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Old 06-15-2014, 08:43 PM   #1
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JT strongarm

My 365saq has the hydraulic front landing gear. I ordered the JT strong arm kit. The installation video I watched was set up for the non hydraulic landing gear. Does anyone know how these strongarm swill attach to the landing gear? Is there a kit I should also order? Thanks for the assistance!
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Old 06-15-2014, 08:47 PM   #2
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I had both on my wildcat but have sold it now. Miss the hydraulic landing gear now. So much faster than elec. Hope you find what you're looking for.

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Old 06-16-2014, 01:07 PM   #3
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I have the BAL version for our 365 and so far I don't have them installed on the front for the same reason. On this 5er though I haven't noticed that much movement up front so I'm not terribly worried about them. Most of our shake was in the rears and adding the BAL loacl arms there really took care of it.
With that said, if there is a way to put them on the front I will look into it. Another issue you might run into is the spare tire getting in the way. On mine, the spare tire is right at the front underneath the camper and at a quick glance think it might create an issue with the bars.
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You may be able to see below in the 2 pics that I had strongarm on my wildcat with hydraulics landing gear. They worked fine. Is there an issue with your particular unit?

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Old 06-16-2014, 04:24 PM   #5
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you wont need the JT strongarm for hydraulic legs. those are for electric jacks. they hydraulic legs are pitched out to 14 degress to help the unit more stable accoring to lippert who makes the legs.
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Old 06-16-2014, 04:46 PM   #6
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Uh. Hydraulic legs move a lot too. I can testify to that, we live in one with the level up system. Lippert does make a weld on tab just for the JT Strongarms. I don't have a link at my fingertips right now though. I'll look it up. I'm just going to make my own weld on tabs and stabilizers.
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Old 06-16-2014, 04:47 PM   #7
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Here you go:

JT's Strong Arm™ Jack Stabilizer Adaptor Lug for Hydraulic Fifth Wheel Landing Gear Legs – Lippert Components, Inc Online Store
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Old 06-16-2014, 07:51 PM   #8
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I have a 365 saq with hydraulic front legs and the power legs in the back. I have the steadyfast stabilization system and haven't been impressed with it. I have talked to the owner of steadfast and he wants me to take off the rear power jacks and put manual crank down jacks. I have also chalked the wheels with x chalks and regular chalks and the camper still moves.
Any thoughts on how to stop the camper from shaking?? I think its the equiflex suspension.
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You may be able to see below in the 2 pics that I had strongarm on my wildcat with hydraulics landing gear. They worked fine. Is there an issue with your particular unit?
The legs are round instead of square, no holes like the traditional landing gear.
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I use a tripod up front, x-chocks, and rear stab and there is still a noticable "shake" when we travel camp. When I set up at our seasonal site, I put a set of jack stands behind and in front of each wheel. What a difference! Virtually all shake is gone.
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