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Old 11-29-2015, 05:09 PM   #111
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Any updates?

So has anyone installed the Roadmaster stabilizer yet? I'm starting to get some pulling to the left now and a need for more correcting than I had right after the alignment. Could be wind and passing vehicles. When there are grooves cut into the road the wandering increases.
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Old 11-29-2015, 05:23 PM   #112
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Hopefully I will get mine back this week but then again have to drop off at Ford for an inspection and any updates for the motor or tranny but I will install the Roadmaster the first day it's home with me. That pulling one way or the other is the complaints that I had read about.
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Old 11-29-2015, 06:26 PM   #113
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Boso, did you have recalls?
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Old 11-29-2015, 06:31 PM   #114
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No recalls but there are updates that your not aware of unless you ask sometimes but just have them to check for me while it's in there shop I will Leave it a few days so they can take there time
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Old 12-01-2015, 09:03 AM   #115
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This is what worked for our Sunseeker E-450. First, did an alignment with castor set up around +5.0.
We then added Bilstein shocks (regular not heavy duty because we are under 28 ft). Next
added Bilstein steering damper. The following year we installed Helwig sway bars front and rear. Even in windy conditions it is way more stable. The difference will make you smile.
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Old 12-01-2015, 09:11 AM   #116
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Forgot to credit the following:
Thanks goes to Harvard on Reforums.net search "E-350/E-450 handling problems"
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Old 12-01-2015, 10:22 AM   #117
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So has anyone installed the Roadmaster stabilizer yet? I'm starting to get some pulling to the left now and a need for more correcting than I had right after the alignment. Could be wind and passing vehicles. When there are grooves cut into the road the wandering increases.
I just received mine (Reflex unit with the wander return spring).
I will post when it is on. I also bought Bilsteins for the front.
It is a Chevy but the issues are similar.

Big rig road imprints in the tarmac seem to be my major issue. Don't know if I can get rid of the wandering on those completely but I think the self centering stabilizer will help.

See my thread below.

(as for the Santa Susana pass- I do it everyday...live in Simi...hate the Santa Ana winds)
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vwexpert, curious to know all the mods you've done. I see here that you've added a compressor and bilstein shocks. Anything else?
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Hi Steverkemp...so far just alignment / 7200 air system (that I am having problems with getting the wireless controller to work), blistein damper, bilstein shocks (comfort front - HD rear), installing a led light above rear bumper for hooking up toad at night, had the Satelite sound system united into coach surround sound (normally the surround sound is just with the DVD player) and setup the big outdoor speakers to work (if needed) while watching satellite on outside tv. The coach is still up on blocks in the garage. Hopefully will have enough time this weekend to finish running the wires to rear light and figure out the remote on the 7200 air bag system. I can then road test the shocks and give a great big thumbs up to Boso
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Old 12-01-2015, 07:20 PM   #120
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Got the alignment got blue ox rear trac bar got reflex steering not on yet I guess shocks would just finish me off I won't have any gas money left but I can sit in the yard and think about how good it would drive if I had gas and it's less than 2 dollars a gallon here
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