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Old 08-23-2012, 04:29 PM   #1
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Winnebago Sightseer

A few weeks ago I posted a thread about my 2006 Winnebago being too soft and poor steering control. At that time I failed to mention that my coach is a class A on a Freeightliner chassis with 13,000 + miles. My question to the forum is as follows: 1.. does anyone know about the stabilizers that are available? ie. steer safe is one and a horizontal looking shock absorber is the other. ( no name )...My second query is about the heat exchanger behind the hot water tank that has two hoses connected to it coming from the engine. The concept is great, but the kitchen area especially under the sink gets very warm and way too uncomfortable. Probably would be welcome in the winter. I haven't seen a setup such as this in my 50+ years of RVing. I thought maybe a cutoff valve in-line with the input hose might work. Any thoughts. I admit I'm a bit wordy, but this is my first go at this forum and I do want to get as much info out as possible. In the meantime I read all the class A forums and what a great amount of info. Happy trails to everyone this fall. I'm heading up the coast of Oregon in Sept from Sacramento.

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Old 08-23-2012, 04:58 PM   #2
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Steer Safe and Safety Plus(horizontal shock type) are 2 of the most common. I have the Safety Plus installed on my Winnebago Sightseer 30B and it works pretty good to control wind sway from passing trucks and cross winds. It would also help in controlling your M/H in event of a tire blowout as well.
I think the heat exchanger you refer to is what is called water heater auxiliary MotorAid. This is contolled on my M/H by the dash heater controls where you set your heater temps for the cab area. There is a separate blower switch on my M/H to turn on the motoraid blower for the front and rear bedroom areas. Yours may or may not be similar-hope this helps

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Thanks Viper...I'll check out that Safety Plus....Since my posting, I have read a bit about the MotorAid and your right on. Winnie says it is a $300 add on. Now to do some checking.....Take care
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Old 08-23-2012, 10:05 PM   #4
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Relbo, you should recheck your chassis data, you have either a Workhorse or Ford chassis. On your sway situation, I suggest you look into front and rear sway (Trac Bars). Steer Safe and Safe-T-Plus will keep you going straight, but will not stop the sway.

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Old 08-23-2012, 10:23 PM   #5
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What year ( if ever ? ) did Winnebago improve chassis on the sightseer
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