What Kind of Jack to get? 2280esp

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  1. RunaRoo

    RunaRoo New Member

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    Hello, its hard to find out what kind of Jack I need to change a tire on my rockwood 2280esp tent trailer.
    No info in the info packages. You think this would be a Big necessary info to give new owners?
    My truck jack is too small. Anyone know?
     
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    Anthony Hitchings Well-Known Member

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    IF at all possible, place jack under axle, not under the trailer. (loosen lug nuts a small amount before jacking) Any scissor jack should work. But be sure to chock the other trailer wheel and the front "jack-wheel combo" . Better option is to have front of trailer on your TV hitch ball to stop unwanted large movements. I notice that the ESP trailer sits up pretty high, all the more reason to jack the axle and not the chassis (purely IMO).
     
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    With all things emergency related, you will need extra wood to use as cribbing. This is for leveling the pup as well as emergeny tire replacement. I have 2 bottle jacks and an assortment of wood so i can adjust to most terrains. You will not always be on level ground with a blow out.
     
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    I use a bottle jack (2 ton), it works fine.
     
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    ya the esp tent trailer is a lot higher than the run of the mill tent trailer. thats the issue. using blocks is a great tip, thanks
     
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