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Forum: Vintage RV's 11-18-2018, 07:37 AM
Replies: 13
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Posted By Tbone39772
Ok, I had my coach weighted and here are the...

Ok, I had my coach weighted and here are the result: Steer axle 3760, Drive axle 7380, Gross is 11140 lbs. This was weighed with full fuel and normal camping configuration. Fleetwood max carrying...
Forum: Vintage RV's 11-16-2018, 06:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,297
Posted By Tbone39772
[QUOTE=D Gardiner;4499214]Sounds like the Tail...

[QUOTE=D Gardiner;4499214]Sounds like the Tail Wagging the Dog condition. With a 10 foot overhang, and a toad, you probably have high rear axle weights. You did not mention if the coach is sitting...
Forum: Vintage RV's 11-14-2018, 06:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,297
Posted By Tbone39772
Yep all good recommendations. My plan is to take...

Yep all good recommendations. My plan is to take to Cat Scales this weekend and get my axle weights before coming up with a plan. The rear “may” sit a little lower in the rear. Don’t have a baseline...
Forum: Vintage RV's 11-14-2018, 05:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,297
Posted By Tbone39772
Add-a-Leaf

I have a 1990 E350 motorhome with stock suspension. (Original)...My question is does anyone have a recommendation on an suspension upgrade to the rear springs? The coach handles terrible. All...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 07-07-2018, 10:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,474
Posted By Tbone39772
Pretty sure the 1990 E350 doesn’t have the...

Pretty sure the 1990 E350 doesn’t have the “caster slugs”. Those didn’t start until 1992. Bending is the only way. We used to do it when I worked for Ford but the coach won’t fit on their...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 07-07-2018, 10:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,474
Posted By Tbone39772
Pretty sure the 1990 E350 doesn’t have the...

Pretty sure the 1990 E350 doesn’t have the “caster slugs”. Those didn’t start until 1992. Bending is the only way. We used to do it when I worked for Ford but the coach won’t fit on their...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 07-06-2018, 09:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,474
Posted By Tbone39772
I did talk to a reputable shop about 120 miles...

I did talk to a reputable shop about 120 miles away. Their recommendation was that the springs were OK but the stock springs weren’t designed for the added weight for the motorhome conversion and to...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 07-04-2018, 03:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,474
Posted By Tbone39772
I don’t know what the ride height should be, also...

I don’t know what the ride height should be, also there are no spring shops within 100 miles from my location.:mad: my order of business would be to weigh the coach on both axles, this will determine...
Forum: Vintage RV's 07-04-2018, 06:39 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,093
Posted By Tbone39772
Who puts ANY sauce on a good steak! When they ask...

Who puts ANY sauce on a good steak! When they ask me if I would like any steak sauce for my steak I look at them and say “I hope not.” But I do understand, sometimes I put a lot of real butter and...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 07-03-2018, 06:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,474
Posted By Tbone39772
Springs inverted also

First off let me tell everyone that has discussed and offered advice with my issue with my class C motorhome, thank you. It is an antique by today’s standard but I too have inverted leaf springs....
Forum: Vintage RV's 06-27-2018, 09:03 PM
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Posted By Tbone39772
Interior lights

Replace all my interior light assemblies with new LED assemblies. The old ones had their covers cracking and brittle from the heat from bulbs. Couldn’t find replacements :sad:.
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 06-27-2018, 08:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 828
Posted By Tbone39772
It does have old shocks on all 4 corners. Could...

It does have old shocks on all 4 corners. Could be originals. Please don’t laugh but my MH is a 1990 Fleetwood 27ft. Literally bought from older couple that decided they couldn’t adequately keep up...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 06-27-2018, 08:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 828
Posted By Tbone39772
Information

The MH has a 10.5 ft overhang. I use a blue ox hitch and baseplate. The hitch is not a ball type but fits into receiver. It is short though and use a longer extension, approximately 20” long. Could...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 06-26-2018, 08:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 828
Posted By Tbone39772
Kinda figured....

Yea, I figured the m/c would be too heavy for receiver setup... was hoping. My plan is to equip MH as needed for travel and get it scaled. On initial trip towing a 2014 Focus it was a handful....
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 06-24-2018, 08:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 828
Posted By Tbone39772
Motorcycle receiver

First time posting! Woo hoo! I currently own an older Fleetwood 27 foot MH. We have towed our small car on a few trips already. Boy is it a handful when big semi trucks pass you. Not fun at all....
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