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Old 04-28-2016, 07:47 PM   #1
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Does the 3051S need upgraded anti sway bar?

I am curious to see how many Forester owners feel the need to upgrade the suspension or anti sway bar. Thanks for your response.
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Old 04-28-2016, 08:05 PM   #2
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I am currently scheduled to have a weight distribution/sway bar installed for my R-Pod 180...hoping for smoother sailing.
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Old 04-28-2016, 08:43 PM   #3
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I am currently scheduled to have a weight distribution/sway bar installed for my R-Pod 180...hoping for smoother sailing.
This has nothing to do with Sway bars on a Class C motorhome.
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Old 04-28-2016, 09:38 PM   #4
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The jury is still out on replacing my sway bars, but I can tell you that the front alignment is a must!!
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Old 04-28-2016, 10:45 PM   #5
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Does the 3051S need upgraded anti sway bar?

Getting an alignment tomorrow on our 3171, and I'm fairly convinced I'll do sway bars and probably shocks before summer gets here. Since we got the rig in January I've done trips to Daytona and Charleston SC (from VA)- over 3k miles. The ride isn't *that* bad, but it's floaty (hoping alignment will resolve) and feels more at the mercy of wind and passing semis than Id like (sway bars). A bit more bouncy than it should be too, especially hitting bumps at speed on the interstate. (Shocks)
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Old 04-29-2016, 12:11 AM   #6
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Getting an alignment tomorrow on our 3171, and I'm fairly convinced I'll do sway bars and probably shocks before summer gets here. Since we got the rig in January I've done trips to Daytona and Charleston SC (from VA)- over 3k miles. The ride isn't *that* bad, but it's floaty (hoping alignment will resolve) and feels more at the mercy of wind and passing semis than Id like (sway bars). A bit more bouncy than it should be too, especially hitting bumps at speed on the interstate. (Shocks)

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Old 04-29-2016, 12:32 AM   #7
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I'm not unhappy with the drivability on my 3051, but I do wonder if I'm missing out on something without those mods. Trouble there is no way to know without spending the money.
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I'm not unhappy with the drivability on my 3051, but I do wonder if I'm missing out on something without those mods. Trouble there is no way to know without spending the money.

x2 I'll wait until I get other priorities worked out first. Like a Toad! 😄
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Old 04-29-2016, 02:24 PM   #9
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I'm noticing front end floating more now that I've got the TOAD on...not too sure why, was running in Amish country on state highway that is used by countless buggy & horse combinations plus tons of semi rigs. Was attributing some of it to uneven or grooved blacktop, didn't experience it near as pronounced on the interstate a few miles later.. Bit confusing, at some points it was a handful, almost felt like tires going down, but they're fine....
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Old 04-29-2016, 02:54 PM   #10
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2015 3051S w/2014 Ford chassis. Have driven over 20,000 miles covering Fl, upstate NY to Colorado and beyond with no problems with ride or handling. Air bags at 70psi, rear tires at 80 front tires at 70. I would drive it for awhile before doing antisway. I have owned 2 class A and 2 class C's and this is as good as any. Just my opinion.
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