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Old 07-06-2011, 11:10 AM   #1
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Leveling a 30 WFKSS

This is the maiden voyage for this TT. Both the livingroom and bedroom slides are on the same side. I have found no way to level the unit without using a board under the tires. What's up with this?
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Old 07-06-2011, 12:03 PM   #2
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Is the (Unit) level when you start? When you put the slides out is when the tilt starts? Is the (Unit) level & the slides are tilted? Need info! Youroo!!
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Old 07-06-2011, 01:59 PM   #3
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Is the (Unit) level when you start? When you put the slides out is when the tilt starts? Is the (Unit) level & the slides are tilted? Need info! Youroo!!
Yes, I am on a level concrete pad.
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Old 07-06-2011, 02:14 PM   #4
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did you lower the stabilizer jacks before you slide out the slides?
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Old 07-06-2011, 02:28 PM   #5
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did you lower the stabilizer jacks before you slide out the slides?
no I did not.
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no I did not.
I'm sorry, I did have them out.
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Old 07-06-2011, 04:16 PM   #7
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It sounds like your stabilizers are not holding. Strange for sure.

How far off level does it go when you extend the slides?
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Old 07-06-2011, 05:01 PM   #8
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It sounds like your stabilizers are not holding. Strange for sure.

How far off level does it go when you extend the slides?
I am not so sure you should rely on the stab jacks found on most campers....that might be too much pressure on them once you run the slides out. If it were me, I would experiment and see how far off level the camper needs to be before the slides are extended, then allow for that every time the camper is set up.
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It sounds like your stabilizers are not holding. Strange for sure.

How far off level does it go when you extend the slides?
There is a one inch difference with the slides out. I put a 2x8 under the tires and it is still not completly level. This is a brand new unit and I should not have to be doing this!
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There is a one inch difference with the slides out. I put a 2x8 under the tires and it is still not completly level. This is a brand new unit and I should not have to be doing this!
Most concrete pads are not level. They slant 1 way or the other to allow water runoff. Maybe the low side of the pad you are on is also the side of your slides. A 1" difference with the slides out with the wheels on that side on a 1 1/2" board means you just have to slip another board under the wheels, or just 1 wheel to fine tune it. That is discussed in another forum going on here. Check out: Side to side leveling

There is nothing wrong with your camper. When the slides are extended, it moves the center of gravity away from the opposite side, and puts it nearer the slide side. I betcha if you measure the opposite side before and after slide extension, you will see that side raise up some. If they made campers so the slides would not affect side to side level, then your axles would not have springs and you would not have rubber tires with air.
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