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Old 09-30-2012, 06:16 PM   #1
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Jack stands during the winter???

Anyone put their TT up on stands through the winter? I'm looking for advice on avoiding the flat spots on my tires while the coach sits for the next 6 months.
I have read mixed suggestions on whether to jack up, or not to jack up, and where. (Frame/Axle)

I have a tandem axle and would think that a jack stand directly under each spring would be best.

Thanks in advance for the help.

BTW I'm a 2013 Tracer (Prime Time) 3150 BHD if it helps.
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Old 10-01-2012, 08:58 AM   #2
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I air the tires abt 5psi over, then run the trailer up on 2x10's and then put tire covers on them. Have had 0 issues with this method for many years.
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Old 10-01-2012, 09:01 AM   #3
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Anyone put their TT up on stands through the winter? I'm looking for advice on avoiding the flat spots on my tires while the coach sits for the next 6 months.
I have read mixed suggestions on whether to jack up, or not to jack up, and where. (Frame/Axle)

I have a tandem axle and would think that a jack stand directly under each spring would be best.

Thanks in advance for the help.

BTW I'm a 2013 Tracer (Prime Time) 3150 BHD if it helps.
Would put the jack stands under the frame where the front & rear spring hangers attach and take the load off the tires and the springs.
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Old 10-01-2012, 10:41 AM   #4
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Would put the jack stands under the frame where the front & rear spring hangers attach and take the load off the tires and the springs.
Thats what I was thinking of doing too-- stands under frame by front and rear spring hangers-- thanks for helping me finalize my thought toooo.
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Old 10-01-2012, 12:22 PM   #5
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FWIW - I also do not jack our trailers during winter storage (typically from mid-November - mid-March) and we have not experienced the problems with flat spots or issues with the springs.

However, I will check the inflation and re-inflate once or twice a month as needed, use boards under the tires, and use covers.
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