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Old 04-13-2017, 11:13 AM   #1
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Figure this one out.

When installing my hitch I did all the height measurements to start out as level as possible. From what I read I measured from the ground to the plate on the pin box with the trailer level. Then I measured from the ground to the top of the hitch with the truck level. The best I could get was the hitch being almost 4" higher after I added the lube plate into the equation. So I would assume that I would be 4" out of level after hooking up. Well I was only a half an inch out by measuring front and rear and 1 tenth of a degree by my level indicator in the leveling system. I have self leveling air bags on the TV so there should have been no squat.
What am I missing ?

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Old 05-24-2017, 02:42 AM   #2
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Im pretty sure you sorted out the issue by now, but after looking at your other pictures, was the final measurements taken with both the truck and 5er on the same pad?? I noticed in the pictures, it appeared that the rear wheels were on the pad, and your front were lower and not on the pad. Coult this have been the discrepancy??

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