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Tire Saver Stands for 12,000-lb 5th Wheel Trailer

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I have a 12k pound 5th wheel that has been parked without moving 1 year the tires are on 2x6 wood and fully aired up. And has tire covers. I was thinking about getting some 3 ton Craftsman jack stands and put four under both axcels on 2x6 lumber. Just so I can get those expensive RV tires off the ground. I work on the road and live in my RV. Looking for a suggestion?

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I have just what you need for saving your 5th wheel trailer tires from getting flat spots, the TrailerLegs Tire Saver Stands.

Kit # 326-TRLLG-4 for tandem axles and kit # 326-TRLLG-6 for triple axle trailers allow you to lift your trailer up off the tires while it is at your campsite. The Tire Savers install easily at each end of your axles and not only protect your tires from flat spots, but they also make your docked trailer more steady since they replace the small footprint of tire tread with the much larger footprint of the stand. More contact area means more stability and since the stands do not flex like a rubber tire they will help make your 5th wheel less likely to wobble as you move around in it.

If you refer to the linked photo you can see a Tire Saver in the installed position (we removed the wheel/tire to make it easier to see it).

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