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Old 08-04-2016, 07:51 PM   #11
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Haven't had any issues yet using blocks. Have the same under the stabilizers.
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Old 08-04-2016, 11:07 PM   #12
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We have the electric stabilizers and it seems the Windjammer still bounces or rocks when we walk around no matter how tight I make them. I level the TT, then put down the stabilizers using the yellow pads; due to the design of the stabs the pads stay pretty far apart. I have tried using blocks to keep them wider, but couldn't tell much difference.

Can those that have the Valterra stabilizers tell the difference in rocking/bouncing? I have looked at them but didn't want to plunk down $100 for two and find out they didn't help.
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I have found three valterra stabilizers work well. Two along the length and one side to side. I put the lengthwise stabs under the side, on which we have the superslide. I install them prior to extending the slide. They help a lot. The TT used to move quite a lot. Now it is very stable. They make a big difference.
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Old 08-05-2016, 11:55 AM   #14
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not really sure why but i've always assumed the less you need to extend the stabilizers the better they will stabilize the TT. so i always put blocking under them, usually enough so i only need to extend them 6-10 inches.
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Old 08-07-2016, 10:27 PM   #15
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I use blocks on our trailer. It has the scissor type stabilizers. The less we have to extend them seems to be better.
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Old 08-07-2016, 10:45 PM   #16
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I haven't noticed any difference between long or short extension of the scissor jacks. Adding a third pair of scissors in front of the wheels and bolting permanent pads to the jacks makes the TT feel rock solid.
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Old 08-08-2016, 02:16 PM   #17
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For those who said they didn't want to pay $100 for a couple of Universal Stabilizers, her is a sale for you:

Universal RV Stabilizer 2-Pack - Valterra 020106-2 - Stabilizing Jacks - Camping World
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Old 08-08-2016, 02:42 PM   #18
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For those who said they didn't want to pay $100 for a couple of Universal Stabilizers, her is a sale for you:

Universal RV Stabilizer 2-Pack - Valterra 020106-2 - Stabilizing Jacks - Camping World
Do these stay mounted to the frame or you take them off each time?
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Old 08-09-2016, 08:24 AM   #19
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Is it better to block up your stabilizers

My stabilizers came as a 4 pack from Walmart and cost about $40.
They have to be installed each time and require quite a wooden crib buildup to reach the frame.
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My stabilizers came as a 4 pack from Walmart and cost about $40.
They have to be installed each time and require quite a wooden crib buildup to reach the frame.
Do you have a link to yours? I wouldn't mind paying more if I didn't have to install them each time.
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