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Old 10-14-2013, 09:24 PM   #1
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Well I have moved the springs into the lowest holes,set the trailer to bed clearance to 6 inches and when I measure the difference in front/ground and back/ground it's 5 inches should it be closer than that?
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Old 10-14-2013, 09:28 PM   #2
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Not sure what you're describing?

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Old 10-14-2013, 09:47 PM   #3
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Trying to describe the things that I have done to this trailer to get it level and the things That have been done it is within 6 inches of being level. The question is is this close enough to be safe ?
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I would think that the trailer should be closer to level than that. And you should not be nose high, although you didn't indicate whether nose or tail was higher. 6" bed rail clearance is about right. If you are nose high, would it be possible to flip your axles to gain additional trailer height ?
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You probably did this but when you measured front and back to the ground did you measure from the frame to the ground?
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The measurement was taken from trailer to ground and it it nose high.I have considered getting a flip kit from Dexter but this is the last resort.I am calling around today trying to get prices on this labor cost,if anybody has done this themselves let me know have difficult this is .
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We had the same problem with our 07 Eagle fiver and our 05 GMC 3500- Had to have the axles "flipped" to solve the problem- JMHO- DD
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The measurement was taken from trailer to ground and it it nose high.I have considered getting a flip kit from Dexter but this is the last resort.I am calling around today trying to get prices on this labor cost,if anybody has done this themselves let me know have difficult this is .
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...,if anybody has done this themselves let me know have difficult this is .
I did it myself this past summer...you need the tools to get it done; wrench/rachet set, heavy duty jack stands, 4x4/6x6 wood blocking blocking and at least a 10 ton bottle jack. Also a close-to level spot with concrete/ashalt paving.
Check the axle ratings: Its on the info plate on the axle tube and call Dexter to discuss. Axles rated over 6K need new welded spring perches. Mine didn't need to be welded so I bought the Dexter flip/convert kits.
Do research...you can't just roll the axle tubes over and the shocks (if equipped) will need new frame brackets to attach to.

All in all...not too difficult if you have the tools...I did it myself with no help in 1 day. Cost me $120. I you decide to do it, feel free to PM me and I'll be glad to help. The prices to have it done are $400+ at least around NC.
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Glennwil,
When you get around to it...post up your rig and model info.
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Did you see what your axle rating is?
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