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Old 08-04-2014, 01:50 AM   #1
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33BHTS Wiggles a lot.

I have electric stabilizer jacks and put a screw clamp chock between the wheels on one side and with the kids moving at the other end it wiggles a lot. Any input would be awesome!
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Old 08-04-2014, 02:29 AM   #2
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I would chock both sides in conjunction with tire stops. With long TT's sometimes it's difficult to eliminate all the "wiggle".

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I have the same model and experience the same problem, I tried putting a pair of stabilizer jacks under the door and directly across from it. That helped but didn't stop it. I personally feel the electric stabilizer jacks that are on the unit are to light for the weight supported.
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Old 08-04-2014, 08:26 AM   #4
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My trailer is a little shorter than yours, and I have the wiggle. I have all stab jacks down and X-Chocks snugly in place, and I can feel virtually every footstep from my bed. Before I got my X-Chocks, I could feel it in my bed whenever my brother rolled over in the bunk at the complete opposite end of the trailer. So the chocks DO help, but do not eliminate. I was also thinking of adding jacks on the frame by the axles, so it's good to hear from people who have done that.
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I have the manual jacks on the 4 corners and I use X-chocks on the wheels. Seems solid to me. But to be fair I have spent many many days/nights in a TT so I don't pay much attention to things like this. I had thought about adding some additional jacks at the door but after an experiment with a bottle jack I discovered it would make very little difference other than making setup time longer.
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Stabilizer bars such as JT Strongarms take virtually all the side to side and front to rear movement out. Adding a scissor jack in front of the wheels on each side will eliminate most, if not all, the bounce. At least it works for our Eagle Premier 321 RLTS.
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What I use to do on my popup was lower the front end put down my rear stab jacks then lift the front and put down front stabs then lower front to put more weight on stabs. Is this a safe thing to do to help?
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What I use to do on my popup was lower the front end put down my rear stab jacks then lift the front and put down front stabs then lower front to put more weight on stabs. Is this a safe thing to do to help?
I don't know about safety (though I have my doubts my stab jacks would handle that without folding), but I would think this would exacerbate the problem on a long trailer. With a long trailer like that suspended at the front and back with no support in the middle, it acts kind of like a bridge and bounces from the flex of the span of a long frame. If you keep the middle supported with the axles it's a little better I would think.
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