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Old 10-23-2016, 10:42 PM   #1
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Wheel stabilizers

What brand of wheel stabilizers are good? We have a 282DBHS and with the 2 kids moving around it really rocks front to back. I tried adjusting the wheel chocks but that didn't seem to make much of a difference. I've been reading both good and bad reviews of the X chocks. What do you guys/gals use?
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Old 10-23-2016, 11:08 PM   #2
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Something like this.

https://www.amazon.com/X-Chock-Wheel...r+wheel+chocks
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Old 10-23-2016, 11:32 PM   #3
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We use 4 plastic wheel chocks and if we feel too much rocking, we use x chocks between the tires.
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yes, X-chocks like those. Just wasn't sure if there was one brand that was better than another or not. I've tried the plastic chocks but just can't get the movement under control. It's worst when the kids use the bathroom in the middle of the night and I wake up to the rocking.
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Old 10-24-2016, 03:39 PM   #5
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As far a brands, I have noticed that one has more course threads on the rod. I do not remember which one we use. But the "ratchet" that came with our is basically junk. So I keep a socket and ratchet with them.
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Old 10-24-2016, 04:27 PM   #6
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I added the jt-Strong Arm set to my 5th wheel and the rig is rock solid! Not hard to install with basic tools and a drill.
JT's Strong Arm Jack Stabilizers
Get them from Camping World, Amazon, Etrailer etc.
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Old 10-24-2016, 06:50 PM   #7
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Watch the spacing on your axles, my tires are far apart so I bought these, and they work very well
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Old 10-25-2016, 10:19 AM   #8
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Just prior to our 2-week vacation in Maine, I installed a set of the JT's Strong Arm Jack Stabilizers on our TT. My wife noticed a significant difference and was very please with this upgrade (remember ... Happy Wife... Happy Life!! ). We also use something similar to the X-Chocks on both sets of tires. Very Pleased with Stabilizers!!!
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Old 11-22-2016, 09:01 PM   #9
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Did you ever find a good product to stop the movement. I have the same problem?
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Old 11-23-2016, 07:52 PM   #10
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I'm just curious, are you contemplating wheel stabilizing chocks to use in addition to the 4 stabilizer jacks that usually come on a TT? We have never had an issue with trailer rocking when the stabilizer jacks are down, so I have never thought about additional measures like stabilizing wheel chocks.
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Old 11-23-2016, 09:24 PM   #11
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Yes, with the four stabelizers down I can feel the movement when kids role over or shift in bed.
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Old 11-23-2016, 10:24 PM   #12
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Most of the "jacks" on or trailers all four point in the same direction and allow movement from to back etc. The wheel chocks lock the wheels so they do not move and pretty much eliminates front to back movement.
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