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Old 01-27-2016, 02:32 PM   #391
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BackDoctor, did you order then springs based on your frame year?

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Old 01-27-2016, 09:57 PM   #392
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I ordered from suspension connection. Call and they will guide you, but I believe the models are all similar since 2009. I got the Helwig sway bar at the same time, and the tech here in Ottawa took 3 hrs to install the springs and sway bar.

http://www.suspensionconnection.com/
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Old 01-27-2016, 11:25 PM   #393
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Ok thanks for the info.

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Old 01-31-2016, 10:13 AM   #394
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Here are links to the three Sumo Springs products that appear to be applicable to our MBS motorhomes:

First, the basic rear axle bump stop replacement:
SumoSprings Solo #SSR-338-47*| SuperSprings
Second, the more significant rear axle bump stop replacement, basically an additional spring:
SumoSprings Maxim #SSR-336-54-1*| SuperSprings
Finally, there's a front suspension upgrade:
SumoSprings Solo #SSF-106-40*| SuperSprings
Note that these are links to the Sumo Springs / Super Springs web site with relatively complete information. The products themselves seem to be available at lower cost from other online sources.

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Old 02-01-2016, 12:07 AM   #395
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Thank you for clarifying the various SumoSpring products. I was getting more confused than a cow standing on astroturf 🐴
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Old 02-25-2016, 11:41 PM   #396
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I was wondering if the Sumo Springs Maxim SSR 336 54 1A are appreciably more effective than the Sumo Springs Solo SSR 338 47A. Are the Maxims worth the additional cost or are the Solos coupled with the factory Hellwig sway bar sufficient to do the job?
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Old 03-10-2016, 12:36 AM   #397
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Capt D...

On my 24S which I picked up a little more than a year ago(2011 model) I would occasionally get a "pop" (maybe rather a grunt?) from what I perceived to be the sway bar whenever I would tenderly back it down from besides the house, over a few roots from the maple tree, over a sidewalk, and then the curb onto the street(all on an incline).
I have to hang onto it and use a back-and-forth of throttle, brake, and also handbrake
to make sure it doesn't sink into any wet ground but also keep the momentum going...I'm getting good at this but managed to nurture a few noises from that area.
However, mine is a beefy RoadMaster sway on the rear so it seems they all succumb
to this problem once in a while. Esp. with the motions mine would have to go through
to make it down to the street...

Anyway...I think you and I also went round-and-round a while back re installing proverbial Sumo Springs to further help out? I think you convinced me to do this which I finally ordered and installed DIY (of course, in the rain...when else right? Was sunny and clear when I started...lol). To get to the point...I honestly haven't heard a peep
since then, esp. when backing it down over the convolutions. All four Sumo's CERTAINLY set the suspension
up for the highway on the rig and I feel actually tunes it up a bit! The ride is much more stable, esp. when in a dirty air situation with the semi's, etc., and I want to thank
you for the encouragement. And, no peeps nor pops! Did you ever put Sumo's on?
Maybe the RoadMaster brand AND Sumo's are made for each other...dunno? I hope
you win! When it's man vs. machine...man ALWAYS wins! Cheers! -PB
Sorry for the late reply Pixelbum1, I was in an area overseas with "No Connectivity." Yes, we both went round and round on the research-bought shocks and Sumo's (rear only) and will install when I return at the EOM. Nice to hear they are working and the RV is more stable. Hope they will do the same for my 2013 Solera "S" as well. Thank You for your update.

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I put sumos all around along with a helwig and bilsteins on rear, made an enormous difference on my 2013 s
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Doug, did you install the Solo or Maxim type on the rear?
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I put the solo , black ones that fit into the bump stop holder.
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