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Old 04-10-2016, 05:13 PM   #1
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Down Sizing

Hi out there. Have a question. We currently have a 38foot Newmar Kountry Star with one slide. During last trip to Arizona came to conclussion we want to down size. We have put a lot into the coach and really love it but wife says time to just go shorter. We have found a 2002 32 foot Itasca Sun Cruiser in near new interior condition and double slides. The chassis is a workhorse with of course Chevy engine Allison trans. My concern is we have had a P30 chassis and white knuckled overload. We would of course do a complete front end check and replace, do Bilstein shocks, new tires wider, etc. BUT I have read on Steer Safe and SuperSteer GM and also Safety Plus I believe it is called and Roadmaster Reflex. My question has anyon found the RIGHT answer to the wandering white knuckle of the P chassis ? My wife has fellin love with the Itasca and the price is right with low mileage floor plan ect. Any and ALL HELP I WOULD GREATLY APPRECIATE. THANK YOU

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Make sure all the brake recalls have been done on that. There might be a recall for the auto park brake too.

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Our previous mh was a P30,,, 1995... The best thing I did was install SuperSteer front coil springs, Koni shocks, new ball joints, and a proper lign up... It made a world of difference. I have no complaints after that... Before, yes it was a BIG chore to drive it,, and I pull 70-80 K for a living... (for what its worth)
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Old 04-11-2016, 10:16 AM   #4
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Contact Henderson's Line-up Shop in Grants Pass, Oregon. They produce the Super Steer products. Suspension and handling issues are their specialty. They can recommend a shop (if not theirs) that can help you.

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You might also check out the Blue Ox Tru-Center product. Maybe a little more cost, but a lot more benefit.

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