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Tech Tips: Stand Up Hitch

I’ve seen many suggestions for storing and moving a fifth-wheel hitch, so I thought I’d share mine. I designed a stand for the hitch that is the same height as the pickup’s tailgate. I used scrap 2x4s and locking casters for its construction. I put the stand against the tailgate, lock the casters, lay two

Bed’s Too High

Bed’s Too High I drive a 2003 Chevrolet 2500 HD crew cab pickup with a short bed. My truck has a 6-inch suspension lift and 35-inch tires, so the bed sits just under 42 inches above the ground. I wanted to get a fifth-wheel trailer to pull behind my truck for my family. I went