Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 04-25-2012, 06:02 PM   #1
New Member
1986 27' Airstream 270
somonauk , Illinois
Join Date: Jan 2012
Posts: 2
leveling a '84 Excella motorhome

Just purchasedmy1st motorhome and don't have any idea how to level.
Any advise is appreciated.

rolak235 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-25-2012, 06:23 PM   #2
Rivet Master
Skater's Avatar
1995 30' Excella
Bowie , Maryland
Join Date: Apr 2005
Posts: 2,344
Does it have jacks mounted underneath? If so, you'd use those to level it. I'm not really familiar with the systems, but the general idea is that you have a control inside you can raise and lower each corner with.

If not, you need to raise the "low" tires to get it level. As a former motorhome (without jacks) owner I can tell you that being off level in one direction (side-to-side or front-to-back) isn't too bad, but when it's off in both directions it can get annoying quickly.

For that purpose, I used (and in fact still use with the trailer) the plastic blocks that look like giant Legos. I had 14 and occasionally needed all of them. You build up a little ramp and trial and error to get it level.

Also keep in mind it doesn't have to be perfect. Further, my motorhome, if it was a bit off when I was done with the blocks, would find its way to level after a few hours...but that may have been due to the old shocks.

1995 Airstream Classic 30' Excella 1000
2014 Ram 2500 Crew Cab with Cummins 6.7L Diesel

Sold but not forgotten: 1991 Airstream B190
Sold: 2006 F-250 6.0L Powerstroke Supercab
Skater is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-25-2012, 06:46 PM   #3
Rivet Master
Keyair's Avatar

1984 34.5' Airstream 345
Foothill Ranch , California
Join Date: Mar 2010
Posts: 4,090
Images: 1
Hey there and welcome!
An '84 Motorhome?
Is it a Classic?

If it is... you will get the more specialized help you need in the Classic Motorhome section.

If it is a Motorhome, and it has the Levelers factory mounted, the system is normally a HWH 100 system and will be on the left of the drivers seat on the floor..

Read this...
My name is Steve.... and I am an Alumaholic!
Working in my Garage is like playing TETRIS with Tools!
Keyair is offline   Reply With Quote

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Air Bag Leveling '79 Excella 71tr6r Classic Motorhomes 10 05-23-2013 10:18 PM
Excella vs Excella II vs Excella 500 vs Excella 1000 ElCamino Man Trailer Values 5 03-21-2013 02:32 PM
1979 28' Excella Leveling System marydixon555 Jacks, Stabilizers, Lifting and Leveling 5 04-28-2011 06:19 PM
Leveling a trailer APB On The Road... 29 07-11-2003 10:02 AM

Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 04:22 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

Airstream is a registered trademark of Airstream Inc. All rights reserved. Airstream trademark used under license to Social Knowledge LLC.