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hauling gooseneck with a lift kit?

what is the biggest lift i can go and still haul a gooseneck with no problems? i will only be hauling my dually show truck. i wanted to run a 8" lift and 37's if that is possible.
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6 inches with 35's pretty much max depending on the trailer. I wont go bigger than 4 inches myself

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I've seen 6" with 37"s and they didn't have a problem. Just depends on the set up of the truck and trailer.

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4" and 35's I did it alot... 8"... not unless the trailer is custom...

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I've seen 6" with 37"s and they didn't have a problem. Just depends on the set up of the truck and trailer.
See thats the thing once you get that high you have to customize the trailer

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Icon (DR) 8.5" on 37s w/unmodified trailer

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Icon (DR) 8.5" on 37s w/unmodified trailer

So no one ever told you the tralier should ride level, or close to it... That is not safe. Not in the least.

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not safe at all, and lets see him take an incline into a driveway or something. i have seen a few smashed beds in my time



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I would be very afraid of going any bigger than 4" if at all. I stayed with just leveling my truck out because I've had a couple close calls on inclines with mine at stock height on 35s.

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i figure a 6" and 35's is gonna be max. for me then.
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