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Old 07-05-2005, 07:57 AM   #1
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OK...just returned from a very long trip. And as I was sitting in the dinette area, I noticed that I am bouncing up and down (or vibrating)quite a bit. The front seats, meanwhile, are nice and stable. It is a constant up and down...The front wheels are balanced, and one of the rears are balanced (cuz they used to be on the front). See my sig below for the add-ons that I have. Any clues? (and please don't tell me to buy a dp).
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OK...just returned from a very long trip. And as I was sitting in the dinette area, I noticed that I am bouncing up and down (or vibrating)quite a bit. The front seats, meanwhile, are nice and stable. It is a constant up and down...The front wheels are balanced, and one of the rears are balanced (cuz they used to be on the front). See my sig below for the add-ons that I have. Any clues? (and please don't tell me to buy a dp).
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Old 07-05-2005, 09:05 AM   #3
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LandHo, are you saying that the ride in the center of your coach is now worse than it used to be? -Or, have you just noticed it to be bouncier than the front seat?
Keep in mind, if your fresh water & holding tanks are now drained, and the fuel tank may be low, your coach could easily weigh 1,000# less and give a bouncier ride.
You've done the Bilstein thing... -Perhaps it's just the nature of the beast and you just became aware of it? I think if the tires were truly far off-balance, you'd get a bad vibration before you'd get hop or "bounce". Just my 2 cents.
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Old 07-06-2005, 04:22 AM   #4
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I don't usually sit back there...But I think it has always been "bouncy". I usually travel with 1/3 water and black/grey empty (or nearly empty). It might be the nature of this beast...Was hoping that others might give me their experience on a WH22 chassis. It seems like a vibration too...I was trying to use my laptop on the dinette table and it just kept "shaking"...not a rythmic up and down modulation (like a bad shock thing)...
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Well, I tend to agree, it's probably the nature of the beast. Certainly vibrations & movement are the least down by the coach floor; -as you get higher, they increase. I had problems keeping clthes & hangers on the closet rod with my rear wardrobe. Highway dips and coach porpoising was to blame. But that's another story.
If you're really interested in trying to get less vibration, I'd say get all 4 rear tires rotated & balanced. You've probably got 22.5", so it won't be a cheap visit. Most truck tire centers know this, but you can ask the balancer if he sees more than 4 ounces of weight in any one position on the rim, to try rotating the tire on the rim and rebalancing.
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I recently installed new Good Year 22.5" tires on our Phaeton. They tried to balance all 6 tires 3 times and the vibration continues. I'm certain it is the tires, as the previous ones rode smooth. I now have "equal" in them and it is better, but still enough that my wife can't read the paper. I've checked the fronts for roundness and they are fine. I suspect that I have an out of round tire on the rear. You might have the same problem, although balancing would be the first thing to check. Has anyone else had an "Out of Round" problem with the G670 RV Good Years???

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