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Discussion in 'Questions From New Drivers' started by jethro712, Jul 26, 2021.

  1. jethro712

    jethro712 Medium Load Member

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    ok, i searched for figuring trailer ride height when loaded. did i not word it correctly?
    thanks.
     
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  3. SoulScream84

    SoulScream84 Road Train Member

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    Get the trailer loaded and use a tape measure?
     
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    Ride height for what kind of trailer?
     
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    was a great dane i think.
     
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    If you have ‘air ride suspension’ the ride height should be close, loaded or empty.
    Spring ride, that’s a different ballgame.
     
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  8. SoulScream84

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    "Should be" and trusting written information based on perfect situations can potentially screw you. There was somebody posting a few months ago, he'd struck an object and was ticketed for over height. According to all the information he had, minus doing an actual measurement, he should have been legal.
     
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  9. Lazer

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    I take it you are needing the height of the top of the trailer? Not the height of the ‘levelness’ of the loaded trailer sitting on a fifth wheel( from the ground up to the bottom of the trailer).
    Anything over 13’6” is considered ‘over height’. Time get a tape measure.
     
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  10. jethro712

    jethro712 Medium Load Member

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    thanks all, sorry it took soooo long to respond. i was in chicago & seen an o/o with dry van scoot rite under a 13'4" posted bridge. just south of 95th st & stoney island ave.
    mad me think, lol.
    safe miles all.
     
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