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Old 04-07-2019, 04:31 PM   #1
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Trailer lift points? (Jack points)

The Dexter EZ Lube factory video instructs to raise the trailer before sqirting the zerk with grease. Where on the frame do you put the jack? I saw something on the forum, but now I can’t find it. Do you use a floor jack or bottle jack?
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Old 04-07-2019, 04:44 PM   #2
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Hi Richard
Since you have a tandem axle trailer you can get a couple 2 by 8s and back or pull one tire of the trailer up in them and the other front or back tandem will be off the ground enough to spin the wheel.’ When I jack mine up I jack on the frame about a foot ahead of or behind the tire. Just don’t jack on the rubber torsion pivot point or on the axle cover as it will dent or bend. I use a floor jack in my case just because I have one and have plenty of floor to get at the axles. I found that if you don’t mind getting down on the concrete, you can roll the floor jack into place from the opposite side and accurately hit the jacking point at a perpendicular angle as opposed to trying to line up on that point with the tire in the way or bumping the fiberglass trailer belly with the jack handle on the upstroke. YMMV
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Thank you. This is NOT in my paper manual. I found the PDF on the ETI website - and thanks again
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Thank you. This is NOT in my paper manual. I found the PDF on the ETI website - and thanks again
Yes, I should have said online Owner's Manual.
https://escapetrailer.com/wp-content...nersManual.pdf
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