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  1. seadaddler
    Did you get my check for the rear plates and as of today have not received rear plates yet
    and been out away from home for a few weeks and my son was at my home while gone and will double check with him if they came and sending this to check if all is ok.
  2. pattcook
    04-15-2018 03:19 PM
    Hi Tejay- Hope you can help. I have a new 2018 winny Vista Lx 30T.. Very unhappy with ride. Unbelievably harsh, pounding ride and so much sway its out of control. Had Koni,s and Safety plus installed and this helped control but not ride. Plan on doing CHF and need info on your brackets? I think the ride is worse after installing the Koni,s. Is this possible? How do you live with the ride and have you mitigated the pounding? My weight forward is 5950 and rear is 11400. I have 70lbs in front tires and 80 in rear. 18k chassis. Almost feels like no spring compression in front. Need your advice. Thanks John
  3. Jyrocharlie
    I think it works better because you don't bottom out the suspension on the rubber bumpers with them. The f53 doesn't have that much travel when loaded, on bumps when it hits those stops, that's where the slam is. I would like to see a gopro mounted viewing a stock suspension over bumps. I bought mine through Amazon
  4. texv
    02-09-2018 07:58 PM
    Hi Tejay, You mention CHF in many thread's (I read them all) what does it mean? how is it done?
    Thank's texv
  5. bigben
    10-04-2017 07:44 PM
    Tim, long time no talk. Saw your response on driving the V10 F53 and thought I say hey. We traveled the entire summer with 3 and 5 grandkids, all good here.

    Hope all goes well with you also.

  6. 56safari
    07-21-2017 02:05 PM

    Thanks. But before you replace the rack I would check the tightness of all your hose fittings; especially the return line and cooler fittings. The air may getting in through lines as well as the rack seals themselves. I doubt the pressure line will be the problem, but the return lines could be a potential source. Don't know the configuration of the Ranger, but some return have o rings that could go bad. Probably not the problem, but a lot easier than replacing the rack to find out a line was the cause. Jim
  7. Mark99
    04-24-2017 12:00 PM

    It looks like you are the resident expert on sway bar issues on the F53 chassis. I have a 2014 and I have a broken bracket on drivers side rear. I looked on Ebay at what Skuterdude sells and nothing goes that new. Do you have contact info for him? I haven't been able to find it. I am also interested in moving the links closer to the axle what I think you call CHF, whatever that means. Do you sell those brackets or do you know where I can get them?


  8. jgiljum
    03-27-2017 01:47 PM
    received the brackets today! They look awesome. I'll put them on tomorrow, I put the roadmaster rear on a couple of days ago getting ready for the trip to Brooksville Fl on Saturday.
    Thanks Again John
  9. BAD Wags
    03-07-2017 06:09 PM
    BAD Wags

    Hoping you can answer a question for me. I have a Thor ACE on a f-53. I climbed under to do the CHF on the front and it looks like my struts aren't long enough to reach the inner hole. IS that just an optical illusion or do I likely need longer struts?

  10. 41pu
    08-25-2016 08:44 AM
    Hi TeJay.
    I have a 2003 Holiday Rambler 34' on the F53 Chassis. It has 23 K on it..I have owned it about 5 mo.
    I replace the rear sway bar bushing from the guy on eBay.They were pretty much gone.
    All the bolts were tight. I have done the CHF on the front and it did make a difference.
    Up till now my trips have been close to home.
    I'm on my first 600 mile round trip.
    I'm not liking what I feel is over steer.
    Will doing the rear CHF or adding a trac bar help this.
    Air pressure is at 90 psi front and 100 rear. I was at 100 all the way around but due to ride quality I set the front at 90.
    I don't have a lot of extra weight coming from owning a motor Yacht. Now I have a land Yacht. I was thinking maybe Sumo springs in the front may this as well as the ride. The Ca roads are not so good.
    Any info or recommendations would be Great.
    Thank Tom

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