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View Poll Results: What do you keep with you on the road for a flat tire?
Trailer Aid (Drive on) 16 27.12%
Bottle Jack 35 59.32%
Scissors Jack 8 13.56%
Floor Jack 10 16.95%
4-way tire iron 24 40.68%
1 way tire iron 10 16.95%
jack Stand 1 1.69%
Can of Fix a Flat 4 6.78%
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Old 03-30-2012, 09:03 AM   #1
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What do you use for tire change on the road?

I did this poll not only to see what you use but I want the new users to think about what would they use if case of a flat.
The safest jack is the Trailer-aid (for side of the road repair) but if have a slow leak a can of fix a flat works well.
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Old 03-30-2012, 09:15 AM   #2
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Bottle jack. Compact, inexpensive and can be used for a multitude of uses.
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Old 03-30-2012, 09:31 AM   #3
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I use the jack that came with my PU. It seems to work well. I never had a flat tire but changed a few dew to bubbles and bulges on the tires. I usually check all the tires every time I stop.
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Old 03-30-2012, 09:38 AM   #4
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I use a Trailer-Aid. I also pack a 5 ton bottle jack.

I've unfortunately had way too much experience changing tires over the years.

I've had 7 tire failures, and I've changed 6 of the 7.
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Old 03-30-2012, 10:21 AM   #5
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Rodro - how about "Road Service" as a choice? my Class C is a bit big for me to be jacking up anywhere much less the side of the road. Just thinkin'
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Old 03-30-2012, 10:30 AM   #6
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Quote:
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Rodro - how about "Road Service" as a choice? my Class C is a bit big for me to be jacking up anywhere much less the side of the road. Just thinkin'
Sorry forgot that one I don't how to add now that the poll is open. But you do know the trailer aid would work well for you as well check it out. Very safe to use on the side of the road.
http://www.pplmotorhomes.com/parts/r...railer-aid.htm
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Old 03-30-2012, 10:32 AM   #7
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Gma-n-Gpa's answer was best. I'd try my Good Sam Road Service first but failing that, I have a Trailer Aid and a 6 ton bottle jack that I carry.
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Old 03-30-2012, 11:52 AM   #8
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Wow I never thought of what if!!!!!!! As in the past I used my truck jack for our pop-up dont think that will work on the 22FB. Being a newbie to the duel axels I need to work on my options while I have it in my driveway. I would hate to scratch my head while on the side of the road saying “only if I did planned for that while at home”
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Check this out, edowsfamily:

http://tweetys.com/trailer-aid-2.aspx
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Old 03-30-2012, 02:09 PM   #10
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I have a 6 ton bottle jack. I also carry a torque wrench for tightening the lug nuts to the proper torque. A half-inch ratchet with a short extension is used for removing them. I find that a lot easier than using a lug wrench.

FYI for those using bottle jacks- On some trailers, your jack might not have the reach to sufficiently raise the trailer when fully extended (mine won't). However, as an RVer, I'm sure you'll have some leveling boards, Lynx levelers or something else handy to place under the jack to help extend its range.
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