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Old 09-18-2015, 07:45 PM   #4961
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I have been having trouble keeping the TT level when camping. I get everything set level by using the wheels, once level side to side I get the front to rear level then I lower the power jacks down, giving then pressure on the wood pads. After everything is stable I extend the slide.

A day or two later I notice the camper being off level on the rear, slide side. I have had to jack up the axles one at a time, add another shim under the tire to level I again. I can understand at the beach on a sandy site but in the mountains?

Does the slide throw the level off that much?
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Old 09-18-2015, 07:50 PM   #4962
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I have to tighten up our jacks pretty frequently. Guess everything settles...
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Old 09-18-2015, 08:27 PM   #4963
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Added kitchen grey water slide valve near the front grey/black valves to keep from hav'n to crawl under slide .......went fairly easy. Best part...was cheap.
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Old 09-19-2015, 01:32 AM   #4964
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Does the slide throw the level off that much?
Yep. Have you checked level-ness immediately after deploying your slide?
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Old 09-19-2015, 07:14 AM   #4965
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Yep. Have you checked level-ness immediately after deploying your slide?
No I haven't I guess I should do that.
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Old 09-19-2015, 08:05 AM   #4966
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Added kitchen grey water slide valve near the front grey/black valves to keep from hav'n to crawl under slide .......went fairly easy. Best part...was cheap.
Would be interested in more detail on this mod.
Did you leave the existing valve in place, and then just attach to the hose connection (with flex hose or solid pipe?) ?
Or did you splice into the existing pipe and add a T piece and then use solid pipe to go to your new drain valve?
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Yes, left all of the factory plumbing in tact and usable. Used 1 1/2" ABS pipe........Drilled a 1 1/2" thru kitchen pipe between valve and cap at 9 o'clock ( toward front of trailer), glued a short piece of pipe into this, then a reducer to accept a 1" ID. hose..I've got tork-flex axles that mount to square tubing that's open on both ends.....ran the hose inside tubing...biggest hose that would fit....at the front, bored another hole in factory plumbing at the 3 o'clock position, glued a 1 1/2 " stub there, added a slide valve, then another hose barb. One could pull the kitchen grey valve before open'n slide and use the 1 1/2 slide valve to dump kitchen...because I had the hose and clamps and glue, cost was under $25.00, and got the slide valve at local RV store.
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Old 09-19-2015, 11:15 AM   #4968
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No I haven't I guess I should do that.

That's my guess. We generally level so that my slide-side is slightly high and so that it has a little room to settle. It gets us closer to "level" when we are all setup.
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Old 09-19-2015, 03:09 PM   #4969
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Yes, left all of the factory plumbing in tact and usable. Used 1 1/2" ABS pipe........Drilled a 1 1/2" thru kitchen pipe between valve and cap at 9 o'clock ( toward front of trailer), glued a short piece of pipe into this, then a reducer to accept a 1" ID. hose..I've got tork-flex axles that mount to square tubing that's open on both ends.....ran the hose inside tubing...biggest hose that would fit....at the front, bored another hole in factory plumbing at the 3 o'clock position, glued a 1 1/2 " stub there, added a slide valve, then another hose barb. One could pull the kitchen grey valve before open'n slide and use the 1 1/2 slide valve to dump kitchen...because I had the hose and clamps and glue, cost was under $25.00, and got the slide valve at local RV store.
How well does it drain with just 1" hose?
I was imagining another 4" pipe with regular dump valve etc
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Yes, left all of the factory plumbing in tact and usable. Used 1 1/2" ABS pipe........Drilled a 1 1/2" thru kitchen pipe between valve and cap at 9 o'clock ( toward front of trailer), glued a short piece of pipe into this, then a reducer to accept a 1" ID. hose..I've got tork-flex axles that mount to square tubing that's open on both ends.....ran the hose inside tubing...biggest hose that would fit....at the front, bored another hole in factory plumbing at the 3 o'clock position, glued a 1 1/2 " stub there, added a slide valve, then another hose barb. One could pull the kitchen grey valve before open'n slide and use the 1 1/2 slide valve to dump kitchen...because I had the hose and clamps and glue, cost was under $25.00, and got the slide valve at local RV store.
Cool, I'm going to see if this will work on my 3008W. Would need to run from the front to the back though instead back to front.
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