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Jacking Point
#1
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I have a 1996.  Low air warning light is on and the front suspension is low and hear an air leak in behind the front tire area.  Since I can't lift the front through air suspension I am attempting to locate a safe jacking point.  Is this one?  See photo the high lighted area in the photo     .  It is eventually welded to the 4 inch? steel tube.

Thanks in advance.
1996 - 411 42'
#2
I would say it would work enough to at least lift the coach body up to look under for any other good lifting areas. Without seeing, just not enough to lift wheels off the ground. Being tied into the 4” chassis it should be strong enough. I like to use two jacks for extra safety and additional support. Really, just lifting the front and extending the airbags and not lifting the tires, usually gives me enough room to crawl under  and view the underside. Safest of course is to use jack stands and cribbing
Johnny
Former 1986 Newell -92-
Wichita,Ks
#3
I would not use that for lifting the weight of the coach.

Do you have a straight axle or independent front suspension. I ask because the lift points are different.
Richard and Rhonda Entrekin
99 Newell, 512
Subaru Outback Toad
Inverness, FL (when we're home Cool )
#4
thanks guys. I used the axle so the tires came up too, just to be safe.
1996 - 411 42'
#5
So. Is there a recommended jacking point on the front of the body? I want to change the front “lower” solenoid.
1993 Newell 45' 8V92,towing an Imperial open trailer. FMCA#232958 '67 Airstream Overlander 27' '67GTO,'76TransAm,'52Chevy panel, 2000 Corvette "Lingenfelter"modified, '17 Grand Cherokee.
#6
On your straight axle coach, look at the structure where the radius arms attach to the coach. There should be a beefy chunk of steel right there.

This is a matter of personal preference, but if I have to work on the front six pack, I loosen the two bolts that hold it in place and pull it out from under. Mine is in a really tight access location. The two bolt heads are located inside the L1 compartment.
Richard and Rhonda Entrekin
99 Newell, 512
Subaru Outback Toad
Inverness, FL (when we're home Cool )
#7
Thx Richard. My six Pak is not hard to reach if I have the front up. I placed the jack near the radius arm attachment . I have two A/C condensers in L-1!!
1993 Newell 45' 8V92,towing an Imperial open trailer. FMCA#232958 '67 Airstream Overlander 27' '67GTO,'76TransAm,'52Chevy panel, 2000 Corvette "Lingenfelter"modified, '17 Grand Cherokee.


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