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Old 08-25-2015, 04:36 PM   #15
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Originally Posted by sprayman View Post
i would consider looking in the next town/city for a tire dealer.

they should have whats needed to change the tires and make life simpler and

safer for you.

You need to supervise anyone jacking your trailer. Jack the axle wrong and it may bend. Do not assume that the tire shop will do it right.

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Old 08-25-2015, 06:17 PM   #16
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I think all the warnings not to use jacks at the axles are to prevent the uninitiated from placing a jack too far to the center of an axle, which can bend one. Think about it, the weight of the RV is centered over each spring perch. So, using a bottle jack directly under a spring perch is certainly okay. Most tire shops will use a rolling jack and put its pad directly under the spring perch. If I were taking off two wheels, I'd use two bottle jacks and two jackstands under the frame (as insurance) while the tires are being mounted.

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