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Old 05-06-2012, 11:48 AM   #1
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Hi! Long time lurker first time poster. Wife and I have just returned to Texas Panhandle from Lakeview Ohio with our 2013 233s. I have made several mods from reading this forum and ordered Roo with extra 12 volt and two 2000 watt Yamaha's as we like boondocking aroung Red River NM area. Have senior pass and can camp in National Forests a lot cheaper than in parks. We purchased Cabela's shower & potti tent and flushable portable potti so as to not fill up the black tank as fast. Have four great grandchildren, well they are just grandchildren that will be camping with us a lot. I have a question for ya'll (Tx. slang). I seem to have read somewhere that you only raise one axle to level side to side. I did not know if they were talking about a single axle or duaL axle as I have. Please help. My title is Mr.W as this is actually my initials, just so ya'll wont think I am uppity sp. Thanks in advance
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Old 05-06-2012, 02:20 PM   #2
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All depends on how much you need to level. A 2x6 under only one tire of a tandem axle trailer will raise that side about 3/4 inch. A 2x6 under both tires will raise that side about 1.5 inches. Either way works, just depends on what you need to get level. Just make sure when you get side to side level, you chock some wheels before you unhook from the tow vehicle.

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Old 05-06-2012, 03:04 PM   #3
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when leveling a tandem axle trailer, you have to raise both axles, on the side that needs raising.

doing only one axle will not be worth the work. lifting only one axle is the procedure for single axle popups and smaller trailers.
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when leveling a tandem axle trailer, you have to raise both axles, on the side that needs raising.

doing only one axle will not be worth the work. lifting only one axle is the procedure for single axle popups and smaller trailers.
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Old 05-06-2012, 06:36 PM   #5
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Thanks for the help. I figured it would be both axles just wanted the comfort of experienced poosters advice. Looking forward to the camping season. May learn how to post pictures later as I sure enjoy looking at Ya'll's
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