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Old 06-24-2006, 08:36 PM   #1
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Old 06-24-2006, 09:35 PM   #2
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put pontoons on that safari and i'd bet they would work!

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I have had my 19' Bambi CCD for about a year and I sure love everything about it. I had a Dodge Ram 1500 truck with a 4.3 L V8. It worked well, but was really straining when driving long uphill roads such as from Mesa to Payson, Arizona. I just traded in for a Durango with a 5.7 L Hemi V8 and I am in trailer heaven. The Durango pulls the Bambi like it is not even there. My 1st day I was driving around the Phoenix area and was caught in a Monsoon storm with high winds and torrential rains. The Durango is all wheel drive which really helped stabilize the trailer in the wind and rain. The only thing I might change is to lengthen the hitch tongue a few inchs to the tailgate does not hit the hydrallic lift when open, as well as give a little more turning distance.
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The Durango is all wheel drive which really helped stabilize the trailer in the wind and rain. The only thing I might change is to lengthen the hitch tongue a few inchs to the tailgate does not hit the hydrallic lift when open, as well as give a little more turning distance.
You don't mention your hitch's manufacturer, but if you happen to be utilizing Reese equipment, there is a sepcial extended draw bar that was designed to increase clearances on vans and sport utilities that had rear door mounted spare tires. I had one of these for my '83 GMC Conversion Van. The down side is that this feature increases the distance between the rear axle of the tow vehicle which can increase the tendency for yaw or sway -- when I switch to my '84 Jeep Grand Wagoneer and tried utilizing this extended drawbar, the sway issue became an immediate nuisance which was solved when I went back to a standard drawbar.

Good luck with your investigation into hitch adjustments.

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The only thing I might change is to lengthen the hitch tongue a few inchs to the tailgate does not hit the hydrallic lift when open, as well as give a little more turning distance.
Do a Google search. Curt sells an extended shank that's only an inch or two longer. Some might drill another hole, but there isn't much length before you have the hole very close to the front of the shank.
Don't go too long or the tail might wag the dog.
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