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Old 09-15-2016, 01:45 PM   #15
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This is our third fifth wheel trailer in 10 years that we have owned.. Our first 2 units did not have the 6-point auto level system and some other features that we have found we wanted. So we started looking for a new unit about a year ago and ended up with a Cedar Creek Unit.


The features that I thought were very important to me are the following items in no important order, but the trailer had to have them.


1. 6-point leveling system-hydraulic, 2. Wet bolt under carriage system with bronze bushing, 3. a 12" deep frame, 4. Hydraulic slides rooms, 5. Two A/C units one will not cool the trailer in the summer, 6.Trailair hitch king pin.


To my wife these features were required. 1. Room darkening pull down roller shades (such as the MCD shades), 2. Residential refrigerator, 3. Seat in shower stall, 4. Different seating arrangement in the Living area with better recliners than are Cougar had, 5. Linen closet and a larger closet in the bedroom. 6. More kitchen storage.


At least this is what I and my wife thought were important items.
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Old 09-15-2016, 05:50 PM   #16
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We have the lipert auto leveling setup on our 2016 Fuzion 420 and it takes the majority of the weight off of the tires. Also acts as a jack to change out a flat. Wouldn't have a triaxel 5th wheel without it.
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Old 09-15-2016, 06:10 PM   #17
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Yes! I'm on my second fiver. First one didn't have it. I envied the guys that only had to press a button to level their units. Would never buy another without it!
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Old 09-15-2016, 06:29 PM   #18
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I have never had auto leveling. After this summer it became a mandatory item. It will be on my Grand Design when I pick it up Saturday.
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thanks everybody for your input. I agree that it is not absolutely necessary...but as most things in life, if it makes my life easier, that's a good thing!! After hearing all the feedback, I am going with them for sure. thanks again!!
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Lippert has just come out with the auto level for TT's. They will be debuting shorly
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I purchased this from Anderson hitches. Works great. SEE URL. https://www.andersenhitches.com/Imag...peratedjpg.jpg
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Are there after market leveling systems? I'm about to pick up some Anderson Levelers. Seems a lot simpler with less potential mechanical issues.
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You can add the Lippert Level-Up Auto Level system to just about any 5th wheel, it just takes money. Had the system added to our previous Montana, install took a day start to finish.
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Our Cougar has the 4 point auto level and the only thing I don't like is it sometimes wants to take too much weight off the tires... Might be a "reset" thing.. For now I just manually level using the jacks . Only takes a minute, and the control panel tells you level in tenth of degrees. I still usually use a wood block or two under the jacks so they don't have to extend so far.

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Are there after market leveling systems? I'm about to pick up some Anderson Levelers. Seems a lot simpler with less potential mechanical issues.
We added "Equalizer Systems " 6 pt hydraulic last month. Bulldog has an electric 4 pt addon ( 6 pt in development ) , & a few more besides LCI.
I have to admit it was a lot of money but we think worth it. It is now a required item on any future purchase.
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We added "Equalizer Systems " 6 pt hydraulic last month. Bulldog has an electric 4 pt addon ( 6 pt in development ) , & a few more besides LCI.
I have to admit it was a lot of money but we think worth it. It is now a required item on any future purchase.
We're glad to hear you're enjoying your Auto Level system! mcdforfun, if there are any question have on a leveling system for your RV, please give us a call; we'd love to help you out!
You simply can't beat our hydraulic system. Electric does OK, but they're slow and tend to get "tired" very quickly. Whereas our systems are built to handle much more weight than you could ever realistically put on on it, giving you MANY more years of service.
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We got the 6 point system on our Trilogy, it uses the same pump for all 6 jacks. I would not buy another unit without it!
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Lippert has just come out with the auto level for TT's. They will be debuting shorly
Equalizer Systems has had Auto Level for travel trailers for years, it's a great set up
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