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Old 10-01-2015, 03:35 PM   #11
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Same problem I don't turn on or fill the fridge until ready to depart.
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Old 10-01-2015, 04:22 PM   #12
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raising the front tires two feet to make it level is a lot. Airbags or jacks would be a good first choice.

To get an idea what this might look like I drew up a 16 inch high ramp that is a little over 5 ft long. You would need 4 2x8 that are 8 ft long. (assume the 2x8 are 1 5/8 thick) for each ramp. These would be heavy.

Regardless, I would chock the rear wheels to make sure it cannot roll down the drive.

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Nice drawing, thanks for going through the trouble! Being an "old f*rt" and depending on myself, I would have trouble moving them.
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Old 10-01-2015, 04:26 PM   #13
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raising the front tires two feet to make it level is a lot. Airbags or jacks would be a good first choice.

To get an idea what this might look like I drew up a 16 inch high ramp that is a little over 5 ft long. You would need 4 2x8 that are 8 ft long. (assume the 2x8 are 1 5/8 thick) for each ramp. These would be heavy.

Regardless, I would chock the rear wheels to make sure it cannot roll down the drive.

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I have done the same thing, not as high, for my driveway. Mine raises MH about 7 inches. Have to say my "risers" are heavy.
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Old 10-01-2015, 04:28 PM   #14
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Same problem I don't turn on or fill the fridge until ready to depart.
I do the same. The sloping bothers me most when I do work in there (I'm always fixing or improving things), stools and ladders are unstable and tools etc. keep rolling/sliding away. I would also like to be able use it (A/C) when there's a power outage.
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Old 10-02-2015, 08:55 AM   #15
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I found these ramps at TSC and have a capacity of 12000 lbs. I think they would work as the front of your RV would not weigh that much. Here is the site for the ramps.

12,000LB 5400KG CAR RAMPS
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Old 10-02-2015, 10:29 AM   #16
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I have ramps that I made out of treated 2 x 12s,,, & a chain saw !!!
Could not get high enough,,, so we park out Sunseeker sideways in the drive way,,,
and then use 3 ramps on one side,,, only thing that works in our driveway!!!
I am sure many do not have room to do this,,, we do !!!
Any chance you could park in some other spot,,, maybe in the yard ???
When we had our Flagstaff TT,,, we had to lift the front as far as we could,,, about 3 feet,,, very scary !!!
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Old 10-02-2015, 10:34 AM   #17
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I found these ramps at TSC and have a capacity of 12000 lbs. I think they would work as the front of your RV would not weigh that much. Here is the site for the ramps.

12,000LB 5400KG CAR RAMPS
Those ramps look nice,,, did not see any size on them,,, I am sure they are a lot lighter than my wooden ones !!! The trouble with some ramps is they slid on asphalt !!!
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I found these ramps at TSC and have a capacity of 12000 lbs. I think they would work as the front of your RV would not weigh that much. Here is the site for the ramps.

12,000LB 5400KG CAR RAMPS
They look nice, do you know how high they are?
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Nice drawing, thanks for going through the trouble! Being an "old f*rt" and depending on myself, I would have trouble moving them.
I put large handles on the end of ours,,,
so now we can drag them around !!!
Beats the H out of trying to lift them !!!
Garage door handles are the best !!!
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I put large handles on the end of ours,,,
so now we can drag them around !!!
Beats the H out of trying to lift them !!!
Garage door handles are the best !!!
Good idea! Maybe I can attach ramps to a couple of boards with bolts, straps or brackets to increase the height and reduce the weight.
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