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Old 07-28-2016, 05:13 PM   #1
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Sumo shocks

Considering putting sumo shocks on my winnebago Vista 26he to help with some of the bounce and rattling from some of our poor roads any opinions.
I put a Saftey plus steering stabilzer on and made a big difference so I would like to make more enhancements if they are worth it. I like my entry level class A it suits our needs, my husband myself and two small dogs just would like to be more comfortable

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Sumo doesn't make shock absorbers. They're basically a rubber helper spring. It will be useful if your springs are sagging, but it won't damp suspension movement like a shock absorber. A better shock absorber is likely what you need.

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Old 07-28-2016, 07:25 PM   #3
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I put the sumos on my33L and made a big difference in noise and ride. Now I have a f53 frame on mine so I did the CHF also and a whole new beast. I will be installing sumos on the rear next.
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Old 07-29-2016, 07:19 AM   #4
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Here is a video of a couple I follow in youtube. They recently installed the Sumo's and are very happy with the results.

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Old 07-29-2016, 12:10 PM   #5
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Have Sumo Solos front and rear on our HR 31' and they made a world of difference in the ride and control when passing or being passed by trucks. If we were to upgrade to a new gas moho, the first two things I would do is 5Star tune and Sumo springs. These have made our moho a joy to drive and not the nightmare that it was when we first got it.
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Tire pressures set to placard on driver's door?????????? First place to start....

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I put Sumo springs only on the front of my 2008 Bounder Ford chassis and it was well worth it. They just replaced the bump stops so it was quick and easy.
Basically they filled up all but about an inch of the space between spring and frame as how I would normally be loaded. When the unit would lean on turn as normal it would be on the sumo instantly and it cushioned the movement nicely. When the wheels whacked the road it also added enough rate cushioning to take the hard edge off the normal "Ka-bang". Along with Koni shocks they smoothed things out. Today I have a DP and the ride is in a different world.

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