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Old 02-24-2015, 01:11 PM   #11
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I just bought a TT with electric jacks so haven't had the chance to use them. All previous TT had nonelectric so I just brought with an cordless drill to raise and lower them. Like others have said local would be nice.
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Old 02-24-2015, 01:12 PM   #12
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When I ordered my 2016 5er, the MSRP for the Lippert Ground Control 3.0 six point system was $2995 plus installation. My local dealer offered to add them to the factory order for what he said was cost $1570. I thought it was worth it and added them to the order. So if the offer is to take $1,000 off, I'd ask for a bigger cut. Just my 2zents.
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Old 02-24-2015, 01:14 PM   #13
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I've had manual, electric and now the 6 point auto level. I have always messed with tweaking and leveling. Drives me nuts. I really liked the electric stabilizers on my Wildcat and I love the 6 point.

Will CW add the electric and price match as an option? The older I get the more I like to push a button and I am always smacking my head or knees or elbows on something. It's very nice not crawling around. Especially if you set up in the dark any.

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Old 02-24-2015, 01:20 PM   #14
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I have a 5th wheel without them and would not buy again without them. They are not perfect, but they are better than the options. You are mature and want to enjoy life. If you can afford them get em. The point about being close for warranty work is valid, but you can get warranty work done at any factory authorized shop. So contact the factory and ask where the nearest factory authored shop is. Good luck and happy RV'g.
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Old 02-24-2015, 01:27 PM   #15
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I'm guessing this is a travel trailer and not a fifth wheel? Maybe a compromise would be a front power jack, up by the hitch. Had one on the last TT and it sure beat hand cranking. Would highly recommend, and it is a dealer added option.
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Old 02-24-2015, 01:28 PM   #16
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Some are talking apples & oranges............ electric stabilizing jacks & electric leveling jacks are two totally different animals............

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Old 02-24-2015, 01:30 PM   #17
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I have a semi related question. Has anyone added a third electric stabilizer in front of the front axle to take the flex out of the trailer frame?
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Old 02-24-2015, 01:35 PM   #18
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I have a semi related question. Has anyone added a third electric stabilizer in front of the front axle to take the flex out of the trailer frame?
Yes, altho modified, and they work great in taking the bounce out of the trailer due to the tires/suspension.
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Old 02-24-2015, 01:36 PM   #19
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The model in question is the Grey Wolf 26RR which is a Toy Hauler Travel Trailer (TV is a '13 Toyota Tundra 5.7L), so it is just stabilizer jacks, not leveling jacks, as one would have on a heavier trailer (ie - 5th wheel). I definitely will not purchase one without a power tongue lift but both of the specific units do have one.
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Old 02-24-2015, 01:42 PM   #20
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Good decision I feel on your part. I have the electric stabilizers on our new 2014 Flagstaff but also find myself out there with scissor jacks as well. When I spoke to the dealer about my use of those stabilizers, you would had thought he was talking about the next best thing to apple pie! They will stabilize to a certain point and then nothing more. Just my humble opinion.
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