Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 03-11-2014, 08:01 AM   #15
Rivet Master
 
pappy19's Avatar
 
2002 30' Classic S/O
Garden Valley , Idaho
Join Date: Jul 2010
Posts: 1,418
You might want to investigate a Trailer Aid ramp that eliminates the need for a jack to change tires on your AS. Much easier and safer IMHO.
__________________

__________________
2008 F-250 4X4 Lariat V-10
2002 Airstream Classic 30' w/SO #2074
2007 Kubota 900 RTV
1996 Ford Bronco
2007 Lincoln LT
pappy19 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-11-2014, 08:31 AM   #16
Slide Out Society #001
 
GCinSC2's Avatar
 
2007 30' Classic S/O
Somewhere , South Carolina
Join Date: Apr 2010
Posts: 2,051
One came with trailer but when I need to service tires or brakes, I use the 1 Ton jack as shown.

Gary
__________________

__________________
S/OS #001
2005 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L 6 Speed
16" Michelins, Hi Spec Wheels, Max Brake, Carslile Actuator, Equal-i-zer, Dill TPMS. Campfire cook.
GCinSC2 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-11-2014, 08:01 PM   #17
Rivet Master
Commercial Member
 
sandlapper's Avatar
 
1993 34' Excella
York , South Carolina
Join Date: Jan 2010
Posts: 2,429
Images: 7
I have one of those "Trailer Aid" things to drive up on. If you have ever used one, and look at the tire sitting on it, you would wonder how in the world all the weight of the trailer can rest on 1 darn tire. It is scary, like it just may blow at any second.

Sure, they are "engineered" to roll on 1 tire in emergencys, but it is still scary.

I like the jack method myself.

John
__________________
John
WBCCI #3892
Region 3 , 1st VP

Go often to the house of a friend, for weeds choke the unused path........Emerson

Never pick a fight with an old man. If he is too old to fight he will just kill you........a wise old man.
sandlapper is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-11-2014, 05:55 PM   #18
2 Rivet Member
 
Ozark10's Avatar
 
2011 23' FB Flying Cloud
Springdale , Arkansas
Join Date: Oct 2011
Posts: 28
Images: 5
Quote:
Originally Posted by Bruce B View Post
Very nice! We just got home tonight after 5000 miles with our new HiSpes's and the accompanying Michelins. No problems at all the trailer handled well, smooth as silk.
I will give it a few more miles this summer and spin them to see how they have faired but I suspect that all will be well...
Bruce
Hey Bruce,
Which HiSpec wheels did you go with? Did you stay at 15"? I'm pondering making this upgrade on our 23FB which currently has 14" wheels.
Patrick
__________________
2011 23 FB FC,
2008 Toyota Land Cruiser,
Hensley Cub,
'48 Willys CJ2a
Ozark10 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-12-2014, 04:35 PM   #19
Rivet Master
 
Bruce B's Avatar

 
2012 16' International
Jamestown , Rhode Island
Join Date: Mar 2012
Posts: 1,386
Images: 1
Patrick,
We replaced our original 15" wheels with a Series 3 HiSpec. It is a virtual copy of the original in size shape and style. Nice wheels!
Bruce
__________________

__________________
Bruce B is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


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
Michelin LTX M/S versus Michelin LTX M/S 2 - Which Would You Choose? doutterson Tires 40 10-23-2016 10:08 PM
TPMS - Dill internal mount system wingfoot321 Tires 10 04-19-2016 09:39 AM
Which Dill TPMS sender unit for SenDel T03-66655T wheels switz Wheels, Hubs & Bearings 25 09-08-2015 10:43 PM
Dill TPMS PJohnson Tires 20 05-15-2014 01:02 PM
New wheels and tires upgrade to 16" & Michelin Tin Diesel Wheels, Hubs & Bearings 9 04-23-2008 11:48 AM


Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by




Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 04:21 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

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