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Old 11-07-2014, 07:28 AM   #15
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Originally Posted by mikev63 View Post
Now build yourself some chocks for the front wheels.
Had those for years. All the way back to the TT and 5er days!

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Old 11-07-2014, 12:56 PM   #16
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Originally Posted by DieselTech39 View Post
Nice work! Don't want to throw cold water on your project, but all that weight of the rig on the outer tire is very hard on that tire's sidewall. JMHO
EXACTLY! Supporting the entire corner of weight on just one of the rear duals puts a lot of strain on the tire/wheel mounting system. Especially if you think about the torque needed to climb up on one, your placing all that strain on one tire while the other hangs. It's your Rig partner but, just a tad bit of advice here, take a bit of time and build yourself another set of ramps and put ALL FOUR rear tires and wheels up. Your rig will be better supported, they'll be a lot less strain on your tire/wheel mounting system and, it will be just that much safer while you're doing your business under the big beast.

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Old 11-07-2014, 01:05 PM   #17
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I just docked mine at a seasonal site that was 4" out of level from right to left so I made a set for the one side. The rear is 24" wide and the front, 12" wide. The rear weighs about 30 pounds but it's made to handle the weight without a problem
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