Author Topic: Jockey wheel woes  (Read 8210 times)

Offline Auscgu

  • Sr. Member
  • ****
  • Posts: 273
  • Member
    • View Profile
  • Do you own a Track Product?: Topaz
  • Location: Perth
Re: Jockey wheel woes
« Reply #75 on: August 14, 2017, 02:24:51 PM »
Mike great to see the Arc jockey wheel installed
Looks like full down travel with the main body
Is the van on and slope so require the jockey wheel at the lowest setting
How much lift on the hitch with the jockey wheel fully extended

The standard Jockey wheel works fine on the patrol but could do with more down travel
Having the flexibility to adjust would be nice
Just wondering if I would get extra lift with the Arc
Certainly with get less lift

Offline Gumb

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 541
  • Member
    • View Profile
  • Do you own a Track Product?: Tvan
  • Location: Melbourne
Re: Jockey wheel woes
« Reply #76 on: August 14, 2017, 02:43:33 PM »
Excellent looking jockey wheel. They should be standard.
2017 Firetail with extra fruit
2015 Pajero NX GLS

Offline Shaker

  • Sr. Member
  • ****
  • Posts: 401
  • Member
    • View Profile
  • Do you own a Track Product?: Tvan
  • Location: Traralgon, Victoria
Re: Jockey wheel woes
« Reply #77 on: August 14, 2017, 03:42:28 PM »
Excellent looking jockey wheel. They should be standard.

I am fairly sure that they are standard on AORC campers now.

Prado 120 GXL 1KZ Manual
Tvan Mk2 Canning
Australian Off Road Quantum
Swag!

Offline mjkattack

  • Newbie
  • *
  • Posts: 3
  • Member
    • View Profile
  • Do you own a Track Product?: Tvan
  • Location: Sunshine Beach
Re: Jockey wheel woes
« Reply #78 on: August 15, 2017, 03:02:26 PM »
You could just get a new tow bar tongue which steps up front m the sleeve that slides into your car. That's what I did. Cheap (cost $80) and easy fix


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
2015 Toyota Prado
2015 MK iv Muranji
😎😎

Offline Gryphen

  • Full Member
  • ***
  • Posts: 57
  • Member
    • View Profile
  • Do you own a Track Product?: Topaz
  • Location: Perth, WA.
Re: Jockey wheel woes
« Reply #79 on: December 20, 2017, 04:20:31 PM »
My brother has a 2012 Topaz, and he just bought another pair of the stabilizer legs (used at the rear normally) for using in the front, now unless the caravan is in the driveway he doesn't bother with the jockey wheel, he fits the four legs gets it to the right height and level and disconnects from the 4wd, cost him $200 all up, and now he can use the 4 points to get it dead level as well.

Offline VK3GJM

  • Full Member
  • ***
  • Posts: 47
  • Member
    • View Profile
  • Do you own a Track Product?: Topaz
  • Location: Melbourne
Re: Jockey wheel woes
« Reply #80 on: August 11, 2018, 07:29:43 PM »
TT was fine with swapping the default jockey wheel with the  Arc XO 750 to a new build due for delivery November 2018.

Regards

Gerald
Savannah Scout.
Discovery 4, 3.0ltr 8 speed, fitted out for long range touring. Fitted with Codan Envoy X2 HF & 9350 Autotune Antenna, VHF/UHF all mode.

Offline Chuin

  • Jr. Member
  • **
  • Posts: 22
  • Member
    • View Profile
  • Do you own a Track Product?: Topaz
  • Location: Canberra ACT
Re: Jockey wheel woes
« Reply #81 on: November 11, 2018, 10:40:04 AM »
I just fitted the Ark 750 on the series 2. Mike’s pictures were spot on. It’s a brilliant jockey wheel.
For Sale-standard issue Topaz jockey wheel, barely used  ::)
2018 Topaz Savannah/2014 Isuzu MU-X

Offline Rolcar52

  • Full Member
  • ***
  • Posts: 70
  • Member
    • View Profile
  • Do you own a Track Product?: Tvan
  • Location: Pakenham, Victoria
Re: Jockey wheel woes
« Reply #82 on: November 15, 2018, 08:43:21 PM »
I had the same problem with the Tvan. Turned the towing tounge 180 degrees which raised the jockey wheel about 50 mm this solved  99% of the problem. Other times I use the Hilift Jack to retract or drop the jockey wheel.

Regards Rolf. 
Rolf & Irene
Pakenham  Victoria
2014 Tvan Murranji with lots / Sold . 2018 Savanah Scout Topaz
2011 Hilux 3ltr Diesel Dual Cab

Offline VK3GJM

  • Full Member
  • ***
  • Posts: 47
  • Member
    • View Profile
  • Do you own a Track Product?: Topaz
  • Location: Melbourne
Re: Jockey wheel woes
« Reply #83 on: November 24, 2018, 09:33:26 AM »
Hi All,

After a week of being a nomad, the Arc XO 750 performed brilliant in all conditions. So glad I had it fitted with package.

Savannah Scout.
Discovery 4, 3.0ltr 8 speed, fitted out for long range touring. Fitted with Codan Envoy X2 HF & 9350 Autotune Antenna, VHF/UHF all mode.