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Old 04-18-2016, 10:45 AM   #1
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Loading with or without stablizer jacks down?

I got my first toy hauler. What is best practice when it comes to loading toys in the garage. Do you put the rear stabilizer jacks down? does it matter? I am hauling 2 Sportsman atvs that weight about 750lbs each. I did a test fit at home and I put the jacks down just to be safe.
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Old 04-18-2016, 10:53 AM   #2
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I would not have the stabilizer jacks down in this case. There is risk of overloading the stabilizer jacks with this amount of additional weight.


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Old 04-18-2016, 10:59 AM   #3
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I do not put my stabilizer jacks down when loading my atv's. I don't want to risk bending them with the sudden change in weight.
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Old 04-18-2016, 11:05 AM   #4
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I should say that I had them down but loosely for that reason. Just a pain to do it if it's not neccassary.
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Old 04-18-2016, 11:40 AM   #5
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Never did it on any of ours when loading. My typical load was 3-4 ATVs. THs are very nose heavy.
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Old 04-18-2016, 12:14 PM   #6
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Attach camper to truck hitch, raise stabilizer jacks.
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Old 04-18-2016, 12:57 PM   #7
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Hook camper up to truck & keep jacks up.
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If you're hooked up you shouldn't need them. On my pop up th I'd use them if I was not connected but now days they are always up.


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I got my first toy hauler. What is best practice when it comes to loading toys in the garage. Do you put the rear stabilizer jacks down? does it matter? I am hauling 2 Sportsman atvs that weight about 750lbs each. I did a test fit at home and I put the jacks down just to be safe.
Depends on what type TH and type of Rear Jacks! Some Larger TH have Real Jacks on the Rear of Frame that are to be "Deployed" before using Ramp Door! These are NOT stabilizers,they are HD Jacks! Youroo!!
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Old 04-18-2016, 07:02 PM   #10
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Thanks guys. Good to know I don't need them down
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