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Posted: 12/27/19 08:42am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

When staying only one night should I disconnect the WD bars when I want to level but I don’t want to unhitch ?
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Posted: 12/27/19 08:49am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Only if you need to disconnect them to level.


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Posted: 12/27/19 08:52am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

If it is not to out of level, just a couple of inches, I will put a 2X6 under the trailer wheels to level side to side. Then I will put 2X6's under the tow vehicle wheels to level front to back. Fast and effective.

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Posted: 12/27/19 09:17am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Not necessary! [emoticon]
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Posted: 12/27/19 10:36am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

I never have in many yrs of towing


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Posted: 12/27/19 11:08am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

I don't.

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Unnecessary.


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Posted: 12/27/19 12:25pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

It depends.
If you are tounge high, then disconnecting them will drop the tounge some.
If it is low, then leave them connected and just use your jack to raise it up.... Unless it is so low that you would be raising the rear of the TV a lot. In that case, you should disconnect them, as well as the ball.

On edit: I keep a mental note of sites where I am level without having to do anything to the hitch... Have even gone so far as to mark where the tires are, so I can repeat it easily on a future trip. We always boondock in remote locations, so a level spot is like gold to us.


* This post was edited 12/28/19 01:08am by Huntindog *


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Posted: 12/27/19 03:41pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

I don’t. Never have.


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Posted: 12/27/19 08:02pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Don't have to but I always do - just to take the tension off everything. It takes 30 seconds?
Just makes me feel better.


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