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Old 01-20-2012, 08:43 AM   #253
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I know it is not exactly the same, but the high $ springs on my sand rail are guaranteed to sag less than 1% for life, so you may not have any worries. I'm going to put you on my "to-do" list to remind you if you forget to post results after your trip.

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Old 01-20-2012, 08:58 AM   #254
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Just to update everyone. After doing the rear links, I took a 350 mile down to Key West this weekend. Everything felt great. There was a lot of wind but I didn't feel any of it. Unfortunately, most of the driving was on two lane highways with only a single lane in each direction. As a result, I never really got much chance to experience big trucks passing me by. On the limited multi-lane highway driving, I felt no trucks pushing me over.
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Old 01-20-2012, 09:27 AM   #255
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How about when trucks passed you going the opposite direction? When the wind was coming from your left, you should have really felt that.



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Old 01-20-2012, 01:03 PM   #256
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Looked under my motorhome and found the sway bar had come loose and was falling off. Ford is fixing tomorrow.. Just drove to tx 1250 mi.
You could clearly see where the bolt came loose. The mechanic spoke almost no English, had to have a translator, he seamed to know his stuff!
Update.... Sway bar fixed...great improvement in the way it drove. Some have wondered if the cheap handling fix could break a sway bar. If it does be prepared to hang on and slow down, it was a handful without it.

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Did it break or was not tightened by the factory and came out.



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Old 01-20-2012, 01:51 PM   #258
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Newellri - I had the same issue on my rig. A bolt from each side came out - one above and one below. I had the bushings replaced while they were at it. I have heard of several people with this same issue.
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Old 01-20-2012, 01:53 PM   #259
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I have just read all 19 pages today, since I live in N. Idaho and we have just gotten 2 feet of snow I won't be able to get to my MH until spring, but looking forward to doing the mod. Strange thing is I think I live by were GPSCOTTY spends his summer. Will have to get togeather..
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Was the bar installed by Ford or the RV manufacturer?



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Will check that, if I ever get it back. :( They were tight when I did the mod. Had to use a 1/2 ton jack to align the inner holes.

Sounds like it was never tightened from the factory.
"Get it back"?
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"Get it back"?
Blown engine...different story.
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I know it is not exactly the same, but the high $ springs on my sand rail are guaranteed to sag less than 1% for life, so you may not have any worries. I'm going to put you on my "to-do" list to remind you if you forget to post results after your trip.

And you thought Santa was the only one with a list.
We should be back by the end of Feb. Will post results.
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Blown engine...different story.
I knew he was going to the drag strip but I thought it was to watch!
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I had to jump 50 motorcycles.



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I had to jump 50 motorcycles.
And a shark tank.
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