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Old 07-28-2019, 01:53 PM   #1
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Question Jack it up ?

Have a '96 29ft. SeaBreeze on a P-30 Chevy chassis. I don't have auto levelers. When I need to jack it up for leveling what capacity jack do I need to buy? 20,30 ton? I have no idea. I currently use wood blocks but we're going somewhere with radical slope sites. Thanks
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Jack it up ?

Be careful with doing that. I would find another place that doesnít sound safe. If you must, be sure to keep the rear wheels on the ground and chock them. I donít know how you are going to get close to level if itís as bad as you said, too much blocking to carry.
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Not what I wanted to hear but will save me some $ not having to buy jacks. At least now I know I can explore other options. Thanks tmw188!
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Not what I wanted to hear but will save me some $ not having to buy jacks. At least now I know I can explore other options. Thanks tmw188!


Yah thatís too much work to have a little fun.
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I carry an 8 ton bottle jack which will lift either the complete front end or one corner of the rear axle.... my rear axle weight is 14,500 but I don't trust the 8 ton (16K lbs) on that axle... but a 12 ton bottle jack would easily lift he whole rear of the coach if necessary...
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If you jack up to an correct an extreme off level site you can twist the frame and damage your rig. Things that can be damaged include slideouts, windshields, and more.
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Better rethink your statement MRUSA14. If you are leveling then you are taking out the twist.
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Wouldnt it be better to drive onto ramps to get level?
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I currently use wood blocks but we're going somewhere with radical slope sites.
I carry a 10 ton bottle jack.

CAUTION on those slope sites - chock the wheels that will be on the ground to prevent rolling. With the majority of weight off the rear wheels or if they are off the ground, the MH is now sitting on a pogo stick and can / will easily fall off.
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