Originally Posted by Rockwoodjoe
I have the Dexter Torflex axles on my Rockwood 2703ws and I need to change a tire. My friend gave me a wood ramp to drive the good tire up on but I am concerned that this could damage the axle. I know the electric stabilizer jacks won't lift this unit. Should I invest in a bottle jack (Harbor Freight sells a 4 ton for $19.99) or can I use the scissor jack that came with my F-150. Where to I place the jack to lift the trailer?
You won't damage the axle by driving up the ramp, BUT if you want to jack the tire up, DO NOT JACK ON ANY TORSION AXLE. Jack on the frame BETWEEN the axles.