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Old 10-03-2012, 01:01 PM   #1
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trailer on blocks

Is it ok if the tires are off the ground while the trailer is on blocks? It's blocked on the four corners and the tongue jack. It just doesn't look right with the wheels suspended like that.
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Old 10-03-2012, 01:23 PM   #2
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If you want the wheels off the ground I would put blocks in front and behind the axles. It is a long span from the front to the rear with no support in the middle. Just my opinion.
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Old 10-03-2012, 02:37 PM   #3
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I agree with Clutch. I would block the center if the wheels are off the ground, you could bend the frame.
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Old 10-03-2012, 05:56 PM   #4
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yep. may not be obvious at first but at time goes by you will likely see issues related to this. cant have enough support under there.
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I would add at least one more set of blocks in front of the wheels.
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Old 10-04-2012, 07:14 AM   #6
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Yep support it in the center of the frame too...
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Yep - the frames are not designed to support the weight of the trailer at the ends or corners, but in the middle, at the axles. IMHO, if you only had 4 supports (jacks), it would be better to put them just in front and just behind the wheels on each side, and leave the corners unsupported - that way you are supporting the unit the same way as going down the road. But if you had the additional 4 jacks under the corners, it would stabilize better.
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