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Old 08-01-2015, 07:40 AM   #15
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While on the left coast, had my favorite A/S dealer, Tuscan RV replace the flimsy, stock stabilizers with electrically operated stabilizers. It is now a pleasure to lower and retract them.


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Old 08-01-2015, 07:56 AM   #16
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What are these flimsy stabilizers everyone is talking about? The ones that have the foot that comes down on all four corners? I was just about to buy a set of those from Vintage. They are rated at 2000lbs each. That's more than enough to stabilize and even raise my AS off the ground.

Maybe I should just get the pyramid shaped ones that are $40 for the set? I just didn't want to have to store something else inside.

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Old 08-01-2015, 08:30 AM   #17
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The Airstream needs to be leveled with some sort of leveling block(s) under the tire(s) and the tongue jack. It needs to be stabilized with the four stabilizers, which can easily be run down and up with a electric drill and socket. Unless it's just an overnight stop; we leave it hooked up to the truck with no jack or stabilizers down. The factory stabilizers are plenty substantial for their purpose.

I see that Can-Am Airstream in Ontario installs electric leveling struts near the wheel wells, that's about as easy as this can get and it's on my mind (due to advancing years) to alleviate the leveling nuisance.
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Old 09-18-2015, 08:36 PM   #18
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I hate to rain on your parade, but CanAm just told me their supplier for the new wheel jacks is no longer shipping them.

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