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Old 05-27-2016, 01:29 PM   #11
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Looks high to me also. I am fighting that problem now. Few days ago, I put longer rear shackles on my truck... advertised as lower 2"... actual about 1.5". But that did help enough that I could, and did, drop the hitch 1 level (1")... and still have space between trailer overhang and truck bed... and I am about to go out and get it on level ground and check it. I need just a bit above 6" trailer-to-truck clearance to avoid them touching when I back down hill into back yard where I park trailer. I don't use air bags. Wish you the best... I have been towing with the nose a bit high (probably about how yours is in the pic.) till I can get this worked out.

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Old 05-27-2016, 01:49 PM   #12
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Looks a little high ~ I'd try reducing the air in the bags but would not hesitate to tow that way and see how it feels.

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Old 05-27-2016, 01:52 PM   #13
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If it's 6" your OK, but it would be better if it were level.
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Old 05-27-2016, 02:45 PM   #14
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The air bag on the truck are full....
What exactly do you mean by 'the air bag are full'? By full, do you mean maximum allowable pressure? How much air pressure do you have in the bag - somewhere between 20 and 50 lbs., maybe?
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Old 05-27-2016, 04:41 PM   #15
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We have never had a 5er, but we have had 3 TVs with air bags. The first set was on a Ram 1500 and we were carrying a Lance 8.5' slide-in camper weighing in at 1,850 lbs dry weight. When the dealer set up the camper, we had installed Firestone Ride-Rite air bags and aired the bags to 60 lbs. per the dealer's suggestion. That leveled the Ram and it handled fairly well. The point here is if you have your bags "full" to maximum pressure (100 lbs on the Ride-Rites), it may be too much. It will raise the back of the TV several inches. You may be able to find the sweet spot to level the 5er on bag pressure alone and not sacrifice handling.
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Old 05-27-2016, 05:11 PM   #16
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Nose high best position is to be level.

Find something like these instructions for your hitch......


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Can't tell 100% from the image you posted, but to me it looks as though your hitch is not centered on the rear axle of the truck. That would be the first thing to check and then absolutely lower the nose. You are riding nose high and run the risk of bottoming out on the back. Good luck!


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