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Old 05-14-2018, 10:41 AM   #1
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Isata 5 rear jacks

Is there a reason the rear jacks are installed so much lower than the front on the Isata 5? Are there any issues if I raise them to get more clearance? I am assuming the throw is the same on all of the jacks. With the snap pads installed its just too close to the road. I have looked at the install manual but I am not sure which model cylinders are installed. Brian, can you clarify that?
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Old 05-14-2018, 01:35 PM   #2
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I'll have to ask Equalizer.
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The rear jacks in my I5 are also lower than the front.

The jacks bolt on and can be adjusted.

On my I5 there is only one hole left to move higher. So mounted just about as high as it will go.

I have never had any issues with scraping, etc.

You could just remove the snap pads and only use when needed.
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The rear jacks in my I5 are also lower than the front.

The jacks bolt on and can be adjusted.

On my I5 there is only one hole left to move higher. So mounted just about as high as it will go.

I have never had any issues with scraping, etc.

You could just remove the snap pads and only use when needed.

I just took another look at it. You can actually move that lower bolt up a few holes and move the entire leg up quite a bit. There are numerous holes in the frame to reinstall all the bolts and really increase the clearance. Snap pads snap on but donít like to snap off! Looks like another project for next week.
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I am not sure you will get the pads off without destroying them. Someone posted on here that it voids the warranty too. I raised the jacks on out Thor we had, they were low enough that they would scrape speed bumps, without snap pads installed. Lol.
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Old 05-15-2018, 10:33 AM   #6
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According to Equalizer...it may have just been they expected the rear to sit higher. He sent someone over and they are going to start moving them up.
So I would say, if you want to move them up a hole, then that is your choice. Shouldn't cause any issues.
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Old 05-21-2018, 10:49 AM   #7
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Ok I am open for suggestions. Moryde must have installed these things with the biggest impact wrench they could find. The problem is once the RV is built you can no longer access the bolts with an impact. They wonít budge. Too close to fuel tank and hoses for heat. Open to ideas......Click image for larger version

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Can you get an air Ratchet in there? I doubt I can offer any ideas you haven't already thought of or tried.
Like to move mine up too and I don't even have the pads, just to low for my liking.
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Ok I am open for suggestions. Moryde must have installed these things with the biggest impact wrench they could find. The problem is once the RV is built you can no longer access the bolts with an impact. They wonít budge. Too close to fuel tank and hoses for heat. Open to ideas......Attachment 172773Attachment 172774Attachment 172780Attachment 172781

Some of these new electric impact wrenches (Lowes/Home Depot) have a lot of torque. I see them used by Jeep guys off road. Try one of them with an extension and a universal joint? And make sure your socket and other components are rated for impact use.
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