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Old 01-16-2021, 09:05 PM   #1
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Electric self leveling system on TT's

Does anyone have this system on their trailer? If so what are your thoughts. I am considering ordering it on a 312bhok.

Thanks for your input.
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Old 01-16-2021, 09:54 PM   #2
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Which system? There are a couple OEM and aftermarket options.
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Old 01-16-2021, 11:22 PM   #3
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I believe they are lippert systems. Could be wrong.
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Old 01-17-2021, 08:32 AM   #4
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Are you talking about hydraulic leveling jacks, as opposed to manual or electric stabilizing jacks?

If so, we don't have them but several camping friends do and they are very nice. I would get the 6 point system, if possible, rather than 4 point. 2 additional ground contact points really help reduce the bounce.

My friend with the 4 point system still generally tries to level his 5th wheel with the lego blocks, then uses the hydraulic jacks to dial it in. He is afraid to let his suspension hang if he is really out of level and one side is off the ground.

My other friend with the 6 point just pulls in to a site, pushes a button and finishes setting up camp. I haven't seen him leave his suspension hanging, and honestly I'm not sure if it could damage something if he does leave it.

Moral of the story, I like them and find that they are far more stable than the the older style stab jacks.
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Old 01-18-2021, 09:27 AM   #5
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We have the BAL 5.1 system on our Eagle and really like it. It is nice to just roll into a spot, unhitch and press a couple of buttons to get level. We found ours was not setup properly from Jayco and we had to adjust which was a pain, but otherwise it has been problem free.

I have read some positive reviews on the Lippert systems but haven't seen one in the real world on a travel trailer.

One thing to consider is the type of camping you do. If you generally stay in RV parks or groomed campground, auto level will work great. If you're the type that does a lot of rustic or boondocking, the auto levelers draw a lot of electricity and don't really have the stroke to level on very uneven surfaces. If I was the latter type of camper I might steer away from the auto level, but highly recommend it if you're the former.
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Old 01-21-2021, 07:09 PM   #6
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I have it on my current rig and it is awesome. #LazyManCamping
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