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Old 03-27-2013, 09:18 AM
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Default More questions...Air Lift springs with WD Hitch?!

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Originally Posted by gonefishin776 View Post
when I went down to FL from VA i got great MPG down and lost 2-3 on the way back. I don't know why. It was raining on the way back, don't know if that matters.

my step dad would say "it's because your going UP the earth, not down, get a Globe I'll show you" what a smart ass.
I'm almost gonna have to agree with your step-dad...it makes sense...I think...any physicists on the board? Where's Sheldon when you need him!

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Originally Posted by sandawilliams View Post
I have towed my TT over 25000 miles with my half ton and averaged 9.3MPG. Make sure to use tow/haul to save your trans.
Are you sure your bed extender will clear the trailer hitch in tight turns? I don't have that much clearance.
I'm actually flipping the bed extender inboard to assist with storage/cargo organization. I don't think I'd actually ever use as a bed extender with the tailgate down...

I added the airbags and tailgate extender yesterday and had a question I hope someone has an answer to...

With the bags fully aired up to 35 psi, the rear is 3.5 inches higher than the front. When I'm fully loaded out for the trip and everything settles, I'd like the rear to be about a 1/2 inch higher or so than the front. Normally I like perfectly level but when towing I wanted to have a little wiggle room/travel...maybe I need more than a 1/2 inch then...?

ANYWAY, I was wondering with the airbags and the WD hitch...how would you set it up? I'm trying to set my ball height compared to hitch height and don't know if I should max the airbags out and use those measurements or air them down to 10 psi and then add air to get the truck and trailer to level out properly. I was thinking if I did my measurements based on the bags being fully aired up I couldn't go wrong as compared to not having enough lift in them if I do the measurements with the bags starting off at 10 psi. I can always take air out (down to the 10 psi minimum) but I can only go to 35 psi max...

I've been driving myself nuts thinking about this and don't have a lot of time to figure it out! Thanks in advance for the helpful replies...
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