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Old 10-12-2013, 01:35 PM   #141
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What do you notice when you upgrade the shocks only, if anything. Just curious if done in conjunction with the Hellwig, do you gain anything, since one aids the other and would be difficult to isolate the benifits of each when both installed at the same time.
I have installed the Hellwig and ordered the Bilstein shocks for the rear. The shocks are on nationwide hold till 10-28-13. Have seen the inprovement with the swaybar. Guess I can answer your other question when the other comes in. I have also considered putting on the Koni shocks on the front. The Bilstein's for the front are just OEM.
I also very interested in jackfish's SumoSpring Mod. Sometimes all the way is the only way.
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Old 10-30-2013, 04:27 PM   #142
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Anyone have their paper work for sway bar? Lost mine. Want to check bolts, but do not remember how tight to put them.
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Old 10-30-2013, 04:58 PM   #143
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Anyone have their paper work for sway bar? Lost mine. Want to check bolts, but do not remember how tight to put them.
40psi for frame bolts, 30psi for links.
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Old 10-30-2013, 04:59 PM   #144
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Old 10-30-2013, 05:00 PM   #145
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Guess the frame bolts are the Allen headed bolts?
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Old 10-30-2013, 06:43 PM   #146
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40psi for frame bolts, 30psi for links.
I suspect you intend ft-lb, correct?
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I suspect you intend ft-lb, correct?
Correct... I'm an idiot!
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Old 12-13-2013, 04:40 PM   #148
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I had mine put on yesterday after a long trip and what a difference! The RV is now very flat in turns and less rocking back and forth when backing out of my driveway. It's very noticeable! I know it will help with high winds too.
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Old 01-04-2014, 12:50 AM   #149
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Finally broke down and bought mine...

The Hellwig sway bar, that is...

Not traveling until March, so I've got plenty of time to install. Thanks to all who went before. Your info made it an easy choice.

BTW, I bought and installed AirTabs before our last trip. We were gone seven weeks and about 4000 miles, so I did get to give them a thorough test. My conclusion: they are a marginally small improvement in handling, most noticeable in crosswinds and when passed by big rigs. No change in mileage, but we were towing a Honda Fit for the first time, so maybe it offset the towing hit, or maybe towing something as light as a Fit makes little difference in mileage. Anyway, I don't think that they are worth the $$, especially since the Hellwig sway bar is cheaper. However, they are way more noticeable than a sway bar, and a good conversation starter....
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Old 01-04-2014, 07:17 AM   #150
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You will be more than pleased with the Hellwig purchase. Makes a world of difference. :-)
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