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Old 02-26-2016, 10:55 AM   #1
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Working on the trailer?

I am a pretty good wrench. I like doing all my own maintenance ETC if I can. I have a 31" Keystone and live in a house with no area to keep the trailer so I store it in covered storage. My house is on a cramped Cul-de-sac and when I load the trailer for a trip I have to back it in towards my house and pretty much block my driveway so I don't fowl up the whole street.

I need to do my wheel bearings and check brakes. I'd also like to install rubber equalizers on the springs and do a wet bolt kit. I probably can do this at my house but if anyone has an idea on how better to do this I am up for suggestions.
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Old 02-26-2016, 11:10 AM   #2
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At a friends house & enlist their help
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Old 03-06-2016, 03:53 PM   #3
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I have the same issue. I am on a side of a mountain with a short driveway.
So I can park across the street on a court with the home owner permission
side yard.

Because of this I have taken mine to have the bearings done cost me only $90 for all 4.

I am moving in the spring so this will be a thing of the past soon.

But I feel you best option as suggested is to find a family or friends place.
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I am a pretty good wrench. I like doing all my own maintenance ETC if I can. I have a 31" Keystone and live in a house with no area to keep the trailer so I store it in covered storage. My house is on a cramped Cul-de-sac and when I load the trailer for a trip I have to back it in towards my house and pretty much block my driveway so I don't fowl up the whole street.

I need to do my wheel bearings and check brakes. I'd also like to install rubber equalizers on the springs and do a wet bolt kit. I probably can do this at my house but if anyone has an idea on how better to do this I am up for suggestions.
I did mine in the covered storage. Interesting what you see when you sit there for a day working. No one seemed to mind me being there. I was there most of the day doing all 4 bearings and brakes. Of course, i had to bring my lunch, ice water and figure out a place to use the bathroom. I just brought all that stuff in the truck.
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I did mine in the covered storage. Interesting what you see when you sit there for a day working. No one seemed to mind me being there. I was there most of the day doing all 4 bearings and brakes. Of course, i had to bring my lunch, ice water and figure out a place to use the bathroom. I just brought all that stuff in the truck.
My place will allow you to do minor inside work but no outside stuff. Of course if you have a flat or a dead battery that is an exception. I'll just block my driveway and the neighbor doesn't care if I'm parked in front of his place. I figure I'll pull one wheel at a time and check and re-pack the bearings. I'll need new seals at least but ain't sure of part # so I'll have to shop once I get the first wheel off.
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