rear (un)steadies

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  1. sadlonelygit

    sadlonelygit Read Only Funster

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    the nearside on is fine, however the offside one acts like a spring as it is only attached on one side and i can't see where else it can go.
    anybody got the same problem...........or a solution?
     
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    Have to say the worst problem with a Rapido are the legs.
    they are just not up to the job.

    Never thought about one side or the other they are both useless.
     
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    I have no problem with my Rapido steadies, I must admit to not using them as often now we have air suspension fitted
     
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    well i bit the bullet and had a good look at the o/s steady.
    discovered that it had been bent out of all recognition and the one side was actually bent over the mounting bolts.
    one big hammer, a vice and a mig welder have sorted the problem out now.
     
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    No problem with the rear steadies on our Burstner :Laughing:
     
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    I hadn't realised that motorhomes had steadies, unless they are those fancy self levelling ones.
     
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    Nor on our Bessacarr.

    Just flown through mot.
    14 Years old, not even an advisory.
    Fiat / Alko / British conversion.

    Happy Chappie.:thumb:
     
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    Hope my 36 year old does similar. Booked in for next Tuesday. I suspect it won't have such a nice time, but at least the parts are astonishingly cheap and easily accessed.
     
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    I have no problem with the steadies on my Rapido. I have only used them once and forgot to retract them before moving off. They work quite well as a plough:Laughing:
     
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    just fit air assisted suspension.....takes all the bounce out of the suspension if you put a few extra psi in them when parked up for the night. plus it improves road handling. oh and no more muddy knees winding steadies up and down either
     
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    John please don't tell them it is a Swift or they will start again :Doh:

    :thumb:
     
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    Must just be a (one of many) Rapido problem then :Rofl1:
     
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    It's OK Steve. The thread is about steadies not water wings :Rofl1:
     
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    As the signs say...

    If see us rocking - don't come knocking :thumb:
     
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    No problems with it at all.
    They can shout all they like, good kit is good kit and that's what we have.:thumb:
    In France, a Dutch couple offered us a straight swap for their Burstner with a fixed bed, bells and whistles.
    Not a viable choice.
    The joke could have been better....could have been a Rapido.:Rofl1:
     
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    oops !!!

    Never used mine !!! In case I have to make a hasty exit whilst wilding !!!:cry::cry::cry:
     
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    Yes. The steadies are great. The problems the Burstner; joke, laughing too!
     
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