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  1. #1
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    Default Gooseneck/truck clearance-help quick!

    I am going to look at a used 2h GN 2+1 tomorrow and realize that I am am not sure if my truck will fit under it. I have a 2006 F250 diesel 4x4. The trailer is a 2009 Collin-Arndt. Tom King? Anyone?
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    Your truck will fit under it. The jack stand goes up and down just like on a bumper pull trailer so you can jack it up as high as you need to.

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    Sheila Zeltt
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    Besides, often the hitch on the trailer is adjustable in height as well.



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    Yes, I know that the coupler on the goose adjusts, but I am worried about the clearance between the goose and the truck bed. I want the trailer to ride level and don't want to jack it up so the goose doesn't hit the tailgate.
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    I like ten inches with the trailer leveled. It seems like nobody knows what level front to back is with a horse trailer anymore. Hook it up, level the trailer with the adjustment on the hitch height pipe, and if not 8 inches clearance, I'd pass. Of course you have to use the trailer jack for fine adjustment of height, and probably have to use your foot on the wrench for the bolts.


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    This thread I started recently might help you: http://www.chronofhorse.com/forum/sh...o-truck-height
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