Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 01-28-2016, 06:37 AM   #15
Rivet Master
A W Warn's Avatar

2000 25' Safari
1999 34' Excella
Davidson County, NC , Highlands County, FL
Join Date: Aug 2006
Posts: 2,049
I use a wood wedge, similar to the Trailer Aid, but a little longer. I made from 2 x 6. It is 4 layers thick, with a 3' long base, tapered to a upward to flat. It cost ~$10 to build if new material is used. Using this wood wedge I can jack up any wheel in just a few minutes.

I also use a bottle jack at times. But, if a tire goes flat, it drops the load onto the other two tires, pushing the axle mounting plate much closer to the ground. It can be difficult to get a bottle jack into the correct location.

I keep both wedge and jack in my trailer while traveling.

2014 Silverado 1500 5.3L maximum trailering package (yes, I'm towing the 34')
A W Warn is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-15-2016, 06:57 PM   #16
New Member
1989 34' Excella
MINDEN , Nevada
Join Date: Jul 2013
Posts: 3
jacking trippl axel excellio 1000 34'

I'm in the process of a restoration of a triple axel excellio 34 ft.
I need to do the brakes I'm just going to replace all the wheel parts bearings seals and backing plates with shoes. So what would be the best way to attack that project. jack up all three? The one side at a time with two jacks and a beam between the three axels carrying all the waight between the two points ? With out doing any damage . it seems like that would be the best way to get after it. all at once. one side at a time. yes ? or no?

dbcoop is offline   Reply With Quote

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Towing a 34' triple axle airstream floidoip Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 17 02-22-2013 10:32 AM
Airstream excella 1000 1992 34 ft / triple axle 1 owner from new fabulous cond ! eBay Watch Airstreams on eBay 0 11-16-2011 01:00 PM
1985 Triple Axle 35 foot Airstream Sovereign Trailer with two awnings! eBay Watch Airstreams on eBay 0 11-08-2011 07:00 PM
35 foot Triple axle Airstream with rear beds, side bath eBay Watch Airstreams on eBay 0 09-18-2011 06:30 PM
35 foot Triple axle Airstream with rear beds, side bath eBay Watch Airstreams on eBay 0 08-14-2011 07:10 PM

Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities

Copyright 2002-2015 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 04:15 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

Airstream is a registered trademark of Airstream Inc. All rights reserved. Airstream trademark used under license to Social Knowledge LLC.