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Old 09-05-2017, 12:15 AM   #43
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We had this same problem with our Ram. All you need to do is rotate the jack a quarter turn left or right. At least it worked for us.
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Old 09-05-2017, 05:22 PM   #44
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2500 ram with Reese 54977 shank lets me open the tailgate with lots of room to spare, my 2" shank would also.....13 31' classic....
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Old 09-07-2017, 01:42 PM   #45
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Let's make this a non-existent problem. Load the truck bed differently, or the item in another location. Tons of options.

Shortest shank is best. Leverage against the receiver should be kept to a minimum for a number of reasons.
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Old 09-07-2017, 02:52 PM   #46
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Engineering OverKill Version FIX:

Obtain and install a ProPride or Hensley hitch system.

Solves three problems:

1) moves trailer quite a bit further from rear of TV...

2) Pretty much eliminates the sway problem you may or may not have known about...

3) Makes your wallet a heck of a lot thinner, so you can sit in your seat more comfortably....
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Old 09-07-2017, 05:54 PM   #47
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Tailgate clearances

Slightly off topic but the rear hatch on a Suburban will also hit a 23D cylinder cover forcing a decoupling to access rear of vehicle.
Just sayin...
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