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Old 06-14-2014, 08:23 AM   #1
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What do you use for leveling your Solera?

I know I can use 2x boards. Looking at leveling blocks, tri-levelers and anderson camper levelers.

What do you use? Do you worry more about side to side, or try and get the entire vehicle level?

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Old 06-14-2014, 08:42 AM   #2
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I used t be very picky ....not any more. I just use my calibrated eyballs and make sure that if the coach is not level the rear is higher then the front because of the bed arrangement. If I really get a very uneven campsite I carry 6 short pieces of 2x6 -and I make sure the wheels are fully supported across the full width and if I have to use something on the rear I support both wheels.

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Old 06-14-2014, 08:51 AM   #3
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I got my MH completely level using a four foot level, then I installed small stick on levels, one in front of the steering wheel and one below the driver side window. Using these it is often possible to move the coach a little bit around the parking spot to get the most level spot possible. They are real important in the worst spots, moving a few feet can get you very close to level.
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Old 06-14-2014, 09:03 AM   #4
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I made up some 2X10 and 1X10 boards to handle side to side leveling. For front to back I use the tongue jack on a block I made out of a 2X10 and 2X6's. It sets the jack base at about 8" off the ground. To date the most I have had to raise the TT is 3" side to side and have been well within the range of the tongue jack. This is in my driveway. The camping sites we have had were all pretty level or only needed a 1" board.
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Old 06-14-2014, 09:06 AM   #5
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I use 4 of the tri-level units and carry 4 2x8 boards. The tri-level levelers stack really well for storage. I use a 2' level on the floor and store it behind the drivers seat. I find that at the most I need to level 3 wheels. I use the rear levelers that came with the Solera to finish it off.
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Old 06-14-2014, 09:27 AM   #6
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I use the lego blocks and this bubble level app:

Just lay it on the floor to my right from the drivers seat.
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Old 06-14-2014, 10:35 PM   #7
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I also use 2 sets of Lego blocks and my I phone app
They stack quite nicely in the rear corner of my solera s compartment above the extra 2 1/2 gallon of def fluid
I carry.
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Old 06-16-2014, 06:26 PM   #8
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Sandiegodoug: Thanks for the phone app idea. I downloaded "Bubble". Looks like this bubble leveling app will work nicely. - Gary
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Old 06-17-2014, 12:42 PM   #9
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2 sets of Lego blocks have done the job when needed.
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Old 07-14-2014, 01:37 PM   #10
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We have a bubble level in the refrigerator and carry 2x6 boards to drive up on in very un-level sites, but honestly, our Solera is almost always level if we try to find a decently flat site. We use our Bigfoot stabilizers as well and they can help level up if we're only a tiny bit off. Leveling the Solera is a dream compared to our previous much longer coach. If we need to use the blocks, we only need to drive up them usually to raise the front a few inches.

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