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Old 04-02-2014, 08:47 AM   #1
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Handling improvements for a W24 chassis

I know mountain aire gasser on the W24 chassis will never handle like my friends diesel but I was wondering what I could look at to improve the handling on the highway and also how hard the hits on road bumps. Tires are at 105 psi all around. Appreciate all feed back Thanks
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Old 04-02-2014, 09:42 AM   #2
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You really should weigh your coach to see what the proper tire inflation should be, I am better they are over inflated. Here is a chart: Michelin North America RV Load & Inflation Tables

The next thing to think about would be some Koni FSD shocks, I haven't made the change yet on my W24 but I will. I had them on my Mini Copper and it was a huge improvement. People rave about them: http://www.konirv.com/FSD.cfm

We added a TracBar to ours and that was almost life changing, it completely stopped the "tail of the dog" when passing semis and was a huge help on windy days.
https://www.brazelsrv.com/workhorse-...-rear-trac-bar
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As mentioned above tire pressures should do the trick.
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Proper tire pressures and a front end alignment AFTER a normal travel/camping load is aboard. This is all my W20D required.
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You really should weigh your coach to see what the proper tire inflation should be, I am better they are over inflated. Here is a chart: Michelin North America RV Load & Inflation Tables

The next thing to think about would be some Koni FSD shocks, I haven't made the change yet on my W24 but I will. I had them on my Mini Copper and it was a huge improvement. People rave about them: http://www.konirv.com/FSD.cfm

We added a TracBar to ours and that was almost life changing, it completely stopped the "tail of the dog" when passing semis and was a huge help on windy days.
https://www.brazelsrv.com/workhorse-...-rear-trac-bar
X2 ON YOUR QUESTION Welcome to the forum and irv2.
Here is a Brochure and Owners Guide for you.
The W-24 chassis is a grade up over other Workhorse chassis more weight carrying, heavy duty braking system and heavier torque bars.

Down below in my signature you will find three links that will give you more answers for your Newmar coach.
Once you have the coach loaded with your stuff and fuel and water you will use have it weight and your tire pressures will change the ride and be less than what you have now.

You have Blistiens shocks right now if you change to Koni's it may improve your ride also but I would get the coach weight and see if your happy with what you have now.

The Trac-bar will improve you tracking down the road on your Workhorse chassis.

Here are a few links 12v battery system and 12v wiring system for reference for fusing and wiring.

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And wheel alignment. :-)
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