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Old 10-27-2020, 05:55 AM   #1
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Extend Options for Power Tongue Jack Leg?

My Expedition is 4WD with 20" wheels, pretty high off the ground, and with the recent addition of a tall parking pad for extra vehicles installed in front of where I keep the TT, now I have to put a huge stack of blocks under the TT power tongue jack foot in order to get the coupler high enough to back the ball under it to keep from extending the power tongue jack leg past the red line. The area is not level, so that stack of blocks is not steady enough for my liking. Are there any options to put a taller leg on my existing power tongue jack or will I need to buy a larger one to get a taller leg? Answers and/or other suggestions appreciated!
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Old 10-27-2020, 06:17 AM   #2
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My Expedition is 4WD with 20" wheels, pretty high off the ground, and with the recent addition of a tall parking pad for extra vehicles installed in front of where I keep the TT, now I have to put a huge stack of blocks under the TT power tongue jack foot in order to get the coupler high enough to back the ball under it to keep from extending the power tongue jack leg past the red line. The area is not level, so that stack of blocks is not steady enough for my liking. Are there any options to put a taller leg on my existing power tongue jack or will I need to buy a larger one to get a taller leg? Answers and/or other suggestions appreciated!
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Old 10-27-2020, 06:45 AM   #3
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You say your Expedition is pretty high off the ground. Is your Rockwood level when towing? Just wondering if, rather than raising the coupler higher, you should have more drop on your hitch shank so the ball is lower.
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Old 10-27-2020, 06:55 AM   #4
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I have the fastway foot, love it.

https://www.fastwaytrailer.com/flip-jack-foot
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Old 10-27-2020, 06:57 AM   #5
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I have a Husky power tongue jack that has an extension built in. You pull the safety pin and you can add another 6" or 8" inches to the height. Has come in handy more than once.
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https://www.amazon.com/Libra-Standar...58645095&psc=1

this is what we have. as Draggo says, you can adjust the height as you need it. works great for us!
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Old 10-27-2020, 01:32 PM   #7
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I have the fastway foot, love it.

https://www.fastwaytrailer.com/flip-jack-foot
I had one similar on my wildwood and found it really convenient.
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Mu Ultra Fab electric tongue jack has an adjustable foot. Wouldn't have a jack without one.
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I have a Husky power tongue jack that has an extension built in. You pull the safety pin and you can add another 6" or 8" inches to the height. Has come in handy more than once.

Not sure which one I have. But it is adjustable also. If not adjustable for height I can't see the benefit of just an extension, automatic or not. Our state park and COE campgrounds are far from level. Every situation is different and adjustability saves me every time.
Your mileage may vary 😁
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Old 10-28-2020, 03:22 PM   #10
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I use a Andersen drive on ramp. When you turn it on it's side it has a space for the tongue jack leg. Serves 2 purposes. I can change a flat in ten minutes anywhere and also use to lube axle bearings quickly-if on a tandem axle trailer.
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