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Old 05-28-2015, 08:12 AM   #1
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How to jack up

I have a Surveyor Sport 240 BR and have a question about jacking up the trailer. My camper has gas lines, wiring and a plastic strip running along the bottom of the frame which is in the way of placing a jack or jack stands on it.

Any suggestions for how to jack it up without using the drive on block easy lift or jacking on the axle ?

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Old 07-04-2015, 09:58 AM   #2
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I am looking for an answer to the same question. I have a 264 and I wand to jack up one side t o slide additional leveling block under or pull both tires. where do I place the jack
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Old 07-04-2015, 10:14 AM   #3
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I have a Surveyor Sport 240 BR and have a question about jacking up the trailer. My camper has gas lines, wiring and a plastic strip running along the bottom of the frame which is in the way of placing a jack or jack stands on it.

Any suggestions for how to jack it up without using the drive on block easy lift or jacking on the axle ?

Thanks
Why not use the spring U bolt, Use a small piece of wood between the bolt and jack.

It's not like it will be on the jack for hours on end.
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Old 07-04-2015, 10:14 AM   #4
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What is the reason for wanting to jack up the trailer? Still best bet to do so is use a floor jack under the axle. Later RJD
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What is the reason for wanting to jack up the trailer? Still best bet to do so is use a floor jack under the axle. Later RJD
Unless it is a torsion axle and YOU CANNOT JACK ON A TORSION AXLE!
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Old 07-04-2015, 10:22 AM   #6
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What is the reason for wanting to jack up the trailer? Still best bet to do so is use a floor jack under the axle. Later RJD
Just suppose I am at the campsite and I want to level it up a little better and I am disconnected from the truck.
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Put the correct height of blocks under the tires.
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Just suppose I am at the campsite and I want to level it up a little better and I am disconnected from the truck.
I once parked to close to a power pedestal for the slide to go out all the way.

Tight site required me to make all water and power connections with the slide in.

I just unhooked everything after putting the slide back in, hooked the lite up and moved over, yes it was a pain but I will not make the same mistake again.
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Old 07-11-2015, 03:02 PM   #9
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Mine has torsion axles. I use a piece of 2X4 and floor jack at the point where the suspension and frame are connected. I use 2 1.5 ton aluminum, racing floor jacks and jack both axle attach points. Takes a bit of effort, but works great.
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