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Old 06-12-2012, 06:48 PM   #11
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I use the lynx blocks myself. Some people say that it weakens the spring on the loaded tire. But I don't lift it until I have everything there and ready and lugs are cracked loose so 5 min max I wouldn't recommend eating lunch in the middle of the job anyway.
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Old 06-12-2012, 06:51 PM   #12
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Some of those cheap 10ton jacks barely lift the front of my 6200lb truck. So I think the jack for changing the tire on the truck will work for my 5000lb TT also, but haven't tried it.
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Old 06-12-2012, 10:55 PM   #13
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Purchased at Walmart.

Ordered one of these from Amazon last week.
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Old 06-18-2012, 06:29 PM   #14
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Smile Jiffy Jack - for changing tires and whatever.

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I have a 2013 28ft Wildwood x-lite. If I need to jack it up to change a tire, adjust brakes, check wheel bearing, etc., what kind of jack can I use? Is a standard scissor auto jack ok? Approx. dry weight 5900lbs. New to the trailer camping thing. Thanks for any help.
We carry a Jiffy Jack (see it at valleyvet.com). Easy to use. Loosen lug nuts of flat , drive up onto Jiffy Jack with non flat tire. We tow a 30ft 2607s Rockwood and have used it. Used it on my horse trailer too(which is why I had one to begin with). We got aluminum for about $50.00. You don't have to worry about where to put the jack on your trailer and you don't have to crank a jack to get your tire off the ground. Check it out. DJT
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Old 06-18-2012, 08:10 PM   #15
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Last week when I had a flat on my trailer called the auto club and when he showed up he had brought a wimpy 2 ton floor jack wouldn't lift trailer high enough. I had put a jack that somebody had gave me from a one ton dually like mine in my tool box for emergency I put it at axle between U bolt which by the way fit perfectly between U blots and cranked up trailer just fine in fact was easier than his floor Jack. He also used a cheapo air inpact to remove lugs two which he couldnot budge I pulled out my torque wrench and had it loose in no time. He put spare on and used same inpact to put it on after which I torqued lated as most were not tight at all. Boy next time I will replace my own tire and be on my way alot sooner than waiting for 1 hour for this guy to just show up and I will feel alot safer by doing it myself.....
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I have a 12 ton bottle jack and 2 three ton bottle jacks.
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