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Old 06-05-2013, 06:01 PM   #1
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P30 leaf springs

Can anyone with a early to mid 90s P30 tell me if their rear leaf springs are almost flat or do they have a arch to them.
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Old 06-05-2013, 06:50 PM   #2
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Pretty much flat, Had mine replaced about 5 years ago. I added air bags a year ago a great help for the back end.
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Our 95 has a little arch, but I keep some air in the air bags also,,, more on the right than the left due to the weight difference.
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Do the rear air bags help for wandering at all?
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It helped mine with sway. It also smoothed out the ride, it didn't seem as harsh. I was told a long time I would have to move my exhaust if I wanted to put on the air bags. All of a sudden it dawned on me to wrap the pipes that go next to the bags with header wrap. It was worth the money for the air bags. I put them on myself.
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Bags helped a lot under $300 it was bolt on no drill install
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Do the rear air bags help for wandering at all?
Like BA said, air bags help with sway somewhat, and supporting the extra weight of the coach. If you go that route, don't inflate them all the way, or it will be like riding on a basketball. I mainly use them to level the coach side to side as ours has all the heavy stuff on the right side. (35 L/55R) Wandering is more than likely a front end issue,,, or even improper tire pressure. You need to weigh it to be able to get the correct tire pressure. If your whole point is wandering, look at SuperSteer front end parts. I recentley replaced our front coil springs with SuperSteer coils, along with Koni FSD shocks up front. The difference was AMAZING !!! All of our big trips are made out west (so far) where the winds are BAD. Of course if you have worn out parts, those need to be fixed also,along with a front end alignment. I had a problem paying the cost of Koni shocks, but they are worth it !! IMO...
Before I replaced the front coils and shocks, ours felt like it was going to turn over everytime I turned a corner, and wore me out driving in winds.(yes wandering too) I drive a truck, so it was bad. Now it's 150% better !!!
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I have henderson bell cranks, henderson coil springs.new idler arm,larger ipd front sway bar with poly bushings front and rear,henderson rear trac bar,Koni shocks,new hankook tires with under 2k miles,steer safe, I have some Moog iner and outer tie rods on the way. Also the steering damper is new.
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