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Old 08-09-2018, 08:38 AM   #1
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'18 377 nose high

What can be done to lower the front of my trailer? Can the pin box be raised?I measured the trailer and it looks about 13'9". I did this eyeball as I don't have a long enough level. I have a Ram 3500 srw megacab with the factory pucks, airbags and a Q20 slider. Truck doesn't squat pulls awesome. I use the alt trailer height as well. The Q20 hitch cant be lowered anymore and I think the limiting factor in it is the adapter that added 1 1/2". Is there anyone with this truck and trailer? Really don't want to buy a new hitch $$$ unless it cures my stress.
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Old 08-09-2018, 06:20 PM   #2
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First find out how much you need.


Find a level area with the truck and trailer together and measure from the ground to the top of the bed rail. Add 6” to that. That is measurement #1.

Now chock the wheels and disconnect the truck. Level the trailer with the front jack’s only. Measure from the ground to the bottom of the overhang. That is measurement #2

#1 - #2 = lift needed at axles.
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[QUOTE=dhornauer67;675058]What can be done to lower the front of my trailer? Can the pin box be raised?

Yes but you need to maintain about 6" of bed rail clearance.

You may be able to adjust your suspension to the lower hole.
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13’9 !!!!
That’s high. That’s real high.

Everything that 2naeagle said.
But don’t be lowering your axels if your already at 13’9

You better check that number again.

And don’t go less then 6” on the bed rails.
Maybe you should let that truck squat 3 inches.
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What can be done to lower the front of my trailer? Can the pin box be raised?I measured the trailer and it looks about 13'9". I did this eyeball as I don't have a long enough level. I have a Ram 3500 srw megacab with the factory pucks, airbags and a Q20 slider. Truck doesn't squat pulls awesome. I use the alt trailer height as well. The Q20 hitch cant be lowered anymore and I think the limiting factor in it is the adapter that added 1 1/2". Is there anyone with this truck and trailer? Really don't want to buy a new hitch $$$ unless it cures my stress.
Those Ram trucks are taller than most..Buy a Chevy. JK
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I have a 2016 Ram Dually long bed. Just purchased this spring and pull a 2015 Eagle Premier 361REQS. Use a Curt Q24hitch in factory pucks. Have 5 inches of clearance on bed rails. Was concerned that I might be nose high but truck squats enough to pull level. Measure 13' 2" on top of front air conditioner that is low profile.
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I will check the numbers that 2naEagle suggested. This is a 2018. No axle adjustment holes as it is factory Moryde 3000. The tires are huge 255. So lowering trailer axle may cause tire rubbing. I will measure the bed distance but it is ginormous. Think in the 8-9 range. Also Ram with factory airbags, This thing will not squat unless I move the slider back. There looks to be an extra hole in the pin box. Being the newer rubber Moryde, it also looks lower than previous Northpoints.
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I will check the numbers that 2naEagle suggested. This is a 2018. No axle adjustment holes as it is factory Moryde 3000. The tires are huge 255. So lowering trailer axle may cause tire rubbing. I will measure the bed distance but it is ginormous. Think in the 8-9 range. Also Ram with factory airbags, This thing will not squat unless I move the slider back. There looks to be an extra hole in the pin box. Being the newer rubber Moryde, it also looks lower than previous Northpoints.
With the trailer hooked up to the truck you can measure the fender wells at the front and rear axle.
I'm looking for a level tow and adjust air bags accordingly.

The MORryde 3000 is not where you do the adjusting. It is at the front and rear shackle mount.

6" is plenty. 8-9 is just too much.
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Take some pictures. We like pictures
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I can take some pictures of the suspension and hookup later. The one pic here does show the nose in the air and lots of daylight between bed and trailer.
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