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Old 09-17-2017, 01:03 PM   #1
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Level enough?

Is my trailer sitting level enough to tow safely? Also, can you adjust the height of the rear stabilizers. They seem like they sit way too low.


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Is my trailer sitting level enough to tow safely? Also, can you adjust the height of the rear stabilizers. They seem like they sit way too low.


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Old 09-17-2017, 01:14 PM   #3
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I've seen worse but it's still not great. Fifth wheels and lifted trucks just don't mix well, especially these days where stock ride height is already challenging for many trailers. Like you said, rear stabilizers will scrape when crossing an incline angle. Mine come pretty close sometimes and my trailer is just slightly nose down. Have you tried flipping the axles on the trailer? Put taller tires on the trailer?
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I've seen worse but it's still not great. Fifth wheels and lifted trucks just don't mix well, especially these days where stock ride height is already challenging for many trailers. Like you said, rear stabilizers will scrape when crossing an incline angle. Mine come pretty close sometimes and my trailer is just slightly nose down. Have you tried flipping the axles on the trailer? Put taller tires on the trailer?


I have not tried flipping the axles. Is that a hard job? Good idea on the bigger tires.


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Old 09-17-2017, 01:27 PM   #5
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It seems easy enough if you have the proper tools and jacks, etc. Otherwise it may be an hour's labor at an axle/spring shop. Have a look underneath your trailer - the axles ride ABOVE the leaf spring unlike a truck where it rides UNDERNEATH. Basically the flip makes it like a truck, and gains you a couple inches of lift (whatever the diameter of the axle tube is, probably 3in).

If you throw taller tires on just mind the gap between them - don't get the two tires too close together.
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Old 09-18-2017, 12:16 PM   #6
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I would guess your axles are already flipped. You might have one more hole in the spring hangers, but you're in the same boat as I am. I'm way worse than you are though and have scraped the rear hitch and dented the underneath of my trailer already.
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Old 09-18-2017, 12:47 PM   #7
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Maybe it's the photo, but clearence on the bed rails would be my priority. Looks tight there.

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Old 09-18-2017, 01:03 PM   #8
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I would worry about this but I am a worry wart. Is that a 377? If so then you have a 16,000lb trailer on 7,000 axels and your transfering alot of weight to the rear axel which could cause issues. I too would not change the tire size for when taking tight turns they get quite close to each other as they flex and tip!
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It looks like a Eagle 355MBQS to me. It's the little brother of the North Point 377RLBH.
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Looks like the truck is squatting. You might add some SuperSprings to level it up.
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