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Old 08-03-2015, 12:50 AM   #1
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Jack lifting points

I am looking for advice on where to place a jack if needed to replace a flat tire on a 2015 Blue Ridge 3025RL, haven't had one yet (knock on wood) but would like to perform a practice exercise in the daylight on the pad versus in the dark alongside a busy interstate. Would a 2 ton jack serve the purpose?

Scoured the online owner's manual and found nothing on the subject

Thanks in advance for the help.
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Old 08-03-2015, 05:20 PM   #2
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When we blew a tire last week I put the jack under the axle. With the frame being as high as they are I don't think that you could really put it anywhere else. Unfortunately I forgot my little 2 ton floor Jack at home so I had to use the small bottle Jack from my truck. Of coarse that Jack is too short so I got it as high as I could, blocked it up, lowered the Jack so I could get another board under the Jack. Thank God I pack a lot of conventional lumber for firewood. Another thing to check is your lug wrench. My wrench (from the truck) has very think side walls and wouldn't fit into the rim enough to even touch the lug nut. I had to use my 13/16" from my socket set that never leaves the truck. One more thing to check is the air pressure in your spare tire. The only way my spare can be stored is with the valve stem towards the wall. This is how it came from the factory. I've been too lazy to remove most of things in my storage compartment to be able to remove the spare to checks its pressure. I will be sure to do that a few time a season from now on because my spare only had 60# in it when I needed it. I hope this helps! If I don't learn from my own mistakes I hope somebody else will! Lol
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Old 08-03-2015, 05:37 PM   #3
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I never jack it up on the axel only.Due to you can tweak the axle
I put it under the u bolts with a piece of wood.
I carry a 3 ton floor jack.
Had to blowouts
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Old 08-03-2015, 07:46 PM   #4
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Thanks for the advice, i've heard horror stories about bent axles.
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