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Old 01-29-2022, 06:31 AM   #1
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Opinions on wind and driving Valencia?

Curious to know the general opinions of driving the Valencia and wind / being pushed around.
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Old 01-29-2022, 06:48 AM   #2
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We’ve had ours for almost 4 years and 50k miles. In 30+ mph winds/gusts in can be annoying but I’ve never felt unsafe or out of control like my class A felt all the time. It’s a big box and side winds will definitely apply a side load.
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Wind gusts can be very unpredictable. When high wind conditions shut it down and wait it out. It is not pretty when a class A goes on it's side.
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Old 02-15-2022, 03:19 PM   #4
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Find that the S2 and M2 chassis were much better at handling cross winds. My class A DP got pushed over a whole lane once. I've never been pushed anywhere near that hard in the super C's. Big difference.

I also find that I don't have to work as hard at keeping in the lane compared to the DP. The driver position in the A is offset a little compared to what we're used to and requires more attention in normal driving conditions.
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Old 03-22-2022, 08:19 PM   #5
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Last summer I drove through some wicked winds in Nebraska. Not a problem.

When things got super windy I did slow down a little and that helped. I would have done that regardless of what vehicle I was driving as there winds were unreal.

That said, anytime you are driving what is essentially a rolling billboard wind can move you around.

Bottom Line: Very happy with the Valencia and how she rides.

PS...I did change the stock front shocks with gas permeable Bilsteins. Highly recommend.
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Old 04-07-2022, 09:34 PM   #6
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Yes you do get pushed around but itís manageable. A little more of a challenge if you have a trailer or a larger flat tow vehicle such as mine.
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