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Old 03-11-2009, 01:15 PM   #1
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Is there any way to fix the slop that seams to be on the Sunseeker E450 MH? The front of the coach seems to set about 2 inchs lower than the back. This means that if I find a really level place I still have to put about 2" of blocks under the front just to level the MH. Is there a fix?
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Old 03-11-2009, 02:02 PM   #2
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An inexpensive fix would be using Lynx Levelers, available at Walmart, to stack for any difference you may encounter. Front to back or side to side, we use them even with our levelers from time to time. They are stackable, come 10 to a case, and easily stored in the zip up case. We have four sets for our motorhome.

http://www.lynxlevelers.com/


They have multiple types now.

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Old 03-11-2009, 02:37 PM   #3
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We have the Lynx Levelers and I use them but what a mess when parked on dirt and it rains and the first ones in the stack sink. However, thanks for the suggestion. Looking for something easier but without paying for hydro Jacks.
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Have the same problem with our Georgetown 378, it is the natural rake to the suspension. They account for the weight of gas, water and gear to somewhat level out the coach when loaded but unfortunately they don't sink all that much when loaded. I have been finding that even if I find a level site to park, the hydraulic levelers will lift the front end completely off the ground in an effort to get the floor of the rig level. Outside of some kind of suspension leveling kit for the front end which would involve spacers of some sort I don't know what the answer is. If you have front coil springs then you may be able to get leveling spacers which insert above the springs. I know they are available for the Dodge P/Us as they had the same issue, Ford may also have something but unfortunately for us we have front leaf springs.
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Thanks I was hoping that it just wasn't me and my RV. I will look into the spacer thing.
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Old 03-16-2009, 07:53 AM   #6
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Have the same problem with our Georgetown 378, it is the natural rake to the suspension. They account for the weight of gas, water and gear to somewhat level out the coach when loaded but unfortunately they don't sink all that much when loaded. I have been finding that even if I find a level site to park, the hydraulic levelers will lift the front end completely off the ground in an effort to get the floor of the rig level. Outside of some kind of suspension leveling kit for the front end which would involve spacers of some sort I don't know what the answer is. If you have front coil springs then you may be able to get leveling spacers which insert above the springs. I know they are available for the Dodge P/Us as they had the same issue, Ford may also have something but unfortunately for us we have front leaf springs.
I agree that the tail is up there. Kinda looks like the old Muscle Cars from the 60's and 70"s. Imagine that horsepower in a Road Runner or Chevelle, WHOA!!!. We'd need a parachute to help slow it down.
I've never had my front wheels lift but the rear has on occassion. I have ramps I park on in my driveway because of the slope. It raises the rear up 4-1/2" in order to level it without the rear tires lifting off the ground.
I've seen Motorhomes parked this way, rear tires off the ground and just resting on the levelers at one campground in Gettysburg PA. It is definitely a scary site. There's no way I'd ever think of having any tires off the ground while camping or storing my coach.

We've been using the Lynx levelers because it gives us the most adjustments while not needing a lumber yard worth of wood. The flexibility of this system has met our needs to date. I just hose them off if they get sandy or muddy.
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I agree that the tail is up there. Kinda looks like the old Muscle Cars from the 60's and 70"s. Imagine that horsepower in a Road Runner or Chevelle, WHOA!!!. We'd need a parachute to help slow it down.
I've never had my front wheels lift but the rear has on occassion. I have ramps I park on in my driveway because of the slope. It raises the rear up 4-1/2" in order to level it without the rear tires lifting off the ground.
I've seen Motorhomes parked this way, rear tires off the ground and just resting on the levelers at one campground in Gettysburg PA. It is definitely a scary site. There's no way I'd ever think of having any tires off the ground while camping or storing my coach....
Having the front tires off the ground doesn't bother me but the rears is just downright dangerous. They obviously didn't understand that the rears are your parking brake.

Since this is our first rig with levelers I was hopfull that it would end the "driving up on blocks" exercise but they have turned out to be just not that usefull unless you are really close to being level already.

I may have to look into the Lynx blocks myself.....
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I may have found the answer

I may have found the answer to this. I just ordered 4 Camco Tri Levelers from http://www.tweetys.com/tri-levelerand153.aspx for $14.44 each + shipping might work.
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I had two sets of blocks that I made using scrap pressure treated 2x8 that looked like the Tri Levelers for our old motorhome. I let the new owners have them as I figured the hydraulic levelers were the end of that. Had the wife pick up the Lynx Levelers at WalMart yesterday. Will give them a test run in about 3 weeks on our next outing.
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When I park the "C" at the house I pull it up one 1 Lynx Leveler per wheel to just get it off the ground. The weight of the "C" has crushed 1 of the levelers as it ended up not centered on the tire. Besides if the ground is soft or wet they seem to sink into the earth and are dirty when you pack up to go.
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