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Old 06-25-2022, 12:28 PM   #1
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Tag axle and Pavers

Curious,.....any issues turning on paver brick driveways or pads with the lateral force of the tag for you folks with experience with this?

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Never had a problem or tore up any blocks turning on them. I have been asked to dump pressure before backing in (I have switch in auto dump for reverse) I dump it before pulling out if I think about it.
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I dont have pavers but my neighbors have. Most have had issues with the weight of the coach and pavers settling. As a result some have had multiple re-do’s of their driveways. I stayed simple with concrete.
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I have a steerable tag so Iíve never had problems..
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I don't have pavers or actually know, but I lower my tag after I leave my driveway and dump half a block away upon returning. If there's anything looking iffy elsewhere, I just raise it.
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Thanks for the feedback. Originally, I laid down about 12" of limerock base, compacted, planning ahead for the load. So far no problems, with and without jacks, however the next rig will be about 75% heavier. I can see where the pavers may want to peel up if not careful.

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We have pavers and haven't had issues due to coach weight. We were at one resort where the escort to your site would pull out a hose and hook it to the bib and wet the pavers before allowing you to drive into the site. Helps prevent tire marks on the pavers.
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I have pavers in my driveway approach & have never had a problem, although I dump my tag when backing in or pulling out. This takes most of the weight off the tag.

Reference the post- raise my tag- I didn't know there was a power lift tag out there on either the Freightlinner or Spartan chassis?? I thought they both just dumped the air bag pressure?

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