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Old 10-24-2017, 05:07 PM   #1
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Safe T Plus VS Sumo Springs

What are your thoughts? I was very set on getting a Safe T Plus installed in Austell GA early next year when a friend who owns a motor home also stated I would be better off getting Sump Springs installed not the Safe T Plus. I thought they addressed two different issues. I would love to get both done, but $$$. Which one first or both? Any ideas on the ost of the Sumo Spring and installation???

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Old 10-24-2017, 06:17 PM   #2
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They don't do the same thing. Safe-T-Plus is for steering control and Sumo is for ride comfort and body sway. I've had a safe-t-plus for several years now and think it's a good idea. Don't have sumo, but have made swaybar and trackbar changes. Dave

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Old 10-24-2017, 06:58 PM   #3
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X2 They don't address the same issues. I thought part of why Tiffin cost more to begin with is because they addressed ride and handling as part of the way they were designed and built at the factory. Your should share your current ride experience on the Tiffin forum here and have other owners chime in on if yours is "normal" and what can be done to make it better and at what cost.
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Old 10-24-2017, 07:09 PM   #4
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Yep - two very different add ons. If your having issue with a bit of wandering steering or feel pushed by trucks/rv when passing, I'd probably look at the steering stabilizer. If your ride while moving is bounding/rocking and rolling, I'd probably look at the Sumos. BUT before I do either, I'd recommend making sure tire pressure are set to the weight of your coach. Then I'd recommend applying the Cheap Handling Fix (CHF).

We did these and bingo bango bongo - huge difference. Then to help in the event of a front blowout, I added the Roadmaster Steering Stabilizer. Our 38' gasser handles very well with very little roll and virtually no pushing.

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Was on the phone today on a potential purchase, this RVer was one of the first to order sumo springs on a Tiffin unit. And he is just raves on the option. He also delivers new coaches to dealers & customers and has about driven everything.

As far as I have learned about it. Will see it this weekend.

Best way I can describe it, is like having a 2 stage suspension. I have 3 stage suspension on an ATV, which made it easier to understand.
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Old 10-24-2017, 09:37 PM   #6
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As has been said before, two different issues. Think of it this way in regards to which you should get first: whats the first word in Safe-T-Plus?

It addresses your safety in case of a front tire blowout.

Sumos address the comfort of your ride, especially the leans during turns.

My own opinion, but if I could only do one, Id go for the safety.

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