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changing tire on trailer with boat on trailer
The tires on my trailer are old and need to be replaced. One in particular is really bad, a bulge on the inside side wall. I have the new tires but am concerned about swapping them. Reason being the boat is on the trailer. A Contessa 26, 5400 lb's. The trailer is a dual axle.
1) Will the boat shift if I lift the trailer?
2) Where to I put the jack to lift the trailer? I don't want to load up the trailer in a weak spot.
Am I over thinking this?
Ideally I would like to replace both rear tires and leave the front two until the boat is off the trailer(next spring) the rear two are in worse shape than the front two.
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