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Old 10-03-2014, 09:20 PM   #183
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I already tried raising the hitch head one notch. Then the trailer is nose up!
I have slightly tilted the L-brackets back to match the angle of the bars.
Equal-i-zer is sending me a couple of washers.
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Old 10-03-2014, 09:38 PM   #184
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Why can't you buy the 1" ball and take it to a machine shop and have it turned down to the 1/2" you want? Buy 2 and do one at 3/8" and the other at 1/2"? My head hurts after reading this thread! I can't imagine how yours feels m.hony.
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Old 10-03-2014, 09:58 PM   #185
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I couldn't find a 1" ball- only 2"-
I thought about shimming it with a washer.
Waiting on washers from Equal-i-zer-
Might be a while till I'm able to tinker with it. We're in a state park with un-level pads now.
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Old 10-04-2014, 06:58 AM   #186
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Maybe sit back and regroup. Go back to the slightly nose down setup and go camping. Overthinking. Jim
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Old 10-04-2014, 07:12 AM   #187
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We are back to the nose down setup.
We are camping.
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The only thing left to try is another washer in the hitch head.
If that don't work, it's nose down permanently.
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Old 10-04-2014, 07:13 AM   #188
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Have re-grouped about a half dozen times...
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Old 10-04-2014, 11:46 AM   #189
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m.hony,

Take a look at this thread I started about my solution to a similar problem as yours:
http://www.airforums.com/forums/f464...ml#post1520179
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I agree. I put air bags on my Silverado and solved the sagging problem.
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Old 10-20-2014, 07:44 PM   #191
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I added a washer for a total of 7.
The trailer is now barely nose down- 1/4" difference from front to rear.
It's good enough. I'm gonna leave it alone. Just towed 900 miles just fine.
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Our trailer varies from ⅛" to " nose low. Not an issue.
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I added a washer for a total of 7.
The trailer is now barely nose down- 1/4" difference from front to rear.
It's good enough. I'm gonna leave it alone. Just towed 900 miles just fine.
I almost had a heart attack, you need to warn us before using such words...
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Wow; finally you got it!
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Old 10-21-2014, 01:50 PM   #195
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1/4" nose down is not even detected by the eye- I only know because I put a tape measure on it.
I was gonna put my new back link plates on, but I couldn't get the bolts undone. I'll need air to get the L-brackets apart. I tightened them by hand- I guess that's what nylon nuts and lock washers do-
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Old 10-21-2014, 01:51 PM   #196
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I almost had a heart attack, you need to warn us before using such words...

It wasn't good enough prior to that adjustment-
I'm just real hard headed and simply refused to accept that the way it was was good enough-
Was was-
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