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Old 06-14-2007, 09:26 AM   #1
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I have a 2004 Damon Intruder 36 ' with 13,000 miles. Everything is good but, seems like alot of side to side sway / rocking. Also on highway alot of rattle when hitting minor bumps, expansion joints etc... might be nature of the beast but has anyone found a better shock (bilstiens stock). Or, what about stabilizer bars. Stock bars seem pretty stout.
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I have a 2004 Damon Intruder 36 ' with 13,000 miles. Everything is good but, seems like alot of side to side sway / rocking. Also on highway alot of rattle when hitting minor bumps, expansion joints etc... might be nature of the beast but has anyone found a better shock (bilstiens stock). Or, what about stabilizer bars. Stock bars seem pretty stout.
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The side to side rocking is usually cured by two things...larger anti-roll bars with urethane bushings and heavier shocks.

The class C we had, really had a bad side to side roll and I installed IPD USA anti-roll bars and Bilstein shocks. eliminated the problem.

Also, make sure your tires are up to the correct pressure for your load.

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Bakeryman, If your coach is on the Ford F53 chassis, try installing Koni FSD shocks on your front suspension. They really smooth out the ride, you may still get a bit of a gentle sway. Best to install them all the way around. The Bilstein is a great shock and it will stiffen up your ride, but you may get more harshness through your front suspension if you have the F53 chassis.

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