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Old 06-30-2016, 12:15 PM   #1
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Any pro's/con's on Super Steer MCU's. I ordered a set and was wondering if anyone had any issues with them.
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Old 06-30-2016, 01:02 PM   #2
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I installed a set on a 2002 36' Journey on the Freightliner XC chassis and the difference (improvement) in overall handling was pretty amazing. Walmart wobble was significantly reduced and the coach did not lean on freeway ramps like before. I thought it was the best improvement I ever made to that coach in terms of drivability.

So I put a set on the coach I have now which is a 42' with tag axle. While I noticed a slight improvement in a coach that already handled well, it was not that much different. So, in your shorter coach without a tag axle you will likely notice a lot of improvement.
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X2 on the benefits of these things. They made a tremendous improvement in the way our coach handled.
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Several owners on TiffinRVNetwork forum have installed stainless steel sharkbite quarter turn ball valves with same results as MCU's. Got mine from Grainger for $15.00 ea. They are adjustable as well. Only down side is it takes a little longer for bags to inflate after dumping. But then MCU will as well. Takes some test runs and adjustments to get what you like, firm to soft. I stared with valves at half position as base line, then went larger and smaller. We felt the 50% closed position was best on our coach. Slightly firmer response then without valve restrictions.
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Just installed a set of the MCU units. I have only driven about 700 miles but can see an improvement in handling. Most noted is cross wind handling as well as curves. Much more stable. When the wife notices a difference in handling you can be sure they are worth the cost.
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I believe Source Engineering in Coburg, OR has their own valve that is reported to be as good or better than the Super Steer MCU.
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I believe Source Engineering in Coburg, OR has their own valve that is reported to be as good or better than the Super Steer MCU.
They do...Comfort Control Valves....$310 a pair.
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I believe Source Engineering in Coburg, OR has their own valve that is reported to be as good or better than the Super Steer MCU.
I was using "MCU" as a generic term, guess I shouldn't. It was the SE units that I installed at the same time I got the wax valve.

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I was using "MCU" as a generic term, guess I shouldn't. It was the SE units that I installed at the same time I got the wax valve.

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I did not know SE had their own valves when I was in JC in July 2014. I got the Henderson valves from a shop in Eugene and had CC install them.
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