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Old 08-21-2015, 11:29 PM   #1
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Trailer movements

2016 grey wolf 26dbh having issues with rocking after setup . My kids rolling over in the bunks are like a small earthquake ! anyone else have this issue ? I bought the X-chocks but no help . The stabilizer jacks look cheap and flimsy. This is keeping me up at night ! Any suggestions ?

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Old 08-22-2015, 12:30 AM   #2
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Had the Lippert JT Strongarm stabilizers installed at the rally on our 5th wheel. They eliminated just about all movement. Maybe someone can comment on the JT's on a travel trailer.

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Old 08-22-2015, 02:09 AM   #3
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Originally Posted by MartyQ View Post
Maybe someone can comment on the JT's on a travel trailer.
Apparently they work quite well on a TT. Not ours, mind you - still doing the CBA of eliminating that little bit of wiggle after the X-Chocks are in.

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Old 08-25-2015, 08:15 PM   #4
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I have the same TT. In addition to the X-chocks I use these on the slide:
Jack-in-a-Box Slide-Out Stabilizers, Set of 2 - Stromberg Carlson JB-20 - Stabilizing Jacks - Camping World
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Old 08-25-2015, 08:23 PM   #5
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Stabilizer jacks in front of the axles will finish the job of eliminating the shake.
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Old 08-25-2015, 08:27 PM   #6
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Our Windjammer used to really rock when someone is walking around. I also ended up getting a pair of x-chocks and these cheap Camco Stack Jacks:
Camco Stack Jacks -
One pair goes between rear stabilizers and rear tires and the other pair goes four feet forward of front tires. I just snug them up to the frame. I have to stack up (4) 2" x 8" x 8" boards for these jacks to reach the frame. Rocking has really been drastically reduced, but not fully eliminated.

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Old 08-25-2015, 08:49 PM   #7
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I DW dislikes movement immensely. Other than the X-Chocks and snugging my stabilizers, I have 2 Valterra stabilizers; one goes under the rear bumper and one under the frame behind the steps. Even with my LARGE (6'2" & 280+ lbs) son, the movement is fairly negligible. Just the wife and myself, it's pretty darn solid.

BTW, the $35 price on Amazon right now for the Valterras is a great price. I paid in the mid-40's for mine, if not more.


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