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Old 05-29-2014, 11:26 PM   #11
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I bought the Trailer Aid plus the other day. I have the MorRyde pivoting equalizer between the axles. With the 15 inch tires in my Eagle Touring Edition, the wheel barely spins freely. But it does work nonetheless.

The trailer Aid plus is a quick and extremely effective supplement to a jack.

If you are not sure whether its gonna work for you, just pull your rig by the service entrance next time you visit camping world. Tell the parts guy that you would like to try it out before buying it and they would gladly let you. All you have to do is, place it underneath the tires pull forward or backward. Spin the suspended wheel= DONE. The experiment literally takes seconds.

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If you have morryde or some other type pivoting equalizer between the axles it's not going to work well. But if you have fixed independant spring shackles on both ends of the springs it will work.
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Old 05-29-2014, 11:32 PM   #12
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I use the blocks that I already carry.
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Old 06-02-2014, 10:22 PM   #13
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My only concern is that puts allot of weight on the other tire that already just got exposed to an instant 2x the weight load at speed. and it is now holding up the trailer that you are working under still holding all the weight that normally would be on 2 tires.
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My only concern is that puts allot of weight on the other tire that already just got exposed to an instant 2x the weight load at speed. and it is now holding up the trailer that you are working under still holding all the weight that normally would be on 2 tires.
Both good points, Dave - although the "instant" modifier assumes that all tire failures are blowouts, which in my TT experience is not true. Most of my several failures occurred over a period of hours (I did not have TPM devices).
As to the other point, I think that a stationary trailer will exert much less force on the tire than one that is moving at 60+ mph; also for safety you could bring along a jack-stand to slip under the axle as an extra precaution.
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Old 06-03-2014, 11:25 AM   #15
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What's with no jack?? The jack on my TV can also be used on the TT in a time of need.
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I use bottle jacks to lift the axle after I pull up on blocks. I don't have room for the other piece.
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Old 06-05-2014, 01:43 PM   #17
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I just want to know what the 4 bolts on the bottom of the trailer aid are for.
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Old 06-05-2014, 02:04 PM   #18
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I just want to know what the 4 bolts on the bottom of the trailer aid are for.
Looks to me like they must provide some sort of bite into the pavement to keep the trailer aid from sliding along as you pull onto it.
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If you are not sure whether its gonna work for you, just pull your rig by the service entrance next time you visit camping world. Tell the parts guy that you would like to try it out before buying it and they would gladly let you. All you have to do is, place it underneath the tires pull forward or backward. Spin the suspended wheel= DONE. The experiment literally takes seconds.

Good luck.
Another option is just use a jack and tape measure and jack one axle up the 5 1/2 inches the trailer aid gives you. That will tell you if your other wheel will lift off as well.
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I bought one when I had my jay feather hybrid trailer. Now I have a whitehawk and I'm questioning after reading this post if it will work on the wide stance axles. I'm heading out tomorrow and think I will try it. I'll let you all know. Worked great on the old trailer although I never had to use it.
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