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Old 06-16-2007, 03:41 AM   #1
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Self Leveling

Anyone out there added a self leveling kit to an airstream? Just curious what can be done? Does anyone know?

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Old 06-16-2007, 06:24 AM   #2
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I had thought about it once and then between the price (List $700 per unit) and all the extra weight and then the hassle of installing, I have found a $30 B&D drill works fine for us.

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Old 06-16-2007, 08:31 AM   #3
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Don't do it

The only way to level an airstream is with the wheels and the tounge jack. The stabilizers are just that, to stabilize the trailer after it is level. To use the stabilizers or other frame jacks to level the trailer you would twist and flex the frame. A door that will not close is a good indicator that you have flexed the frame.
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Old 06-16-2007, 09:34 AM   #4
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I agree with Richard. Self leveling is a no no on an Airstream because the shell helps support the overall load/weight, not just the chassis like on other trailers. Even if you were to over torque your stabilizer jacks, you'd notice the door can also be difficult to open and close. Conventional leveling is key and almost any type of stabilization you'd like to add is fine, but not self leveling.
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Old 06-16-2007, 09:50 AM   #5
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You could custom build a hydralic lift set-up that would support the trailer in the same manner as the axels. Some of the homies in "East Los" could do it and give you the option of jumps and rolls too . Seriously, although it is possible to do, I cannot believe that it would be cost effective.
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Old 06-20-2007, 12:27 PM   #6
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Self Leveling

Thanks... I have an Airstream Argosy Motorhome, not a trailer. Just looking for a self leveling kit I could install or have installed if it was possible and not crazy expensive.

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Old 06-20-2007, 01:43 PM   #7
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I assume you could adapt something from a current class A
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Huh?

You mean everyone does'nt have self leveling?????????

One button, push button, open beer, long swig..... Ta dah! level

Ah the joys of Class A ownership

Just teasin, I have had many AS's that did not self level,
but this one does.....
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