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Old 02-10-2019, 07:41 PM   #1
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New F350 and Montana - Riding High?

Super Glide installed in our new F350 so I was able to hitch our Montana to see how it rides. (Picture attached). I have 9" clearance between truck and belly of camper when hitched. Surface to bottom of camper in front is 28" and in the back is 24" so I guess that translates to riding a little high. I can raise the pin box one setting which would bring the distance to just 1" differential front to back, but reduce my clearance to just under 6" from truck rail to camper belly. Looking for advice to "leave well enough alone" or raise the pin box? TIA!
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Old 02-10-2019, 09:38 PM   #2
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I was having the same problem with my F350 and 3820fk. I raised my pin box to the next set of holes and it now rides pretty flat. I think I’m running about 5 inches of clearance. No towing issues that I have noted.
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Old 02-10-2019, 09:44 PM   #3
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I would raise the pin box to the next set of holes to get the 5er more level.
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Old 02-11-2019, 07:32 AM   #4
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Do you have any adjustment in the hitch in the truck. With 9 inches of clearance you can lower the hitch 3 inches and still be ok. I would look there first before moving the hitch on the 5er. If you do move the pin box make sure you torque the bolts correctly.
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Old 02-11-2019, 10:15 AM   #5
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The BD3 hitch is an air ride hitch. You can run the bags with less air however it takes away a lot of the air ride quality. I tried several different levels of inflation while trying to get my 5er level. I raised my pin box to the next set of holes and run my bags at about 70 to 80%. This combo has given me the best ride even on very bumpy roads
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