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Old 04-04-2016, 09:06 PM   #81
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Does this affect older models too?

Hello:

I'm the new (second owner) of a 2008 390BH-40 - Did the older models (2008) have the same front-end axle weight issue?

Thanks in advance.
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Old 04-04-2016, 09:22 PM   #82
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No you should be good. I would always recommend you get a weight but would expect you to be well below weight. The issues started with tile floors and larger fridges. Also DEF is reported to add almost a 1000 lbs. I'm surprised be that. Most of the issues I have seen are with 11-13 mostly RB's and BH models.



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Old 04-04-2016, 09:23 PM   #83
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Thanks much for the quick reply. I'll get the weight checked this weekend.
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Old 04-04-2016, 10:21 PM   #84
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I have a 2008 and your weight is gonna be fine.... Had mine weighed years ago and is was great....


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Old 05-03-2016, 08:30 PM   #85
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I just wanted to close out this thread by saying Randy H and the gang at the FR Diesel Div did a bang up job upgrading my airbags and tires today.

I can't thank them enough for the professionalism they showed me.

Randy also comped me some items that were way out of my factory warranty.

I know someone there reads this forum so tell everyone I said thanks.
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Old 05-04-2016, 03:44 PM   #86
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I just wanted to close out this thread by saying Randy H and the gang at the FR Diesel Div did a bang up job upgrading my airbags and tires today.

I can't thank them enough for the professionalism they showed me.

Randy also comped me some items that were way out of my factory warranty.

I know someone there reads this forum so tell everyone I said thanks.
That's fantastic news to hear. Kudos to the FR crew !!
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Old 05-04-2016, 03:50 PM   #87
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No you should be good. I would always recommend you get a weight but would expect you to be well below weight. The issues started with tile floors and larger fridges. Also DEF is reported to add almost a 1000 lbs. I'm surprised be that. Most of the issues I have seen are with 11-13 mostly RB's and BH models.

When you say def adds 1000 lbs, I'm guessing you're referring to the entire def system, not just a full tank of def, right?


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DEF weighs approx 9.3 lbs per gallon. The tank is around 13-14 gallons. So worst case is +/- 130 pounds.


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The whole system is what was referred. I should have phrased it as a question. How much weight does a DEF and all the other pollution control stuff added in 2010 add to the weight?



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Late to the party.

We have a 2011 390RB and are now faced with dealing with this weight issue.

Any chance someone could PM me the contact info for the right person at Berkshire? I thought I had the correct info but it has been several days since I emailed and I've not heard back so I want to double check the contact info I have.

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