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Old 07-18-2012, 12:08 PM   #1
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Thumbs down too soft a ride...too much oversteering

recently purchased a winnie 26' sightseer and all looks great with one exception and that is the issue of "soft ride". I remember the 1948 + car models that were very soft and I am wondering if anyone has a fix for this soft ride. Overload springs??

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Old 07-18-2012, 12:46 PM   #2
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You might want to post more detail. Model year? Chassis it sits on? Mileage? Age/type of shocks?

Lots of good advice and experience available here.

Funny, most of the complaints I've heard here are about how harsh their MH rides. Lots of us have changed shocks to less stiff ones to soften our rides.

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Old 07-18-2012, 01:16 PM   #3
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Understeer and soft ride can be caused by underinflated tires as well.
As above - we could use some additional information on your chassis to help further.
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