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Old 10-08-2021, 03:58 PM   #1
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installing lift kit dexter 11

jus about noon the second dayt lifted my 2006 25ft int. with a lift kit from e trailer dexter.found no instructions in kit. contacted e-trailer twice about no instructions and no response.me and a friend jumped in the deep end anyway.i found the front spacers fit properly.i had tabs welded to 16 nuts and bolts per. everones sugestion.that worked great also had air powered wrench.first axle took us 5 hours.went to rear axle and found both spacers needed shortening by 3/16. also had to notch one bracket for wire clearance.both rear frame holes did not line up had to elongate both rear holes.did not have to do that on front brackets.finished complete job second dayabout noon . reattached gas line and all done.im 78 helper is 65.wont do that again. claymanjack
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Old 10-08-2021, 04:25 PM   #2
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Good job. I just got a quote from the dealer for $1,100 to install.
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Old 10-09-2021, 01:40 PM   #3
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not as straight foward as i thought on my trailer.no band aids but sore 78 yr old muscles. one band aid for helper.but i survived for another day. jack
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Old 10-22-2021, 06:03 PM   #4
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update on 25int

having installed the dexter 2 7/8 lift.now new mitchlin 235 /75 r15 ltx tires trailer weighs 5160# tires rated for 2250# per tire.new batteries and marine so.sw.new reese straight line hitch assembly.next pull out ref. and replace broken plastic defrost drain.just about ready to head to florida and break some clays? jack
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Old 10-22-2021, 08:37 PM   #5
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Good job. I just got a quote from the dealer for $1,100 to install.
Do it yourself…
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Old 10-22-2021, 08:47 PM   #6
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Do it yourself…
If you have six hours to spend on it and like to do the work, it’s not that difficult. The kit with tabs welded to the bolts will shave off an hour.
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Old 10-22-2021, 09:29 PM   #7
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After doing it myself, i’d say $1,100 would be a bargain.
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Old 10-22-2021, 09:45 PM   #8
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not as straight foward as i thought on my trailer.no band aids but sore 78 yr old muscles. one band aid for helper.but i survived for another day. jack
78 years old? I feel like a real wimp now.
You are inspiring Sir!

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Old 10-25-2021, 06:00 PM   #9
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age is only a number.although i do have more aches and my wife of 58yrs calls me a pain?
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