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Old 02-17-2005, 07:29 PM   #1
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Anyone on the forum with an 80's model trailer, Hensley Arrow and Chevy 2500hd? I recently bought an '86 25' Sovereign with Hensley hitch. The PO has pulled it with an '03 Ford F250 and is using a 6" drop hitch bar. According to my calculations, my receiver opening at the bottom is about 1 5/16" higher than the same opening on his receiver. He says his trailer is just a little up from level but not much. Anyone have a similar combination with either the 6" drop or the 8" drop" I'd like your input.
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Craig, the bottom of the 2" opening of my '02 F250 4WD Supercab Longbed receiver is roughly 18.25-18.5" from the pavement. The hitch height specification of our '01 34 Limited is 18.75". The Hensley 6" drop bar is just about perfect for these.
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Old 02-18-2005, 09:09 AM   #3
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[QUOTE=davidz71]Anyone on the forum with an 80's model trailer, Hensley Arrow and Chevy 2500hd?
Craig,
I have a 2005 2500 3/4 Chevy Suburban with a 1976 27ft Overlander. I just got the Hensley work sheet for my measurments. I will be happy to ask my customer rep any questions you may have. I have been impressed with Hensley's customer service! Maybe give them a call 800-410-6580.

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With my F250 4x4, I use a 4 inch drop, and it is not perfect - 6 inches would have been better. With the current tug, a Chevy Kodiak with a 20 inch hieght, I have an 8 in drop, which is perfect - it tows better, and is nearer level than the 4 is, with the F250.

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Thanks guys,
I am going to pick up the trailer this next weekend in GA. and will try the 6" drop for size. If it looks too high then I will get an 8" drop after I bring the Sovereign back to Tennessee.
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