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Old 10-21-2017, 07:11 AM   #15
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Triplewide has the usual response on handling improvements. The jarring ride is from the springs hitting the bump stops. If you check your loaded MH, you will find very little distance between the springs and the bump stops. Sumos/Timbrens will stop this jarring as they eliminate the gap between the springs and replace the bump stops. This gives a more settling ride/drive, but will not do anything for BAD ROADS. Track Bars will make the biggest improvememt in driving/handling. The Ford springs are 43" eye to eye, and have a large rubber bushing. This allows the house part to move around above the axles from road conditions or wind. The track bar locks the axle under the frame.

Measured the gap between spring and bump stop, 2 3/4". Looks like I'll be saving up for Sumo's.
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Have SUMO’s - Still jarring badly

Have a 2016 Fleetwood Storm 30L gasser with SUMo’s installed at time of delivery. 6,000 miles on this RV and ride still jarring and rattling the filling in our teeth. Any thoughts ??

Also, could you send me a pic of your installed front and rear trace bars. Would love to reduce the push and suck from passing trucks.

Thx, Tom
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Have a 2016 Fleetwood Storm 30L gasser with SUMo’s installed at time of delivery. 6,000 miles on this RV and ride still jarring and rattling the filling in our teeth. Any thoughts ??

Also, could you send me a pic of your installed front and rear trace bars. Would love to reduce the push and suck from passing trucks.

Thx, Tom
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Your Storm has 19.5 wheel/tire combo which has less ability to absorb some of the initial shock caused by larger road imperfections such as potholes and bridge entries. The coaches equipped with larger 22.5 tires will have a ride advantage in that respect. Make sure you have your tire pressures set according to the actual weight they are carrying instead of the max pressure listed.
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Have a 2016 Fleetwood Storm 30L gasser with SUMo’s installed at time of delivery. 6,000 miles on this RV and ride still jarring and rattling the filling in our teeth. Any thoughts ??

Also, could you send me a pic of your installed front and rear trace bars. Would love to reduce the push and suck from passing trucks.

Thx, Tom

Front track bar was factory (Ford) installed, picture of mine:

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Check out the aeon rubber springs by timbren same as sumo but less money,
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