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Old 02-15-2012, 04:40 PM   #11
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Mike,
About the shank, I have the 90-02-4100 shank for the 2" receiver. To get the proper ball height I needed to flip the shank so the long side pointed upward. Initially I was concerned like you, that the tailgate would hit when opened. It turned out there is good clearance. My TV is the half-ton where yours is the 3/4 ton, but maybe this info will help.
Yea, my previous Equal-i-zer was the same size as yours, as was our trailer by the way, and I had it turned up and worked fine. The one that their hitch selection tool was telling me I needed really for our new trailer didn't jive w/ the measurements I had in hand and the coupler height from Jayco (which I verified last weekend at the dealer). Anyway, talking w/ a real person there at Progress Mfg., and him actually measuring the hitches there, we both agreed that the 4800 was the one that would work and not interfere w/ my tailgate. And it will be turned up. When the default hitch w/ one of their packaged systems doesn't work, another one is very expensive to order, so you better get it right. I love their support folks.
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Old 02-17-2012, 06:52 PM   #12
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Great Thread.. We too just ordered a 308 RETS and can't wait till it arrives. We trailered boats for 15 years, but never a travel trailer. Your thread is helping with our hitch purchase decission. We'll keep watching... Thanks
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Old 03-26-2012, 04:03 PM   #13
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Jayco's coupler height of 27.25" was right on the money for this trailer. The new hitch worked out great. The dealer tech that for sure the ball was too high but lo and behold, it was perfect.
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Old 03-26-2012, 08:44 PM   #14
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Awesome!
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