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Old 11-07-2014, 07:53 AM   #29
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Originally Posted by Cannonball View Post
OK, the tire repair saga is over and done. However, in an effort to save other Forum members some of the grief I experienced, I am posting a list of what is now "on board" as my tire change kit:

1. 6 ton bottle jack;
2. Set of Lynx levelers (I used 3);
3. Two pieces of scrap wood, roughly the same dimensions as the Lynx levelers (used on top & bottom of levelers to provide flat surface);
4. Wheel chocks for opposite tire;
5. 19" Craftsman breaker bar, 1/2" drive;
6. Set of three Craftsman extensions, 1/2" drive;
7. 3/4", 6 point, deep set Craftsman socket, 1/2" drive;
8. Craftsman torque wrench, 1/2" drive;
9. Old school "T" lug wrench; worthless for most anything, but you can use it to spin the lugs down real fast prior to applying proper torque. Plus, it belonged to my father, and looks cool;
10. Tire gauge;
11. Air compressor to plug into 12v outlet in truck to air up spare (do this before mounting the spare on the Airstream, please!);
12. Small flask of good quality bourbon for post tire change celebration.
It would appear that #12 is obviously the most important item in the tool box. In the event that a repair operation does not go well, you can still have a good drink and forget about it.

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Old 12-07-2017, 09:50 AM   #30
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RE: Proper jack and jack points. My discount tire came to my house to install new tires on my 71 AS 19' single axle Land Yacht during renovation and while jacking up the door side wheel something POPPED and now the trailer leans to that side. I seems one of the springs is poking up while the other one is down.

I hope it is easily repaired

Back on jacking up trailer. Can someone show me a picture of the "jacking points on a 71 LY?" and explain how to change a tire on a single axle AS.

71 Land Yacht 19' single axle

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