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Old 06-01-2016, 04:51 PM   #11
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Speaking of x-chocks...

I have a pair that were given to me by a friend. They do not fit my car trailer, the tires are too far apart. I figured I'd be able to use them on the tt, but same deal, the tires are too far apart... what am I missing? I have them set at their widest setting but they don't make contact with both tires. Are there different sizes?
yes there are a couple different sizes for the x chocks, there is the standard size and the extended size, if you google or look on amazon you will see the 2 sizes
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Old 06-01-2016, 04:52 PM   #12
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Did that actually eliminate the side to side sway?
I have found out that with the reinforced legs that the closer to vertical you can get the legs, the better. Putting blocks under them will keep them more at an angle and thus allowing more side to side motion. The jacks themselves are designed to slide from side to side. Look under your trailer with the jacks partially retracted, you can slide them from side to side.
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Old 06-01-2016, 05:26 PM   #13
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I have power jacks and did not like the movement of the trailer. I added 2 X-chocks and the steady fast system and now the trailer is rock solid. I only put the Jacks down until I see the trailer rise a little.
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I bought a pair of standard x-chocks for my 310BHDS. The first time I tried them I discovered my wheels were too far apart. A bit later I got to talking to our neighbors and mentioned these chocks and he bought them off me right on the spot. I have since ordered the extended versions and will give them go this weekend.


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Old 06-01-2016, 09:08 PM   #15
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When my wife and I had our walkthrough on our 28DBUD, our tech said to keep pushing until you hear the "pop"
I don't really think you want to hear a pop. That usually isn't a good sound.

Just snug them up until the motor starts straining then let go of the button.
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I ran mine down and never heard a pop. I hate the electric stabilizers so I just kept running them down and no pop ever. It started to lift up the back of my TT a good 3 inches. Maybe some pop and some don't, not sure.

I'll just stick to my X chocks and pyramid jacks. Steady as a rock with those.
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Old 06-04-2016, 09:05 PM   #17
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The ones that came on my trailer are sitting in the junk pile behind the garage- free to a good ( or any for that matter) home. Pure junk!!! No competent electrical engineer would EVER design a system that allowed an electric motor to be put in a situation where it encounters enough resistance that it stalls. A competent engineer would install limit switches or torque switches or any number of other devices that would prevent a "frozen rotor" event. When the jacks are retracted (or extended for that matter) and hit a hard stop- the motor current sky rockets. With any kind of luck the fuses will blow before the motor burns up but luck is a funny critter that way. Trash um at the first opportunity.
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Old 06-04-2016, 09:07 PM   #18
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Where in Washington do you live Steve? Are they complete with motor?
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OC and I just added a stabilizer (elect) to in front of my front axle......now with strongarms and 2 elect. stabs, that puppy is rock solid...
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Old 06-04-2016, 09:13 PM   #20
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I might try out reinforcing them as oc said. Might like em that way.
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