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Old 01-24-2009, 07:33 AM   #1
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I'm wondering if anyone has or have had these shocks installed on their motorhome and what their opinions are of them.
I beleive in "you get what you pay for" and with these being reletively inexpensive, I'm hesitating. But, if reviews are positive, I may reconsider. Thanks.
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Had them on a Workhorse chassis Dolphin LX. No specific complaints but I would probably go for Bilsteins or maybe even Koni's next time.
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Old 01-24-2009, 02:19 PM   #3
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My vote would be for the Koni FSD
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I installed Monroe Gas Magnum shocks on my RV 3 years ago. They are certainly better that the original shocks. When I replace them it will be Konis.

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14 months back,I installed Monroe Gas Magnums on my RV and they are excellent, especially when you consider their cost as compared to other top line shocks. Monroe puts out a technical catalog that list heavy duty shocks based on mounting ends, overall length open and closed, operating stroke and tonnage control that will allow you to pick shocks that will work on your rig based on what kind of ride and control you want to achieve. I used much larger diameter shocks with a slightly longer operating length than the factory recommended part. I will certainly use Monroe again when my current ones need replacement.

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I put them on mine right after I bought it, 2yrs ago, no complants, much better than the originals.
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These will used be to replace OEM. Currently, side to side roll is bothersome and am hoping a new shock will address this. As far as comfort/handling down the highway, I've got no complaint, having the tag axle makes porpoising non-existant. I apreciate all opinions offered and hope they continue. Thanks.
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New shocks will help the side to side roll a little. The biggest thing to help side to side roll is to get some larger diameter anti-roll bars, some call them anti-sway bars.

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At 5K miles Workhorse warranty replaced my front shocks with Monroe Gas Magnum and I bought two more to replace the rear's. At 15K the Gas Magnums seemed to be noticeably bouncy (as in worn out). Put 4 Koni FSD shocks on and WOW what a softer ride and still firm side-to-side. Now at 37K the Koni's seem as good as the day they were mounted. Get the Koni's and everything inside the coach (including you too) will last a lot longer because of the much less vibration from the expansion joints and rough roads.
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