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Old 04-09-2016, 03:13 PM   #11
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255/80R22.5 at 80 psi is rated for maximum load of 4300 single and 3860 dual. Sure hope you have confirmed no sire is in overload at any time.
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Old 04-09-2016, 06:41 PM   #12
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Sumo springs will cost about $600 front and $600 rear, not cheap by any means but they do work. Look on Etrailer.com for the best price. You need to order by your chassis and year.
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Old 04-09-2016, 07:54 PM   #13
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You can find Sumo Springs at a lot of different sites, even Amazon. They are springs encapsulated in a high density polyurethane material, and mounted between the axles and the frame. They control the movement of the body during cornering and especially winds!! I put them on my 2012 360 after my second trip! What a difference in handling!!
To put it bluntly, after installation I can drive down the road with a strong crosswind with only one hand on the wheel and a cup of coffee in the other! Before, I drove white knuckled, both hands on the wheel. Worth every penny !!! Questions?? ��
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Old 04-10-2016, 02:34 PM   #14
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Tireman9, you are right. If I drop to 80 PSI, I have cut my safety factor too close. Overall with the enhancements I have add, the 378 drives and handles well. So with that said, I am at 90 PSI. Thanks forum for all the discussion and inputs.
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Old 04-10-2016, 09:29 PM   #15
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On my 2015 GT 364, I've spent $3,200 on heavy duty Roadmaster front and rear anti-sway bars, steering stabilizer and rear Tracbar. All of this combined netted a moderate improvement. I'm going for he Sumos next since I've heard some good things about them. But then, every type/brand of modification has its staunch advocates. On each thing I've purchased, I was influenced by more than one person saying this is the one mods that does it all. So, be careful who you listen to. On the other hand, I have to admit that the more trips I take (14K in the last 12 months), the better I am at handling my GT. So, experience helps.
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On my 2015 GT 364, I've spent $3,200 on heavy duty Roadmaster front and rear anti-sway bars, steering stabilizer and rear Tracbar. All of this combined netted a moderate improvement. I'm going for he Sumos next since I've heard some good things about them. But then, every type/brand of modification has its staunch advocates. On each thing I've purchased, I was influenced by more than one person saying this is the one mods that does it all. So, be careful who you listen to. On the other hand, I have to admit that the more trips I take (14K in the last 12 months), the better I am at handling my GT. So, experience helps.
This is something I have been wondering... Do you need the Sumos and the upgraded anti sway bars? I read that the Sumos are supposed to help with sway, but maybe that isn't their primary purpose. I would be disappointed to spend $3200 and only improve things moderately. Which set of upgrades is considered better or more important?
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Old 04-11-2016, 08:21 AM   #17
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For me, the new front anti-sway bar seemed the most effective when compared to the other mods I did. I first tried the CHF, but it made the OEM sway bar hit the bottom of the frame in turns causing a loud clunk. So, alignment shop specialising in RVs undid the change noting they had undone the CHF on other GTs. It should be mentioned that I have 19.5" tires, but neither FR nor Ford are willing to say it makes a difference. We like our 364TS so much (3 teenagers) we have not tried to upgrade to a DP, as we once intended, since none have as good a floor plan for us.
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For me, the new front anti-sway bar seemed the most effective when compared to the other mods I did. I first tried the CHF, but it made the OEM sway bar hit the bottom of the frame in turns causing a loud clunk. So, alignment shop specialising in RVs undid the change noting they had undone the CHF on other GTs. It should be mentioned that I have 19.5" tires, but neither FR nor Ford are willing to say it makes a difference. We like our 364TS so much (3 teenagers) we have not tried to upgrade to a DP, as we once intended, since none have as good a floor plan for us.

I don't have much wheel time yet since we've only had or GT 364 for a few weeks. We haven't gone on our maiden voyage yet, but I have taken it out on the road a few times to get a feeling for how it handles and how to properly navigate turns and corners. I added the roadmaster Steering stabilizer for safety reasons in case of a blowout but it has added a bit more stability with regard to keeping the wheel centered. The combination of the 6spd tranny and the steering stabilizer has made me wonder how I would ever justify another 150-200k for a DP. I'm not sure there is a better "bang for buck" out there for families traveling with kids on a few vacations per year than the 364TS. At least for those of us that are not full timers and on a budget (such as myself). In order to get all of the features offered on a 364 on a DP, I would bet it would be almost double the price......
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Melvison404. Staying debt free is really the top reason we stayed away from the DP. However, there is little doubt that it's a better ride with more power, which is why they cost so much.
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I don't have much wheel time yet since we've only had or GT 364 for a few weeks. We haven't gone on our maiden voyage yet, but I have taken it out on the road a few times to get a feeling for how it handles and how to properly navigate turns and corners. I added the roadmaster Steering stabilizer for safety reasons in case of a blowout but it has added a bit more stability with regard to keeping the wheel centered. The combination of the 6spd tranny and the steering stabilizer has made me wonder how I would ever justify another 150-200k for a DP. I'm not sure there is a better "bang for buck" out there for families traveling with kids on a few vacations per year than the 364TS. At least for those of us that are not full timers and on a budget (such as myself). In order to get all of the features offered on a 364 on a DP, I would bet it would be almost double the price......
We're hoping to get our order placed for a new 364TS today. Our plan is to start full-timing this fall for anywhere between 1 and 3 years. We are a small family (only 3 of us) and plan to do some modifications to turn the bunkhouse into an office for me to work. I'm curious why you feel the 364 might not be a good fit for full-timers. I too feel like it's one of the best bang for the buck out there and want to make sure I'm not missing anything that would be a problem using this thing full time.

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