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Old 05-23-2015, 05:06 PM   #11
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Here in Kentucky we would just take a sawzall to the hatch! Easy mod.
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Old 05-23-2015, 09:41 PM   #12
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The only thing I would worry about if you just turn it 1 bolt at the frame is if it don't have a swivel wheel and it has a foot the stability might be off. U could redial the foot hole to fix that though.
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Old 05-23-2015, 09:48 PM   #13
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...You can't drill holes to rotate the whole assembly 90 unless you drill into the A-frame because the mounting plate is triangular (3 bolts)...
Have a welding shop cut the triangular plate off and re-weld it so the jack is rotated 90.
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Old 05-23-2015, 09:55 PM   #14
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Turn ours to the side! Just like all the others I have done! Youroo!!
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Old 05-24-2015, 07:53 AM   #15
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Load before you hitch. Unhitch before you unload. I have the exact same problem.
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Old 05-24-2015, 08:13 AM   #16
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Camping World has a unit called Jack-E-Up that allows you to remove the jack. Google their Web site. Showed a kit for the round base plate on a electric jack.
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Old 05-24-2015, 12:12 PM   #17
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Have a welding shop cut the triangular plate off and re-weld it so the jack is rotated 90.
OC, I think you have the answer. I owe you a cold one.

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Old 05-25-2015, 03:32 PM   #18
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The same issue with my truck tailgate. Only solution I had was move the jack back, used a piece of 1/4" thick 5" wide C channel, welded it in... can open tailgate with no issues now. Looked at all the other options and none would give me enough to drop the tailgate.


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OC, I think you have the answer. I owe you a cold one.

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Old 05-25-2015, 10:35 PM   #20
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Lil2low - have you ever had a flat on your expedition while towing your tt? I have and that's part of my reason for wanting a hatch that will fully open without unhooking.
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