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Old 02-09-2018, 06:51 AM   #1
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Rattle and sway

10 days into first big trip in our 32ds while homeschooling our 3 kids for a semester. Been great!

Steering stabilizer, chf helped a lot but canít believe how much a full load including water in tank has helped with fighting the wind and road.
Maybe pulling toad has helped as well.

Still feel like every screw in the rv is rattling free on rough highways or roads. Anything help without increasing sway?

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Old 02-09-2018, 07:57 AM   #2
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We found changing out the Blisten shocks with Koni helps with rough roads so every expansion crack doesn't feel like jolt to the RV. Also, double check your tire pressure and make sure it lines up with the tire loading chart based on your weight. Visit a truck stop to at least get an axle weight for front/rear. Though no matter what, there are some roads that are just miserable no matter what.

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Old 02-09-2018, 08:50 PM   #3
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Adding Sumo Springs to our 2016 30DS really helped the ride and reduced sway as well.
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Old 02-09-2018, 09:36 PM   #4
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Also added sumo springs to a friends jayco (same damn thing) last weekend and reduced the shudders over all bumps tremendously
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Old 02-11-2018, 01:32 PM   #5
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We added a Blue Ox tt2400 rear Trac bar which greatly reduced the sway caused by wind or semis passing us on interstate highways. Well worth the investment and relatively easy to install. Next will be the Roadmaster steering stabilizer and Summo shocks.
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Old 02-11-2018, 05:50 PM   #6
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Blue Ox TruCenter Steering Control
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I installed the Blue Ox TruCenter Steering Control (steering stabilizer) and the CHF (cheap handling fix) on mine. I paid a tire shop to do the CHF. The TruCenter has a button to recenter in a cross wind.
SEE: TruCenter Steering Control

I drove about 4,000 miles last summer. When I had a cross wind, I was able to recenter the steering with a push of the button. It was like hitting the cruise button. I give it a two .
I 2nd the proper tire pressure to reduce the road rattle. I have a 28DS so I do not have the tail wage of the 32DS, but you should look at getting a rear Trac Bar.

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