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I am trying to get the setup right for my 08 pro4x cc lwb. I have an Eaz lift wd setup. It uses the bar and chains for distributing the weight. On my 05 KC 2wd I had it set on the 5th chain. The truck and trailer sat good and level. On the 08 with the chains on the 5th link the back sits about 3/4 of an inch lower than the front. I went up one link to put more on the front and it sites level. It just really moans and creaks alot. What else can I do to compensate for the issue? On the 05 it towed great and not a lot of noises. On the 6th link it is LOUD. When I returned home this weekend after a short tow, 20 miles total I noticed that one of the mounts on the TT had slide forward about 1 inch on the trailer frame. Not sure why or how but I moved it back a re tightened it.
 

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What about playing with the height or the pitch of the ball? I had the same issue with my WD on my Sedona last year and just didn't take the time to change it. It does take a while to do (change the pitch) but it might be worth it in the end.
 

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I think I may drop the ball one setting. It states that is 1 1/4 inches then remove 2 washers. The receiver on this truck is 1 inch higher than on the 05. So that should just about get it back where it was.
 

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Send a picture of the hitch setup so we can take a proper look .. :)
The spring bars should be parallel with the trailer frame. If they are not you have some adjusting to do.
 

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I ended up dropping the ball one hole. I left the washers the same and it seems to be level and still on the 5th link, not the 6th. It looks good to me and I will be towing 250 miles round trip next week. Can't wait to feel the difference with the 08 Titan vs the 05.
 

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The creaking is just where the bars sit on the head portion and won't be a problem. I don't see it sitting 3/4 of an inch lower in the rear being an issue. As long as the bars are parallel to the trailer frame and the trailer is level or very close, I wouldn't worry. But if it bothers you, you can play around a little. That picture looks damn near perfect to me. Have a great trip.
 

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Well I towed about 250 miles this weekend and it towed great. The trailer sat a little too low on the front with me dropping the ball one set of holes. I raised it back to where it was originally and it towed great back home too. I think I may add 1 washer, i have 6 on there now, to see if the bars level out more.
 

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Well I towed about 250 miles this weekend and it towed great. The trailer sat a little too low on the front with me dropping the ball one set of holes. I raised it back to where it was originally and it towed great back home too. I think I may add 1 washer, i have 6 on there now, to see if the bars level out more.
Looks like you are pulling the trailer a little to high. Try to get everything level. Bars, trailer and truck ...
 

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Do you think adding 1 washer is a good start. I dropped the head one hole and it was too low. I raised it back up and can add up to 2 washers.
 

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Check the level from the front to the back of the trailer when you are hooked up. I think you need to drop another bolt hole. I do not think you need to add a washer to the tilt bolt.

Maybe its an optical illusion but it looks like the trailer is about 2 inches higher then it should be. The bars the run from the front to the back of the trailer. Measure from the ground to the bottom of the bar. If you are with in ~2 inches they you should be OK .. If you are over that then drop the hitch another hole and you should be good.

Let me know, or bring it over to the house and I will help you do the adjusting ... HAHA! Long drive I know.

Also heads up on that hitch ... Check the bottom welds for rusting. I had one like that come apart on me and was VERY lucky I was about 1 mile from my house.


 

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I had it dropped one hole and it sat too low. I even pulled out several washers. I am going to try to add 1 washer and see what that does for it. The front drags when I come out of my driveway a little and when I had it dropped a hole it was real bad and the trailer was nose down. I know that is better then nose high but it still towed great. I will check the welds on the hitch cause that would just suck to have that happen. I did check the welds on the hitch cause the truck came from Virginia and has more rust under it then I am used to seeing here in Ga. Thanks for the input.
 

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Check the level from the front to the back of the trailer when you are hooked up. I think you need to drop another bolt hole. I do not think you need to add a washer to the tilt bolt.

Maybe its an optical illusion but it looks like the trailer is about 2 inches higher then it should be. The bars the run from the front to the back of the trailer. Measure from the ground to the bottom of the bar. If you are with in ~2 inches they you should be OK .. If you are over that then drop the hitch another hole and you should be good.

Let me know, or bring it over to the house and I will help you do the adjusting ... HAHA! Long drive I know.

Also heads up on that hitch ... Check the bottom welds for rusting. I had one like that come apart on me and was VERY lucky I was about 1 mile from my house.




Holy crap! Is that just the part that holds the bars or does it hold the ball too?
 

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Holy crap! Is that just the part that holds the bars or does it hold the ball too?
That is the bottom of the hitch and the top part has the ball, In other words Yes ... that has the ball on it. Get this, EZ-Lift would not cover there Lifetime warranty.
 

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That is the bottom of the hitch and the top part has the ball, In other words Yes ... that has the ball on it. Get this, EZ-Lift would not cover there Lifetime warranty.
How did you not lose the whole trailer then? And why the heII didn't they cover the hitch? The welds broke! Did you try taking it to a camper/trailer place and see if they can get it covered? And how old was the hitch? I have the Reese and it has no rust at all and I got it back in 2004.
 

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I was lucky that this broke from the bottom up not the top down. I was also glad that I had Airbags! . Trailer place said ... Wow that looks bad. I purchased a new one that is not the welded type, Its cast, so I would not have to worry about that anymore.

The Hitch was I think about 7 yeas old. I am not worried about the warranty, I just want people to check there hitches.
 
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