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Old 03-15-2016, 07:05 PM   #11
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My 2016 29.5 came from the factory with the axles already flipped down. So, my only option to level the rig is to add a sub frame. I'm planning on doing that next month.


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Can the springs go lowers in the holes for him too?
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Old 03-15-2016, 08:05 PM   #12
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My 2016 29.5 came from the factory with the axles already flipped down. So, my only option to level the rig is to add a sub frame. I'm planning on doing that next month.
I'm fixing to do a 5" or 6" sub frame also on my 2013 Eagle HT 26.5, and I wish it needed tires so I could get 16's to add a few inches there.
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I also have a 2500 6.7 and getting a 29.5BHDS Sat. Praying I'm not too high. Read that some people put on a 2" blocks to help and wasn't harmful. But that's just reading.
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Old 03-15-2016, 09:02 PM   #14
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Make sure your dealer does everything necessary to trim you out as far as it will go.

I bought my 3500 after the 5er, so I missed that opertunity.

I really have to say again, while I'm nose high, I have never felt like it caused a problem while towing it....so, give it a chance
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We're contemplating swapping out our new Maxxis for LT tires. We are planning a 4,500 mile trip to Wisconsin in July and don't want to risk tires blowing out.

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I'm fixing to do a 5" or 6" sub frame also on my 2013 Eagle HT 26.5, and I wish it needed tires so I could get 16's to add a few inches there.
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We have the same configuration, and after flipping the axles and maxed out our pin box settings, still we're about 5" nose high. We thought about doing that Tru-Track lift kit, but ended up deciding against it. We're going to go ahead and add a new sub frame, as well as replacing the suspension hardware with Dexter heavy duty (wet bolt) kit--while we're at it.

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I also have a 2500 6.7 and getting a 29.5BHDS Sat. Praying I'm not too high. Read that some people put on a 2" blocks to help and wasn't harmful. But that's just reading.
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I have the exact set up. A '15 Ram 2500 4x4 Outdoorsman (sits 1 inch taller than standard truck from factory) crew cab CTD. Stock tires measure 33inches tall. I've swapped on 35s. 5er is a '16 Eagle HT 29.5BHDS. I was very concerned with heights as well but it's not so bad. I ordered my 5er with the 16 inch wheels and Maxxis tires which add about 1.5 inches in height. From the factory, the springs are already on top of the axle (I've seen other mention the dealer flipped them for them. They were lied to) but there is two holes on the spring hangers on the frame. It comes with them in the upper hole but should provide another 1.5 inches or so in height when swapped to the lower hole. With the hitch adjusted for about 6 inches of bed clearance, it does sit slightly nose high. I plan to change the mount holes soon and I suspect I should be pretty level. The truck only sags an inch or so with the 5er hooked up and it barely notices it when pulling.

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Ding!

I've been reading the updates to this thread wondering why you guys care about the height of the RAM.... Thinking to myself, "Why don't you just get a hitch that matches the height you need to match the trailer tongue height."

Then I realized this is the 5th wheel section and I guess that would be a serious concern.
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Funny that there seems to be many RAM 2500 / 29.5 combo's in here ;-)
I will find out how level I'm in just over 2 weeks!!!

I'll report back once I get my new 5'er hooked-up.
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That's good to see/hear. I swapped my 32.5" tires for 34s on my Ram and also have the 16" tires on my 29.5. Nice set up you have!!
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