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post #1 of 12 Old 07-04-2012, 02:01 PM Thread Starter
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lifted f350 drop ball hitch

I have a 2004 F350 king Ranch with a 6.5" lift and 37" toy's. I want to tow a trailer but Im not sure how much of a drop i need. my local trailer guy say's 18-22" is the average trailer height so I would need around a 12" drop, which would put me at 20" trailer height. My truck has the factory tow package but i need a drop receiver. Just wondering if any body with a lifted f350 can let me know what they use I would appreciate it. Thanks
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I have 7" in the front and 2" lift in the rear, sits level and i use a 8" drop for almost everything. 12" seems a liitle long.

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well I'm not 100% sure. He measure from the ground to my reliever and said it was 29 1/2" and he says in order for the trailer to sit around 18-20" i would need roughly a 12" drop. I'm not really sure and the adjustable ones only go to a max of 10" drop. what brand is yours? Thanks for the info
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also just curious whats the doodad mod in your sig?
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Truck will squat some as well right and the adjustable ones are way cooler. Just go with adjustable 10 inch drop


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My gas obs is up 7" on 37s, i use a 14" drop solid tube hitch I got on ebay. Trailer still sits up in the front unloaded, I have 4 trailers I haul and they're all about the same.
Oh, but I have a custom receiver mount in the center of my roll pan so that makes a larger drop hitch necessary.
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idk if that helps.
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get a B&W or equivalent adjustable receiver

Works for ME and My 8 inch lift for multiple trailers

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