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Old 12-02-2015, 09:51 AM   #131
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Total Loss, are you installing the Roadmaster Reflex yourself? Not much more than changing the stabilizer and brackets. Proper adjusting can take time I hear. Wish yours was a Ford so we can get a closer review of the handling.
Yes I am installing myself. Simple install. You just need to find center steering.
Mine bolts (clamps) to the crossmember on the driver side and the center (drag) link on the passenger side. If it pulls when driving, just loosen the drag link clamp and adjust either way to stop the pull.
Pretty simple.

I am waiting for my Bilsteins to come in before I install them all.
May start this weekend.
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Old 12-02-2015, 04:00 PM   #132
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Hi Sage,

I'm still here. Haven't had time to do anything with the shocks or stabilizer, I still have a real job, and have been busy.

My MH handles pretty well after the alignment. My castor is in the 2.5 range.

I am considering KYB, Bilstein and Road King.

I'm am happy to hear VWExpert is happy with the Bilsteins.

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Old 12-05-2015, 04:35 PM   #133
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I just checked on the Bilstein shocks and AJusa has the lowest price. They, like everyone else have the comfort and HD fronts and no one seems to have the HD rears. They are all back ordered til???
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Old 12-05-2015, 05:55 PM   #134
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HD rear bilsteins 33-176857
Amazon - $102.00
Shock warehouse - $98.99
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Old 12-05-2015, 06:00 PM   #135
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Thanks VWexpert!
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Old 12-06-2015, 09:27 AM   #136
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They are also very fun to install...
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VWexpert-Yes I know, I did it once 12 years ago on my Winnebago using a bottle jack and jack stands. This time, I will pay for someone else to !
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Old 12-06-2015, 10:48 AM   #138
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Not to hijack your thread but should I be getting a front end alignment on my new rig? I read somewhere you should load all your gear first so the weight is how you typically have it. I'm assuming any Ford dealer can do this?
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Are most of you using the Bilstein "comfort" for the fronts 33-187563 even over 28 feet in length?
I'm 28' 1".
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I believe all the Fords need an alignment after 3000 miles. They also need an aftermarket kit to get the caster into specs.
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