jack placement - Fiberglass RV


Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 04-26-2017, 11:02 PM   #1
Senior Member
 
Jan Dyke's Avatar
 
Name: Jan
Trailer: boler
British Columbia
Posts: 160
jack placement

so my little 73 boler is almost ready to make its maiden camp trip, but a question, I want to check the wheel bearings and where is the best place to jack it up from?
regards Jan
Jan Dyke is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-27-2017, 01:29 AM   #2
Senior Member
 
Borrego Dave's Avatar
 
Name: Dave
Trailer: Casita SD17 2006 "Missing Link"
California
Posts: 3,738
Quote:
Originally Posted by Jan Dyke View Post
so my little 73 boler is almost ready to make its maiden camp trip, but a question, I want to check the wheel bearings and where is the best place to jack it up from?
regards Jan
On the frame rail just behind or in front of the axle as close as possible.
Borrego Dave is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-27-2017, 01:30 PM   #3
Senior Member
 
Name: RB
Trailer: 1992 Casita Spirit Deluxe
Virginia
Posts: 120
I recommend you stop by Little House Customs and get some of the 'jack frame under here' stickers.

You look under the trailer, find the place where the frame is easiest to get at with a jack close to the wheel, and put the sticker on the camper body to indicate the location.

The goal of these little stickers is actually to tell tow truck operators, etc., where to jack the trailer so they don't damage the axle or punch a hole in your floor, but it's frankly nice to carry your (scissor jack in my case) out to the trailer, slide it under at the sticker, peek to get the pad under the frame, then start cranking.
steelypip is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-27-2017, 03:49 PM   #4
Senior Member
 
Jan Dyke's Avatar
 
Name: Jan
Trailer: boler
British Columbia
Posts: 160
thanks for your quick responses. I like the sticker idea
regards Jan
Jan Dyke is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Jack-E-Up jack Victor Benz Modifications, Alterations and Updates 12 07-20-2017 04:12 PM
Scissor Jack or leveling jack on Boler DrKyle1 Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 27 12-09-2016 04:01 PM
water tank placement Legacy Posts Modifications, Alterations and Updates 2 11-11-2002 09:46 AM
Coleman Black Cat Placement Legacy Posts Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 5 10-30-2002 10:21 PM

» Upcoming Events
No events scheduled in
the next 465 days.
» Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 01:44 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, vBulletin Solutions Inc.