Originally Posted by tperk100
Here is why. To jack by the frame, I have to jack it up a long ways because of the suspension to get the tires off the ground. I COULD jack it up by the frame for a short distance, say 4 or 5 inches, and then jack by the axles just enough to raise the tire, and then leave all 4 jacks in place. It's just that this is a lot of jacking and shimming etc.
True, and good point. Could you put your jack up on blocks? I'm not sure I would put blocks between the jack head and the frame...
If you jack it up like you were saying, by the frame a few inches, then place jack stands under, then you could jack up the axles and you would just be taking the droop out of the suspension instead of jacking the entire weight of the TT up on the axle tubes.
An alternative would be to use leveling blocks. Drive one wheel up on the leveling blocks stacked high. If you're lucky, you can get the other wheel off the ground. If not, you could use the same concept mentioned above to take the suspension droop out to get the tire off the ground enough to accomplish what you're trying to do?
Just a thought. I would be terrified of bending my axle or putting a dent in the axle tube.
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