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Old 05-28-2016, 08:43 PM   #41
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Hi all, If you don't mind just a quick question. I have been running my WD for a while, pulls great but I would like to get the front down slightly. What is the best way to make a minimal adjustment to bring the front down? I know it seems like a basic question but after several months and adjustments and getting it to a place where it feels almost perfect I do not want to throw it way off. I appreciate the help.
Do you want to lower the front of the truck or lower the front of the trailer?

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Old 05-28-2016, 09:06 PM   #42
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I have a 2013 Jayflight 26RKS. From Jayco the tongue weight is 870, add in the hitch, anything in my pass through storage and anything behind the rear axle in the truck bed and I determined the 1000 bars were undersized. I upgraded to the equalizer 1400, what a big difference!

Removed 600lb from the rear, 400 went to the front and 200 to the camper. I'm now only 60lb shy of returning 100% of the weight to the front tires. With the 600 off my rear, I am now in spec with weight limits.

I just got done with a 450 mile pull, only stopped once for fuel and a potty break. Awesome setup. So glad I did the upgrade in hitches.

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Old 05-29-2016, 06:53 PM   #43
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Originally Posted by oldmanAZ View Post
Do you want to lower the front of the truck or lower the front of the trailer?
I want to lower the front of the truck just slightly, Thanks
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Old 06-09-2016, 09:07 PM   #44
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I just finished setting mine up, 2003 chevy 2500HD duramax/2009 29BHS. Pulled the trailer home 400km with no problems, but it squated the truck more than I liked. Put an equalizer 12K(4 point sway) on, didn't weigh it, but the front lifted 3/4" got the 3/4" back with the hitch, trailers level and rear suspension has some weight so I am happy with it. Thought about puttin airbags on but I have them on 2 other trucks and unless you are hauling alot of weight they make your truck ride rough IMO.
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Old 06-09-2016, 09:15 PM   #45
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On a side note, I think some people try to get to much weight off their TV, you are pulling a trailer, you want/need the weight to have control. I worry that new 1/2 tons are "over" rated from factory and people new to towing are getting over confident with 1/2 tons and WD hitches(or 1/2 tons and "light" 5th wheels). I pull everything from small flat decks to 130,000 lb transport trailers daily so I think I have some experience on the subject. Not trying to bash anyone or start a war,LOL, just my 2 cents. Safe towing and happy campin!��

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