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Old 05-22-2013, 12:29 PM
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Originally Posted by Hermes1 View Post
This thread is pointless.


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Originally Posted by Inferno10 View Post
Pointless why? Its something Im curious about. If you feel its pointless, then dont bother with it. Good lord.
Pointless because you're comparing apples to oranges. Even completely stock trucks end up sitting at slightly different heights from the factory. And then trailers are a completely different story. EVERY trailer is different. So no matter what people tell you they're using for a drop hitch it is irrelevant because you know nothing about their actual truck height or trailer set up just like we know nothing about yours because you didn't tell us. So I can tell you that I use a 2 3/4" drop. But does that mean anything to you? No.... because I use it to pull a flat deck car trailer and when my truck was stock I guarantee it was lower than yours.... so as I said, it is all irrelevant.

What highlandchef said below is 100% correct.

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That's immaterial. It's only a useful comparison if you asked what drop people were using if they have the same trailer you do. Most trailers are around the 17" mark for hitch height but not always; I have two different trailers and both require a different drop so I have an adjustable. So if it helps one trailer needs a 4 inch drop and one has a 6 inch drop. I use airbags to stiffen the rear of my truck. If i didn't use the airbags I would need less drop for my trailers because the truck would squat a bit more.
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