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Old 01-28-2015, 08:01 PM   #1
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Newmar suspension upgrade

Hello first time here.
I have a 2006 Newmar Kountry Star 37'. Has anyone changed shocks [different type] or changed to an air ride of some sort . A little bumpy I think. Welcome all ideas. thanks Don

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Welcome Donalddo. I would help if you post which chassis you have. I assume gas, maybe Workhorse or F-53. The more info you provide the quicker you'll get help.

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Old 01-28-2015, 10:42 PM   #3
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I have an 04 KStar gasser( Workhorse). Bought it in 07 OEM shocks were gone. Upgraded to Bilsteins, much better, ran those about 40,000 miles. Last year changed to Koni's. I am more than pleased,with those, than I was with the Bilsteins.
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Old 01-29-2015, 09:29 AM   #4
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What tires,are,you running. What psi if over inflated will give rough bumpy ride.

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Old 01-29-2015, 09:32 AM   #5
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I put Bilsteins on the one that I had. Liked them so much, that I put them on my DO, when it was time; works great there, too.
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Old 01-29-2015, 10:32 AM   #6
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What type of ride are you getting? My 05 Kountry Star on the Workhorse W24 is a bit harsh on bumps. It has even jarred a few things loose but the roads were nothing short of awful. I was going to upgrade the shocks with the newer Bilstein Comfitracs but there were none available when I was looking last November. I have decided to hold off until summer so if you find something that reduces the harshness I would love to see how you make out.
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Take a look at Koni. These are as good as it gets ... IMHO.


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