Posted 22 July 2017 - 07:52 AM
Given you can keep horizontal CG close to the rear axle, these are some other issues I see:
1. I doubt a camper without a basement has much support under the floor where it would hang. The camper sidewalls may also buckle at the stress point. If you have to build a platform under the floor to get clearance for the bed rails or cab, that would give you the support you need on the underside.
2. if the camper was made for a long bed, the rear tie down points will be too far to the rear. You will need to add tie down eyelets forward of the truck tail lights so you are not rocking the camper on the rear edge of the truck bed.
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