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Old 10-24-2013, 11:08 AM   #11
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They removed 50 - 75% of the movement in the rig. A lot of it depends on how much jack is necessary to level the rig. The more jack extended, the more chance of movement. I used blocks to minimize the amount of jack needed.
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Old 10-24-2013, 05:30 PM   #12
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It also depends if the stabilizers are adjusted per the instructions. Following them requires tension to be place on them by operating the front landing gear.
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Old 11-11-2013, 02:11 AM   #13
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It also depends if the stabilizers are adjusted per the instructions. Following them requires tension to be place on them by operating the front landing gear.
Can you explain this a little further? I was told to simply tighten down screw on each stabilizer once the trailer was leveled. I have a 340RK with the 6-jack leveling system.
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Old 11-11-2013, 09:37 AM   #14
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I have JT's on my 320 factory installed, had on previous 5er, make a huge difference in shake. After tightening JT's you may have a small amount of slack in them, simply manually raise the front jacks for about 3 seconds time and it will remove slack and make them much steadier.
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Old 11-11-2013, 06:35 PM   #15
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I have JT's on my 320 factory installed, had on previous 5er, make a huge difference in shake. After tightening JT's you may have a small amount of slack in them, simply manually raise the front jacks for about 3 seconds time and it will remove slack and make them much steadier.
Thank you! I was never told to raise the front jacks after tightening. Will have to try it this weekend while we are out clamming.
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Old 11-14-2013, 07:36 AM   #16
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I got on Lippert's website and downloaded the instructions on how to use their Strong Arms. It definitely makes a difference on how effective they work.
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Thank you! I was never told to raise the front jacks after tightening. Will have to try it this weekend while we are out clamming.
Which lowers the trailer and takes all the slack out of the joints. Works great.

Adding jacks in front of the axles also takes the bounce out of the suspension/tires.
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Old 12-10-2013, 06:42 PM   #18
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I added the JT's to my Sabre and also found that "bumping the jacks a little really does help. I also added them to the rear...twice. The first time I followed the instructions and installed them across the back. It didn't have enough clearance from the jacks even with the optional extension bracket from mobile outfitters

Then I mounted them on the sides and they work much better. No clearance problems and more stable.
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Remember that you are not really "raising or lowering" your rig. It is just enough to take the slack out if the brackets and all joints. Also make sure all the attachment point to the frame are tight. Mine were about 2 turns loose on a couple. Once tightened it was a huge difference.
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