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Thread: How does jack mate with trailer?
09-21-2012, 03:58 PM #1
How does jack mate with trailer?
My trailer jack fell off...would someone mind taking a closeup pic of where your trailer jack is connected to the trailer? I just don't see how it was ever stable in the first place.===================================
2005 Moomba Mobius LSV
09-21-2012, 04:01 PM #2
Last edited by bergermaister; 09-21-2012 at 04:24 PM.At the time it seemed like a good idea...
09-21-2012, 04:22 PM #3
eh, sorry my pic is pretty much worthless.
You may try contacting one of the guys who participated in the Group Buy on the Fulton F2 jacks recently. There were a handful of them at least and somebody's probably got a few pics of their install, before/after.
http://www.moomba.com/msgboard/showt...g-instructionsAt the time it seemed like a good idea...
09-21-2012, 04:23 PM #4
I believe there was a large flat washer behind the nut on the jack
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09-21-2012, 07:35 PM #5Senior Member
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If the jack fell off, it would be interesting to see what you have going on. Assuming its still original, there is a single stud and bolt holding the jack onto the frame. There is a welded on bracket on the frame. The link has a picture of the OEM welded on bracket; http://www.etrailer.com/p-P9012-00.html
If the stud broke off, you have a couple options for replacement. Weld on plate for new Fulton F2 jack, repair/replace OE style bracket, or get clamp on jack replacement.Matt
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09-21-2012, 09:47 PM #6
09-21-2012, 10:58 PM #7
Hi, thanks for the replies. Mine was missing the flat washer apparently. When the jack came off, the nut just slipped right through the hole in the jack.
I tried, a few days ago, to just put some stainless flat washers there (just guessing that the it was the flat washer that was missing), but still I was really uncomfortable with the setup...even though it did manage to keep the jack on. The jack leaned to the outside, and I figured it was just a matter of time before the washers that I put in gave way. I also couldn't imagine that a washer was the only thing holding the original jack on...but I guess I was wrong there.
I just replaced with a bolt-on Fulton jack, but the reason that I asked was that I would like to return the trailer to its original jack at some point.===================================
2005 Moomba Mobius LSV