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Old 06-11-2007, 07:44 PM   #1
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Hello, I have a 1974 Dodge Amigo that I live in. I was wondering what would be the best way to prevent it from swaying when I walk in it or move suddenly. It's an oldie, in great condition, but surely has no auto leveling or anything that would prevent the shocks from doing what they are supposed to. I just bought a 2 gallon fish tank and the water swishes back in fourth if I sneeze or participate in any other bodily functions

I currently have four scissor jacks simply providing pressure at the four corners, but that doesn't seem to be doing much.

One major problem that I need to take into account is that I live in Colorado along the front range and we get some very rough winds at times, so whatever I do needs to be pretty stable so that it is safe.

Any ideas would be greatly appreciated. Cheap ideas would be the most appreciated

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Nate
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Hello, I have a 1974 Dodge Amigo that I live in. I was wondering what would be the best way to prevent it from swaying when I walk in it or move suddenly. It's an oldie, in great condition, but surely has no auto leveling or anything that would prevent the shocks from doing what they are supposed to. I just bought a 2 gallon fish tank and the water swishes back in fourth if I sneeze or participate in any other bodily functions

I currently have four scissor jacks simply providing pressure at the four corners, but that doesn't seem to be doing much.

One major problem that I need to take into account is that I live in Colorado along the front range and we get some very rough winds at times, so whatever I do needs to be pretty stable so that it is safe.

Any ideas would be greatly appreciated. Cheap ideas would be the most appreciated

Thanks,
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Old 06-12-2007, 03:36 AM   #3
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Nate,

To eliminate or reduce the shake in your trailer you'll need to raise your four corner jacks enough to get a preponderance of the weight of the trailer resting on them instead of on the trailer's suspension system. God luck.
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But in the current situation, that doesn't seem to be a safe option. What could I build that would do that but be safe. Is there anything available online that can be used for this situation?

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Get Yourself some cinder-blocks and some ceder Shims. Works on the Mobile Homes. Welcome to the forum. Capt.Dan said it!
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You could install some mobile home anchors like they use for hurricanes in the coastal areas.
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