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Old 11-07-2008, 08:06 PM   #1
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Default HWH Levelers

Anybody ever install any HWH Automatic Levelers on their 2500 Sprinter before? Spoke to Camping World, and they are saying its more complicated than they would like to do. Thing is, it seems that HWH sells a kit for the 3500. Is the chassis that significantly different that installing it on the 2500 is more complicated? Appreciate any advice in this matter. Really need the levelers.
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Old 11-07-2008, 08:37 PM   #2
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I don't recall anyone mentioning that product.

I will say that Firestone's kit has not been installed with 100% happiness.

Please review this thread: http://sprinter-source.com/forum/showthread.php?t=4622 and exercise extreme caution when considering - let alone installing - any aftermarket product on a Sprinter.

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Default Re: HWH Levelers

jdcaples, I think he's talking about a 4 point jack leveling system for when the sprinter is parked. Am I correct xbrxx?
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Old 11-08-2008, 06:17 AM   #4
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Hmm... Didn't know we were talking about an RV. Still, the thread's worth reading if any proposed modification involves concentrated pressure on the frame.

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Old 11-08-2008, 02:13 PM   #5
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Default Re: HWH Levelers

On larger RV's with stout frame rails flexing of the frame can be an issue when leveling if not done properly. I actually have seen windshields that have poped out due to frame flexing while leveling. Having said that I don't think flexing would be an issue with the 2500 but attachment would. It would at least require a U shaped saddle to slip over the frame to spread lifting forces. HWH is a great company that stands behind their product. If they don't have a kit listed there is a reason.

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Old 11-08-2008, 03:25 PM   #6
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Default Re: HWH Levelers

I think there would be two problem areas, weight of the levelers and space under the Sprinter.

If you are configured for a camper, or Class B you don't have a lot of left over weight capacity. Also underneath, now with holding tanks, house batteries, etc. it will be hard to find the adequate space.

I am fortunate to have a 110/12volt refrigerator so I don't have to worry about the leveling as much as in the old days when I had the propane unit.

That said, levelers would be nice, especially in some NF, and BLM campgrounds, where I have seen a 30 degree slant on a 20' space.

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Old 11-14-2008, 06:39 AM   #7
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Default Re: HWH Levelers

Sorry for taking so long to respond, been on the road the last several days.

Yeah guys, talking about the 4 point automatic leveling system. Spoke to HWH, and they actually do carry a kit for the 2500 chassis, just that the exhaust needs to be modified and spare moved in order to install it. Looks like they'll sell the kit directly to consumers, I just now need to find someone competent enough to install it. Anybody care to recommend a good outfitter in Northern California?
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Default Re: HWH Levelers

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Sorry for taking so long to respond, been on the road the last several days.

Yeah guys, talking about the 4 point automatic leveling system. Spoke to HWH, and they actually do carry a kit for the 2500 chassis, just that the exhaust needs to be modified and spare moved in order to install it. Looks like they'll sell the kit directly to consumers, I just now need to find someone competent enough to install it. Anybody care to recommend a good outfitter in Northern California?
Yes, I notice this thread is 2 years old but still relevant.

I'd think a good body shop with an expert welder would do a good job. If the exhaust needs modification perhaps even a good muffler shop could do the whole job.

I notice the brochure (http://www.hwhcorp.com/coachsystems4.html) does not specify which sprinter years or all years. Mine is an 06 chassis T1N so perhaps this could move to the General Sprinter Talk or Sprinter RV Fourm?

Anyone here install them?
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add a few more years on this thread , anybody ever install these on a 2500 ?
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Old 05-08-2014, 03:15 PM   #10
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Default Re: HWH Levelers

I'm interested in this topic too. I haven't installed the leveling jacks but uncovered some additional information on the HWH website:
http://www.hwhcorp.com/sprinter3.html

The referenced web page includes some photos of installed systems and some installation instructions.
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