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Old 05-13-2014, 08:52 PM   #1
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1998 Fleetwood Southwind 32v ride height

Hello ...I am seaching for a resolve to a problem I have with the front suspension. I have owned the MH for 18 months and it has a lower clearance from ground level at the front than the rear by about 3 1/2 inches. I measured the distance from the rubber bumper to the cross memeber where it bottoms out at 3/4" which leaves almost no clearance before bottoming out. I called a local truck spring repair shop and was told they can replace the springs and air lift bags but would not guarantee whether it would change the ride height or make any difference for that matter. The MH chassis is a Chevy P series with air bag lift coil springs. The air bags are inflated and maintain 90 psi and no leaks. The MH has 51000 miles on it and it is a 32 foot gasser.There is no added weight to the MH and these conditions exist with a full tank of gas and quarter tank if fresh water. Thanks...Your comments or advise or experience are welcome ..TIA Oran __________________
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Old 05-14-2014, 09:21 AM   #3
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Thanks for the fleetwood contact phone# when i called they couldnt really say if the MH was lower riding in the front but agreed that i had issues. They said the company that mfg. my MH was fleetwood motorhome and sold out to fleetwood RV in 2009. So i am guessing the money spent to replace the front springs and air bags may or maynot improve the ride height.
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