Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 02-26-2015, 06:54 AM   #21
Senior Member
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Warsaw,NC
Posts: 2,482
X2 on that. I like the windows but the tires and axle upgrade with the Goodyear tires was nice and then when I found out how much more weight I could carry was icing on the cake.

Sent from my iPhone using Forest River Forums

2015 Cedar Creek 32RL
2012 Silverado 3500HD SRW
spock123 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-13-2015, 07:22 PM   #22
Junior Member
Join Date: Apr 2015
Location: Woodville OH
Posts: 2
Originally Posted by bigbetty View Post
my unit came with 6000 pound axles and e rated tires with a max pressure of 80psi. Blowout 2nd trip out. I felt e rated tires were not strong enough so I wanted to go to it G rated tire but the pressure would be 100 pounds. next problem was the rims were not recommended for that pressure and in order to change the rims to a 100 psi I had to go to 7000 pound axles for the 8 bolt lug pattern. Calls to Forest River and some moaning of my worries and they replaced axles suspension rims and tires including the spare. Cost me 300 for labor but i feel much safer. Happy camper now. Also put tire minder system in.
bigbetty, What year is your 34RLSA? I have a 2013 and was told that the 7000 axles and Goodyear tires couldn't be ordered for my unit.

2013 Cedar Creek 34RLSA
2008 F350 Crew Cab 4x4 6.4 diesel
Pullrite SuperGlide
jomyers95 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-13-2015, 07:53 PM   #23
Senior Member
Campingnut's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: Carstairs Alberta Canada
Posts: 259
I ordered our 2013 with the 7000lbs axels and goodyears from the factory.
Tim and Bev
2013 Cedar Creek 34RLSA, Magnum 2800w inverter, 560w of solar.
2015 F-350
Campingnut is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 04-13-2015, 08:40 PM   #24
Junior Member
Join Date: Mar 2014
Location: blairstown nj
Posts: 4
Originally Posted by jomyers95 View Post
bigbetty, What year is your 34RLSA? I have a 2013 and was told that the 7000 axles and Goodyear tires couldn't be ordered for my unit.
My 34rlsa is a 2012. I am so much happier with having upgraded suspension and tires/ rims. Ride did get a little stiffer but no problems to speak of. Just repacked my wheel bearings today so I no I will be good for the season.also new battery's in my tire minder system.
bigbetty is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 04-14-2015, 02:16 PM   #25
Join Date: Dec 2013
Location: Emerald Park
Posts: 41
Hi there, can you help me understand how the ride has improved or stiffened? I can't tell any difference in ride quality if my trailer is maxed out to 15.5k or running empty? Do the larger axels get a beefier spring packs? I am just trying to get my head around ride quality when everyone is in the TV and how one can measure this outcome.
SKGCRD is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-22-2015, 08:31 AM   #26
Junior Member
dcglovier's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Maryland
Posts: 3
Suspension Upgrade

I have a 2012 34RLSA with 6000# axles. The springs are flat. Is there any reason not to just change to heaver leaf springs?
dcglovier is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-24-2015, 09:15 PM   #27
Senior Member
97flhtcui's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Austin Texas
Posts: 134
If your springs are flat, you should get the trailer weighed at a truck stop that has cat scales. You may be towing overweight.

2011 Ford F-250 6.2l gas 373 rear end
2015 Cedar Creek 34RL
97flhtcui is offline   Reply With Quote

suspension, upgrade

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

» Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by is not in any way associated with Forest River, Inc. or its associated RV manufacturing divisions.

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities

Copyright 2002-2015 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:06 AM.