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Old 03-18-2012, 12:41 PM   #1
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using power tongue jack to assist in equalizer hitch

Sorry if this has been answered, I searched but could not find anything.
I get my trailer next week and was wondering if I can use the power tongue jack to raise the unit enough to help in snapping in the equalizer hitch to the right setting.
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Old 03-18-2012, 12:46 PM   #2
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Welcome to the forum, grantstoo! Yes you certainly can use the tongue jack to raise your trailer and truck in order to make engaging and disengaging the WD system much easier. A real good reason to get a power tongue jack!
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Old 03-18-2012, 02:15 PM   #3
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Hey, welcome and hello.
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Old 03-18-2012, 02:18 PM   #4
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Crabman already answered you but that's how I raise my truck and trailer to make putting the chains on sooooooo much easier.
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Old 03-18-2012, 02:29 PM   #5
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Thanks much!!
I just traded my 2002 Itasca motorhome in on a 2012 Jayflight 26RLS so I'm brand new to the Jayco family.
Browsing through this forum sure has impressed me!

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Old 03-18-2012, 06:17 PM   #6
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Hey Grant what part of Canada?
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Old 03-18-2012, 07:56 PM   #7
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I also use my tongue jack, hand crank and now electric, to raise the tongue of the trailer to attach the chains.
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Yes, you can. I just had an electric one installed for this very reason...
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Old 03-19-2012, 06:47 AM   #9
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Old 03-19-2012, 08:24 AM   #10
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Yep. Do it every time with my manual. Oh, how I wish it was electric!
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