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Old 06-15-2012, 01:29 PM   #11
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I purchased a Trailer Aid Plus and keep it in one of the storage bays. It's similar to the lego levellers except it's sole purpose is to just drive the good tire onto it so you can change the flat one. I figured if I'm on the road I don't want to mess with jacks and levellers. I can't wait to try it out...NOT.

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Old 06-15-2012, 03:28 PM   #12
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Thanks everyone I will get a plan together before heading to Wilson Lake KS from Denver next week.

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Old 06-16-2012, 02:54 PM   #13
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While on the subject, what is the jacking point? Can we jack up the axel near the wheel? Will it take the load? I don't think jacking the frame will do it.

tip: using a bottle jack carry a good pad to put it on in case you're on soil or you just jack the jack into the ground.
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Old 06-16-2012, 05:54 PM   #14
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Jack placement

Originally Posted by f1100turbo View Post
Id try your truck jack before you hit the road to make sure it will work.
I made sure mine fit under the axle before we had a big trip.
Bought a socket and breaker bar.
When jacking on axle jack as close to wheel as possible.

Be careful about Jack placement. I believe your owners manuel will tell you place the jack under the frame not the axle, Check your owners manual
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Old 06-16-2012, 06:45 PM   #15
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I use a 20 ton jack as in this post:

How do I jack up Flagstaff?
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Old 06-18-2012, 09:50 PM   #16
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We use a "jiffy jack". It's a drive on/off trailer aid. Check it out on We've used it and it works great.

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