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Old 10-27-2006, 05:08 PM   #1
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After reading up on things here suspension related upgrades(thanks DriVer) we decided to put on the Safe-T-Plus and a Super Steer stabilizer bar.

We put the Safe-T-Plus on about five weeks ago and noticed a dramatic improvement in the handling, not to mention the peace of mind if there is ever a blow out.

Went today to have the Super Steer stabilizer bar put on and ran into one hitch. We live 9 miles from Camping World in St. Augustine, Fl so I took it to them. They got about 1/3 of the way into it and came to get me. Seems since my MH has dual exhaust it would not fit because the exhaust tube was right in the way (I viewed it myself).

I went ahead and had them put on a Roadmaster Anti-Sway bar instead. Cost was $250 more. Three hours later I was out the door and on the road again.

We just completed a 175 mile trek to Disney with 30 MPH winds. I am completely amazed at the difference in how it handled in the wind. We were not thrown around when being passed by a truck, even a car carrier doing 75 blowing by.

It ended up being more money than I originally wanted but the combination of the Safe-T-Plus and anti-sway bar is worth every penny. Can't wait to drive it in no wind and see just how easy it is to drive...
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After reading up on things here suspension related upgrades(thanks DriVer) we decided to put on the Safe-T-Plus and a Super Steer stabilizer bar.

We put the Safe-T-Plus on about five weeks ago and noticed a dramatic improvement in the handling, not to mention the peace of mind if there is ever a blow out.

Went today to have the Super Steer stabilizer bar put on and ran into one hitch. We live 9 miles from Camping World in St. Augustine, Fl so I took it to them. They got about 1/3 of the way into it and came to get me. Seems since my MH has dual exhaust it would not fit because the exhaust tube was right in the way (I viewed it myself).

I went ahead and had them put on a Roadmaster Anti-Sway bar instead. Cost was $250 more. Three hours later I was out the door and on the road again.

We just completed a 175 mile trek to Disney with 30 MPH winds. I am completely amazed at the difference in how it handled in the wind. We were not thrown around when being passed by a truck, even a car carrier doing 75 blowing by.

It ended up being more money than I originally wanted but the combination of the Safe-T-Plus and anti-sway bar is worth every penny. Can't wait to drive it in no wind and see just how easy it is to drive...
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Old 10-28-2006, 02:08 AM   #3
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I'm glad your suspension modifications are working out for you - Now go and run the wheels off that thing!
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Do what???That bar was designed on a coach with dual's out the rear....Camping World
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Mike and Oemtech, I might agree with you except that I viewed the problem first hand with my own eyes. My dad is a diesel mechanic and I spent eight years in the Navy working on submarines so I'm not exactly a spring lamb here.

In our coach the rear exhaust tube would have had to been completely re-routed in order to make the super steer work.

As for running the wheels off, that is the plan. These things are just too expensive to just sit around and gather dust. And since we live in Florida we can go year round....
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Did you get both anti-sway bars installed or just the rear?
Are you still running your stock shocks?

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Sean & Eddie,

Can you send me a picture of the exhaust over the axle housing?? I've never seen one like that,It must be a coach manufacture installation??
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Old 11-13-2006, 05:53 PM   #9
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<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by Phantomiz:
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Did you get both anti-sway bars installed or just the rear?
Are you still running your stock shocks?

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Sorry it took so long to reply Paul. I've been working 80 hours (104 hours last week) a week the last three...

We had the anti-sway bar installed. Our chassis came with Bilstien shocks so I have kept them. The ride is wonderful, especially after forcing the dealer to re-balance all the tires. Drives like a dream...
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<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by Brazels RV Performance:
Sean & Eddie,

Can you send me a picture of the exhaust over the axle housing?? I've never seen one like that,It must be a coach manufacture installation?? </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

Mike, I'll climb under and get you a picture in a few weeks. We just took the coach in to have it completely re-gel coated adn it'll be about three weeks before I can have custody of it again.


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You mentioned you were having your m/h re-gel coated. Can you tell me what & where you are having done.
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I had the same problem with the exhaust running over the rear axle and the rear bar would not fit. Mine is a 2004 pace arrow 37a. Nice to know that Roadmaster makes one that will work for me. Thanks for the info.
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You won't be sorry either way. We have put about 1500 on the motorhome since it was done and I can say it drives just like my SUV.

In fact I need to be careful because the ride is so smooth I find my lead foot getting heavy from time to time...
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<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by Sean & Eddie:
&lt;snip&gt; We just took the coach in to have it completely re-gel coated adn it'll be about three weeks before I can have custody of it again. </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

Say WHAT??? If you don't mind my asking (and hijacking this thread), why on earth was this necessary on a one-year-old coach, and how is it being done?
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