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Old 06-24-2018, 08:07 PM   #1
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very bouncy when setup at park

setup our new to us 2015 rockwood 8319ss for the first time this weekend. camp site was good and solid so we were able to get trailer nice and level and stabilizer jacks down on solid ground yet trailer was very bouncy when walking in it.
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Old 06-24-2018, 08:13 PM   #2
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How far did you extend the stabilizers? If they are 'fully' extended they begin to lose their effectiveness. Get some blocking and raise them up a bit. This should help with the bounce.
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Old 06-24-2018, 08:25 PM   #3
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X2. I use chunks of 6X6 treated under my stabilizers. if you don't have front and rear you could add a set.
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Old 06-24-2018, 08:47 PM   #4
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Did you install tandem wheel chocks? That is the first step to reduce movement.
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Old 06-24-2018, 08:52 PM   #5
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Put X-Chocks or Camco Wheel Stops between the wheels.

Put a stabilizer kit on the rear stabilizer jacks.

Add stabilizer jacks to the frame near the axles.
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Did you install tandem wheel chocks? That is the first step to reduce movement.
What he said!

Have someone walk around inside the tt while you watch the wheels. Youíll see a lot of movement.
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Old 06-24-2018, 09:04 PM   #7
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Everything everyone suggested will get that bounce out, at least 95% of it. I have also noticed that when you get to campground, drop the stabilizers, chock the wheels (however you do) the tires are still hot and psi is up and takes a few hours to cool down and decrease in psi. As it cools and tires soften you can get a bit of play if using xchocks and might need to tighten them up a bit.
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JT Strong Arms are the first and best way to stabilize. Second is the X Chocks. I tried it the other way first with my Rockwood. I have 6 point level up now and have tried the X Chocks, seems to help a little on this as well.

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Did you left the tongue jack off the ground? I do and it helps. Just about 1cm.
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Did you left the tongue jack off the ground? I do and it helps. Just about 1cm.
Doing that would all the weight on the wheels and stabilizers! NOT good!
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