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Old 06-15-2012, 01:11 PM   #1
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Changing flat tire travel trailer

I have a Rockwood 2702SS with a spare on back. Does the trailer come with a jack and lug wrench somewhere like a car? Maybe a dumb question but I am new to this and want to be prepared.
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Old 06-15-2012, 01:18 PM   #2
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Unfortunately no on the jack and maybe on the lug wrench.
My flagstaff came with a socket my palomino did not.
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Old 06-15-2012, 01:22 PM   #3
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F11000turbo,

Kind of figured that, i did find the socket attachment. I wonder if my truck jack would work, probably would. What would you reccomend to be prepared to change a flat?

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Kind of figured that, i did find the socket attachment. I wonder if my truck jack would work, probably would. What would you reccomend to be prepared to change a flat?

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I had always used my truck jack, but because this one has different axles I bought a bottle jack.
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Old 06-15-2012, 01:30 PM   #5
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F11000turbo,

Kind of figured that, i did find the socket attachment. I wonder if my truck jack would work, probably would. What would you reccomend to be prepared to change a flat?

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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.
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Old 06-15-2012, 01:32 PM   #6
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1/2 inch Torque wrench-6 inch long 1/2 drive ext.-6 pt socket,size to fit trailer nuts-material to make ramp,if torsion axle-jack if leaf spring. Youroo!!
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Old 06-15-2012, 01:33 PM   #7
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We learned the hard way years ago that a truck jack just wouldn't do it. Now carry a bottle jack at all times.
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Old 06-15-2012, 01:33 PM   #8
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No unfortunately you will have to supply your own. Some people use bottle jacks and some use a product called Trailer Aid. You can buy a lug wrench or use a socket and breaker bar or what ever you like for the lugs.
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Old 06-15-2012, 01:42 PM   #9
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If you have the Lego-type levellers or wood level blocks, pull your trailer onto the levellers so that the "good" tire on that side is on the blocks. This should raise the flat tire high enough to be removed/replaced. It may take 2 or 3 block layers to accomplish this. Block the opposite side wheels and/or leave tow vehicle hitched up to prevent the trailer from rolling off of the levellers. This is an alternative to carrying a bottle jack with you.


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Old 06-15-2012, 01:53 PM   #10
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If you have the Lego-type levellers or wood level blocks, pull your trailer onto the levellers so that the "good" tire on that side is on the blocks. This should raise the flat tire high enough to be removed/replaced. It may take 2 or 3 block layers to accomplish this. Block the opposite side wheels and/or leave tow vehicle hitched up to prevent the trailer from rolling off of the levellers. This is an alternative to carrying a bottle jack with you.

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