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Old 08-13-2009, 09:00 AM   #1
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tralier stabilization

just thought i would share my latest mod. i was tired of the bouncing when the kids walked in the trailer. we have a 2701ss so it is fairly long. i have been looking at the strut bars that attach to the existing jacks to stabilize and was not sure if it would help my problem. it feels like the centre of the trailer bounces because the suspension flexes. so i picked up a pair of bal jacks at camping world and installed them just ahead of the first axle. wow what a difference. total difference. this should be standard on longer trailers.
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Old 08-13-2009, 09:41 AM   #2
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I like that mod!
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Old 08-13-2009, 09:54 PM   #3
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I have a fifth wheel that bounces a little more than i like. I was considering the same action. Did you use scissors or telescoping style? But I was thinking to install them directly behind the tandem.
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Old 08-15-2009, 01:46 PM   #4
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Thinking of doing the same. Lets see some pic's of the install if you could.
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Old 08-15-2009, 09:30 PM   #5
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i purchased scissor jacks. i put them in front of my axles because that is close to the center of the trailer. here are some pictures as requested.
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Old 08-19-2009, 10:09 PM   #6
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Thanks for the Pics! Also the pavers look great. My son does that type of work so I notice those things!
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Old 08-19-2009, 10:23 PM   #7
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thanks. they were lots of work. my driveway is 160feet long and 40 feet wide. lots of bricks in that driveway
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Old 08-19-2009, 11:25 PM   #8
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Thank for posting this. I might give this a try on my 5er.
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Old 09-01-2009, 01:41 AM   #9
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i was thinking of ditching my telescoping jacks for scissor ones. maybe i will try this first to see if this is what i'm looking for.
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Old 09-01-2009, 08:41 PM   #10
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Great Job! Simple yet super effective
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