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Old 06-24-2014, 04:06 PM   #11
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One last item to consider is that some campgrounds have limitations on size - smaller is better - at least pn the west coast :-)

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Old 06-24-2014, 04:13 PM   #12
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Smaller opens more options, but being only 30 amp has been more important when I have camped.
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Old 06-24-2014, 04:16 PM   #13
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35 foot or less is also important.
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Old 06-24-2014, 04:17 PM   #14
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If you pull a vehicle you can't really back up.
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Old 06-26-2014, 06:42 PM   #15
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Found out from family that it's rougher in back when pulling car. I know it's smoother in front.
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Old 06-27-2014, 11:05 AM   #16
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I did the cheap handling fix to my 30DS yesterday. Took about an hour. Really helps reduce or eliminate the coach swaying side to side. Here is a link to the thread over at the IRV2 forum.

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Old 06-28-2014, 10:00 AM   #17
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So, where are the sway bars? And, how hard is it to make this fix? Is it something I might be able to do myself or should I get a mechanic?

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Old 06-28-2014, 11:06 AM   #18
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I looked under the RV and see the sway bars and think I see the connection points they talk about. I'll crawl under there later and see if I think I can make the change.

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Old 06-28-2014, 11:27 AM   #19
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If you look at the link I posted there are literally hundreds of pages of information about the CHF. Everything you need , pics instructions, discussions of the pros and cons are there. What you need for a FR3 are 15mm , 18mm wrenches and a small jack to move the sway bar once it has been loosened. Torque wrench and blue locktite are also helpful.
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Old 06-28-2014, 10:16 PM   #20
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No offense Barbara, but unless you've got a breaker bar and some decent upper body strength, I think you might find the CHF hard to do. The torque spec is supposed yo be 68 ft lbs? But when the cornfed boy named Jethro in Dearborn put mine on, I think they were torqued to HNNNNGGGHHHHHHH +/- a few foot pounds. It was everything I could do to break mine loose, and I am not lacking for strength or tools.

FYI, Ford will do it too. I think they charge an hour of labor.
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