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Old 02-25-2013, 01:23 PM   #11
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Would the plastic Lynx levelers or composite board work good for this?
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Old 02-25-2013, 01:32 PM   #12
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In general it's a really bad idea to jack up under the axles or put blocks under them. Most axles are not designed to take that force on their shafts.
I may be wrong, but I thought that on my last fifth wheel with the torsion axles, the manufacturer recommended jacking up and supporting from the axle when stored for any length of time. I cannot verify this because I no longer have that trailer.
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Old 02-25-2013, 02:48 PM   #13
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What the tires need is air circulation and drainage for extended periods. Crushed gravel would be my first choice. I don't see any harm coming from leaving the tires on pressure treated lumber for a month or three. Dealers leave the trailers sitting around for years on asphalt or dirt.
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Old 04-15-2013, 04:25 PM   #14
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Page 11 of the manual. You are correct. It refers to storage, but I'm unsure of if it would be affected by people in and moving around the trailer. I doubt it would be that much different..
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Old 04-15-2013, 04:45 PM   #15
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Treated wood may or may not hurt the tires, but why take the chance?
We jack our camper up for storage, taking all of the weight off the tires and torsion axles. It isn't that big of a job.
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Old 04-23-2013, 08:34 PM   #16
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I have pulled my camper up on some concrete patio blocks to keep the tires off the ground. Thought that may be better than having tires contacting ground.
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Old 04-23-2013, 08:39 PM   #17
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I use a roof shingle between the PT wood and our tires.
Awesome suggestion!
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