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Old 04-20-2018, 10:00 AM   #1
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Made the maiden voyage with our brand new 2018 Thor Chateau 24F. It was windy both days of our travels and it was a handful from the wind and big trucks. Who make s the best stabilizer/anti sway devices for a 2018 E350 super duty chassis?
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Made the maiden voyage with our brand new 2018 Thor Chateau 24F. It was windy both days of our travels and it was a handful from the wind and big trucks. Who make s the best stabilizer/anti sway devices for a 2018 E350 super duty chassis?
RoadMaster and BlueOX. Look for rear tracbars as well, if you are not equiped.
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Nothing you spend money on is going to make these issues go away when driving in strong winds and with trucks going by. They may help a bit but you just have to learn to drive in wind.
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530ktm is correct, you got to learn how to handle wind. That being said, I had problems with my 33' pusher and added a SuperSteer(blue Ox) stabilizer and that did help a lot, well worth the money.

On windy days we slow down and do a shorter day.
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Try a Hellwig anti sway bar on the rear.

I ordered mine on Amazon, installed it, and noticed a big difference.

I have been on the road, along I-81, for the last few days in some gusty, wind advisory areas, and although I need to keep correcting the steering, I can easily keep it in my lane, at 60 MPH.

Before the new anti sway bar, that wasn't going to happen.

I have an older, 2000, 30 ft E450. For the few hundred bucks, it helped a lot.
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Installing sumo springs,and doing the chf to the chassis that I heard about on the ford chassis forum,my coach is not affected at all by large trucks.Now cross winds like mentioned are something you have to adjust to.
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Installing sumo springs,and doing the chf to the chassis that I heard about on the ford chassis forum,my coach is not affected at all by large trucks.Now cross winds like mentioned are something you have to adjust to.
Can't do the CHF to E350 or E450 chassis.

Don't think your doing to get Sumo springs for the front coil springs either.
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Skip, good advice on here. BlueOx and Roadmaster make comparable products. For the E350/450 replacing Front and Rear sway bars with heavy-duty, install rear Trac bar, replace stock steering stabilizer with one with a centering spring and get an alignment at a shop that does big trucks and moho work. These will give your rig road manners. Yes, you still get wind effect, but it is much less dramatic. We have 21k miles on a Sunseeker 3010 with this set up. Good luck and Happy Camping.
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Take a look at Hellwig for your sway bars. I think that you will find there is no difference between Roadmaster and Blue Ox except the downlinks and the price. Both appeared to be equally stout with the only difference being the design of the downlinks. What I found doing some research on sway bars was some of Blue Ox's instructions was an exact copy of the Hellwig with the BO logo in place of Hellwig and a lousy copy and paste job too.

Hellwig recommended to do the rear first as that is where the weight is.

I have had good service four times from Leaf Springs, Helper Springs and Suspension Parts | SD Truck Springs

As far as trac bars I found about the same thing. ultrarv.com had the best price for me but I do not recall seeing anything for your model, but then I wasn't looking. Plus they are a sponsor here too.
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Nothing you spend money on is going to make these issues go away when driving in strong winds and with trucks going by. They may help a bit but you just have to learn to drive in wind.
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Can't do the CHF to E350 or E450 chassis.

Don't think your doing to get Sumo springs for the front coil springs either.
Good to know,thanks.
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