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Alko premium noise weight jockey wheel 1 year 1 month ago #450670

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Hi Prof john
Thanks for the advice , i didnt know that the jockey wheel needed to face in the same direction every time, i can get to the caravan this Wednesday to measure the relevant distances hopefully will be all set now for the weekend .
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Alko premium noise weight jockey wheel 1 year 1 month ago #450671

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I originally set mine up by having the car and van on a level section of road them measured the height to the center if the towball, accepting that it was hitched. I then brought it back on the drive and using bathroom scales and some wood etc I measured the weight with the arrangement set at the same height as when the car was hitched. I then used my Milenco gauge to see what it read. After that I used the Milenco for checking on the drive before a trip as I “calibrated “ it against the bathroom scales over the range 60-80 kg.
I did do some checks on whether noseweight changed when we returned from a trip but it hardly varied as we are quite disciplined in how we stow stuff and fluid loading in the flush tank.

Also when I checked the noseweight unhitched I always have the brake off and wheels chocked.
Skoda Superb Estate 2.0 TDi SE CR 170ps DSG 4x4 carrying two Springers, Sprite Musketeer TD 2013.
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