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Old 06-07-2022, 08:11 AM   #1
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Suspension upgrades

We have recently purchased a used (1893miles) 2020 GT5 34H5 and are considering an upgrade to the suspension. In my research, I think I have found some good upgrades, as you can see below.

RM-RBK22-RSSA Roadmaster Steering Stabilizer
RM-1139-148 Roadmaster Front Anti-Sway Bar
RM-1139-149 Roadmaster Rear Anti-Sway Bar
SSR-187-54-1 Sumo Spring Maxim Custom Helper Springs - Rear Axle
SSF-170-40-2 Sumo Spring Rebel Custom Helper Springs - 2 Piece - Front Axle

Of course, as a newbie, my question is... "Have I found 'the best' upgrades? Is there a better system out there?

Any help will be much appreciated.

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Old 06-07-2022, 08:54 AM   #2
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Suspension Upgrades

I have a 2021 Georgetown 31L5. I purchased it with approximately 3,000 miles and shortly after the purchase did those same improvements as well. In addition, i had an alignment and installed Koni shocks on front and rear. What a difference. You will notice a big improvement and be glad you did, especially on long trips. Will cost you some bucks, but in my opinion well worth it.

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Old 06-07-2022, 09:40 AM   #3
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They're the upgrades I've been considering for my Jayco. I was thinking of the Safe-t-plus for the steering stabilizer instead of the Roadmaster. Can't say really for sure as to "why" one over the other, it just seemed more commonly recommended. I imagine as long as you do something to bring the steering back in line, it'll be good.

I also plan for the Koni shocks like Jvz said.
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Old 06-07-2022, 09:46 AM   #4
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Looks good for a big improvement. If your going to tow something behind the RV, I would recommend a track bar on the rear axle. It helps a lot with lateral movement.
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Old 06-12-2022, 07:02 AM   #5
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Before you lay out the money for all those mods, (which I have on our 2012 and makes a huge difference!) look into Liquid Springs. It is very pricey, but if this is going to be your last MH it may be worth it. It is now an option from some manuf.
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Old 06-12-2022, 08:37 AM   #6
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Iíll vote for looking at the liquid springs.

Wrote up a long review on here after we had it put on our 3051 Forester.

They have front and back for the F53 chassis.

In short it is the nicest upgrade we did and worth every penny. No more fighting in the wind or when semis pass - responds instantly to counteract the sway.

Rough patches in the road much nicer ride.

Liquid Springs on our Forester 3051S (long)
https://www.forestriverforums.com/fo...d.php?t=231080

As mentioned it is not inexpensive but Iím no longer tired at the end of the day after driving either.

We had it done at the factory in Indiana.
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