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Old 06-11-2010, 09:03 PM   #29
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If it has a front trac bar wouldn't it have a rear one?
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at least ford went with one trac bar, most other chassis manufactures make you buy it. they do have anti sway bars on front and back. i think with the little bit of wind pushing that i have , i will forgo the extra 500.00 for the rear trac bar.
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Old 06-17-2010, 09:50 AM   #31
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FWIW, we recently upgraded from a 28' C to a 30' A and just got back from our shakedown cruise.
The A handled trucks either passing us or coming headon, a lot better than the C did.
Also had some wind coming from Vegas home and although I did feel it, the coach didnt get buffeted around as bad as when we had our Class C.
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Old 06-17-2010, 11:08 AM   #32
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FWIW, we recently upgraded from a 28' C to a 30' A and just got back from our shakedown cruise.
The A handled trucks either passing us or coming headon, a lot better than the C did.
Also had some wind coming from Vegas home and although I did feel it, the coach didnt get buffeted around as bad as when we had our Class C.
Hope this helps you out.
Is your rig a 30SFS on the 20,050 lb chassis with 190" wheelbase?
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I have the Ford F53 on a 32 ft. Newmar A. I never had a Class C so the only comparison I have is with towing a TT. Passing Trucks are a nightmare with a TT but the Class A is not a problem. I do find the entire thing is much easier to handle if I Keep the speed at 60MPH. High Cross Winds 20-30- MPH do make me work harder and my hands feel it most when I have to wrestle the wheel. There are some good discusions on this board about sway bars that you should read but don't buy anything until you have driven the unit for a while and gain confidence with it.
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Is your rig a 30SFS on the 20,050 lb chassis with 190" wheelbase?
jtroop, Yes it is.
So far, we love it.
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jtroop, Yes it is.
So far, we love it.
Great, it is the same wheelbase as mine. I think all I am going to get for it is the Safe T Plus.
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Hello JTroop: Congratulations on your new rig. May you and yours have many wonderful and safe years enjoying it. I have a 2005 Georgie Boy 35ft Class A which I believe is similiar in weight and size. First let me say that I had a Class C, 30 foot before and found the Class A much easier to handle. One thing I found was important (and didn't realize my rig came with) is anti sway bars front and rear. Regarding semi's passing I feel virtually no shift whatsoever. Regarding high gust winds I have experienced noticeable movement, not dangerous, but noticeable and it will depend on what direction the wind is hitting the rig and obviously how strong the gust are. Traveling across wide open areas (like going across this Great Nation) would be a good example. Hope this helps, Travel safe and again Congratulations.... bill
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I had a 32 ft hurricane on f53. I put koni fsd shock and it made a huge improvement in ride quality and truck passing. It was much quieter then the blistin shocks. I then put davis tru track and then I would even notice the trucks unless they were flying by. where are you located
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Well here we are a few months later. I'm happy to report that it rides very well. I adjusted the psi in all the tires per goodyear's recommendation and it made a difference.
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