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Old 12-10-2014, 07:35 AM   #43
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Thanks so much.
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Old 12-10-2014, 09:57 AM   #44
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Thanks so much. So you think it might work?
Yes it will.

Many of us require a drop hitch in order to tow with a nice level trailer.
Key is to measure correctly as Byron indicated to figure out just how much of a drop you actually need. Make sure the trailer and the truck are on very level ground when you measure and that the trailer itself is sitting level or if not level then just "sightly" down on the tongue but not up on the tongue.

If you can afford it the adjustable hitch Jim mentioned are great.... as it will allow you to make adjustments if you didnt get your measurements bang on to start with.
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Old 12-10-2014, 10:13 AM   #45
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Thanks for in the info. The problem is the trailer is in North Carolina and I am in Michigan. I did talk to Jim Palmer (Egg Trailer manufacturer) and he said the tongue measurement to use is 18.5" I will check on the hitch truck height. I feel like this can be solves but I would like the proper equipment when I pick up the trailer with the truck in about 5 weeks.

Thanks for the input. Going full time in February.
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Etrailer has a good tutorial - Etrailer - Choosing the Correct Ball Mount.
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Old 12-10-2014, 04:59 PM   #47
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Etrailer has a good tutorial - Etrailer - Choosing the Correct Ball Mount.

Great company, I wonder how many people they've saved from mistakes by posting the videos ?
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Old 12-10-2014, 05:33 PM   #48
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Great company, I wonder how many people they've saved from mistakes by posting the videos ?
The information they have is great and free. Classic example of doing good business by doing good for the community. I know any item for trailer or towing they are one of the first places I look.
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Old 12-10-2014, 08:46 PM   #49
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Yup, I used it to wire in my P2. The video was even the same year and model, doesn't get any better than that. Because of videos and quick shipping, I've passed their name on to many folks that have never heard of them. As you said, good customer service gets the word out.
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Old 12-10-2014, 08:49 PM   #50
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Canadians should be aware that etrailer.com maintains a warehouse in Ontario. So, I phone in my order and get them to ship from Ontario if available there, rather than from the U.S.
That avoids problems and expense at the border.
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Old 12-10-2014, 09:02 PM   #51
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Canadians should be aware that etrailer.com maintains a warehouse in Ontario. So, I phone in my order and get them to ship from Ontario if available there, rather than from the U.S.
That avoids problems and expense at the border.
I did not know that.
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I have ordered a number of items from E-trailer them and each time it has shipped from the Canadian warehouse. The one time the item was not available in the Canadian warehouse they sent me an email advising me it wasn't and that I might have to wait as long as 3 weeks for the product & asked if I wanted to wait. It showed up on my doorstep about 2 weeks later.
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Did you order on-line or by phone? I'm hoping they automatically ship from Ontario to Canadian addresses so I can just order on-line.
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Did you order on-line or by phone? I'm hoping they automatically ship from Ontario to Canadian addresses so I can just order on-line.
I have never called them Glenn. I am trying to remember how it worked but I seem to recall after I went to the shopping cart and entered the Canadian shipping address in the system it told me which items where available from the Ontario warehouse. Don't hold me to it though!
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Etrailer also sells adjustable height hitch set ups, that way if you change trailers or tow vehicles you will always have the correct one.
I have used the adj. hitch, just so you know, there is a lot of clunking going on with all the moving parts. Carl
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I have used the adj. hitch, just so you know, there is a lot of clunking going on with all the moving parts. Carl
Etrailer also sells hitch silencers.....as well as cushioned hitches.
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