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#1 DougC


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Posted 28 July 2014 - 11:10 PM

Driving a 2014 Fourwinds 31L.


Would like to improve jittery ride... suggestions welcomed.


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Posted 28 July 2014 - 11:46 PM

Doug, Could you clarify jittery, quick jumpy movement?


Bounce, sway, hard ride or something else?



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Posted 29 July 2014 - 05:59 AM


Cut down on the Coffee.   :D 



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Posted 30 July 2014 - 02:29 PM

I appreciate Herman's recommendation.  Made me chuckle.


There are many different things that can improve the ride of any chassis.  First and foremost is the identification of what needs improvement.  Jittery could be anything from simply out of balance tires to a defective component.  I recommend that you visit Henderson's web page and read through their descriptions of symptoms, causes, and remedies.  After you know what's bugging you about your ride, you can ask for more specific input from others.  Personally, I visited Henderson's and was able to work with them.  I've completed a few upgrades and have experienced much improvement in my 2008 Kodiak chassis SuperC coach.

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Posted 06 August 2014 - 08:05 AM

I have a 2000 Southwind on a f450 frame. The best money I ever spent was at Henderson's line up!!!

front track bar

new sway bar in front

and another in the rear (total of two)



I wish I would have done these improvements in 2005 when I bought the rig.

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