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Old 08-29-2013, 09:19 PM   #29
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I tow with a Tundra and she is the big one. I hate it when the guys with their big rig stickies belittle the Tundra but they sure will be looking at my trailer lights.
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Old 08-30-2013, 08:17 AM   #30
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......... I hate it when the guys with their big rig stickies belittle the Tundra .........
Don't pay them any mind. Big hat, no cattle, I always say.
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Old 08-30-2013, 08:33 PM   #31
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Old 09-14-2013, 10:41 PM   #32
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Does anyone know if Scamp offers their lift kit in their parts store, or by special order? I can't seem to find it on their website. I've seen many folks on this forum indicate they got a "factory" lift, and have PM'd several as well that also indicated as such. My understanding is that you may have the ability to order it new that way, but I need to retrofit mine. I've got a 2008 Scamp 5er and a 2004 Nissan Titan 4x4. From my measurements I need around 6 inches of lift. 3 to clear my bed rails and maybe another two or three at least to provide some breathing room when towing on non-level grade.

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Old 09-14-2013, 10:50 PM   #33
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Just call them. They sent me the pieces cut to the perfect length when I got my axle from them. IIRC, it was $60ish.

They send a 3" rectangular tubing spacer for each side, a crossmember, and two 1.5" square solid spacers. I didn't put the 1.5" ones in, and wish I had. I have plenty of clearance, but it sits high in front.
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Old 09-14-2013, 11:03 PM   #34
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Jared,

So if I am understanding correctly, the factory lift would give a total of 4.5" of lift with the spacers and the tubing? When you added yours, what height did you get from ground to the bottom of the fiberglass on the overhang? I need approximately 56" to clear the bed rails.
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Old 09-14-2013, 11:05 PM   #35
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What do you mean when you say it "sits high in front"?
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Old 09-14-2013, 11:51 PM   #36
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He means the 5th wheel floor slopes up-hill toward the tow vehicle when it's hitched. It should be towed somewhere close to level.
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Old 09-15-2013, 12:11 AM   #37
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So if I am understanding correctly, the factory lift would give a total of 4.5" of lift with the spacers and the tubing? When you added yours, what height did you get from ground to the bottom of the fiberglass on the overhang? I need approximately 56" to clear the bed rails.
Correct, 4.5" of lift. I didn't measure to the ground. I can, but not until Monday at best. I also have a new axle and 225/75/15 tires. I have about 9" of clearance to the bed.
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Old 09-15-2013, 12:12 AM   #38
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What do you mean when you say it "sits high in front"?
What Peter said. See the picture on the second page. The only reason it doesn't bother me much, is because the pickup still sits so high in the back. If the pickup and trailer were weighted down, they would both level out at the same time.
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