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    I'm playing with my trailer height and tire sizes trying to get the right look with enough ground clearance. Can some people post up there prop guard clearance numbers please.. thanks Wally

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    My competitive trailer was only 3" but my Ellis was 6" with rollers in the prop gaurd if your talking prop gaurd to ground clearance

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    Quote Originally Posted by t-bag'n View Post
    I'm playing with my trailer height and tire sizes trying to get the right look with enough ground clearance. Can some people post up there prop guard clearance numbers please.. thanks Wally
    Lower tire pressure till it hits the ground coming out of the driveway, measure, then add half inch for tire height...

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    Yea I'm talking prop guard to ground I'm at 3"...

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    The trailer with 3 inches of clearance for the prop guard looks cool, but is a pain in the ass.

    Each time you have any irregular surface it's going to drag and that not cool. When you back up and there is any drop off behind the trailer of two inches
    it's going to catch and that isn't fun. Remember when you back up, that creates an up force on the trailer hitch which forces the back down even more.

    There are many opinions, but I will sacrifice a little cool for something that I can live with.


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    Quote Originally Posted by t-bag'n View Post
    I'm playing with my trailer height and tire sizes trying to get the right look with enough ground clearance. Can some people post up there prop guard clearance numbers please.. thanks Wally
    What is ( The Right Look )? Just remember Chuck you're from Mullet Mountain so just raise the fenders, throw a set of 31's on there and go for it. Hope this helps.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Preacher Bill View Post
    What is ( The Right Look )? Just remember Chuck you're from Mullet Mountain so just raise the fenders, throw a set of 31's on there and go for it. Hope this helps.

    I don't know why i did'nt just call you first you always have the answers.....Maybe some diesel stacks on the boat too.....Who the F is chuck???? Hope to see ya soon.. Oh yea how about a measurment there billy boy???? thanks Wally

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    With the trailer level mine is 5". I cut a window and applied a 4" stainless roller, it really helps.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Preacher Bill View Post
    With the trailer level mine is 5". I cut a window and applied a 4" stainless roller, it really helps.
    How does the roller attach and were did you get it??? Does your trailer still drag at 5"?? thanks

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    Mine came off a little roller table/box slider ... them things they stick in trucks to load with... put two tabs in the channel and a bolt. Also 3" clearance from roller to ground. I use a different height drawbar for intown than freeway. So I can have the cool look when I need to and more clearance for roads I don't know.
    It may be OLD ,it may be Slow ... but at least it's MOBILE !!!

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