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Old 07-14-2010, 09:14 AM   #1
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rough ride damon daybreak

i have a 200? damon daybreak 3060. the front end rides so stiff that it has shaken loose the insterment panel the a/c and heat controls the back up tv screen and both dash fans have shanken loose and dropped down. is there any way to soften up the ride.? the front tires are set at 80. thanks
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Which chassis? Do you have any helper bags on it?
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Which chassis? Do you have any helper bags on it?
f-series ford motor home / comercial no helper bags.
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possibly it is time to replace the shocks
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Old 07-16-2010, 03:31 PM   #5
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i have a 200? damon daybreak 3060. the front end rides so stiff that it has shaken loose the insterment panel the a/c and heat controls the back up tv screen and both dash fans have shanken loose and dropped down. is there any way to soften up the ride.? the front tires are set at 80. thanks
the ford garage and the goodyear tire store have both told me i could lower the front tires to 60 and that would help. that dont sound right.
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f-series ford motor home / comercial no helper bags.
You might what to go to rv.net and do a search for your chassis type. There has been lots of information on your problem there for the Ford chassis.
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any body on here with a damon daybreak 3070. what do you set tire pressure at.??
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any body on here with a damon daybreak 3070. what do you set tire pressure at.??

I have a 3274 and set the tires to 82 +/-. The only shaking I get is on rough road, any roads with seams in them ----I'm waiting for my tv to fall. The gage assembly pulled loose and the heater control panel also. I had to re tghten the screws. I have 33700 miles on it and go fro NH to CA every year. Can't remember where in TX I think, it is like driving on railroad tracks.
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I have a 3274 and set the tires to 82 +/-. The only shaking I get is on rough road, any roads with seams in them ----I'm waiting for my tv to fall. The gage assembly pulled loose and the heater control panel also. I had to re tghten the screws. I have 33700 miles on it and go fro NH to CA every year. Can't remember where in TX I think, it is like driving on railroad tracks.
thats the trouble i am having.
i have a 200? damon daybreak 3060. the front end rides so stiff that it has shaken loose the insterment panel the a/c and heat controls the back up tv screen and both dash fans have shanken loose and dropped down. is there any way to soften up the ride.? the front tires are set at 80. thanks
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thats the trouble i am having.
i have a 200? damon daybreak 3060. the front end rides so stiff that it has shaken loose the insterment panel the a/c and heat controls the back up tv screen and both dash fans have shanken loose and dropped down. is there any way to soften up the ride.? the front tires are set at 80. thanks
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Good luck, let me know if it helps.

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Good luck, let me know if it helps.

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i will make an appointment on Mon for softer shocks. i will let you know.
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I have a 2007 Daybreak 3276. My ride was really rough too. I added air bags front and rear and that helped a LOT. I run the rears at 90psi and the fronts a 30psi. Helped with ride and overall handling. The second thing was I changed out my tires. I put Hankook AH11's Load range G all around. HUGE difference. I used to run the goodyears at 80 and the still felt like they were filled with cement. I run the Hankooks at 90psi in the front and 95 rear (110max). The little seams in the pavement and bridge abutments that used to rattle everything now are pretty much just a muted thump. SO much softer riding.
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i will make an appointment on Mon for softer shocks. i will let you know.
the RV place was busy and i cant get in till next Mon. but i will post when i find something out. thanks for the replies. bruce
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what brand and size tires are on your unit
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