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Old 07-20-2019, 11:32 PM   #1
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Need Sprinter chassis upgrade advice

I know this has been covered before, but please bear with me and provide advice. I have a 2016 Navion with the large cab over. I'm looking for the best chassis upgrade to improve the lean that I experience when cornering. At highway speed following a curvy road I don't like how much it leans. If possible I'd rather not have to add multiple improvements. Is there one that will solve this issue?
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Old 07-21-2019, 11:51 AM   #2
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Does it already have the Helwig rear sway bar?
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Henderson Automotive in Grants Pass is outstanding and fixed the sway in my Leisure Travel Unity.
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Try slowing down. Seriously, these top heavy beasts are going to lean when you push them. You can always stiffen things up by replacing the sway bar and adding Timbrens.
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Does it already have the Helwig rear sway bar?
I don't know. Bought it new and have not added anything to the chassis.
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Henderson Automotive in Grants Pass is outstanding and fixed the sway in my Leisure Travel Unity.
Yes, I am familiar with Henderson. I spent a LOT of money on my former class A to cure its handling issues and don't want to put several thousand dollars into the Sprinter chassis. What did Henderson do to your Unity?
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I know this has been covered before, but please bear with me and provide advice. I have a 2016 Navion with the large cab over. I'm looking for the best chassis upgrade to improve the lean that I experience when cornering. At highway speed following a curvy road I don't like how much it leans. If possible I'd rather not have to add multiple improvements. Is there one that will solve this issue?
Check out Redlands Truck and RV web site. They have many options for the Sprinter.
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I don't know. Bought it new and have not added anything to the chassis.

My 2016 Prism 24G came with the Helwig rear sway bar. Sway is not much of an issue. I have no idea what other manufacturers did - you might contact yours and ask.
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I installed sumo bumper stops on the front along with adjustable koni struts for the rear i have the helwig with airbags and koni shocks the sumo's really helped on the front and the airbags, new shocks also so its a combination wish i would have went with the agile shocks in the rear though..2009 View J

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My 2016 Prism 24G came with the Helwig rear sway bar. Sway is not much of an issue. I have no idea what other manufacturers did - you might contact yours and ask.
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Sway bar and REAR SumoSprings.
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My 15 G is near the max. Hellwig, Fox Shocks, Sumo front and rear, and alinement. I did this over three years. My G has HWH Levelers and a Travler SAT dish. My last fix was replacing the Sumo with the heavy Sumo.
My View handles very well. 53 psi Front and 57 rear.
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On my g3500 gmc cutaway. Independent air bags on rear axle. Do not attach the bag lines together or it leans pushing presto the high side. Helped my chassis huge.
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Yes, I am familiar with Henderson. I spent a LOT of money on my former class A to cure its handling issues and don't want to put several thousand dollars into the Sprinter chassis. What did Henderson do to your Unity?
Heavier shocks, bigger sway bar and Sumo's. My new Tiffin Wayfarer came stock with the Sumo's and it handles fine.
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Yes, I am familiar with Henderson. I spent a LOT of money on my former class A to cure its handling issues and don't want to put several thousand dollars into the Sprinter chassis. What did Henderson do to your Unity?
Being familiar with Henderson's, you know the quality and price of their work. You might want to check with Todd's RV, in the Portland area, as they do upgrades also. The difference, I think, is that you pretty much tell them what you want and they do it, although they will have recommendations as opposed to the road performance assessment Henderson's does. Todd's Auto and RV is located at 4831 NE 105th St, Portland, Or. Phone 503-544-6119. Link is http://www.toddsautorv.com. I have known people who used them and they were happy with end results. I left a pretty good donation at Henderson's last week on upgrades to my class A, but it was well worth the improvements.
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