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Old 09-10-2016, 07:01 AM   #1
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Reese WD Hitch Shank Drop

I am currently set up to tow a 2014 FC/FB 30' with a 2013 Yukon XL/2500/6.0L. The receiver on the Yukon XL is 3 1/2" higher than my planned replacement tow vehicle. I am intending to merely replace the shank with one that has a shorter drop to accommodate the difference.

Seems like a simple solution but would like to know if there is anything I missed in this assessment -- seems too easy.

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Old 09-10-2016, 07:13 AM   #2
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When my parents changed vehicles, we used the same shank and cut off the excess after setting everything back up. That was going from a Suburban to Dodge 2500. Just another option to think about.

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If the shank is bolted into back of head as mine is, why not turn shank over will get drop of head?
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Old 09-10-2016, 07:52 AM   #4
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Originally Posted by rhassm View Post
Seems like a simple solution but would like to know if there is anything I missed in this assessment -- seems too easy.

w/r Zane
That's pretty much what you've got to do, not complicated.
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Old 09-10-2016, 07:35 PM   #5
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The only thing you need to keep in mind is you need to worry about the loaded height not the empty height. A 1/2 ton might drop an inch more then a 3/4 ton or if a vehicle has load leveling it might not drop at all.
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