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Old 03-17-2014, 08:01 PM   #11
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I'd do like big john and lay a level board across and measure down.

Like stated, factory 2nd ac is an option, so its not going to be the spec'd height with the 2nd ac on it.

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Old 03-17-2014, 08:34 PM   #12
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The best way to measure, and I've done it with all of my rigs is to get someone on the roof, put a 2x4 across the highest point of the roof (probably AC unit) and a level on the 2x4 to make it level with ground. Have someone on the ground measure up to the 2x4 for an accurate reading.

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Old 03-17-2014, 08:59 PM   #13
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Originally Posted by rattleNsmoke View Post
Each on is gonna be different because in the real world height is measured when hitched to the truck. For example a 20" truck tire will raise your fiver up several inches compared to a 16"er. I would never go on a generic number by the factory. Good luck.
Rim size will not change the height of the trailer, tire diameter will change the height . I am guessing you meant rim size .

You could have 16'' rim with 315/75r16 and you have about a 35'' tall tire
or 305/75R20 and your tire would be about 33'' tall. The 35'' tire would only raise the ride height 1'' over the 33'' tall tire. 1'' above and 1'' below the axle
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Old 03-17-2014, 10:03 PM   #14
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The height is speced with the trailer leveled out on a level surface. Unfortunately, your towing height will be different because of your truck, it's suspension options, drive configuration, tire height, etc. My truck is 4WD and has the HD suspension, it's easily 4-6" taller than a 2WD 2500 with the standard suspension. I've got the hitch height set where it's close to level, but it's still not where the factory measured it.

Now, they can't put one on the road taller than 13'6", so far as I know. That's the max legal height without special permits. I like the idea of setting a 2X4 across the front AC unit and measuring, I may do that this weekend.
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Old 03-18-2014, 06:25 AM   #15
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Yes John you are correct, Overall tire diameter for clarity sake in my example WILL have an effect on overall truck height. It must be considered in all reality as well as other tv features like suspension blocks spring shackles etc. My point is you can't go by what the factory states....even if you supply them your trailer VIN # due to the variables in the tv. Another point to mention, make sure the 2x4 or whatever piece of wood you use is dead on true with no bows in it AND you use a level across it's top. I figured that out the hard way when my trailer measured out erroneously to be 14'4" tall...
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Old 03-18-2014, 06:51 AM   #16
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GREAT post, we have a 35ROK as well and have not measured it...but will this weekend!

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Old 03-18-2014, 03:50 PM   #17
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I'd bet you'll be within an inch of your door opening...but as others stated, once hooked to your particular truck...take the measurement yourself for the actual roof height...Good Luck!
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Old 03-18-2014, 05:51 PM   #18
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Originally Posted by Brian and Michele View Post
GREAT post, we have a 35ROK as well and have not measured it...but will this weekend!

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Since you have what I'm getting I'd really like to hear what your measurements are!!

Lots of good input here, probably the only way I'll know for sure is when I bring it home and try and get it in the barn. I do have a gravel floor and can pick up an additional 4-5 inches if need be.

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