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Old 06-15-2015, 12:38 PM   #11
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To be (SAFE) make (RAMPS) and only do (2) at a time! Have the TV attached the entire time! Jacking on the Frame is a NoNo,using the Stabilizer jacks for anything while Under the Unit is a NoNO also! If you still want to jack all (4) use plenty of Jack stands for Your Saftey! I see No advantage of lifting all (4) at once unless you have (3) other people helping do the work at the Same Time! Youroo!!
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Old 06-15-2015, 12:46 PM   #12
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..I see No advantage of lifting all (4) at once Youroo!!
One jack and 4 jack stands means only one trip to the tire shop instead of 2.
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Old 06-15-2015, 01:01 PM   #13
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Most people will make more trips than that to (Borrow) the Jack and jack stands! No wait they will NOT use Jack stands! Youroo!!
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Old 06-15-2015, 01:10 PM   #14
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You're probably right, I forgot we only have 5 jacks and 12 jack stands. Just need someone to operate them.
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Old 06-15-2015, 09:35 PM   #15
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No need to jack anything. Just buy a Camco Trailer Aid. Carry it with you and you'll save hours waiting on ERS if you have a flat. My experience is ERS techs don't necessarily have either the knowledge or equipment to properly lift my trailer, resulting in one of mine being totalled for bent axles.
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Old 06-16-2015, 06:32 AM   #16
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Thank you to all that have responded!

To clarify... I should have referred to supporting under the "sub frame" that carries the axles, versus the frame itself. We're all clear on that now.

I understand that jacking under the torsion axles themselves is a non-no.

I'm leaning () toward doing one side at a time in order to chock the other side for safety. I'm on level ground, but if something should slip it could be a mess at minimum. I'll just have to make two trips to the tire shop.

If I'm feeling ambitious, I'll take some photos when I do the work over the next week or so.
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Old 06-16-2015, 07:30 AM   #17
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Thanks for this thread...I'll, also, be doing this in a few months when I will be replacing my tires with Maxxis. (I thought about towing it to the Discount Tire folks and let them jack it up but, to be honest, I'm not comfortable with that.)

I'll, also, just do one side at and time and, while it's up, go ahead and lube my axles.
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Old 06-16-2015, 08:18 AM   #18
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Guess if it was me, I'd drop the front to get the rear end up a ways, block under the rear, and then raise the front till it's up where I wanted it. Seems to work in my head at least.
Works very well. I used truck jack stands, but 4x4 or 4x6 will work. Used the on board leveling jacks on a 36' motor home to get all 6 wheels up and blocke both axles with 4x6 stacks. Be safe
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Old 06-16-2015, 08:29 AM   #19
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Just replaced my tires and brakes on my dual axle TT. Easiest way was to roll both front wheels up on 2" blocks which lifts both rear off the ground. (May have to lower tongue with jack) To do the front roll both rear wheels up on 2" blocks which lifts front off the ground. (May have to raise the tongue with jack). Also works great on the road for a flat. I used the Camco "leggos" for blocks as I was working on grass.
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Old 06-16-2015, 10:35 AM   #20
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Thanks for this thread...I'll, also, be doing this in a few months when I will be replacing my tires with Maxxis. (I thought about towing it to the Discount Tire folks and let them jack it up but, to be honest, I'm not comfortable with that.)

I'll, also, just do one side at and time and, while it's up, go ahead and lube my axles.
No need to (Jack & Support) if you do (1) Axel at a time! Do front axel=2 Wheels then do back axel=2Wheels! Pull up or Back up on Ramps leave TV Connected! Youroo!!
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