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Old 12-17-2015, 12:06 AM   #181
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Jan 7th we leave home in Texas. Traveling I-10 West with overnight stops in Junction, Balmorhea, then a couple days in Las Cruces, NM and on to Tuscon. We'll be there 3 weeks before heading back along the same route. Getting home in early Feb. We looked at going to Quartzsite and then on to spend the bulk of our time in Palm Desert. But decided on a shorter trip with a longer stay in one place.
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Old 12-17-2015, 12:11 AM   #182
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Jan 7th we leave home in Texas. Traveling I-10 West with overnight stops in Junction, Balmorhea, then a couple days in Las Cruces, NM and on to Tuscon. We'll be there 3 weeks before heading back along the same route. Getting home in early Feb. We looked at going to Quartzsite and then on to spend the bulk of our time in Palm Desert. But decided on a shorter trip with a longer stay in one place.
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Old 12-21-2015, 09:41 AM   #183
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Finally tested the rig (Chevy) with the new goodies. No wind conditions.
1) Alignment- much better- less wandering
2) Roadmaster Reflex install- Much straighter tracking. Does not wander with road level changes- works great in combination with the alignment and one handed driving is easy.
3) Bilstein front shocks- no more bounce particularly on freeway overpass transitions where the tarmac meets the concrete.

All in all- 2 thumbs up with the mods. About $500 total - without my labor.
Well worth it.
I should say though that steering is "harder" on slow speed turns.
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Old 12-21-2015, 11:05 AM   #184
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Total Loss, do you live in the SFV or Simi?
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Old 12-21-2015, 04:57 PM   #185
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Total Loss, do you live in the SFV or Simi?
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Old 07-04-2016, 08:25 PM   #186
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Bringing back an old thread...after alignment, installing shocks, and sway bars my coach started wandering. I took it back to the alignment shop and discovered the specs in the left front changed. The coach had a lot of positive camber and was toed out. We believe the two piece camber / caster adjusters slipped / moved. I also noticed the caster was only at 2.5 degrees. The tech said that was were he set it. Well that started a long discussion on motorhome front end alignments. He said a lot of caster will screw up camber and cause tire wear. I ended up going over to another alignment shop and got 2 - 2 1/4 degree camber / caster adjusters (one piece) - made the tech throw on those bad puppies and now I got 5.3 on the left and 6.1 on the right (and it kept the camber within specs). My coach was handling ok but sometimes it would just wonder off right or left. Taking it out for a 3 hour drive next weekend to verify...
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"...The coach had a lot of positive camber and was toed out. We believe the two piece camber / caster adjusters slipped / moved. "

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So you replaced the 2-piece kit with a single piece unit?
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Yes...they are one piece. Very simple
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Yes...they are one piece. Very simple
Interesting that the box does not say E450 on it. I assume that this is also a valid application for this component?
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Old 07-06-2016, 12:36 AM   #190
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Wish I could find someone to check my front end..my steering wheel is turned to the right a little bit. It is a 2017 2861 DS
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