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Old 06-28-2014, 10:16 PM   #1457
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Our Classic is 1/4" nose down (measuring at the trim strip at the edge of the rear and front body shells) or as Sean said, "level". The airbag system keep the truck level.
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Old 06-28-2014, 10:53 PM   #1458
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Took a nap in mine today and felt great!
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Old 06-29-2014, 05:38 AM   #1459
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Old 06-29-2014, 05:45 AM   #1460
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The wife appears very comfortable. I'm sold!


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Old 06-29-2014, 06:29 AM   #1461
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Something like this?
That is just fugly!
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Old 06-29-2014, 09:06 AM   #1462
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Old 06-29-2014, 09:18 AM   #1463
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2 washers from Progress Manufacturing- the truck is dead level, but the trailer is ever so slightly nose down. A rain shower tells the tale. 4 washers in the hitch head- hopefully a fifth washer will raise the front of the trailer just a little tiny bit.


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I don't think it will. I think it will put more weight on the front axle. If it's only slightly nose down I don't think it's going to make a difference but if you want to raise it you'll have to raise the hitch ball height, which will change the lift on the spring arms, putting more weight on the rear axle. Check the hitch height on the trailer vs. the hitch ball height on the TV; same? (I think my owner's manual stated my hitch height at 18")

How is it handling? Mine is slightly nose down too, truck is maybe a half inch nose up but it handles just fine on the highway. I'm tired of messing with mine, at least for now.
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Old 06-29-2014, 12:31 PM   #1464
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You can get longer flaps that hang lower/closer to the ground.
We have Rock Tamers that are only 1/2 " off the ground when loaded with wdh adjusted and the blasted rocks still get by!
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Old 06-29-2014, 03:39 PM   #1465
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I don't think it will. I think it will put more weight on the front axle. If it's only slightly nose down I don't think it's going to make a difference but if you want to raise it you'll have to raise the hitch ball height, which will change the lift on the spring arms, putting more weight on the rear axle. Check the hitch height on the trailer vs. the hitch ball height on the TV; same? (I think my owner's manual stated my hitch height at 18")

How is it handling? Mine is slightly nose down too, truck is maybe a half inch nose up but it handles just fine on the highway. I'm tired of messing with mine, at least for now.

The hitch ball is all the way at the top.
If I try the fifth washer and nothing else happens but a little more weight is transferred to the front axle, no harm done. I have more headroom on the front axle than the rear axle- the rear axle is within 200# of max-
Handling is fine on a calm day. I feel the wind on a windy day. Acceleration, braking, and steering are fine.
Rough roads with expansion joints are terrible-
Bam bam!
Bam bam!
I don't reckon there 's nothin I can do 'bout that...


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Old 06-29-2014, 07:20 PM   #1466
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I didn't know where to post this so I chose here. We have a portable ice maker and love it. Target has them on sale for $109. Good price for the convenience.
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Old 06-29-2014, 08:08 PM   #1467
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What did you get for your Trailer today?

Installed a new stainless exterior shower. Bought some LED rope to retrofit 1/2 of my 12v fluorescent lights.

This weekend I will retrofit a couple of the LED lights and work on some theft deterrent for my 40lb propane tanks.




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Old 06-29-2014, 08:58 PM   #1468
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Old 06-30-2014, 10:14 AM   #1469
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Those rims look good!

Thanks! Same ones Airstream uses on the Eddie Bauer. About three months after I bought them, they released photos of the EB at the RV show. So much for uniqueness huh?
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