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I have a 96 lance cabover camper I just got. I have an 06 f250 4x4 cc lb. First off I used some 4x4's to space it up because my cab is tall compared to how they were back in 96. My questions are how much do they move or "wiggle" going down the road and do they ever seem like they are trying to lift? I really need to talk to someone who has used one a lot. Thanks in advanced!
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What you might do is get into the camping/rv section and repost your question there. Good guys over there that would love to help if they see the question.

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If you anchor it like youre supposed to it shouldn't move

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The amount of movement largely depends upon the terrain. If you stay on road then there is not much, so 2" of cab clearance is fine. If you go off-road at all, then suggest 4" of cab clearance to prevent contact from frame flex or cab movement. The camper itself shouldnt move much, but it can flex during articulation. The cab moves much more due to the rubber cab bushings.

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I have a F350 with a Northstar TC. I have added 3 2x4s and three sections of 3/4" plywood over the 2x4s. I have about 3" of clearance over my cab. I have never had an issue and I have clearance lights on top of my cab.

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I am making a better frame to space mine up but as it will sit I too have about 3" of clearance using 4x4's. I made an l shaped anchor out of steel and it slides into receivers I welded on my frame. Everything is welded and steel except for the frame. It
Just seems to move a lot.
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