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Old 10-27-2021, 07:03 AM   #1
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What is the best front shocks for a 2002 FDDS Alpiny
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Old 10-27-2021, 07:37 AM   #2
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Koni 99B3209.
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x2! and I might add ...PERIOD

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x2! and I might add ...PERIOD

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Exactly....... this is a shock that was introduced in the last 5-10 years and was specifically designed for busses and RVs

I replaced my worn-out shocks with these a couple of years ago and the difference is amazing!
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I installed mine 2 Years ago. It’s definitely a great upgrade.
I did it in the driveway without taking the front wheels off.
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I replaced my worn-out shocks with these a couple of years ago and the difference is amazing!
I know how to eval shocks on cars and trucks, but am unsure on my '07 34'. Surely, it's not a MB ride, with ok sampling but also some bounce. I've no idea, but think ours has the originals at 80K or so.
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Like Dave, I got Road Kings, and still have them. But that was before the Koni 99 series came out. Definitely do NOT get the Koni 88 series shocks. They will not last.
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] Definitely do NOT get the Koni 88 series shocks.

Yes, the Koni 99B3209 replaced the 88 series many years ago.



Can't imagine any website suggesting any other front shock for the Alpine/Peak chassis.
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Old 10-28-2021, 08:31 AM   #10
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Are these still available? I thought I saw on other threads that you can no longer get these shocks, although there is apparently a company that rebuilds existing shocks.............. does anyone have the G2 on this??
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I have new Bilstein up front is it really that big of difference. The ride is pretty good
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Not sure how you can compare new shocks against old worn out shocks.

No matter what brand they are, there going to be better.
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Not sure how you can compare new shocks against old worn out shocks.

No matter what brand they are, there going to be better.
indeed.

Missing is any mention of why owners decided replacement was needed.
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indeed.

Missing is any mention of why owners decided replacement was needed.
I replaced mine when the old shocks were causing the coach to porpoise more than once on uneven pavement. I really noticed the difference in lean and sway when making slow turns on never pavement as well with the new Koni 9900's

We replace the rear shocks about a year later and there was a little difference but nowhere near as much as with the fronts.
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