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Old 06-11-2019, 08:40 PM
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My ***** to low

What do you guys use for WDH with the older campers that have lower hitch height? I have a 17 Expedition that has a top of receiver tube height of 20" and I need the top of the ball at 18". All the WDH that I see have the ***** sitting to high. If I add a drop ball mount to most hitches ,it would be close to the ground.
 
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Old 06-11-2019, 08:52 PM
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So there is no adjustment in your WDH?
 
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Old 06-12-2019, 03:49 AM
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I am looking at buying one and haven't found one that the has the correct ball height without using a dropped shank.
 
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So if the top of the tube is at 20 inches, and you go to an 8 inch drop, that should leave you 12 inches from the bottom of the shank and the pavement. That is how everyone does it. The other option would be to let air our of the rear tires till it drops far enough to level the trailer.
 
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I am looking at buying one and haven't found one that the has the correct ball height without using a dropped shank.

Every WDH I know of is adjustable most are at minimum 4" drop/ lift just depends on how you install it. Not to mention having the ball slightly higher will compensate for the initial drop anyway.
 
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Old 06-12-2019, 06:36 PM
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I bought a used Husky Centerline this winter off of Craigslist and when I took our camper out of storage I found out that I could not lower the ball enough. I was just wondering if any WDH's are made with the ball lower in the perch so I don't need a drop mount? Thanks.
 
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Originally Posted by dzdiggin'dude View Post
What do you guys use for WDH with the older campers that have lower hitch height? I have a 17 Expedition that has a top of receiver tube height of 20" and I need the top of the ball at 18". All the WDH that I see have the ***** sitting to high. If I add a drop ball mount to most hitches ,it would be close to the ground.
Our Equalizer 10k WDH works great and has an adjustable shank.
There are optional shanks available with more drop.
If I measured ours right with the shank flipped over the top of the ball would be level with the top of the receiver tube opening.
The head mounting holes are 2.5" apart.
From the bottom hole of the head to the top of the ball is about 7".
 
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A slightly longer stinger is one option.

Looks like this one might get you where you need to be without hanging too low.

https://www.etrailer.com/Accessories...2-02-4213.html


have you considered lifting the trailer? Sometime those older trailers are so low that lifting them isn’t the worst thing you could do. Usually just a flip kit is all you need to get 2” of lift.
 
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