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Old 12-15-2010, 11:59 AM   #1
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Air Bag Suspension 94 Southwind

Newbie here and curious if the air bag suspension can be replaced with Koni shocks on my 94' 30 ft Southwind. Current manual bags leak and ride and handling leave something to be desired. Willing to invest the cash if this is an option. Thanks Tom
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are the bags in the springs on front if so you can get them less than $100. do you have rear? they are $300 no drill install
doubt any shock would compair
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Bags are front and rear. Front bags are not in springs in fact I saw no springs when I got under and looked. Mh is in storage now so perhaps someone with Southwind knowledge can shed some light on this. Thanks Dave
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i have a older southwind toatly different i have saw your setup never worked on one
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Newbie here and curious if the air bag suspension can be replaced with Koni shocks on my 94' 30 ft Southwind. Current manual bags leak and ride and handling leave something to be desired. Willing to invest the cash if this is an option. Thanks Tom
Hi RVTOM,
I would suggest getting the air bags repaired/replaced first, then revisit installing Koni FSD's if the ride needs further improvement.
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Thanks John, I plan to take MH to chassis center April 1 and I'm trying to get a littlt knowledge on the subject first. Not even sure switching to shocks is possible in this situation so I thought I'd post it to see if anyone knows the answer.
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Tom,
Do you know what chassis you have? It's a P-30 right?
Wondering if you have an after market suspension set up.
Yours coil spring/air bag set up should look something like this...
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I'm guilty of not doing my homework. Will have to get some pics of suspension and repost my question. Thanks anyway.
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