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Old 05-31-2015, 02:11 PM   #1
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Shake rattle and roll

We have a Rockwood 3008 with the Electric stabilizer jacks. when set up with the jacks extended we are getting a lot of bounce in the trailer when walking around. is there any way to stabilize the trailer because the electric stabilizer jacks don't really do that good of a job.
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Old 05-31-2015, 02:42 PM   #2
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Are you using tandem wheel chocks?
If not, that's the first place to start.
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Try using the xchocks, you will truly be amazed at how well they work.


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Try using the xchocks, you will truly be amazed at how well they work.


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Old 05-31-2015, 03:45 PM   #5
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Ok I'm using one but I suppose I need to have one on each set of wheels
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Old 05-31-2015, 03:48 PM   #6
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Ok I'm using one but I suppose I need to have one on each set of wheels
Yep!
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Additional help is either JT Strongarms or a homemade version of them and jacks in front of the front axle to the suspension 2 x 4 framework.
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Old 05-31-2015, 08:30 PM   #9
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We use X-chocks as well. We had a little tire problem and changed out all the load range C tires for load range E Maaxis. We aired them up to sidewall pressure and found out the bounce was gone. This was a real side benefit as the trailer would bounce when I turned over in the front bedroom and my wife was watching tv in the back of the trailer. I do not recommend going out and buying a set of tires hoping this will take care of the problem, but when it is time to get new tires it may be worth the extra expense. I just wanted peace of mind with better tires.

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Old 05-31-2015, 08:35 PM   #10
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If you still aren't happy after x chocks (what I use), then go to the auto parts store and buy 4 screw type jack stands and put them mid trailer in the front and back, it will be ROCK solid then.
Pain to put down and take out.
I was in a trailer at a campground awhile back and asked how it was so SOLID, he took me out and showed me the jack stands. That trailer was as solid as any house.
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