Alko wind down steadies

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  1. Techno

    Techno Funster Life Member

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    I took a gamble with these off ebay and at first I thought I'd cocked up but it turned out well in the end.
    The grey waste was the stumbling block but with a modification to the mounting bracket it just fits.
    2x8mm holes to drill for each side but these are right t the end of the chassis and won't cause any weakness. Can just see the bolts in last picture
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    Are they just steadies or can you level up with them?:Blush:
     
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    Well they are rated at 5 ton the pair according to the seller. They do noticeably lift the rear suspension if I keep winding but this can affect the handbrake tension so not advisable.
     
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    Thanks for that, is just the two mounting bolts enough? plenty of holes for more:Doh:
     
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    Yes more than adequate for steadying. I'd rather not pepper pot my chassis.
    BTW these legs fold up if you drive forwards
     
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    Have you tested (forgotten ) yet:Rofl1: I know I would have
    seem like a good idea to have them fold up rather than plough the campsite:Rofl1:
     
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    Yes they go back quite easily :thumb:
    The problem I have is I would prefer them to operate the other way.
    Unfortunately they wont fit like that as there is nowhere for them to fold up.
    My van is so high at the back that I am almost ALWAYS on Milenco quatros so the only danger is driving backwards rather than forwards.

    I've not had chance to forget, I only fitted them this morning at Alderstead Heath CC
     
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