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Old 03-12-2014, 02:46 PM   #11
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Fullenw,

what did you notice different on the front after you did the CHF?
Before CHF 65 MAX mph, both hands on the wheel AT ALL times!
Drove at 60 to 62 most of the time.

After CHF 70 MPH one hand on the wheel AT TIMES.
Headwind permitting usually drive at 65mph.

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Old 03-12-2014, 04:36 PM   #12
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Before CHF 65 MAX mph, both hands on the wheel AT ALL times!
Drove at 60 to 62 most of the time.

After CHF 70 MPH one hand on the wheel AT TIMES.
Headwind permitting usually drive at 65mph.

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That is good to know since I'm always driving BOTH hands on the wheel at ALL times like you said, I was going to do it today since I'm off from work this week but we have the Santa Ana winds here and it's so hard to do anything, should be ok to do it tomorrow....Tools are ready to go...now that I have done the rear feel much more confident to do the front.

I also bought the MaxAir II cover vents but can't install them as they will fly off the coach while I'm drilling....

If it's not a blizzard on the East, it's the Santa Ana strong winds on the West.....
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Old 03-21-2014, 08:28 PM   #13
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What is CHF?
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Old 03-21-2014, 08:44 PM   #14
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CHF question

Cheap handling fix
Move the anti-sway bar bracket links to the other hole
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Old 03-21-2014, 08:46 PM   #15
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CHF question

Is this something I could do or should I get a mechanic to adjust the sway bar. (Lady owner). Thanks for help
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Is this something I could do or should I get a mechanic to adjust the sway bar. (Lady owner). Thanks for help
You can do it.
What tools do you have access to?

The bolts are big BUT are easy to get off and on.
A bottle jack is handy.
The back is a little more complicated than the front, you have to rotate a couple of brackets.
Take a look at this thread for A LOT of info.
http://www.forestriverforums.com/forums/f16/suspension-mod-has-anyone-tried-this-18370.html

ALL you need are hand tools and a jack, no parts!
There should be a lot more info for you in a while.
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Old 03-21-2014, 09:21 PM   #17
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Much appreciated. As soon as the weather warms I'll tackle this project. I do have some tools and I can get some manpower if needed. Hopefully helps with this swaying issue. Mine is the same as other RVer post. Any wind causes it the hard to keep between white lines....or it feels that way.
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What type of unit do you have
All I needed to have do was a front end alignment
Solved my problem with tracking and swaying
If you do it wrong or not using the right parts it may cause more problems.
Just saying make sure you chassis can take it.
Do you really need it or are there other issues.
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I've read about the CHF on forums for over a year now, and some of the threads I've been on are several years old. I'm wondering why Ford or the motor home manufacturers don't just set the chassis up this way in the first place? Is there a downside to this change that Ford thinks is a problem? I'm wondering because I'm picking up a brand new Georgetown 328 on Monday......
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Much appreciated. As soon as the weather warms I'll tackle this project. I do have some tools and I can get some manpower if needed. Hopefully helps with this swaying issue. Mine is the same as other RVer post. Any wind causes it the hard to keep between white lines....or it feels that way.
If you are going to Goshen, They will do it at your site. Also start to make a list of anything that you are concerned about or needs repair. You will be amazed at what they can do when you are there. If they think it's best to have the unit repaired at the factory instead they will make the appointment for you and go through your whole coach. I remember That last year they had a problem with the CC crew. Nobody wanted to volunteer to work at the rally, But then two or three days before the end they just made them go out to make the repairs. All the divisions ask for volunteers and nobody from CC wanted to do it, but it got to the point that they just said you are going. They had so many people from the factory out there after that, that everyone was still taken care of in record time... I think it's the best PR move that they ever made. This will be the third year, and I expect that there are going to be record #'s attending.
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