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Old 06-13-2011, 08:45 AM   #1
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Leveling double axle TT

I have a FunFinder X 189fds which has double axles, and I am wondering
what other people are using to level their TT's that have double axles.I have read that you can not raise just one tire but both tires must be supported to equalize the weight of the TT.For this reason I am leaning towards wood planks instead of the plastic Lego types.This is my first TT so I have no past experiences to fall back on, so I can use your replies. Thank you all in advance.

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I have read that you can not raise just one tire but both tires must be supported to equalize the weight of the TT.For this reason I am leaning towards wood planks instead of the plastic Lego types.
You can use one or more long planks, or you can put one or more of the "plastic Lego types" (Lynx levelers) under each wheel on a given side, or you can use a combination of both types. We carry both and use what we need for any given situation.


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I used the plastic levelers when we had the TT. I use the bubble to see how much I need on the one side and then place them and pull forward. I still use them with the MH
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You can raise one tire or both with wood/plastic/whatever in order to get side-to-side comfort. Sometimes you will need something under one tire only to get that 'just right' level, or you can try different thicknesses/numbers of the above levelers. Please be sure to use chocks on the opposite side (or both sides) to prevent the trailer from moving forward or backwards accidentally, especially if the location is off-level front-to-rear.
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We use the wooden planks I have two diffrent thicknesses, a 2x and 1x for finner adjustments I usea fencboard about 3/4 thick. I have plastic also if it's not to bad, and I do raise both wheels. We also use between the wheel lock to keep movement down on both sides and wooden blocks under the jacks front and rear.
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I use the plastic levelers for side to side and use 4x4 wood blocks for the stabilizers, and a cone shaped plastic device for the tounge jack. I also use the deluxe Ball chocks to keep the TT from roling.
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The tires dont need to be even. What I use is a home made leveler, its just some lengths of 2x6 screwed together with an angled cut on one end. First I cut a 4ft piece, then a 3ft piece and screw the 3ft piece to the 4ft one. Next, I cut a 2ft piece and screw that to the 3ft one, last a 1ft piece gets cut and screwed to the 2ft piece. I am also going to carry a 5ft separately in case I need to go taller. Here is a pic of it with the camper on it. Sorry, its a little tougher to see with the cover on the camper.

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My advice is carry plenty of spare wood blocks, plastic stackable pads as you can. I have given many of these to other campers who expected their sites to be completely level. Many are far from level - we have been in sites where we used (2) 2x10 planks, (4) plastic lego pads and even a 4x4 to get level. You can get much of this free if you know any building contractors or go to Menards or Lowes and you can get it for next to nothing. Carry as much as you can, you may need it at some point. Good luck!

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