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Old 03-26-2016, 01:30 PM   #11
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We are going to pick up our new 8289ws on monday.
The refrigerator is in the driver slide out.
Do you deploy the slide, then level to fridge or level then deploy?
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I have this same question. I have the 6 point level up system so does it matter if I put the slides out first before leveling? I have been doing it this way for 2 years now without any issues. Am I hurting something by doing it this way?
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Old 03-26-2016, 01:34 PM   #12
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I have this same question. I have the 6 point level up system so does it matter if I put the slides out first before leveling? I have been doing it this way for 2 years now without any issues. Am I hurting something by doing it this way?
As long as you do not move it you should be okay.

Self leveling units would only need to move if something was to close for the slide to deploy all the way out.
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Old 03-26-2016, 01:51 PM   #13
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ALWAYS level first. And if you can sleep without rolling out of bed, then your refer is level enough. Only the older refers needed to be leveled with a level.
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Old 03-26-2016, 01:51 PM   #14
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The instructions for my 6 point Levelup system have a prominent warning in the manual about keeping the slides in UNTIL the unit is level. If you think about the range of possibilities....such as the slide cylinders trying to push a heavy kitchen slide uphill...It makes sense.

I will continue to level my coach first...then slides. From an engineering perspective, its the right thing to do, and the safest, and it's easier on the mechanism.
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Old 03-26-2016, 01:58 PM   #15
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Hi
We are going to pick up our new 8289ws on monday.
The refrigerator is in the driver slide out.
Do you deploy the slide, then level to fridge or level then deploy?
Thanks!


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I always level first then put slides out. I have 4' level I use and put the slide side a little less than a quarter bubble when, extend stabilizers, and put slides out usually dead on.
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Old 03-26-2016, 02:01 PM   #16
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Level then Slide.
Good download to have:
http://www.lci1.com/assets/content/s...ble-manual.pdf
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Could always add a magnet style latch to the doors then......mine have European. style hinges
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Try to get a hold of an owners manual. Always level 1st!
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The instructions for my 6 point Levelup system have a prominent warning in the manual about keeping the slides in UNTIL the unit is level. If you think about the range of possibilities....such as the slide cylinders trying to push a heavy kitchen slide uphill...It makes sense.

I will continue to level my coach first...then slides. From an engineering perspective, its the right thing to do, and the safest, and it's easier on the mechanism.
X2. Level then open slides.
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X2 on levelling first. Side to side, then unhitch and level front to back.

With a single slide or only one extra slide on one side, I doubt you'll feel any difference in the levelness before and after putting the slide(s) out. I never do. With 2 slides on one side (compared to the other side), it may be noticeable without using a level.
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