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Old 07-15-2015, 12:31 AM   #11
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For those on here that do not have Soleras, what Rogerbruchay is speaking of is the new Solera 24W that has a very large single slide on the most of the drivers side of the rig. This slide is beefy.
Yep, got one of them beefy slides too. When we level, the TT is not actually level. We level with one to two degrees up on the slide side. The rig goes level when the slide goes out.
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Old 07-15-2015, 06:27 AM   #12
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If you start (Level) you will NOT be when the (Big Slide) comes out! You MUST Practice (Shimming/Wedging/Raising/Lifting/Overcorrecting) whatever you want to call it to produce the (Level) outcome you desire! Youroo!!
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Old 07-15-2015, 07:30 AM   #13
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Some times with the weight of the slide you have to put that side high so when the slide does come out its level.

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Spot on! That's what I do...Most times I always put something under the slide out side tires. That side starts out high, when I pull the out it levels out. We have a large heavy slide. If i don't do this the shower is slow to drain as the drain is on the inner part of the trailer.
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Old 07-15-2015, 01:36 PM   #14
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This is the Team I am On! Big slides or multiple on one side will cause Lean! I ramp (Every Time) we Set up! Youroo!!
Do you use a sledge hammer to do the level? Picture doesn't make any sense to me. No noobie, been camping for over 40 years, rv'ing for 25-30 of that. Thanks in advance for the explanation...
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Old 07-15-2015, 02:17 PM   #15
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So I go to all the trouble of making sure our 24W is level before doing anything. I put down the "Stabilizers" and make sure it is still level. Then when I extend the slide out, the whole motor home leans to the left! So what good are stabilizers? Shouldn't there be a leveling system instead? That would be nice since the propane refrigerator has to be level. Could the stabilizers be defective? Any ideas?


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Since retired construction worker I have a good four foot level when I level my slide side I put it about a quarter bubble high then I put stabilizers down and run slides out it is dead on. After some practice I know how high to put leveling blocks.
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Old 07-15-2015, 02:32 PM   #16
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Do you use a sledge hammer to do the level? Picture doesn't make any sense to me. No noobie, been camping for over 40 years, rv'ing for 25-30 of that. Thanks in advance for the explanation...
I wish I had a (Dollar) for all the (Pm and E-Mails) that have been sent to me on (How Do You Put Those Under the Wheels)! Here we go (Place 1 Ramp in Front of the Front Tire now Slowly pull Forward Up the Ramp and STOP! Now place the Other Ramp BEHIND the Rear Tire SLOWLY release the brake and let the TIRES Equalize Between the (2) Ramps! DONE!! The RV Unit is Now (Chocked and Lifted)!
The amount you (Drive UP the 1st Ramp) will Determine the FINAL settling Height of the RV unit! Can we say (50/50) with Rollback? Very Easy and Quick Method! Youroo!! PS Sun and Shade make it look like a (2-Tone Trailer)
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Old 07-15-2015, 02:58 PM   #17
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Some times with the weight of the slide you have to put that side high so when the slide does come out its level.
Yessireebob! I level with the slide side a half-bubble high. A couple of hours later, it's level.

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Who manufacturers those leveling ramps/chocks? Where did you purchase? Thanks!
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Old 07-15-2015, 06:10 PM   #19
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Tried the setup with a little more than 1/2 bubble. Works fine. I'll check it in the morning and see how much it changed.
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Yooroo. Where did you get those leveling ramps? I like your method......
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