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Old 07-26-2010, 09:48 AM   #11 (permalink)
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So where did they pre drill the frame?? Made mounts for my Reese hitch this weekend and did not see or feel any spots on the frame that are pre drilled. We made brackets out of 3/8 steel and mounted to the spring stops so did not have to do any drilling. You had to tape the nuts and washers on to the socket for fear of if you lose them in the frame you would have a rattle for life. LOL i hope I did not miss something that would have made it easier.

One of the stops is tapped and has no nut so we just had to buy a longer bolt the other stop has a hole in the frame just big enough to get a 18 mm socket through the hole to get to the nut.

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Old 07-26-2010, 12:10 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Side plate from B&W hitch. (1011). 5/8" bolts get fished into tube frame

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Old 07-27-2010, 10:13 AM   #13 (permalink)
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See if this works

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Old 08-05-2010, 08:20 PM   #14 (permalink)
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Had the 5th wheel hitch installed yesterday. Hensley TrailerSaver BD3 mounted on standard Curt rails. The installer had to work out which holes to use on the rails because the frame tapers a bit toward the rear. (There aren't any installation instructions yet for the 2011). The forward rail used what they called the "a" position (closest to the edge of the rail). Rear rail used the "b" position (one position in from the edge). They wrestled a little bit to get the wheel housing liners back into place, possibly due to the bolts/brackets. Sorry, no pictures of the brackets - they're behind the wheel housing liners.
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Old 08-05-2010, 09:00 PM   #15 (permalink)
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Looks way better without the U-bolts
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