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Old 07-07-2013, 10:40 PM   #51
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My wife drove camper to Toledo Bend and back. About 3 hours each way. I drove truck pull new bass boat. Should could not wait to tell me how much better it drives now. She loves it.
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Old 07-08-2013, 01:15 PM   #52
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My wife drove camper to Toledo Bend and back. About 3 hours each way. I drove truck pull new bass boat. Should could not wait to tell me how much better it drives now. She loves it.
Good to hear. I just drive the 3 hours back to lower Alabama from Nola. Yes, it has made a positive difference on mine as well.
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Good to hear. I just drive the 3 hours back to lower Alabama from Nola. Yes, it has made a positive difference on mine as well.
Other than the test drive after installation, I haven't had ours out yet. We're taking a trip into the NC mountains this weekend, so I'll get a chance to get a good reading as to how effective the sway bar is. On the test drive, with a storm brewing and winds whipping around 15-20mph, I did perceive a noticeable difference. The proof will be at extended highway speeds, with trucks passing, etc.
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Great to hear Debbie, I just finished torqueing the hardware down on mine, planning to take it for a drive in the morning. Then the big trip next week.
How was the big trip? Notice a difference?
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Just came down through ND and SD did the same last year, but this year the ride was awesome. Last year I had to kick the cruise control off because I didn't feel comfortable with the wind blowing. This year no problem at all left the cruise on and just felt like driving my car.
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Old 07-19-2013, 07:13 AM   #56
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Just came down through ND and SD did the same last year, but this year the ride was awesome. Last year I had to kick the cruise control off because I didn't feel comfortable with the wind blowing. This year no problem at all left the cruise on and just felt like driving my car.
Wonderful! I agree, the sway bar was well worth it. Thanks for the update!
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Just came down through ND and SD did the same last year, but this year the ride was awesome. Last year I had to kick the cruise control off because I didn't feel comfortable with the wind blowing. This year no problem at all left the cruise on and just felt like driving my car.
Great, Henry...makes me feel more comfortable about our planned trip to Spearfish SD in September!
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Ed you shouldn't have any problems at all, We've had a great trip so far, As a matter of fact we're in Custer SD right now.
You know when you start looking at the added weight on the chassis after the coach is added you have to wonder why the industry doesn't do something about the sway bar in the first place. I would think there would be some liability issues here if someone got involved in an accident and pushed the issue of the sway bar not suited for the MH height and weight? Course it's not just forest river but the entire industry. Considering how much the sway bars cost.
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10mm socket available at home depot

For those do-it-self installers the required allen socket is available from home depot SKU564566 $1.97 ea. You can check on-line for availability. Larry
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For those do-it-self installers the required allen socket is available from home depot SKU564566 $1.97 ea. You can check on-line for availability. Larry
NOW you tell me!
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