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Old 05-20-2008, 10:39 AM   #1
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lost my stabilizer jack speed wrench

Anyone know of a source for a new stabilizer jack speed wrench/crank?
Doesn't appear to be one of those items that the A/S dealers have in stock.
Left mine on the truck bumper and it's now on the highway somewhere! argh.

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Old 05-20-2008, 10:58 AM   #2
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Cordless drill with a 3/4" socket.
On edit, you probably have the funky one with the dogs on each side - socket won't work.

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Old 05-20-2008, 10:59 AM   #3
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A 3/4" (sparkplug) socket is a decent interim alternative. Here's a work saver -- I bought an inexpensive chuck adapter so I could use it with a battery powered drill. That's not the complete answer. I still need the OEM speed wrench to tighten the jack support a bit when I set up and loosen when breaking camp.

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Old 05-20-2008, 11:22 AM   #4
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Most RV stores (Camping World, etc.) carry them, the 3/4" size is pretty common.
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Old 05-20-2008, 11:50 AM   #5
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I go along with CanoeStream. I bought a fairly cheap ($50) cordless drill with 2 batteries, the socket adapter and the socket. Using the hand unit is slow and tedious. I set the drill so that it has a torques setting that does not apply too much pressure (remember, they are stabilizers, not levelers). I get all 4 down (or up) in under a minute. Priceless when you are up and down each night.
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Old 05-20-2008, 12:28 PM   #6
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If you don`t want to spend the money on drill try Ebay,but sometimes the shipping will kill you. Dave
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Old 05-20-2008, 01:10 PM   #7
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I use a Craftsman brace type crank with a socket. Same idea as the factory toosel but has handles with bearings and is a lot easier to use. And you don't have to worry about dead batteries in an electric jobby.
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Old 05-20-2008, 01:32 PM   #8
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Like Lumatic said: use an automotive speed wrench (autozone, kragen, NAPA, etc)> Plus you can use other sockets for other projects.
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Old 05-20-2008, 02:12 PM   #9
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Great ideas! ...duh! I didn't realize it was a standard size...that makes it easy! I've got an automotive speed wrench, extension, sockets, AND a cordless electric drill with torque adjustment...and I just learned that they have replacement stabilizer speed wrench/cranks at Holiday World, which is right down the road from me!
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Old 05-20-2008, 03:59 PM   #10
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Cordless drill motor works just great for me. I cut one end off of a ratchet extention and stuck an appropriate sized socket on the other end, tightened it in the chuck and "tada", a real time and sweat saver!

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