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Old 03-28-2016, 08:53 PM   #43
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That would be great if I was incorrect - it really would!

I mean, I'm not a mechanic that crawled under and looked at axle part numbers
all I know is what my manual says and this placard behind the drivers seat:
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Old 03-28-2016, 10:34 PM   #44
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Ahhh.

Buggers went cheap in their final years !!
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Old 03-29-2016, 06:57 AM   #45
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WOW, I can answer a question for MIKE !!!!!
oh, happy day

The last weight had the tag up to 45 psi - me thinks too much weight transferred to front end, so I rearranged the weight in the coach and lowered it to 34 or so psi - that's 50%+/- more than it was when I started, so think that's a good testing point -
GOSH this thing has so many tweaks to do


the best result so far is the lessened pogo-ing of the front end !!

will do one more weigh tomorrow on the way out of town and see where we stand - getting pretty good with hitting the cat scale call button with the umbrella where I have to stop!
Thanks, I appreciate that. Pretty close to where I am at on pressure and weights.

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Ahhh.

Buggers went cheap in their final years !!
I wonder if it has more to do with tire size than axle. His tires are only 275's whereas most Monaco's with the 14,600 pound front axle are running 295's.

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I guess they also may have moved the fuel and fresh water tanks farther back in the chassis, allowing for a lighter front axle .
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Yep Mike, I have a 2007 Monaco with 295 tires.
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Yep Mike, I have a 2007 Monaco with 295 tires.

Have a 2008 with fuel/water towards the front. I have 295s


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ok, my last weigh after the trip --- only 1.2 tank of fuel and most of the clothes, etc out of the rv... so here tis with
22 psi on tag as 1st pic where we started,
45 as 2nd pic, and
32 as last pic.
still not where I want it to be yet... but better!
need to go up a bit on tag psi,
then up a bit on drive axle tire psi maybe ?!?

that 13k front gawr is a limit I don't want to approach.
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ok, my last weigh after the trip --- only 1.2 tank of fuel and most of the clothes, etc out of the rv... so here tis with
22 psi on tag as 1st pic where we started,
45 as 2nd pic, and
32 as last pic.
still not where I want it to be yet... but better!
need to go up a bit on tag psi,
then up a bit on drive axle tire psi maybe ?!?

that 13k front gawr is a limit I don't want to approach.
I think #3 is about there. Maybe try 30 psi @ the tag just for shits & giggles.

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#2 looks the best for drive and tag weights 'if' you had the 14,600lb front axle. But you dont, so I woud go with #3.
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