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Old 12-06-2015, 12:58 PM   #21
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Word of warning. There is not plenty of room under the axle. Do not have anything below scrub line of rims. If some part of suspension is below scrub line and you get a blow out, that part could grab the road and all hell would happen. Trailer is no different than a vehicle when it comes to scrub lines.
If you look at his pictures, he has at least an inch or 2 of space below the axle. The scrub line would be the rim or drum which is well below the shock brackets.
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Old 12-06-2015, 01:01 PM   #22
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Just covering the statement. Not all trailers are the same. Just putting the information out there to be aware. That's all!
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Old 12-06-2015, 02:28 PM   #23
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I installed just the way co told me to
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Old 12-09-2015, 03:42 AM   #24
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All told, this install cost me about a grand with the extra work with the propane line and work they had to do to get it installed. I don't know if they ever called JoyRider for assistance; I provided the number over the weekend.

Grand total for JoyRider shocks + paying an installer - about $1,500.

I drove it for about an hour from Redlands to Anaheim in CA. I hadn't towed on these roads before; just drove in the truck. In the truck, I can say that these roads are a really uncomfortable bouncy ride; it makes your fat jiggle. Strange sensation. I can say, that we had similar levels of upheaval in the camper as other drives- maybe it would have been worse without the shocks; maybe not. Like I said, these roads sucked.
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Old 12-09-2015, 04:08 AM   #25
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All told, this install cost me about a grand with the extra work with the propane line and work they had to do to get it installed. I don't know if they ever called JoyRider for assistance; I provided the number over the weekend.

Grand total for JoyRider shocks + paying an installer - about $1,500.

I drove it for about an hour from Redlands to Anaheim in CA. I hadn't towed on these roads before; just drove in the truck. In the truck, I can say that these roads are a really uncomfortable bouncy ride; it makes your fat jiggle. Strange sensation. I can say, that we had similar levels of upheaval in the camper as other drives- maybe it would have been worse without the shocks; maybe not. Like I said, these roads sucked.
What ever you do in California, DO NOT TAKE I-5 It is worst road in the USA. Most of California's highways are concrete, And just think of all the trucks and cars going over them everyday. Even with there high tax on fuel they just can't keep up. I lived in the Bay Area for 25 years and know the system pretty well. God I miss that State just can't afford to retire in it.... PS: towing a trailer in SC could be a nightmare at times pick your times to travel.
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Old 12-09-2015, 04:11 AM   #26
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What ever you do in California, DO NOT TAKE I-5 It is worst road in the USA. Most of California's highways are concrete, And just think of all the trucks and cars going over them everyday. Even with there high tax on fuel they just can't keep up. I lived in the Bay Area for 25 years and know the system pretty well. God I miss that State just can't afford to retire in it....

This was mostly Route 91, but I think it was also concrete. We were only on I-5 for 4-5 miles.

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Old 12-09-2015, 06:48 AM   #27
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Yikes! $1500.00 would have gone a long ways towards installing a Mor-Ryde IS which would be my first choice. Hope this works out for you.
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This was mostly Route 91, but I think it was also concrete. We were only on I-5 for 4-5 miles.

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Old 12-09-2015, 10:13 AM   #29
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Yikes! $1500.00 would have gone a long ways towards installing a Mor-Ryde IS which would be my first choice. Hope this works out for you.
I only paid 269.fao a set of them
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Old 12-09-2015, 10:15 AM   #30
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yes it does I have a trailer air and with the shocks it rides great
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