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Old 07-31-2016, 07:03 PM   #1
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Stabilizer bars

We get a lot of rocking in our 2005 29Y. Has anyone installed the stabilizer bars. Like these?

https://www.amazon.com/BAL-23216-Loc.../dp/B001UGNJ60



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Old 07-31-2016, 07:32 PM   #2
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I've installed two sets ( 4 bars ) on my TT and I love them 1 set of two bars front left corners and the other set rear right corner . They cut the rocking on front and back and sideways by a good 90 % I would say. Its not like having a solid foundation but the wife is happy They are super easy to install.
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Old 07-31-2016, 08:12 PM   #3
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Have a look see at this product review:

https://www.jaycoowners.com/forums/f5...bar-33456.html

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Old 07-31-2016, 08:20 PM   #4
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I made some great stabilizers with 2x8 boards, eye bolts, and ratchet straps. Take about 80% of the shake and wiggle out of trailer. Also use x chocks on my tires. I will try and take pictures of my process and post them. I think I have 20 or 30 bucks in material cost.
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Old 08-01-2016, 12:42 AM   #5
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I have used these on my X213 and they work great. Very good customer support as well I highly recommend them. http://www.steadyfast.com



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Old 08-01-2016, 08:22 AM   #6
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DIY stabilizer kit pictures

Here are some pictures of how I did the stabilizers. I promise these work. I put 2 up front and 2 in back and ratchet them tight. Boards are about 40 degree angle and I used the top lip of the I-beam to place the boards in. Give these a try before you spend a couple hundred bucks! 2x8 boards and mine measured 32" long.
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Interesting. When you are parked in dirt are you putting any blocks under them?

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Interesting. When you are parked in dirt are you putting any blocks under them?

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Yes. I have some small pieces of 2x8 that I put under them. Concrete or gravel seem to work fine without the blocks.
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