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Old 04-14-2012, 01:33 PM
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Towing a 5th wheel with a lift kit?

I just put a rough country 4.5 lift on my 2012 f-250, Whats the best way to tow a 5th wheel? Do I have to flip the axles? Thanks
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Old 04-14-2012, 02:37 PM
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Hook it up and see. Unless we can see, we don't know. You should have 6-8" of bed rail to trailer clearance and the trailer should ride level.
So you might can get away with just changing the mounting holes for the springs if your trailer has that. But if you can't or it's not enough, you might have to change them from leaf under to leaf over.
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Old 04-14-2012, 04:07 PM
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I haven't even bought the 5th wheel yet. I was wanting to know how much trouble it would be or if it is worth the headache?
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Old 04-14-2012, 04:55 PM
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Not hard.
With all the right things I could probably flip them over in 3-5 hrs, depending how well it goes.
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Old 04-14-2012, 04:58 PM
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Thanks for the input, I will go the camper place and do some math?
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Old 04-14-2012, 05:24 PM
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Yea you can do that too. Whichever one you're looking at, it should be level and you can get a measurement from the floor to the bottom of the trailer, then measure from the bed rail to the ground on your truck and get an idea.
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