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CabinetmakerII

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We bought our new DRV in October which is equipped with a 6 point leveling system which I admit I am still learning hoe to use it. The systems legs are installed with a 5/3 degree splay outward at the bottom to help stabilize the coach. As mentioned by others, I placed a stack of leveling blocks under each jack to shorten the throw and help minimize the movement felt inside. We still had some unwanted movement inside so I placed screw jacks under the factory installed hitch at the rear of the coach and used our king pin tripod on the front. Finally a rock solid coach with no movement. Still thinking about installing JT Strong arms however.


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We bought our new DRV in October which is equipped with a 6 point leveling system which I admit I am still learning hoe to use it. The systems legs are installed with a 5/3 degree splay outward at the bottom to help stabilize the coach. As mentioned by others, I placed a stack of leveling blocks under each jack to shorten the throw and help minimize the movement felt inside. We still had some unwanted movement inside so I placed screw jacks under the factory installed hitch at the rear of the coach and used our king pin tripod on the front. Finally a rock solid coach with no movement. Still thinking about installing JT Strong arms however.


Same here, the screw jacks at the rear under the receiver hitch , they may make the difference, but we’re on mine when bought . Mine is pretty solid , no movement that I really noticed.

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Back when we had a Silverback, another Creek owner had JT's that he added to his 6pt and said it made a diff. Don't recall how long it took him to install it tho.


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Back when we had a Silverback, another Creek owner had JT's that he added to his 6pt and said it made a diff. Don't recall how long it took him to install it tho.


I'm curious as to how they attach the JT swivel bracket to the pads on the level up . They pretty much sit flat on the ground. Possibly weld the bolts on ???

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cummins2014 wrote:

ACZL wrote:

Back when we had a Silverback, another Creek owner had JT's that he added to his 6pt and said it made a diff. Don't recall how long it took him to install it tho.


I'm curious as to how they attach the JT swivel bracket to the pads on the level up . They pretty much sit flat on the ground. Possibly weld the bolts on ???


I am curious as well, I would think that they would have had to weld them to the pads, No other way to secure them in my eyes..?? [emoticon]


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Friends have them on their 6 point...doesn't look difficult. Just make sure to go around and release them prior to activating the system.


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ford truck guy wrote:

cummins2014 wrote:

ACZL wrote:

Back when we had a Silverback, another Creek owner had JT's that he added to his 6pt and said it made a diff. Don't recall how long it took him to install it tho.


I'm curious as to how they attach the JT swivel bracket to the pads on the level up . They pretty much sit flat on the ground. Possibly weld the bolts on ???


I am curious as well, I would think that they would have had to weld them to the pads, No other way to secure them in my eyes..?? [emoticon]


If I remember a friend had those add on pads , but I believe they still welded the bolts on .,I’ll check with him and get back with an answer

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I'm sorry I don't recall how he attached them. This was back several years ago.

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The friends , they welded the bolt to the top of the foot pad .

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