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Old 08-21-2015, 08:31 AM   #1
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Cool 6 Point Leveling System.......wiggle,wiggle....

Has anyone taken action to reduce the "wiggle" movement of the coach when setup on the 6 point leveling system? Would you please tell us your experiences so far. Devices that have worked or not. Thanks.......
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Old 08-21-2015, 09:06 AM   #2
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Sorry, I have not felt a "wiggle" when I am set up with my unit. Have you had it back to dealer for a check-up to find the problem?
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Old 08-21-2015, 09:34 AM   #3
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Has anyone taken action to reduce the "wiggle" movement of the coach when setup on the 6 point leveling system? Would you please tell us your experiences so far. Devices that have worked or not. Thanks.......
You might be feeling the tires, you use xchocks to stop forward and backward motion. Here is a tip for you the farther you extend the rams, the less stable it will be, you can add some wood blocks so your rams don't have to extend so far. I think I'm about as solid as can be expected sitting on tires. It's not a dealer problem you just have to get use to using the system.....
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Old 08-21-2015, 09:55 AM   #4
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Has anyone taken action to reduce the "wiggle" movement of the coach when setup on the 6 point leveling system? Would you please tell us your experiences so far. Devices that have worked or not. Thanks.......

Two things that stopped the wiggle for me are: Home made Pin box stabilizer.





Electric rear stabilizer jack.(no pic)

I did use a home made rear stabilizer before installing the electric.




This worked good but electric is much easier and quicker.

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The tech at the Rally gave me this advice. First put some blocks under the jack to reduce the length of stroke of the jacks. Next, after unhitching, pull away , and then lower the nose as much as possible. Then use the Auto level. The whole idea is to reduce the stroke of the jacks to provide a more stable unit. When you are ready to to hitch, use the manual method to raise the hitch to the proper level. Do not use the left-right button to return to the hitch position.

The system will auto level from a starting position. If you start with the nose high, it will level high. If you are high and on a sloping pad you may not have enough extension to level. Moral: Lower, then auto level.
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Old 08-21-2015, 10:20 AM   #6
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Has anyone taken action to reduce the "wiggle" movement of the coach when setup on the 6 point leveling system? Would you please tell us your experiences so far. Devices that have worked or not. Thanks.......
According to FR, there is no "wiggle" with the six point level up.....which is why they stopped installing the rear electric stabilizers (for which many of us where charged when we purchased the "Explorer Package", but never received)

Having said that - I fully agree that 6X6 blocks under the level up pads helps by not extending the legs as far. We used concrete blocks and scissor jacks under the rear cross beam and that solved any remaining wiggle problems
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As mentioned earlier in this post, I also add the orange stacking blocks to get the stroke as short as possible. It has changed the entire shaking issue. The DW does not like any movement in the TT. It does not move anymore.
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For us...

As others have stated... blocks under the rear jacks to keep the stroke as short as possible.

Plus JT Strong Arms on the front jacks helped too.
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For us...

As others have stated... blocks under the rear jacks to keep the stroke as short as possible.

Plus JT Strong Arms on the front jacks helped too.
Do you actually have the JT Strongarms on the front electric jacks? I thought JT were not compatible with the Lippert self leveling system?
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Old 08-21-2015, 03:28 PM   #10
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We have wiggle only when we have a very un-level site, and the 6-point level-up picks the wheels up on one side of the rig (which is rare). However, while at the Frog Rally in Goshen I saw several Cedar Creeks with JT strong arms and their owners said they worked great. Soooo….

We bought a set of JT Strong arms at the Lippert booth in the vendors area and scheduled for Lippert to install then at the customer factory at Bldg 39 in Goshen. When we arrived at the Lippert factory, the technician there said they could not install the JT Strong arms on a 6-point level-up system. He said once the arms are installed it would not allow the ram to rotate naturally thus will cause a failure at some point.

I told them that their salesman sold them to me and the attachments that are required to be welded on to the landing jack pads are sold in their catalog………

So, I’m still waiting on a refund……

I use two 1 x 12s stacked right now, but I’m going the 6x6x12 block route and save the $250. The weight trade of the blocks vs the Strong Arm is essentially the same.

So if you have wiggle, like others have said, limit the stroke of the jacks when possible.
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