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Old 03-10-2014, 12:54 PM   #1
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Tire off the ground

We are visiting a new campground but the site is somewhat unlevel. Leveling it causes the driver rear wheels to be off the ground about 1". Is this acceptable or does anyone have any kind comments about it please?
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Old 03-10-2014, 04:34 PM   #2
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Your brakes are on the rear axle wheel ends. The only thing holding you from moving are the jacks if both wheels are raised.

We have discussed this at length on this thread.

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We are visiting a new campground but the site is somewhat unlevel. Leveling it causes the driver rear wheels to be off the ground about 1". Is this acceptable or does anyone have any kind comments about it please?
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Thanks Dave. I remember reading this thread when we first got the Clipper last year, but couldn't find it or remember exactly what was in the threads. That being said, I will not jack the rear wheels off the ground!
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Old 03-12-2014, 10:43 AM   #4
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We always use Wheel Chocks because our jacks are the type that fold up and we did fa off them when we first gt the rig. No damage because they are designed for this but much excitement. I don't know if you would have a problem if your jacks are the type that do not fold up.

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I don't get too excited if the rear wheels come off the ground because unless the jacks are particularly flimsy, or they are resting on very smooth concrete or ice and the slope is considerable, the jacks are going to resist any sideways movement probably better than when people are deluding themselves that they have braking just because the tyres are still touching the ground even though there might only be a few pounds of weight on the tyres.
Always better to lift the front wheels off the ground but sometimes the direction of the best views require the rear to be higher.

Actually there are few occasions boondocking when the ground is so level that the MH can be levelled without lifting at least one wheel off the ground
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