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Old 02-09-2024, 10:59 PM   #1
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Help from 235S owner

Hello, my wife and I are looking at trading in our 2011 21SS for a new 235S and but our local dealer does not have one to physically look at, was wondering if I could get a measurement from a current owner.

With the steep angle of our driveway when I back my 21SS up to it and the rear trailer tire is touching the driveway, my rear stabilizer (lowest point in the back) is about an inch from touching the driveway.

Could someone possibly measure their rig from the backside of the rear tire to the lowest point of the back, and the height of that point from the ground? If the stabilizer is the low point, how much further is the next low hanging piece? Worse case scenario I can set the stabilizer up with the quick disconnect plate to remove it. I don’t want to go too far into a process of upgrading only to find out it will not fit into my driveway.

Thank you in advance,
Matt
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Old 02-10-2024, 12:21 AM   #2
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Congrats on the potential upgrade… we LOVE our lil 235s.

I might be able to hook you up this weekend … trip out to storage to see the beast, but - fyi- it will also matter on how you’re hooked up and what you’re towing with (eg, if you’re towing nose down, you’re trailer is butt up.if you’re nose up a little, your butt is down). Likewise you can also adjust or cheat similarly, though flat and level is the right way to tow).

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Old 02-10-2024, 09:31 AM   #3
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If needed you can raise the back bumper (area) by removing your weight distribution which lowers the tongue.

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Old 02-10-2024, 09:38 PM   #4
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Congrats on the potential upgrade… we LOVE our lil 235s.

I might be able to hook you up this weekend … trip out to storage to see the beast, but - fyi- it will also matter on how you’re hooked up and what you’re towing with (eg, if you’re towing nose down, you’re trailer is butt up.if you’re nose up a little, your butt is down). Likewise you can also adjust or cheat similarly, though flat and level is the right way to tow).

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Appreciate it, I’ll be towing with my 2017 F250 so I should be able to adjust the wdh to run the trailer level like my 21SS without an issue.
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