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Old 08-11-2015, 09:49 PM   #11
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I agree.. I'm thinking of adding a set of leveling jacks but why in front of the wheels? I notice the bounce more behind the wheels..
The rear electric stabilizer jacks really doesn't have much lift ..


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Old 08-11-2015, 09:56 PM   #12
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I agree.. I'm thinking of adding a set of leveling jacks but why in front of the wheels? I notice the bounce more behind the wheels..
The rear electric stabilizer jacks really doesn't have much lift ...
The reason you put them in front of the axles is to remove the bounce from the tires and suspension. I reinforce the legs of the jacks and can lift the rear just fine. I do believe I could lift the 5er wheels off the ground by playing with the rear jacks, axle jacks and the landing gear. I wouldn't do it as no doubt it would bend the flimsy frame.
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Old 08-11-2015, 10:01 PM   #13
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Sounds good .. Front it is.. thanks , putting the set on this weekend..


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Old 08-11-2015, 10:05 PM   #14
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I would much prefer to put the jacks between the axles, but there is nothing to attach them to unless I added a 2x4 tube which would require welding on the frame which I will not do.
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Old 08-11-2015, 10:38 PM   #15
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My project this winter is to add air bags to my axles of the 5er, I have 2 sets just sitting around and lots of line, that will get rid of the jiggling I get from the kids running around, they don't seem to notice us in the front moving around with the JT'S I made and the tripod I use now. Don't think I will air the bags above 20 while traveling but I will experiment with pressure. Sitting on the site and them aired to 70 should quiet it down nice

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