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Old 10-17-2020, 01:31 PM   #1
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f-150 23FB Hensley Cub.

Got the trailer level but truck not so much. Maybe it’s caused by a 5% slope on garage ramp. Should I start shopping for a 350 diesel or will a gas engine work in my case. The trailer is about 30% below the trucks tow rating but this is cutting it pretty close don’t you think? I am thinking about 2021 Lariat 350 SRW with the 7.3L V-8. Opinions. My wife’s Ridgeline it does pretty good towing up to just under 85 MPH. So I don’t think I need a 550

Sorry I am feeling froggy fall is in the air and sure enough I fell this morning.
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Old 10-17-2020, 03:33 PM   #2
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f-150 23FB Hensley Cub.

Yes I would reposition your trailer and truck on level ground first. Do you have any pressure on the lift? Also I canít see what drop you have on your Hensley, you may want to give them a call. If you just want a new truck thatís another matter. I hope your not doing 85 MPH, thatís dangerous.
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Old 10-17-2020, 03:35 PM   #3
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F150 more than enough to pull that rig
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Old 10-17-2020, 04:35 PM   #4
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I'd sleep it, then find a truly level spot and reevaluate. I'm thinking maybe that truck might sorta do the job.
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Old 10-18-2020, 02:21 PM   #5
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There is more fender gap on the back of the truck so that looks fine. In the picture the front of the truck looks low, the opposite of the problem you are asking about fixing. Desperately need to park on level surface to have any idea how it really looks.
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