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Old 07-16-2015, 09:15 PM   #1
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Members wanted a Pic. With Dimension's (Bottom #1 is 27-1/2) (#2 is 21-1/2) (#3 is 16-1/2) ( #4 is 10-1/2) The Wood Material is (2x10) which actually measures (9-1/8" Wide)! Youroo!! This Ramp is (6-1/2" High)! This is for (Tire Changing/Wheel Bearing/Brake Work) Safe/Easy and No Jacking on Frame or Axles!
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Members wanted a Pic. With Dimension's (Bottom #1 is 27-1/2) (#2 is 21-1/2) (#3 is 16-1/2) ( #4 is 10-1/2) The Wood Material is (2x10) which actually measures (9-1/8" Wide)! Youroo!! This Ramp is (6-1/2" High)! This is for (Tire Changing/Wheel Bearing/Brake Work) Safe/Easy and No Jacking on Frame or Axles!
Where's the matching stain? Bear naked.....mmmmmm
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Old 07-16-2015, 09:46 PM   #3
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Old 07-16-2015, 09:50 PM   #4
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Old 07-16-2015, 10:36 PM   #5
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Members wanted a Pic. With Dimension's (Bottom #1 is 27-1/2) (#2 is 21-1/2) (#3 is 16-1/2) ( #4 is 10-1/2) The Wood Material is (2x10) which actually measures (9-1/8" Wide)! Youroo!! This Ramp is (6-1/2" High)! This is for (Tire Changing/Wheel Bearing/Brake Work) Safe/Easy and No Jacking on Frame or Axles!
Thanks for the pic....getting ready to lift the 5th wheel for the first time to remove tires/wheels for some work....just don't want any mistakes.
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Old 07-17-2015, 01:00 AM   #6
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These "ramps" are a great way to bend an axle out of alignment. Lifting all that weight on one stub axle is definitely overloading the axle tube and leaf spring or torsion. Good way to void those warranties and end up with misalignment.
Your next post will be, Why are my tires wearing uneven?
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Old 07-17-2015, 07:26 AM   #7
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While I have no engineering data to back it up (though Lippert might), I think supporting a static load on one axle side would be less injurious to the axle than the dynamic loads experienced in a single tire blowout.

Losing a tire and driving a short distance to a safe area should not bend the axle, so I doubt supporting the camper static load while the changing a tire would either.

Additionally, the lifted tire load is not increased as much as you would think since the opposite side two would share the static overload.
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Old 07-17-2015, 07:30 AM   #8
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While I have no engineering data to back it up (though Lippert might), I think supporting a static load on one axle side would be less injurious to the axle than the dynamic loads experienced in a single tire blowout.

Losing a tire and driving a short distance to a same area should not bend the axle, so I doubt supporting the camper static load while the changing a tire would either.

Additionally, the lifted tire load is not increased as much as you would think since the opposite side two would share the static overload.
Agree, plus it's no different than going up curbs, etc going into service stations and other places.
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These "ramps" are a great way to bend an axle out of alignment. Lifting all that weight on one stub axle is definitely overloading the axle tube and leaf spring or torsion. Good way to void those warranties and end up with misalignment.
Your next post will be, Why are my tires wearing uneven?
A bottle jack is your friend.
I have (5000+ Post) since I Built and Used this Ramp as well as Many other Members who have also used it! When should this (Uneven Tire Wear) start to show? I am only trying to give our Members a (Safe and Easy) way to Lift their units! Our Frames are (NOT) marked with a (Orange Stripe) for Lifting location as (NASCAR Cars) are! Lifting with a (Bottle Jack) in the improper area will do DAMAGE and Very UNSAFE if Kick out Occurs! Can you Please Supply the Location for the Bottle Jack to ALL Members? Youroo!!
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Mine is self chocking.
I made a pattern of this design and built one at home, then OC made and installed my bracket to carry it. I will have it with me in Goshen if someone wants to make a pattern, I have used it once and it works great, no jack for me to worry about falling. Then you would have real problems. This is a solid lift and safe, most importantly on the side of a highway....
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