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Old 09-08-2015, 07:37 PM   #11
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I have a 2016 windjammer 3008W and I need to know how to make the rig stop shaking when I enter and exit or walk around inside it. We have automatic stabilizers and use the tire locks but it's still shakes. I'm contemplating putting in manual jacks and maybe that will secure the shaking.

We didn't have this problem with our previous travel trailer.

Anyone have some insight in this!?! Please help!!







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Old 09-08-2015, 07:52 PM   #12
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Calibabe212, I think the difference between your Windjammer and your previous travel trailer is that your previous one didn't have Torflex axles. I don't think the X-Chocks work as well with the Torflex axles.

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Old 09-08-2015, 07:53 PM   #13
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Double post -- site is very temperamental tonight.

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Old 09-08-2015, 08:49 PM   #14
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I ordered mine with the manual scissor jacks. I've read too many horror stories about the electric jacks not retracting and that they don't put enough pressure on the ground to stop the shaking. My Mini Lite has the Tor-Flex axles as well and I put another set of manual scissor jacks directly in front of the axles, between the front axle and the steps, and it took all the shake and wobble out of the trailer. I was using the stack jacks initially but got tired of having to crawl under the camper to retrieve them, especially if it rained during my stay and the site was holding water. I will do this on my new Windjammer as well.
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Old 09-08-2015, 09:23 PM   #15
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I use jacks near the tires on the frame each side to take some of the bounce out.
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Old 09-08-2015, 10:27 PM   #16
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Thanks everyone! I will take everyone's insight and figure out how best to handle this. :-)


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I use jacks near the tires on the frame each side to take some of the bounce out.
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I picked up two of the screw type jack stands sold at all the RV stores and put them on the axle frame next to the wheels. That stopped a LOT of the shaking as you walk around in our 3001w; didn't stop it all, but it is a trailer after all. I use the X-chocks also but didn't expect them to stabilize the trailer, just keep it located where I parked it. Worked so far except that last campout ...but that is another post! I use the electric stabilizers and have found that I need to tighten them a little the first day or two of camping as they seem to settle a little. I just tighten them until I see the trailer raise slightly and we are good.
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