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Old 12-04-2010, 10:32 AM   #309
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Also, I have to get chain and electrical extensions.
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ProPride sells an extension kit containing both those items.

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Old 12-04-2010, 10:33 AM   #310
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The chain and Plug extension should be in the box.Well from what I remember...They were in there.
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Nope. 100% sure it was not.

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The chain and Plug extension should be in the box.Well from what I remember...They were in there.
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I found on mine that there was enough extra slack plug wire near the "A" frame and body to ease out the necessary amount allowing me to not need an extension. The chains definitely needed a few extra links.
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Old 12-04-2010, 07:24 PM   #313
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Strange

Mine came with them.You can see my pics in post #41.
Maybe they forgot or changed something in the packaging system.Dont really know until you give Sean a call.

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thanks for joining us rik'

u r correct the installation is a full day of fun.

the classics went through a phase with shorter chains, then longer, then shorter...

sometimes the 7 pin can be made longer by using the slack.

sorta dependz on how much stinger drop is needed.

most of the safari/cloud/internationals seem to need the extension kit.

often only 2-3 links extra, per side does it.

the kit is not automatically included, it's an order item, as ken suggests.

i think IF ordered (or discussed with sean prior to shipping) it would be in d'box.

email/pm/call him monday, that should get the kit shippin'.

>>>did u order the 1000 lb bars or 800 or what?

>>>how much drop did you bolt into the stinger?

u probably know this...

in order for the w/d bars to reload the front axle,

there needs to be enough initial drop so that as the jacks are tightened,

the rear of the truck will come UP several inches,

the initial drop helps 2 keep from raising the trailer past level.

wheel well, bumper or beltline measurements can help with this till hitting a cat scale.

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Old 12-04-2010, 08:38 PM   #315
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Yes, I re-Routed and there is enough. I still am thinking about some extension just to be redundant.


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Old 12-04-2010, 08:42 PM   #316
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I have changed the Stinger twice now. I am going to mess with it again tomorrow again, probably. I don't think I need any tilt with the washers, however. Seems to cock it too far forward. I removed one washer, raised the Stinger and it's a bit more level, but now has more tension on the WD jacks.

I have the 800 BTW.

Wish there was a set up video somewhere. I would so do one if I knew the correct set up.


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thanks for joining us rik'

u r correct the installation is a full day of fun.

the classics went through a phase with shorter chains, then longer, then shorter...

sometimes the 7 pin can be made longer by using the slack.

sorta dependz on how much stinger drop is needed.

most of the safari/cloud/internationals seem to need the extension kit.

often only 2-3 links extra, per side does it.

the kit is not automatically included, it's an order item, as ken suggests.

i think IF ordered (or discussed with sean prior to shipping) it would be in d'box.

email/pm/call him monday, that should get the kit shippin'.

>>>did u order the 1000 lb bars or 800 or what?

>>>how much drop did you bolt into the stinger?

u probably know this...

in order for the w/d bars to reload the front axle,

there needs to be enough initial drop so that as the jacks are tightened,

the rear of the truck will come UP several inches,

the initial drop helps 2 keep from raising the trailer past level.

wheel well, bumper or beltline measurements can help with this till hitting a cat scale.

cheers
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Old 12-09-2010, 06:29 PM   #317
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Sorry, I actually have the 1000 lbs bars.
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no problemo'

the 1k bars are probably a better choice

with your combo'

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Old 01-18-2011, 04:10 PM   #319
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New Propride Installed...

Here are pictures of my install completed on Friday, January 14th and scaled on state scales on January 17th. Install took about six hours with two of us doing the work. Thanks to Sean and 2airishuman for their assistance. Much smoother ride compared to my equalizer. We are using 5.5 inches of WD Jack with a single washer for stinger tilt.
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yeee haw!

it's about time

nice job bramer.

good looking rig too.

focusing on the lower left pic in CLOSE UP views...

it appears the yOke isn't parallel with the tongue/A frame?

perhaps it is, and pic is fool'n me,

but the 2nd bolt hole in the yoke is elongated,

and the bolt is near the top of the hole ?

so the rear part of the yoke looks elevated?

this probably doesn't impact function of the hitch,

but will make it appear that MORE tensioning of the jacks is needed.

so IF the yoke were leveled, the spring bars would require LESS lifting for the same tension...

does that make sense?
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i mention this only because IF it's not intentional, it is possible that the yOke slipped up some...

and the yoke nuts/bolts are not adequately torqued?
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ok, enough of that and thanks for posting.

that indoor location looks extremely level, a great spot for an install.

let us know how the towing/hookup and general maintenance goes.

the install time should drop some for the next new stream too...

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no problemo'

the 1k bars are probably a better choice

with your combo'

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I agree - 1k bars better due to your trailer size \ windows on the front, etc....
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2air, we'll adjust the yoke Friday and will wait for a weather break to scale it. I'll add additional pictures after we level the yoke and scale it. bramer
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