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Old 09-04-2013, 08:52 AM   #1
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Wanting to modify leveling set up

I have a 2012 Extreme Warrior & I love it EXCEPT for one thing. It has these worthless "stabilizers" that only work well on a level cement pad. Being 35 feet long, it can be tricky to get level. One way I can tell how level it is are the windows. Level=windows open. Not very level=wife breaks nail opening window & hubby is in trouble. Am considering a powered leveling system (one touch=level toy hauler). Has anyone got any suggestions or done this modification to their toy hauler? I was considering getting a class A (big $$$$$) so I figure this will save me money! Thanks!

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Old 09-04-2013, 09:45 AM   #2
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If you already have hydraulics on the trailer, you can add hydraulic levelers.
They have electric levelers too.

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Old 09-04-2013, 10:03 AM   #3
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No hydraulics at all. Was looking up HWH systems but couldn't get a good price. Guy next to me had a 37' 5th wheel. Had a set of 6 legs, one push & it was level. How nice would that be? As it is now I use the tongue jack to get it level, put down the stabilizers & it still shakes when my 5 pound Yorkie walks across the floor, never mind all the in & out checking my level for 10-20 minutes trying to get the trailer level.
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Old 09-04-2013, 10:05 AM   #4
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He's got the hydraulic leveling system.
It's going to probably be a couple thousand for the system and labor to put it in that you would like.
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Old 09-04-2013, 10:56 AM   #5
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My thought, after watching RV'ers with these types of systems, is that it would be worth the investment. It is one of the main reasons I was thinking of getting a Class A. Being our first RV, and not even knowing if we would like RV'ing, we thought 24 footer, then knew we would want bigger if we liked it, so spent the extra for a 30 footer. Love it, but still want the leveling process to be better...
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Lippert makes 2 completely electric leveling systems for 5th wheels. Ground Control has 4 jacks and is DIY or aftermarket installed. Their Level-Up system has 6 jacks and as far as I can tell it must be installed by the OEM. I'm not sure about their quality/durability, but I can say their customer service needs some work. I e-mailed an inquiry about a system for my 5er almost 2 months ago and have heard nothing from them. Price is around $2300 for the 4 jack system if you go through one of the on-line RV suppliers like Tweety's.
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I just retrofitted my Voltage with a Quadra Bigfoot leveling system this week.

It's not cheap, but I highly recommend it. We full time, and move every 1-2 weeks, so the slooooow electric jacks, and having to use leveling blocks at every site (even "level" ones) got old really quick. Unhitching/leveling is cake now, I can throw out the huge bin of lego blocks, and the trailer is MUCH more stable.

During my search, it came down to Lippert vs. Quadra, and I went with the latter after reading about the amount of issues with the former.
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A thought...... Some years ago I was camping near a man who had a class A with no jacks.. He went to Tractor Supply Center and got a set of FOUR Trailer tong jacks. Put one on each corner of his coach (On his the frame came all the way up so he could do that. alas would not work on my front end, would on my rear though)

About 20 bucks each at the time, around 50 today as I recall.

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