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Old 11-09-2018, 06:24 PM   #1
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Wheels in the air?

I’m parking my 2004 Gulf Stream36’ in my driveway for maintenance and cleaning. With the Coach level the front wheels are about a foot off the ground and one back wheel is about 3” off the ground. I know, but that is the only place to park it. Should I build blocks to try to get the wheels supported or just let them hang in the air? It has hydronic jacks. Thanks... take it easy on me, Im new at this!

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Old 11-09-2018, 06:28 PM   #2
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Well, the answer is, maybe.
When I stored our '02 DSDP the front wheels were off the ground for months atxa time for 13 winters with no problems.
But I checked with
Newmar they said no problem.
Spartan said no problem.
Reyco-Granning said no problem.
Koni said no problem.
HWH said no problem.
However, both my rear duals were solidly on the ground.

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Old 11-09-2018, 07:22 PM   #3
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I would support the front with something if planning to leave like that for very long. Say more than a few days. I never lift the rears off the ground though since this is where the parking brake is located. Also, be sure to chock wheels.
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Old 11-10-2018, 06:15 AM   #4
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Thanks guys. I went ahead and make some 2x12 blocks and put under the wheels that were in the air and let it back down on them. Then used the leveling system to get it level. It looks like I know what I’m doing when I really don’t! At lease I feel better about it. I still have room to chock it, so I will get on that today. Thanks
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