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Old 05-24-2016, 12:11 PM   #11
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Yes your setup look perfect, how much do your trailer weight?
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Old 05-24-2016, 12:25 PM   #12
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looks great new to this site just order a 2017 eagle ht bhds and the tow vehicle is a 2012 gmc 2500hd do you know what your bed height was on your ram thanks
You should be fine, mine ended up really close to level with my 2013 GMC 2500HD. Everything was done with hitch adjustments (no subframe). I also ordered the camper with the larger MAXXIS tires so that added a 1/2" of height. I happen to have the Reese Revolution pin box paired with the Reese Pro Series 16K hitch.

From my own reading, this height issue seems to be more prevalent with the RAM trucks with heavy duty suspension.

EDIT: My Reese hitch has at least one more set of holes to adjust the nose lower, but decided not to do that until I hooked up after getting the trailer fully loaded to see how it sits (vs empty, which is what my picture is of on the drive home from the dealer)

I plan to go to the scale at some point, but my guess is I'm going to land around 9500# for the trailer.
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Old 05-24-2016, 02:56 PM   #13
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looks great new to this site just order a 2017 eagle ht bhds and the tow vehicle is a 2012 gmc 2500hd do you know what your bed height was on your ram thanks
I have an 03 1500hd with a 3 inch lift and 33 inch tires I am pretty close to the same height as most 2500hd's. I also ordered the 16inch wheel upgrade on the camper but I did take some measurements of my TV and FW both sitting on level ground. I opened my tailgate and from the ground to the top of the tailgate is 36 inches, my hitch from the bed to the top of the hitch is 16 inches. So all together my hitch plate is 52 inches off the ground. the bed rails are at 57 inches off the ground. Next I went to the FW and measured from the ground to the kingpin and it is at about 49 inches which is good because when I hook up the truck squats about 2 inches or so
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Old 05-24-2016, 04:27 PM   #14
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I have you tried the leveling system with it raised? Since the rears seem to not have a lot of stroke wondering if you might run into problems?
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THANKS force and camper J I am feeling much more at ease wasn't quite sure what I was getting my self int if the height was that far off
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