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Old 08-30-2022, 06:58 PM   #1
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We have a 2017 Thor Palazzo36.1 Love everything but the ride. Can feel every bump, any suggestions?
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With that nice of rv.. look into liquid springs.. maybe factory tour.. I would see them personally because it is expensive.. better and cheaper opinions will follow..
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Old 08-30-2022, 10:55 PM   #3
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Tire pressure too high?

Is it aired up?

Maybe ride height needs adjusted?

Just got a 2022 Palazzo myself and it rides well, softer than the F53 with better control. The air ride should absorb bumps well if adjusted correctly.
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Yes, I air mines down to 95 psi for now they had the tires up to 110 psi, it's not that loaded so but I might have to air them down some more but I would go and weight it first.


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With hair suspension, should not have that issue. First thing I'd do is have a 4 corner weight done, loaded like you travel, and then adjust tire pressure accordingly to manufacturers chart.
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Our 2015 THOR Palazzo never did handle bumps and pot holes very well. Each impact felt like we had a solid suspension. Then I replaced the stock shocks with Bilstien shocks and what a huge difference that made. Wish I had done this sooner. The stock Sachs shocks on the Freightliner chassis were extremely stiff.
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We have a 2017 Thor Palazzo36.1 Love everything but the ride. Can feel every bump, any suggestions?


Not to sound like a SA but if you want to keep it not much really you can do. Diesel pusher chassis are all different some are not much better than a gasser.
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