Bob D.

I moved where the rubber washers were.  In the instruction manual you can see they are between the frame of the trailer and the fender.  I think this is a mistake.  I’ve moved it to the inside of the fender so the metal washer never touches the fender.  It’s much straighter now.  Weird design.  I’ll call Trailex next week to confirm what I did is the right thing.

Also, jeebus, 80 ft-lbs of torque for the wheel lug nuts.  I’ve had to re-calibrate my arm.  This feels super tight to me but it is consistent with wheels for cars so I’m pushing the “I believe” button.  I torqued the spare to 50 ft-lbs because the bracket isn’t steel, and there is no weight on the spare.