Roadtreking: Leveling blocks and campervans

WASHINGTON — Sometimes bigger IS better – a friend of mine has a 36 foot Foretravel Class A motorhome, and takes great pride in showing me his leveling system. It’s a button on the dash. Press the button, and giant hydropneumatic jacks at the four corners of the coach come down and extend until the coach is level.

It takes maybe ten seconds. One button. For us campervan folks, it’s not that simple. Our rigs can’t accommodate the weight and space these leveling systems take up. We have leveling blocks.

Do not do this. You will damage your tires.

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Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith is a Wisconsin native currently living in Illinois with her husband, Eric, and two dogs, Maggie and Grace. She enjoys hiking, biking, kayaking and, of course, camping in cabins and park models.

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