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Old 03-08-2014, 04:32 PM   #1
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Hanging torsion axles

Been thinking about jacking the 5er up completely off the suspension and just let it hang to relax the torsion. What's your opinion?

Will set the suspension framework on jack stands with the front and rear jacks engaged to stabilize it.
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Old 03-08-2014, 05:43 PM   #2
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Humm ... Are ya thinking it will re- gain some spring ? Or just for maintenance purposes?
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Old 03-08-2014, 05:50 PM   #3
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Have no idea, but our racecar trailer had sagged quite a bit after 19 yrs with a load on it and when we jacked it up to put new tires on it this summer, in the 2 days it was on jack stands it raised the trailer about 1" when we sat it back down and it stayed in the raised position for the 3 months it sat before selling.
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Old 03-08-2014, 06:40 PM   #4
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I don't think it would hurt. But hay,I work with wood,what the heck do I know!! lol !!
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Old 03-09-2014, 09:16 AM   #5
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I don't have the manual anymore since we sold the first rv, but I thought it recommended raising the trailer when in storage to take the pressure off the torsion axles.
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