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Old 04-13-2016, 06:28 PM   #1
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Koni FSD shocks

Has anyone installed the Koni FSD shocks on their Ford E450 chassis? If so what were the results, much or any improvement over oem shocks? My motorhome is a 31 ft. Phoenix Cruiser , 2010, 25000 miles. I am not having problems but would install the FSD's if there would be a noticeable improvement. Since I am satisfied with the ride and handling I don't want to waste $$ unless there is an overall significant improvement . Nothing wrong with trying to make something better.
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Has anyone installed the Koni FSD shocks on their Ford E450 chassis? If so what were the results, much or any improvement over oem shocks? My motorhome is a 31 ft. Phoenix Cruiser , 2010, 25000 miles. I am not having problems but would install the FSD's if there would be a noticeable improvement. Since I am satisfied with the ride and handling I don't want to waste $$ unless there is an overall significant improvement . Nothing wrong with trying to make something better.
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Old 04-19-2016, 08:52 PM   #3
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Problem is all OEM shocks suck. They are low line components and should be replaced. I used Koni up front and Bilstine in rear on my 2010 Fleetwood Pulse. At 17,000 miles the originals were shot. It now rides tighter and smoother than when we bought it. Koni and Bilstine are top of the line. Try ShockWarehouse.com. they were very good at helping sort out what I needed.
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Depends on how bad your shocks are now. Might make a big difference and it might not.
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2015 Ford E350 with Koni FSD

I've installed the Koni FSD on my 2015 Ford E350 FSD. I only had 1200 miles on the E350 with the Winnebago Minnie Winnie, 325B with the Ford V10 when I installed them. Great difference, especially when towing an enclosed trailer with my Trike-VROD in it. Expensive - Yes - but with the lifetime warranty I feel they are worth the money. Hope this helps.
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I worked in the auto industry. Cars are basically built to be great over all but suspension degrades with time quicker than other components. OEM shocks are marginal at best. Good shocks are worth the expense. You'll drive safer and with confidence that that is one less component you have to worry about.
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I have them on a 18K lbs. F53 with a normal rolling weight of around 15.5K lbs. so my weight might be close to that of an E450. The ride isn't as harsh but the coach does bounce a touch more. I'll take a bit more bounce to keep my fillings in place. Ride is a bit quieter with less banging.
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Thanks for the input from all of you who responded
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