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Old 12-08-2015, 05:42 PM   #1
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Travel trailer shocks

I have a 1997 Holiday Rambler tamdem axle travel trailer and thinking about adding one shock absorbers that I read about here in the forums. Should I buy four shocks in two kits or start with two shocks in one kit. If I buy one kit should it be installed on the front axle or rear axle or does it even matter. I have no reason to add shocks other than it is a good idea and it may help the trailer ride.
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Old 12-08-2015, 06:12 PM   #2
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You need to control the rebound of all 4 springs.
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I think if you are gonna do this, do it for all tire positions, or none at all.
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I think if you are gonna do this, do it for all tire positions, or none at all.
There you go.
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Old 12-13-2015, 02:35 AM   #5
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I think if you are gonna do this, do it for all tire positions, or none at all.
Yup, exactly that. You have to treat it like a car or the handling of your trailer is going to be destroyed.
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Old 12-13-2015, 07:51 AM   #6
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Our Komfort came with 4 shocks. Current trailer doesn't have them. I don't miss them.
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