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Old 07-10-2007, 06:13 AM   #1
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33,000 miles, now I can't sleep at night. I am worried we won't be able to afford repairs! Took it for it's shakedown, and it faired well, 10 MGP going out, 9.5 coming back different route with hills. Other than getting used to the braking on this big boy. It handled well. New tires, recent brakes.

I'm just not much of a risk taker. Hubby almost got an 84 Holiday Rambler, but I talked him out of that one.

Please someone tell me we did OK!
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Old 07-10-2007, 06:13 AM   #2
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33,000 miles, now I can't sleep at night. I am worried we won't be able to afford repairs! Took it for it's shakedown, and it faired well, 10 MGP going out, 9.5 coming back different route with hills. Other than getting used to the braking on this big boy. It handled well. New tires, recent brakes.

I'm just not much of a risk taker. Hubby almost got an 84 Holiday Rambler, but I talked him out of that one.

Please someone tell me we did OK!
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Old 07-18-2007, 08:08 PM   #3
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It sounds to me you have done A ok to me. Our first MH was a class C and now look where we are for two people a C maybe ok but with the many kids we had we needed to go into class A's.
Good luck with your new MH many happy and safe miles ahead for you.
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Thank you so much for your input. I have to say we took it out and I am really happy with it. It was a big jump from a pop-up to a "C", but I am really looking forward to all our new adventures.

Now if I can only figure on how to reduce the bounce. Our wheel are side by side, not in a row, so I don't think the wedge between the wheels will work. If someone is laying down, and another person is walking around, you almost get seasick. I'm wondering if it need new shocks?

Well, thanks again for your reassurance!
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<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Now if I can only figure on how to reduce the bounce. Our wheel are side by side, not in a row, so I don't think the wedge between the wheels will work. If someone is laying down, and another person is walking around, you almost get seasick. I'm wondering if it need new shocks? </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

If you are talking about bounce when set up in camp, shocks may help a little, but worn shocks would be more noticeable when driving.

The only sure way to stop movement when set up is stabilizing jacks.
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Yes, when I set up. So I guess we need stabilizers. I'll look around this site to see what others suggest.

Thanks for your input too!

Sometimes I'm overwhelmed at what I don't know!
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Stabalizers will reduce the instability when parked. Shocks really have no bearing on the movement.

You can go the expensive way, of adding HWH hydraulic levelers or the less expensive way of adding scissor jacks front and rear. The scissor jacks are just meant for minor leveling and stabilizing...not lifting the RV.

With the scissor jacks, you level using 2x10 and 1x 10 boards. As an alternate you can try 4 bottle jacks or the hand typr stands fro lighter weight trailers.

I doubt if you can get rid of all of the movement.

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RvUpgrades has several types of stabilizers available.

The cheapest solution would be These Jacks from Camping World.
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