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Old 08-25-2015, 10:10 AM   #11
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New coach or older they do make a difference especially if someone would experience a front tire blow out. Also anyone that has experience driving any model of Ford trucks will feel that vague lightness to the steering in comparison to say a GM. That is at least one reason why so many preferred the Workhorse chassis when it was available over the Ford. All things considered though I too have zero problems with the way the F-53 handles or the power of the V10.
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Old 08-25-2015, 10:32 AM   #12
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well then there must be something wrong with mine, it handles like crap, and I have had the front aligned, greased, tire pressure checked, and still feels squirly, so I am adding the safe-t-plus this time since I have the coaches door being replaced, and all the warranty work done, should be ready this week I was told

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All things considered though I too have zero problems with the way the F-53 handles or the power of the V10.
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Old 08-25-2015, 10:35 AM   #13
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I just put all new tires on my MH. Now it seems to wander all over the road. Any thoughts on that?


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Old 08-25-2015, 10:49 AM   #14
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I would get a front end alignment my MH had the exact same problem. i would be all over the place . Now after them doing the alignment its tight again
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Old 08-25-2015, 11:33 AM   #15
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I have the same unit. Added a Super Steer track bar and it really helped. I also did the CHF at the front and it seem to help as well. Watch the tire pressures. I shifted to 92 pounds per wheel and that made it handle better.

Still fun in the wind, but better than my 37 foot faster that we traded.

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Old 08-25-2015, 11:41 AM   #16
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Ditto on the alignment. On my last rig it too wandered all over the place. After an alignment that they "bent" the frame they added all new U-bolts etc. and it drove like a dream, straight and true.
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Old 08-25-2015, 11:54 AM   #17
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Forgot to stay step one. Alignment. Mine was significant out such that the front tires were badly worn from the delivery from Indiana. Still waiting for the direction from the dealer on that claim.

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Old 08-25-2015, 02:07 PM   #18
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well then there must be something wrong with mine, it handles like crap, and I have had the front aligned, greased, tire pressure checked, and still feels squirly, so I am adding the safe-t-plus this time since I have the coaches door being replaced, and all the warranty work done, should be ready this week I was told
You havent mentioned what you have done so far. By adding parts you are only compensating for the problem which down the road will bite you in the butt. To start with take your front axle max weight single tires look up your tire chart and inflate for max on front now do the same for the rear with duels. Mine maxes out at 22000 and by the Toyo inflation chart I run 80 lbs all the way around. When I picked it up from the tire shop they had put 105 lbs in all and it wandered all over till I dropped to the chart pressure. Try it you might like it.
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Old 08-25-2015, 02:25 PM   #19
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getting rid of my new 270s

We took a total of 3 trips in it. I started this original post about adding the sway bar. This coach is not for us. My wife will not get in it anymore. It is noisy and still handles like crap. I pick up the new one tomorrow. It is a 2016 Forrester MBS 2401r. My wife was not comfortable driving the Georgetown esp on interstates like 285 through Atlanta Ga. We feel this will be better for us plus the gas mileage will be a whole lot better.
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Old 08-25-2015, 03:02 PM   #20
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What did you not understand? I didn't say they don't work. I said I feel they are not necessary on a newer motorhome where everything should still be tight being new. Mine is an 06 kept well maintained with 37000 miles on it and driven one handed no matter if there is a breeze blowing or a semi passing, I feel I do not need one. Maybe if you have a worn steering box with slop or worn front end parts but not if everything is new or maintained up to snuff.
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What did you not underdtand i belive a MH needs the steering stablilizer wheather it is new or old.
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