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Old 08-08-2022, 01:38 PM   #1
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Trailer Legs? Bueller?

I like the idea since ours does a lot of sitting. They do look a bit of a pain to set up and more of a pain, if not impossible, to deploy solo.

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What's the point of them ?
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Old 08-09-2022, 08:59 AM   #3
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What's the point of them ?
More stability? takes the weight off the tires for extended storage? .....I'm not a buyer


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What's the point of them ?
Not much. It seems they can raise the axles to allow servicing of the wheels and brakes, but it's a completely illogical setup for "stabilization" since it's beneath the leaf springs. Mostly they claim it extends tire life.

Hard pass.
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I see tires which sit in the heat for months benefiting. It can't be good for the sidewalls regardless of the temperature.
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Old 08-09-2022, 09:15 PM   #6
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I shelter my tires from the sun. Sunlight degrades tires more than anything else.
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I shelter my tires from the sun. Sunlight degrades tires more than anything else.
True.

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Ozone also does a number on them AFAIK. And how can sitting for months on end not be bad for them?
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I shelter my tires from the sun. Sunlight degrades tires more than anything else.

Mine degrade more from rolling down asphalt than from sunlight. Just sayin'.
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It's very possible on some TTs and 5ers that they will not raise the tires off of the ground for axle service if that is why some might buy them.
These https://www.amazon.com/Trailer-Aid-l...a-869310032387
don't work on all trailers either. It depends if the axles are under slung or over slung. Another hard pass here.
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Most axle manufacturers say not to jack or lift the trailer using a jack on the axle tube....exactly where the Trailer Legs are applied. They look like a waste of money and time.

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