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Old 08-15-2015, 09:38 PM   #1
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destroyed a leveling jack

last week on the way back from manatoulin island, i clipped a curb in a right turn into a grocery store. obviously, the jack is now toast!i ordered a new pair of ease-lift made in usa jacks and to my surprise they are 2x as heavily built as the oe.i was able to use 2 of the original mounting holes but had to drill 2 more for each.$50 for the pair with a speed wrench on amazon.they will probably get torn off again since they areoutside the departure angle.i hope the extra beef wont damage the tube spacer they are mounted on.
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Old 08-15-2015, 09:55 PM   #2
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Is your toad that close to the ground the a curb would mangle one of your leveler jacks! Wow!
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Old 08-15-2015, 10:13 PM   #3
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they were the factory installed leveling jacks on the 315wp toyhauler.there really isnt any other place to put them.i cant move them far enough forward to get inside the departure angle,the fuel tank would be in the way.
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Old 08-17-2015, 09:32 AM   #4
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I have A 2015 16fb clipper and both jacks on the back on mine folded up and I did not hit anything. . The metal is to thin the jack is not strong at all. Do not know I they are covered or not .
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Old 08-17-2015, 10:47 AM   #5
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Even IF they do warranty them you will just get another set of the flimsy ones. For 50 bucks you can just get the good stuff and be done with the problem.
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Old 08-17-2015, 10:52 AM   #6
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Just to clarify this type of jack is for stabilizing not leveling. They are designed to have just enough weight on them to stabilize the trailer not lift it.
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Old 08-17-2015, 11:08 AM   #7
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yep,I know.Incorrect choice of words in the OP,but I couldnt edit it out.The whole idea of the post was to point out that there is an alternitive to the flimsy OE stabilizers
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I would suggest putting this on your unit in order to quick release your jacks.

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I would suggest putting this on your unit in order to quick release your jacks.

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Looks like a good idea if there are clearance problems. Are they as stable as the bolt on's?
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Looks like a good idea if there are clearance problems. Are they as stable as the bolt on's?
The holding bracket is bolted to the unit frame. The 'slide in' bracket is bolted to the scissor jack and left on the scissor jack. This makes it just as stable as if the scissor jack was bolted directly to the frame. Two pull pins keep the scissor jack bracket part from letting it slide out when you do not want it to go any where. Pull the 'pins' (when scissor jack is off the ground) and remove the jacks to increase clearance and not 'loose' your jacks by dragging them.
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