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Old 06-16-2013, 06:15 PM   #1
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Track and Sway Bars Worth It?

Hello I just went from a small class c Winnebago Aspect to a 35L Adventurer with 2008 W-22 workhorse chassis. I think it goes pretty darn good. Do track and sway bars improve handling greatly and what's the difference between the two? Also at 15000 miles should I replace shocks? Sorry guess that's 3 questions in one post.

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Old 06-16-2013, 06:56 PM   #2
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I put a trak bar on the rear of our 2009 F 53 (Ford) chassis and it made a great difference. The trak bar connects the frame to the differential "pumpkin" and helps to keep the coach from shifting side to side. Like in a side wind gust or when passing a vehicle that pushes air against the rear of the coach. Ours was pretty good in the front. We recently sold it. There are several discussions here about these topics under the particular chassis type.

Sway bars and shock absorbers are also talked about.

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Old 06-16-2013, 07:53 PM   #3
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Sway bars are designed to reduce coach roll like taking a corner or a sudden gust of winds hits the side of the MH. Track bars reduce unwanted yaw, or tail wag. Typically occurs when a semi passes the MH and it fells like your suddenly getting pushed out of you lane and you have do do a steering correction.
If you do not have a rear track bar, adding one will most likely make an improvement I overall handling.
I believe most modern coachs have front and rear sway bars, they just might not be stout enough.
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