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Old 07-21-2021, 06:28 AM   #1
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1950 Silver Streak Clipper jacking location

Replacing the tires on a 1950 Silver Streak Clipper. Looking for a safe place to put jack/stands. I assume not under axles and probably just behind wheels, am I wrong? Difficult to tell where tubular frame stringers are.

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You have a Silver Streak. That is not the same as an Air Stream and this is an Air Stream forum.

So the best I can give is a guess. RV trailers of the era typically had solid axles with leaf springs. If that is the case using the axle as a lift point should work. Because it is not a torsion axle with a thinner tube for an axle that contains the springs. This is the reason for not lifting a trailer with a torsion axle. The axle tube walls are thin and contain the rubber torsion springs inside. Pinching the rubber spring rods from the outside of the axle tube reduces the suspension weight rating of the axle. A leaf spring axle .... totally different axle.

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