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Old 08-09-2016, 09:17 PM   #1
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29.5 bhds not level when towing

We recently purchased a 29.5 bhds. I have a 08 f250 psd short bed. My truck is stock height but in 35" tires. I have heard that this is a jayco issue not making the trailers chassis taller but is there anything I can do to get the back end of the trailer more level. I noticed there is a second bolt hole about 3" lower where the leaf springs are mounted. Can I move the leafs down and gain the height I need. Any advice will help. Thank you
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Old 08-09-2016, 09:19 PM   #2
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Here is a picture of the hole in the leaf mount I found
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Old 08-09-2016, 10:00 PM   #3
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Yup, that is the one draw back of the HT line. Moving everything down on the bracket will help some but won't fix it totally. Somebody here went all out and had a sub frame built to get the trailer leveled out. Hopefully that person will chime in before to long.
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I was able to use the adjustment in my hitch head to level the trailer. What kind of hitch are you using.

Hard to tell from the photos, what needs to happen to level it?
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Old 08-09-2016, 10:17 PM   #5
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If your picture is accurate I wouldn't worry about it. You look as level as most on the road.
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Old 08-09-2016, 10:37 PM   #6
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I had to drop my hitch to the lowest level in my truck box. The only thing left to do for me is to increase the factory pin box height thereby dropping the front end and raising the rear when hooked up.

I am having a shop install the heavy duty shackle kit on monday next week. Maybe Ill see what they can do with the suspension while they have everything apart as well.
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You can also look at installing a Correct Track for another 2" lift.
Correct Trackā„¢ Suspension Alignment System
I'm going to be installing this system at the end of this years camping season.

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Old 08-10-2016, 08:28 AM   #8
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I had the dealer adjust my suspension to the bottom holes on the spring hangers before I took delivery. Mine is close enough to level and I'm happy with the clearance to the bed rails. My truck is on factory sized tires though.....

If that doesn't get you close enough, you either need a sub-frame or ditch the 35's.
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I was able to use the adjustment in my hitch head to level the trailer. What kind of hitch are you using.

Hard to tell from the photos, what needs to happen to level it?
Your truck must not be as tall? In order to level the OP's situation, the trailer has to go up.

I have always thought that the pin box/hitch height adjustment is used to set the clearance over the bed rails and trailer suspension adjustments (or sub-frames, bigger tires, etc) are used to level the trailer. Doesn't do much good to level it with the pin box if that results in only a couple inches of bed rail clearance.
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I was able to use the adjustment in my hitch head to level the trailer. What kind of hitch are you using.

Hard to tell from the photos, what needs to happen to level it?
Im running a husky 16k slide hitch. I thought about lowering it but i think ill have the dealer do that. I dont really know any of the tolerances on the truck to hitch spacing.
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