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Old 08-18-2013, 11:12 AM   #1
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My Eagle Has The 'Shakes' While Parked. Help?

I was just wondering if there was a quick fix to the shaking of the camper when we move around while parked. I have the front tripod which works super fine but the original crank downs in the back allows movement. It is not a lot of movement but noticable when one is sitting and someone is moving around.
If I could get better stability in the rear I feel that all the 'shakes' would disappear. I thought of installing crank downs out on the ends of the bumper but looks and added weight has kept me from trying it. Would stability bars from frame to crank downs work? Maybe a couple chunks of 6x6 cut to height and let the weight down on them? I don't know, maybe I should just put up with it.
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Old 08-18-2013, 11:19 AM   #2
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Try some X chocks between the tires and a pair of stack jacks just in front of the front tires under the frame.




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X2. The X-chocks really work, and reduce the shaking about 75% or more.
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x3 X-chocks work great in reducing the shakes, cant eliminate all of it but greatly reduces it.
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Old 08-19-2013, 11:36 PM   #5
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I installed the SteadyFast system but its not the quick fix you are looking for and not cheap. Put them on my former 2011 Keystone Raptor 5'er toy hauler and more recently on a 2011 Jayco Pinnacle we purchased. Cost is around $300 and you might get free shipping. Customer service from the owner Paul is the best. Set up at camp will take about 30 seconds and the shaking will be good. I believe the web site is steadfast.com or just do a google search.

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I use these:
http://www.campingworld.com/shopping...op-chock/29163

Half the price of X-chocks, and you can set them up by hand.
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Old 08-20-2013, 05:00 AM   #7
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Agree with the X Chocks
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Old 08-20-2013, 11:26 AM   #8
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No matter how I put my jacks down, I still had the shakes In my 321 RL TS Eagle Premier. Finally decided that it was not shaking as much as it was bouncing. I had a pair of scissors jacks that I put under the frame in front of the wheels. This eliminated about 95% of the bounce. It worked so well that I mounted them permanently on the frame. Now all I have to do to lower them is get my drill and run them down. Problem solved. My experience with scissors jacks on the rear of your unit has always been bad. Never could get the shaking out of it. I have been told that mounting stabilizer bars on the rear scissors jacks will help
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I installed the SteadyFast system but its not the quick fix you are looking for and not cheap. Put them on my former 2011 Keystone Raptor 5'er toy hauler and more recently on a 2011 Jayco Pinnacle we purchased. Cost is around $300 and you might get free shipping. Customer service from the owner Paul is the best. Set up at camp will take about 30 seconds and the shaking will be good. I believe the web site is steadfast.com or just do a google search.

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best money you can spend.We have these on our 321RLTS.I also changed the pads on the rear jacks to match the front.
Tjhere is also a brand JT STrongarm but dont know anything about them.Steadyfast is family owned and ran.
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I agree with the X-chocks. Question for anyone - I bought and installed one X-chock and it works okay. Would buying and using a second X-chock significantly help? Thanks.
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