looked high and low for a 3" adjustable billet hitch or even a 3" to 2 1/2" reducer so I could use my nice 2 1/2" billet adjustable hitch. Couldn't find anything but the 3" to 2" so I got that plus a 2" adjustable hitch. Tried the reducer sleeve tonight and didn't fit so I ground the powder coat off of the receiver until it did. My 2" should be here this week so I can get the trailer on and set proper ride height.
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Old 08-04-2016, 08:00 AM   #13
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We've asked Pull-Rite to add holes if they can and raise as high as possible.
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Old 08-04-2016, 08:21 AM   #14
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The hitch is way too low for my trailers that I pull. I have a 24' enclosed car hauler, 20' flat bed car hauler and a horse trailer. If I tried to pull any of the three I would be riding on the closest axle and not sitting level at all.

I looked high and low for a 3" adjustable billet hitch or even a 3" to 2 1/2" reducer so I could use my nice 2 1/2" billet adjustable hitch. Couldn't find anything but the 3" to 2" so I got that plus a 2" adjustable hitch. Tried the reducer sleeve tonight and didn't fit so I ground the powder coat off of the receiver until it did. My 2" should be here this week so I can get the trailer on and set proper ride height.
Picture? We're happy to make adjustments on future production units.
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Old 08-04-2016, 01:47 PM   #15
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Picture? We're happy to make adjustments on future production units.
Will take pictures and take measurements soon. My other hitch just came in. I'm just starting to look at 28-30" stacker trailers. These guys must be using a bigger hitch but I have yet to find it.
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Ok, when I got the DX3 running, the rear end aired up so it wasn't as bad as sitting in the shop. The rear raised 4.25" when running. I didn't measure how much I raised it with the hitch but I guessing another 3-4". I was sitting pretty level. Once I get the trailer loaded I'll see if I need to moving it up or down a notch.
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Ok, when I got the DX3 running, the rear end aired up so it wasn't as bad as sitting in the shop. The rear raised 4.25" when running. I didn't measure how much I raised it with the hitch but I guessing another 3-4". I was sitting pretty level. Once I get the trailer loaded I'll see if I need to moving it up or down a notch.
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Be careful with the Aluminum Hitch, I have one and had it was maxed out on the 10k limit and 1k tongue on my Dyna and it was bending pretty bad, I ended up buying a forged 3" with a 3' rise.
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Old 08-05-2016, 03:16 PM   #18
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Be careful with the Aluminum Hitch, I have one and had it was maxed out on the 10k limit and 1k tongue on my Dyna and it was bending pretty bad, I ended up buying a forged 3" with a 3' rise.
I shouldn't have much issue with my loads in this trailer but I am looking at moving to a stacker. Where did you get yours or did you have it made?? I've been looking for a 3". An adjustable would be great.
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Ok, when I got the DX3 running, the rear end aired up so it wasn't as bad as sitting in the shop. The rear raised 4.25" when running. I didn't measure how much I raised it with the hitch but I guessing another 3-4". I was sitting pretty level. Once I get the trailer loaded I'll see if I need to moving it up or down a notch.
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I'm looking at your nice setup. And, I am wondering how you was able to determine max tongue weight for this setup

My 24ft enclosed CarMate trailer needs to be raised approximately 1 inch.

How were you able to raise the height of the rear MH axle?

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Old 08-08-2016, 11:00 AM   #20
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I'm looking at your nice setup. And, I am wondering how you was able to determine max tongue weight for this setup

My 24ft enclosed CarMate trailer needs to be raised approximately 1 inch.

How were you able to raise the height of the rear MH axle?

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I'm only pulling 3.5-5K cars, tractors or lighter rzrs in my trailer so tongue weight isn't an issue. The trailer usually pulls well as long as its level. I was initially measuring the hitch with the coach sitting in my shop and the rear air was all gone. Once I started the coach and the rear aired up, I saw about a 4.25" rise in the hitch. I only need to raise the hitch up 3-4" to get my trailer level.
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