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Old 03-11-2016, 09:58 PM   #1
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2013 JAYCO HT 26.5 is 3" nose high.

I can't lower the hitch because the pinbox will hit the bed sides when turning sharp, so I guess I'm looking at installing a sub frame to raise the rv.
I should have known going to a lighter weight 5th wheel that it would sit lower for 1/2 ton trucks, and my 3/4 ram is pretty tall.
Thanks for any advice.
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Old 03-12-2016, 10:43 AM   #2
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I should have known going to a lighter weight 5th wheel that it would sit lower for 1/2 ton trucks, and my 3/4 ram is pretty tall.
Actually the newer 1/2 tons are taller than my 05 3/4 ton. So, I think this is a problem even with 1/2 ton TVs.
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Old 03-12-2016, 10:49 AM   #3
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Have you flipped the axles already?
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My dealer installed a "lift kit", rather than flipping the axles on mine the day I picked it up. They said they do it a lot to fit the newer trucks.
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Old 03-12-2016, 04:26 PM   #5
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Yes axles have springs on top from the factory. I've also read where a lot 1/2 tons are having this problem too. I think Jayco dropped the ball on this one, since the first step is 1" off the ground. I'm going to look at a lift kit too if it's 3" or under needed. It's been raining for 3 days here, so I'm just waiting to do some measurements.
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I may need to go to a slider now since the corners on this rv are not angled, but just pulling it home was so much better than my last 5th wheel at 11k.
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Can you share which lift kit did you use? How high did you lift it and how does you trailer perform on the road?

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My dealer installed a "lift kit", rather than flipping the axles on mine the day I picked it up. They said they do it a lot to fit the newer trucks.
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I don't remember you'd mention the length of your truck bed. Is it a regular short bed or a super short bed?

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I may need to go to a slider now since the corners on this rv are not angled, but just pulling it home was so much better than my last 5th wheel at 11k.
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Its a short bed, and I moved the B&W back 2" to the last setting. Looks like it may be ok, but will have to be careful on tight turns.
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I forgot to post on this forum the finished install of Correct Track, and Ez Flex, plus 2" billet aluminum blocks.

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