Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 08-07-2010, 04:21 PM   #1
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Central Louisiana
Posts: 5
Another 228d question - stabilizers

Our "new" 12' box 228D sways (like when teenagers roll over in bunks) much more than our old 10' box Jayco, even tho the crank-down stabilizer jacks seem stronger. Is this primarily due to the longer box?
In other threads, some mention replacing the original one-arm stabilizers with scissors, then remounting the original ones near mid-point.
Would this help diminish the swaying?? If so, should I replace all 4 original stabilizers, or just perhaps the 2 on the long-bunk end (rear)? ((I understand that stabilizers are not lift jacks, and the structural problems that can result if you use them that way))...and thanks.
__________________

__________________
Alan
oldlurker is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-07-2010, 04:41 PM   #2
Senior Member
 
milzat's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Prairieville, Louisiana
Posts: 1,927
Yes.
Installing a set mid-ship will help greatly.
__________________
milzat is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
228d, flagstaff, tent camper

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



» Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by




ForestRiverForums.com is not in any way associated with Forest River, Inc. or its associated RV manufacturing divisions.


Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:35 PM.