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Old 04-01-2015, 03:27 PM   #11
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Torsion axles

This is good news, thanks. I too have a Rockwood with torsion axles and have been carrying around the Trailer-Aid Plus but haven't tried it. Did have a flat, but while camped and Coach Net was out and fixed it for me anyway. Thanks for checking as my axles look just like yours. Windjammer 3001W.
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Old 04-01-2015, 03:33 PM   #12
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...Would kinda suck though if you have a single axle...
You can buy one of these for single axles.
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Old 04-01-2015, 04:21 PM   #13
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I have one in all 3 of our trailers. I only had to use it on a friends trailer who was in front of me when his china bomb blew out sending shrapnal all over. We had just come back from the race track (had all the cordless torque guns ect) so we hit the rest stop and had that thing changed in about 3 minutes! LOL The truck driver was like WTH???? LOL
But did anybody say, "OH FUDGE"! (But it wasn't "fudge"!!)

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Old 04-01-2015, 06:48 PM   #14
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But did anybody say, "OH FUDGE"! (But it wasn't "fudge"!!)



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Old 04-01-2015, 09:40 PM   #15
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I have been going to make one that I heard about that is part circle one would put on your axile and drive forward and the axile goes up.
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Old 04-01-2015, 09:59 PM   #16
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I have the plus also but have found that have to put it on Lego blocks to get tire off of ground. Fortunately, was a trial and error session also. I have the separate leaf suspension at each wheel so each wheel has pretty good travel.


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Will doing this damage the suspension on the axle you have raised with the block since all the weight of the side your changing is on the 1 axle?
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Old 04-02-2015, 12:13 AM   #17
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I've got a Rockwood Ultra Light, 8315BSS with the Torsion Flax axle. Had a blowout and the Trailer Aid Plus worked great. If you're going to buy one, invest in the Plus.
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Old 04-02-2015, 06:18 AM   #18
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would this work on the torsion suspension that comes on the rockwood mini lites?
I have torsion suspension and place a bottle jack on the frame and between the
tires-both tires lift at the same time.
The ramped tire when up brings the second tire up also
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Old 05-06-2015, 01:06 PM   #19
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I changed out two of my China bombs for Goodyear Marathons recently and did the change myself on the first two. However, I planned a bit better and stopped at Discount Tire for them to change the other two. The kid came rolling out a floor jack and I stopped him from putting it under the Dexter torque tubes; he looked really confused as to why he couldn't just jack it up that way. The Asst. Manager came out then to do the change and I pulled out my Trailer Aid, and rolled it up lifting the other wheel about 1-1/2". He was so impressed he said he was going to order one for the store. It is a bit hard to keep it from sliding on a concrete surface, but he put his foot on it till I got the tire started up the ramp and we were good. LOVE this thing and it is a great tool you hope you don't have to use. I also carry a generator and electric impact wrench...he, he, he!
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Old 05-07-2015, 05:06 AM   #20
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Thanks D_B Travelers
It's nice the way the Torque type axles will come up together, I use a bottle jack placed under the frame, between the tires, works good.
I thought about the Trailer Aid, even more expensive in Canada $50+, but, the jack will lift 8 ton, so maybe other uses and takes almost no storage space.
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