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Old 05-10-2014, 09:40 PM   #1
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Trailer (Tongue) Jack too short after lifting camper

I flipped my leaf springs (for 4" rise) and now my trailer / tongue jack is too short in certain situations. All the jack foot options I've seen are about 7-8", about the same as what my wheel provides. Any other ideas beyond buying a different jack?

I'm using wood blocks for my stabilizer jacks. I could do this with the tongue / trailer jack as well, but prefer something a bit more integrated.

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Old 05-10-2014, 10:02 PM   #2
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I've thought about getting one of these: Fastway 88-00-6500 Flip 2-1/4" Automatic Jack Foot for 2" Jack Tube: Automotive

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Old 05-10-2014, 10:45 PM   #3
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Thanks Bob. That foot provides the same height as my wheel (6-7").
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Old 05-11-2014, 08:20 AM   #4
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Dealer in Denver (Roberts) made an extension for the jack and installed larger stabs when they did my axle spring flip. MIght give them a call and see what they have to sell.
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Old 05-13-2014, 12:24 PM   #5
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I would take the issue to any local welder or machine shop and in minutes they should be able to set up a steel tubing extension that could simply slip onto/into existing foot and jack leg and pin in place with your existing pin holes. Shouldn't be very $$$ and would be strong, durable, and look nice.
Or if you've got tools and skills you could do it yourself.
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Old 05-14-2014, 04:00 PM   #6
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That auto jack foot looks awesome.

Wouldn't it be safer, and more stable, to use blocks on the ground rather than extending the foot of the jack itself? Seems like the longer the jack leg, the more movement there is.

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