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Old 11-08-2013, 10:04 PM   #11
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Been looking for this post. My 2013 rockwood 8282ws is the same way. Drivers side landing gear is about 3/4" shorter than curb side. I'm on level driveway and the only way to make them touch simultaneously is by putting pad under one side. Should not be that way.
Well in reality the holes are 1" apart so you have only a 1/4" difference between the landing gear.

1/4" is minimal imo.

I'm not sure how a 1/4" "really" effects your leveling.


Imo I would hitch up to the truck lift the landing gear and disconnect the cross bar between the two landing stabilizers and and turn one or the other landing gears one turn to closer sync them then rebolt cross bar.


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Old 11-08-2013, 10:47 PM   #12
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I'll try that. The concern is in the torquing of the frame when it twists and puts pressure on the slides.
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Old 11-08-2013, 10:56 PM   #13
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I'll try that. The concern is in the torquing of the frame when it twists and puts pressure on the slides.
I would think you could get the 1/4" required by doing on rotation .


Have you measured both "inner" sleeves and seen if they were the same?
By sleeves I mean the two pieces on either side that move in and out.

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Old 11-08-2013, 11:17 PM   #14
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I would think you could get the 1/4" required by doing on rotation .

Have you measured both "inner" sleeves and seen if they were the same?
By sleeves I mean the two pieces on either side that move in and out.

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Yea. I'm beginning to think the difference may be the natural lean to drivers side. All the added weight is on that side so maybe it sags. I'll need to level it to measure same height from slab up to trailer, then hook up to truck and measure. I'm sure it leans left. Super slide, frig, stove, TV, corian counter, bed slide, bath are all on that side. One shorter slide on curb side.

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Old 11-08-2013, 11:19 PM   #15
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Yea. I'm beginning to think the difference may be the natural lean to drivers side. All the added weight is on that side so maybe it sags. I'll need to level it to measure same height from slab up to trailer, then hook up to truck and measure. I'm sure it leans left. Super slide, frig, stove, TV, corian counter, bed slide, bath are all on that side. One shorter slide on curb side.
Makes sense.

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After shearing off one of the bolt heads I had to readjust my landing gear. Just as stated, while the one bolt was out I manually rotated the bar to get them lined up again. I also recently installed an adjustable footpad that allows finer adjustment on uneven ground when you just cant easily line up with the pin holes.
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Old 11-09-2013, 10:44 AM   #17
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After shearing off one of the bolt heads I had to readjust my landing gear. Just as stated, while the one bolt was out I manually rotated the bar to get them lined up again. I also recently installed an adjustable footpad that allows finer adjustment on uneven ground when you just cant easily line up with the pin holes.
Can you take a picture or tell me where you got this adjustable footpad?
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You can do the same with a hitchpin replacing the bolt in the cross shaft. Simply set the passenger side with the cross shaft connected, remove the hitchpin and adjust the driver side with the jack motor.
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Can you take a picture or tell me where you got this adjustable footpad?
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I would put a jam nut on that just to be sure it did not move.
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