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Old 06-08-2013, 10:49 PM   #1
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Eliminating trailer shaking when setup?

Currently camping in our 832 IKBS TT. We have all four stabilizer jacks down but still get a slight shake when someone walks in the trailer. Is this movement coming from the tandem wheel suspension? Suggestions to eliminate if possible?
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Old 06-08-2013, 11:05 PM   #2
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Plug it right stabilizers work for me.
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Old 06-08-2013, 11:23 PM   #3
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What carpe said, or a product like JT's StrongArms or UltraFab Eliminators or the SteadyFast system or your own home grown DIY solution that does the same thing (uses triangulation to stabilize the camper).

Good between the wheel chocks (Rotochoks, Bal X-chocks or DIY).

Both of those gets most out. If you're still not happy with it, the next thing to try is jacks close to the axles.
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Get the wheel chocks that go in between your tires. They helped a lot when I got them. It surprised me how much my trailer moved until I got them.
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X2 on x-chocks or rotochoks.
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Old 06-09-2013, 09:23 AM   #6
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The X-Chocks that have been suggested might help some, but will not completely eliminate the movement. The amount of movement that you are experiencing certainly does no harm. Why not just ignore it?

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The X-Chocks that have been suggested might help some, but will not completely eliminate the movement. The amount of movement that you are experiencing certainly does no harm. Why not just ignore it?

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For me, I have 2 family members prone to motion sickness. One is bad enough that she wears the motion sick wristbands to combat it when she camps with us.
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If you have a longer trailer, go with the Strongarms or Eliminators. Even with X chocks you can still get frame flex at the ends.
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Old 06-09-2013, 12:34 PM   #9
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I recently purchased a pair of stabilizers from "Rock No More" and put them to the test with 2 five year olds. All I can say is wow!!! My Wildcat didn't move, I should have done this years ago
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Old 06-11-2013, 01:54 PM   #10
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Thanks guys. I'll check out the x-chocks. Talked to a guy in the campground and he gave me this tip. After all four jacks are in place he said to just tweak the tongue jack up a bit (takes a touch more weight off the tongue). This did help.
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