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Old 05-07-2014, 11:04 AM   #1
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TT not leveling and door sticking.

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We took the Zinger out yesterday to our site, and after getting stuck twice we finally got it into a spot just left of where our old one was. Unfortunately the ground under our old one left the earth soft, mushy and hard to tow in. The site is hilly and the ground uneven so after adjusting and leveling we realized that front door and the bunk room door wouldnt shut properly. Long story short, we finally got the doors shut and the TT fairly level. Going back on Sat for a weekend stay and hoping by the then everythings settles and we can tweak and adust it then. We left the slidout ( out) hoping this wont cause an issue. Anyone else ever have this problem? Any good advice? worried I'll find the door ajar and the TT all lopsided when i get back.
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Old 05-07-2014, 11:53 AM   #2
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make sure you are not leveling with the stabilizer jacks, these are not meant to lift the trailer off the ground, only to stabilize it. if you use them to lift the trailer you can cause twisting in the frame which would make your doors hard to shut. level left and right by installing wood or leveling blocks under the wheels and level front to back by using your hitch jack. then put the stabilizers down to prevent motion.
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Old 05-07-2014, 12:13 PM   #3
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Thanks appreciate the input.
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Old 05-07-2014, 12:32 PM   #4
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You might have to re level it again after it sinks a little.
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cw3jason, i think your spot on. overcranking the stabilizers binds the door. Had my first trailer back to the shop twice before figuring that out.
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make sure you are not leveling with the stabilizer jacks, these are not meant to lift the trailer off the ground, only to stabilize it. if you use them to lift the trailer you can cause twisting in the frame which would make your doors hard to shut. level left and right by installing wood or leveling blocks under the wheels and level front to back by using your hitch jack. then put the stabilizers down to prevent motion.
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