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Old 10-12-2015, 09:24 PM   #11
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Have you weighed the GT to find what the front/rear loads are. You may have to move some stuff around to get more weight on the front wheels. that will stop some of the fishtailing.
I had mine weighed with 1/2 water, full fuel, black and grey empty, ready to camp and it came in at 6420 front and 12840 rear, exactly 2:1, and I couldn't ask for an easier drive.
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Old 10-12-2015, 10:44 PM   #12
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mine came with the 22.5 rims and it has handled quite well. I drove from Alvarado, Tx. to Wi. in extreme wind and no problems. I added a Roadmaster steering stabilizer in case of a tire blowout. I really like the stabilizer. It enhanced the ride. I see that you have done about everything you can, so maybe the 22.5 might be the answer. I just hate to see you spend so much. Yours should have had them from the factory. We are in Fl. now and it performed flawlessly on the trip.
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Old 10-13-2015, 10:32 PM   #13
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fbconsults, As you can see from the original post, I've done all those things. I haven't found anyone yet who has given me a comparison of the driving characteristics of each size. It would be a big added investment, so I'm trying to size it up before making the leap. Vince
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Old 10-23-2015, 08:59 PM   #14
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Our 351 came with the 19.5 and we initially had much sway. Got the front end aligned and had Road master stabilizer put on rear with big anti-sway torsion bar. Unbelievable the difference. Semi's don't move me around. Very steady handling. No problems with the 19.5 tires. Got our weight checked too and moved some stuff forward. That roll out storage behind the rear wheels can really hold excess weight.
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Old 10-31-2015, 10:40 PM   #15
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As an aside, I had a blow-out last week of the front left tire. The coach stayed in its lane until I could pull over to the shoulder. Found out the hard way I do not need a "stabiliser"!! I also found out that I needed to pull over past the shoulder edge onto the grass so the semi's wouldn't take my head off!!! Tires are 6yrs old to the week and the left front is the one always in the shade while parked.
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Old 10-31-2015, 10:50 PM   #16
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Old 11-02-2015, 08:54 PM   #17
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Yeah, neat product. I have tire covers ,mine are white so cooler than black. Didn't help me --- tire blew out the inside wall.
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Old 11-02-2015, 09:19 PM   #18
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Vince these guys are about the best in the business. I have talked to them several time and although I haven't needed to purchase anything I do believe that they can get you handling much better. They have talked me through a couple of issues I have had. Give them a call and maybe they can help you or suggest a local shop that can.
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Old 11-02-2015, 09:19 PM   #19
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Oops I forgot the link.
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Old 11-02-2015, 11:17 PM   #20
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Phil57, I checked out their web site and was amazed at what they know about MH handling. Unfortunately, they are in Grants Pass OR and I'm in Ohio. Thanks. I just may give them a call and ask them about the difference in tire sizes.
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