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Old 08-28-2016, 10:28 AM   #15
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I've got an 07 34H Journey. After almost three years and 25k miles we still love it. I love driving it,smooth and easy. Easy to maneuver and not bothered by wind and trucks going by. No issues to really complain about.

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Me too.. Starts fine, runs fine, handles fine, with no mechanical issues whatsoever. I've seen the 40' crowd say the short chassis have "handling" issues... I'm still waiting to figure out what those really are. One things I did not like was the lousy Sachs shocks that came with the coach. Those were replaced with FSD's in the first year.

BTW- The control arm issue was also with Monaco. Apparently it's quite a thrill when that snaps at highway speeds
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FYI, The Holiday Ramble Neptune chassis in the 2002-2009 range had major issues with the rear control arms. If they haven't been replaced with Source Engineering replacements they need to be...

Source Engineering Inc | Custom RV Chassis | Eugene, OR

This was a problem on the Monaco Roadmaster 4 air bag/shock chassis in those years. Major engineering blunder for Monaco. It was known to be hard riding also. Source Engineering has 2 kits available to solve the trailing arm problem and the hard ride issue. I'm guessing both kits installed would be in the $5-6k range.
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