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Old 08-17-2016, 03:18 PM   #1
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Leveling with blocks

What do you guys use under the rear duals for leveling up purposes.
I have leveling jacks but I like to get the coach decently level prior to using the jacks.

Just wondering what type of board or blocks you use that both tires can rest on. One platform for both tires or one for each tire? Any ideas will help.
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Old 08-17-2016, 03:24 PM   #2
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What do you guys use under the rear duals for leveling up purposes.
I have leveling jacks but I like to get the coach decently level prior to using the jacks.

Just wondering what type of board or blocks you use that both tires can rest on. One platform for both tires or one for each tire? Any ideas will help.
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Old 08-17-2016, 03:44 PM   #3
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It is best to support both tires in a dually. Wood boards or the plastic Lego blocks will work.

I'm cheap and have wood
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It is best to support both tires in a dually. Wood boards or the plastic Lego blocks will work.

I'm cheap and have wood
LOL!

I'm cheap too, but I still have "lego" style blocks ... and wood.

The "legos" are lighter.
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Old 08-17-2016, 04:08 PM   #5
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I use leggo blocks and have some wood just in case. I try to work it so the front wheels are on the low side so that I don't need as many blocks. To figure out how many blocks I need, I use one of 2 apps iWoMoSet or the Truma app. It will let you know how many inches each wheel needs to be raised.


Do you have leveling jacks or stabilizer jacks?
If you have leveling jacks why do you need any blocks except for under the jack to keep it from sinking in the ground?
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Old 08-17-2016, 04:10 PM   #6
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Lego Blocks work like a charm
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Old 08-17-2016, 04:52 PM   #7
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I think there's strong consideration that needs to be given to what the weight of the trailer or motorhome is being leveled, as the weight of many motorhomes will crush so called Lego blocks or may create an unsafe situation.
Been there done that!
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Old 08-17-2016, 06:38 PM   #8
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Legos. I have 30 blocks. I have levelers but always put as many as I can under the levelers before leveling the rig. I do this to reduce the workload of the leveling mechanism as much as possible. Sometimes I'll also put blocks under the wheels if the site if too far off.
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I cut up horse trailer rubber pads (3/4 inch thick) in varying lengths that provide a Ramp effect. Pretty easy to cut and are solid rubber - they make great pads and the tires seems to "like" them.

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I have gotten used to the Anderson Levers. Used lego blocks before that.
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