put up on blocks??

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jules5

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Hello---looking for some info---we have our RV parked for winter storage.  Does it have to be put up on blocks?  Is it just a good idea?  It's parked on a level site that is hard dirt.  Do we need to protect the tires by having them off the ground?  I was under the impression they should be off of hot asphalt but not sure about cool weather.  Any info will be appreciated!!  Thank you  Jules
 

Carl L

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Only if you are planning put it in storage for five or six years.  RV tires are built to stand on the ground.
 

jules5

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Just want to be sure we're on the same page---I'm speaking about simply driving the RV up onto some boards and not jacking it up with the tires off the ground ???
 

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Oh.  Even with that revision, I see no need to move the tires off the ground in storage, even in Nebraska. 
 

Shayne

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I never have in nearly 50 yrs on Rving and Camping.  No sense in starting now.
 

John From Detroit

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Some folks say to get the tires off the ground, Park it on a slab of plywood, or on shingles or on _______ (they come up with all sorts of suggestions)  Myself I'd rather park it on a nice S.W. hunk of dessert where the snow don't blow :) and since it's predicted to freeze tonight... Guess where I'm headed (Toward said dessert)
 

Shayne

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I'm with you John  Mine is parked about 20 miles west of Phoenix on the dirty ,  well sand and rocks.
 

John From Detroit

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Well, Right now mine is parked at a Flying-J, then tomorrow it's on to NE then UT then NV and then come January CA and AZ

I'm about 3/4 tank of gas per the guage from home
 
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