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Old 05-31-2012, 12:19 PM   #21
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Sloped Driveway

We too have the same problem with out Crusader 270 side is grass and the other is concrete. ON the grass side I have had to build it up to make it almost as level as the concrete side. Figure I have it elevated about ten inch's. The base on the grass side is four concrete cap blocks with a 2 X 12 about four feet long. At the back end of that I have installed 8 x 8 wood chocks behind each wheel on that side of the coach. On the concrete side, I have install the same 8 x 8 chocks. Between the two axles, I have installed two X Chocks and have the break away switch screwed in the ground just in case all else fails. Hate having the set-up, but until we can get our other lot at Talking Rock repaired, this will have to do...
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Old 05-31-2012, 05:29 PM   #22
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Originally Posted by dunnnc

No compressors on rv refrigerators. But they should be level.
I just fund this out the last few days. A few degrees off level and the dang thing stops working. Correct that issue quickly if you don't want to buy a new one, which I did not have to do.


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Old 06-22-2012, 01:09 AM   #23
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My driveway is the same and I live in a area where it gets really windy. I never had a problem. I used these chocs BAL 28005 Deluxe Tire Chock: Automotive

and I put 4x4 wood blocks in front of each tire. My leveling jack was about 75% down to help level it some. Just my experience.
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Old 06-22-2012, 10:54 AM   #24
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Similar slope as my driveway. Run the fridge all the time with no problems.
My AC unit is on the sloped part of the roof so it's never level as built from the factory.
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Old 06-22-2012, 11:22 AM   #25
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Originally Posted by dunnnc View Post
Back it up about 4' farther than where you want it parked and get 2-2x10's and make a level platform for both tires with a chock on the end, pull forward onto the platform until the front tire is against the chock and park it. Block up for the tongue.
Like dunnnc said,

I had this problem at my father in laws we also made a little ramp like this to level out the tongue and block it up. I don't know if it was needed but, it made my father in law happy so, we also drilled a hole in the driveway and put a piece of PVC in the hole then a piece of re-bar (pvc made it easily removable) to keep the tongue jack block from sliding down. We also made angled blocks for the levelers. But to be fair it was a steep angle and his mother was staying there for a month.
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Old 06-22-2012, 11:32 AM   #26
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As for the fridge it doesn't take much to screw them up, it will work for years then some stupid thing will change and boom it doesn't work. A repair guy told me once if you can just level it, leave it off for a good couple of months and that will sometimes fix it they get an air bubble in the small cooling tubes and it stops the whole system you have to let it work its way out.

It worked for an old RV we had we waited 3 months, and saved us a ton. According to the repair guy some people don't want to wait and so he replaces them for a new one then sets the old one on a shelf tests them and sells them the next year.
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Old 06-22-2012, 12:41 PM   #27
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Old 06-22-2012, 06:45 PM   #28
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I've got the same problem, but like others, I have no convenient place to park the TT. I used blocks, six 2X8's, to compensate for the high tongue position so I wouldn't have to run the tongue jack out too far on the A-frame and six 2X8's for the front stabilizers so they also weren't over extended either. Also, wedged the blocks to compensate for the slope and chocked and "locked" the wheels so there is no movement.

The nice "color" of the chocks etal is so I don't forget to remove them before heading out, at least I'm sticking to that story because it's better than, "it's the only color paint I had."

The set-up held through two tropical storms and one hurricane, so I'm confident the neighbors across the street will have to buy their own unit.
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