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Old 01-28-2016, 07:34 PM   #21
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I know this isn't a perfect picture to show how level it rides, but here is my 2016 29.5 BHDS on my 2011 F-350. I have the 16" wheel and the Revolutioin pinbox options on my trailer The suspension is in the topmost factory position. It came with the axles "flipped."

My truck has 18" factory tires a 2" leveling kit on the front, and air bags in the rear. So the bed is at factory height, over the rear axles, but rides level no matter how much weight I load it with (within reason)


My hitch is the B&W OEM companion.

Even though it doesn't look like it in this picture due to the perspective, it rides very level.



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That's good news! Maybe I won't have to do anything to mine.

And ignore my post on the axle spacer block. Some reading tells that they are not good to use on tandem trailers.
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Old 01-31-2016, 02:33 PM   #22
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Here's what I did to mine.
https://www.jaycoowners.com/forums/f6...ght-18663.html
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Old 02-06-2016, 11:12 PM   #23
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New 26.5 RLS with 2015 f250 4x4

Just picked it up. All we had to do was lower the Morryde pin box 1 notch and it was level. Trailer was ordered with 16in tires. Still have about 7in clearance on truck box.
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Old 02-07-2016, 09:05 AM   #24
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Just picked it up. All we had to do was lower the Morryde pin box 1 notch and it was level. Trailer was ordered with 16in tires. Still have about 7in clearance on truck box.
What truck do you have?
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Old 02-07-2016, 09:55 AM   #25
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I have a 2015 Ford F-250 Diesel 4x4 Crew cab, short bed, srw
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Old 02-07-2016, 10:53 AM   #26
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Just picked it up. All we had to do was lower the Morryde pin box 1 notch and it was level. Trailer was ordered with 16in tires. Still have about 7in clearance on truck box.
Just ordered a 16' 26.5 BHS yesterday so this is very re-assuring. I think the bed height on the new Fords is about as tall as the bed height on the new Ram's? Anyone care to chime in who may know if they are both about the same height?

Also while looking at the Eagle 16' HT 26.5 model they had on the lot I noticed there was a piece 2-3" square metal tubing welded in between the trailer frame and the leaf spring shackles. The leaf spring shackles bolted to the square metal tubing rather then the trailer frame. Has Jayco done this on previous model year Eagle HT's? or is this something they may have recently done on 16's to improve getting the trailer level with todays taller trucks?
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Old 02-07-2016, 11:32 AM   #27
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When I was looking at trucks, I measured several. Off memory, the f250 with 18s were 56", with 20s were a bit taller. Ram 2500s were about 59". Drw f350s were 54-55. Single wheel F350s were 58". Thats just off memory but the Fords were generally shorter than Rams.
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Old 02-08-2016, 09:36 PM   #28
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My 2014 ram 3500 srw all stock is 60" high at the bed rails. I tried hooking up to a ht fifth and it didn't work. Way nose high and not enough bed rail clearance. Not near enough pin weight to even settle the truck a couple inches.
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Old 02-09-2016, 01:16 PM   #29
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I have a 2012 Ram 3500 4x4 and a 2016 29.5 BHDS and I had the axles flipped and 2in blocks installed. Had some extra beam supports added to each one of the suspension hangers. I am totally level now with more then 8in of clearance on my rear leveling jacks.

I can take photos this weekend. Blocks and support beams installed ran me about $800. Worth every penny.

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My 2014 ram 3500 srw all stock is 60" high at the bed rails. I tried hooking up to a ht fifth and it didn't work. Way nose high and not enough bed rail clearance. Not near enough pin weight to even settle the truck a couple inches.
Yup. The drw 3500s are a bit shorter because of the smaller wheels and tires...I know drw trucks aren't for everyone though.

My empty 29.5 settled the rear of my truck only 1-3/8". The truck was still really high in the rear hooked up. They are 3 factory leaf spring shims that serve as a lift block on the rear leaf springs of 3500s. I removed 2 of those shims to lower the rear. That got me about an inch lower at the tailgate and the truck still has forward rake to it hooked up to the trailer.
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