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Old 06-07-2017, 05:36 PM   #1
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Stabilizing trailer

I am getting a lot of movement on the surveyor 266rlds after putting down scissor jack I was warned not to lift the trailer with the stabilizer jack I have wood blocks under the back and plastic blocks on the front. Think I'm getting movement. Front yo Bach as well as side to side. Any suggestion would be welcomed.
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Old 06-07-2017, 05:40 PM   #2
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If the jacks are over extended I have had a lot of sway. Using more blocks might help.
I use Xchocks to eliminate front back sway. I have not done much for side to side sway yet.
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Old 06-10-2017, 07:57 AM   #3
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What a great suggestion. I'm going to get some blocks.
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Old 06-10-2017, 08:09 AM   #4
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using blocks is good but will not stop stop the movement, you want to use your stabilizers to take some of the weight off the suspension, I rase my rig about an inch or so with the stabilizers. Now to make it so there is very little movement you can do like I have done, install X-chocks both sides, invest in a stabilizing system I have the SteadyFast system and it works great I have no movement.
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Old 06-10-2017, 08:12 AM   #5
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Where did you get that? Steadyfast?
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Old 06-10-2017, 08:13 AM   #6
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Where did you get that? Steadyfast?
http://www.steadyfast.com/?gclid=Cjw...Jh3xoC2JHw_wcB
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Old 06-10-2017, 08:16 AM   #7
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It's pretty far for me. Ontario Canada is closest place. I'm in BC
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It's pretty far for me. Ontario Canada is closest place. I'm in BC
Have them ship it to you and installed locally?
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Old 06-10-2017, 09:58 AM   #9
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Take a look at Valterra Universal Stabilizer. I may try them good reviews.
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Take a look at Valterra Universal Stabilizer. I may try them good reviews.
We used those for years and they do perform well, especially for the price (well, the old price before they were bought by valterra).

The main drawback is that the setup/tear down gets to be a pita very quickly. And you really need three to do a complete job.

Definitely not worth it for overnight setups.
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