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Old 10-05-2022, 08:56 PM   #1
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Shocks

I'm looking for a good shock for my 2005 Winnebago 38R adventure one that will keep it from swaying going down the road. It rides pretty good right now but when you get over 60 miles an hour it seems like you are in mud.
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What chassis ? Freightliner XC ?
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Welcome to the forum, try looking into Koni.
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Shock absorbers are not responsible for controlling “sway”. Assuming yours is a WCC gasser, I think you will find a rear trac bar will give the best bang for your bucks. Aftermarket “sway bars” are also available for both front and rear, but I think either of them will be more expensive and probably not needed after installation of a trac bar.
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As you can see, we need to know what chassis you are on.


Have you checked the sway bar attachments/bushings? Sway bars are there to help control sway.
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Shock absorbers are not responsible for controlling “sway”. Assuming yours is a WCC gasser, I think you will find a rear trac bar will give the best bang for your bucks. Aftermarket “sway bars” are also available for both front and rear, but I think either of them will be more expensive and probably not needed after installation of a trac bar.
A shock has one duty, to keep the tire in contact with the road. Probably the best shock for a MH is Roadmaster, but I can't afford them; so I buy Bilstein.
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On my previous Class A 36’ gasser on the F53 chassis, I installed new Koni shocks and bushings. Rode and Handled like a completely different RV. In my case the bushings had completely disintegrated so I think replacing them with new polyurethane ones really helped the handling. Good luck!👍
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What chassis ? Freightliner XC ?
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Thanks I will check into it
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I will check into that it has only 26000 miles on it but I know age will play a big role in that
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My choice for shocks is Koni.
They are expensive but as someone else said, it completely changed the RV for the better.

I have tried Bilsteins, Monroe, KYB.
None have performed like the Koni shocks.
This is on a 2001 P32 Workhorse Chassis.

Good luck and let us know how everything turns out.
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