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Old 09-04-2016, 07:34 PM   #1
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Should camper be level when parked for storage

Hello. We have a slightly slanted lot where we store our camper (Forest River Grey Wolfe 24RK) when not using it. We put adhesive levels on the front and side and the bubble is not in center and the camper somewhat leans very slightly one way more than the other. My question is, is it safe to keep it like this when not in use or should we always ensure that the unit is fully level while parked for storage? We just picked our 1st TT up this weekend so being a newbie every little thing has me nervous. Thanks so much.
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In a storage situation (fridge is off)unleveled is the way to go, helps the water run off faster.
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Old 09-04-2016, 08:11 PM   #3
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I park on our concrete driveway which is level side to side, but I always raise it so it is high in the front by about an inch.
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Unless you want to run the fridge, you should be fine.
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X2 what Dan said. If you don't plan on running the fridge, don't worry about it.

Also, you don't say how much off level it is, but from your description, it isn't much either way.
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You can only run the frig IF it is level side to side. Front to back is not that critical.
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You can only run the frig IF it is level side to side. Front to back is not that critical.
X2. Our TT is parked on a slight hill. I get it as level as I can, front to back, but can't ever get it completely level. Side to side I am level.
So the frig works just fine. I always run it a day or two before we go on a trip. In fact, our previous TT a Wilderness had the same parking issue and I never had any problems keeping the frig cold.

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I should have been a little more clear. The refrigerator itself should be level from side to side whether it be on a side wall (slide) or against the front or back wall of the camper. Best way to determine is put a 6" level on the frig door(closed) to determine if it is level.
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I agree with storing it. If you're not using the fridge, it's no problem,,,,,but if you DO want to run the fridge,,,,being out of level a little bit like you described shouldn't cause a problem.
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You can put a six foot level on the trailer rear bumper. Put pieces of 2x4 under level at end. This will tell you how many boards to put under tires and on which side to get level side to side.
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