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Old 05-13-2012, 08:44 PM
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seems as if you have a 4" drop hitch, turned upside down... Tony, that could be solved it you did an axle flip on the trailer, which would lower it and give it a more street look

i will say though, people with S10 Blazers who make a trailer out of an S10 Bed is awesome. too bad you couldnt do that with a WJ... you could with an XJ and a Commanche bed!! hmmmmm
That's a great idea! I might get 3-4" of drop out of that! Maybe I can fit some Bilstiens under there too to make it less bouncy. That bitch will corner like it's on RAILS!
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Old 05-14-2012, 07:00 AM
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Old 05-14-2012, 01:07 PM
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That's a great idea! I might get 3-4" of drop out of that! Maybe I can fit some Bilstiens under there too to make it less bouncy. That bitch will corner like it's on RAILS!
Im not sure how the axle of the trailer is, but if its like most ive seen and it has leaf springs, the axle is under the springs... which would work well with a flip!

our 5th wheel camper had axle above springs, which made it sit lower. we had to flip it because we pulled it with a 4x4 1 ton Cummins diesel (sat pretty high in the rear, it was set up for towing)
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Old 05-14-2012, 07:55 PM
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Im not sure how the axle of the trailer is, but if its like most ive seen and it has leaf springs, the axle is under the springs... which would work well with a flip!

our 5th wheel camper had axle above springs, which made it sit lower. we had to flip it because we pulled it with a 4x4 1 ton Cummins diesel (sat pretty high in the rear, it was set up for towing)
No, you nailed it...it's got leafs over the axle as it sits now. I will be screwing around with this trailer later on this year. I don't think I'll take it very far, but we'll see. The wheels it ends up with will dictate everything else. I see a lot of grinding in my future....
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Old 05-15-2012, 12:19 AM
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No, you nailed it...it's got leafs over the axle as it sits now. I will be screwing around with this trailer later on this year. I don't think I'll take it very far, but we'll see. The wheels it ends up with will dictate everything else. I see a lot of grinding in my future....
oh yeah! i love it when im right, since it doesnt happen often lol
Im kinda curious to see what all you do to it. im at least positive you will deamber it and tint the tail lights
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Re: Hillbilly camper?

Oh trust me...if and when I get around to screwing with this, there will be PLENTY of pics.
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i wouldnt expect anything less!
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