Go Back   iRV2 Forums > iRV2.com COMMUNITY FORUMS > Vintage RV's
Click Here to Login
Join iRV2 Today

Mission Statement: Supporting thoughtful exchange of knowledge, values and experience among RV enthusiasts.
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 03-26-2015, 01:59 PM   #15
Senior Member
Join Date: Mar 2015
Posts: 325
Originally Posted by Jamboree1003 View Post
So I went to storage place today and climbed under rv and noticed the front swaybar bushings looking pretty bad. How much would this effect the handling. I plan on swapping out this week.
Sorry I missed your post, I hope this information is still timely:

Those cracked rubber bushings would make some of the small swaying and rocking more noticeable--but more likely squeaks and rattles. The amplitude of large sways and rocking is more than would be caused by those.

I'm not specifically familiar with either of these, but they should have about what you'd be looking for.
Roadmaster Inc. - Tow Bars, Braking Systems & RV Accessories
RV Sway Bars | Hellwig Products

Looking at the Roadmaster installation instructions, there is no welding required, it mounts to the axle with Ubolts:

Hellwig's is similar:

I would assume these kits are in the $400-500 range.

For a vintage MH budget solution, I would also assume one could build one off of a junkyard 1T dually pickup rear antisway bar.

1992 Four Winds 29'
MT4Runner is offline   Reply With Quote
Join the #1 RV Forum Today - It's Totally Free!

iRV2.com RV Community - Are you about to start a new improvement on your RV or need some help with some maintenance? Do you need advice on what products to buy? Or maybe you can give others some advice? No matter where you fit in you'll find that iRV2 is a great community to join. Best of all it's totally FREE!

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest so you have limited access to our community. Please take the time to register and you will gain a lot of great new features including; the ability to participate in discussions, network with other RV owners, see fewer ads, upload photographs, create an RV blog, send private messages and so much, much more!

Old 03-26-2015, 02:10 PM   #16
Senior Member
Join Date: Mar 2015
Posts: 325
Looking on eBay, the Hellwig kits are $250-300.
All Categories

The Roadmaster kits are ~$750!!
1990 Ford F-53 Vehicle Sway Bars | etrailer.com

Junkyard antisway takeoffs are $50-65.
This seller has multiple takeoffs. It would be worth inquiring if he would also include mounts and end links.
01 Dodge RAM 2500 Rear Sway Bar Stabilizer Links Brackets Mounts Bushings Kit | eBay

1992 Four Winds 29'
MT4Runner is offline   Reply With Quote

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Any Monaco Vesta Owners Here? tjd Monaco Owner's Forum 2264 Yesterday 08:49 PM
Jack-knifed & totaled...advice NRiley Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 149 01-02-2017 09:57 PM
Rocking Stool Alan Wilson Class A Motorhome Discussions 13 10-03-2014 01:10 PM
Rocking side to side kyrv37 Class A Motorhome Discussions 13 02-02-2014 10:13 AM

» Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 04:43 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.