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Old 07-08-2013, 07:11 AM   #11
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I think the basic problem is that the truck manufacturers are simply making the truck box sides too dam high. When you compare them to older trucks, it is ridiculous just how much difference there is.
A good welding shop could easily make up a subframe to slip in between the camper frame and the axles. Do not just add blocks to the camper frame, as the side forces will eventually tip them over and tear out of the frame. There needs to be cross-members installed to stabilize that side-to-side movement.
Heck, some factory frames have failed due to no cross-support.
Good luck!

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Old 07-08-2013, 12:30 PM   #12
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I called the trailer repair place. Without seeing it in person, they advised me that the safest way to do this is weld in a sub frame between the frame and the leaf spring hangers. I will keep you updated if I find out more info, and what I decide to do. Cheers


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Old 07-12-2013, 03:15 PM   #13
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I purchased two new hanger parts that cost me $29 total. Jacked my trailer up using 6x6 lumber and the front power jacks. Moved the leafs to the second mounting position and installed the new larger hangers. Took me about 2 hours by myself. Trailer now pulls level with my truck. And my rear jacks don't contact my driveway anymore. One happy camper!!!!!!!!!
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