Automatic hydraulic levelling systems

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  1. The rehctub

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    considering installing ( automatic levelling system) to my autosleeper Cotswold
    Any comments for or against would be much appreciated
     
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    How much does the leveling system weigh, you need a good payload.
     
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    As said, weight is the number one consideration.

    A couple of ramps weigh nothing.
     
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  4. The rehctub

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    20 kg in total
     
  5. Techno

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    Where is that information obtained from? sounds way under, more likely per corner
     
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    No experience with them but I would say downsides are Cost? added weight? maximum lift?

    On the positive side, great for when you get a puncture, should be easy to level up on sites.

    (y)
     
  7. Speve

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    I looked at them but felt I could use the 5k better elsewhere and use ramps instead.
     
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    :Eeek::Eeek:

    I will stick to ramps:imoutahere:
     
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    Can they be easily transferred when you change vans?

    If not, IMO, I wouldn't bother, as it will not add value to the van.


    :cooler:
     
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    I think they can be transferred but IMO they will need to reduce the prices of them to something that is more affordable as at the moment it's a big lump of money for very little return.
     
  11. Robert Clark

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    For some people convenience and ease of use is more important than cost
    I'd certainly like them on my MH
     
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    Me too
     
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    I have the payload spare but the cost would pay for a few holidays
     
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    Quite agree I would like them but feel they are an expense to far.
     
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    E&P are about £5000.00 and weigh 45 to 50 kgs depending on the brackets. 20 kgs?
     
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    Those are the ones I'm going to treat myself to - because I'm worth it!
     
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    So will I on the new van.
     
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    Apparently the E&P ones are the ones that are fitted as standard on all the best vans
     
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    Do they fit X250 cabs? I wonder how they attach up front.
     
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