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Old 05-24-2011, 06:23 PM   #1
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Hello, I am lucky enough to be able to park my MH in my driveway but have a question. My driveway is fairly steep and slanted. This causes an issues to get the MH level enough to use the fridge. I have to use a custom made ramp on one front corner to get things level enough for the fridge. Will this cause any issues in permanent spring compression on that corner? Thanks.

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Old 05-25-2011, 12:53 AM   #2
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I wouldn't think so. If the motorhome is sitting level, it's not really any different than if it's sitting on level ground. If the four points the tires are sitting on lie in a single plane, there is no abnormal load on any corner.


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Hi lookin,
If only one corner (especially the front corner) is being raised, the stress on the chassis depends on how high the raise it. For me, I'd be concerned about all cockpit windows remaining correctly positioned and sealed. This would be due to the twist one is putting on the chassis by raising only one front wheel. The solution might be to leave the coach on the ground during non use. Raise the front corner only when necessary to get the fridge cool.

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