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Height of Oliver E II hitch from the ground


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23.5" for the 2020 EII we just picked up last November.  Keep in mind your tow vehicle hitch will sink an inch or two (depending on your suspension, etc.) with the additional tongue weight (and any other weight you may be carrying in the back of your TV).  My '06 2500 Silverado sinks 1.5" and I raise it back up to 23.5" with air shocks.

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John and Anita

2020 Oliver Elite II, Hull 688

Tow Vehicle:  2006 Silverado 2500HD Crew Cab.  6.6L Duramax

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23.5” is what I used, too. (+/- a half inch).  My truck sank a little more than an inch, trailer is pretty level.  For a half ton, there will be a lot more drop once the trailer is hitched.  The Andersen can even that out.  Mike

Fair Oaks Ranch, TX | 2016 Elite II #135 | 2020 Ram 2500 Laramie 6.7L Cummins Turbo Diesel

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And, that 23.5" should be with your tow vehicle loaded with all the "stuff" that you would normally carry on a camping trip.  However, don't get too excited about being too precise on this measurement.  The guys at delivery will adjust it further and/or after you have towed for a bit you should find a level piece of ground and examine the "look" of your combined rig.  level to having the Oliver slightly nose down is good.  Having the nose of the Oliver higher than level - the back of the Oliver lower than the front of the Oliver is not good when hitched on level ground.  Fine tuning can be done with washers but be sure to re-torque appropriately.

Bill 

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2017 Ford F150 Lariat 3.5EB FX4 Max Towing 2016 Oliver Elite II - Hull #117 "Twist"

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I am not sure if you are getting the Andersen hitch or not.  We purchased the Andersen Hitch and we tow with a half ton Tundra.

During our pick up and orientation Oliver adjusted  the Andersen Hitch for the drop of our truck when the trailer tongue weight was added. 

I amnot sure if the still do this. 

They were super helpful as we also had some small corrosion issues with our 7 pin hook up. This was solved with some special "jelly" 

We are complete novices when it came to camping.  We have made our share of mistakes, believe me!!! 

Good luck with your new Ollie!!!

 

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