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Posted: 10/08/18 07:22pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

There is a gentleman that is located just below you in Stockbridge, GA who has an older Model Diesel MH which only had springs and shocks. He added airbags to his MH and is well pleased with his investment. If you want his name etc, PM me. He might be able to give you some ideas as well as his thoughts on adding air bags. Take care.


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I have air bags with controls on all 4 corners and Monroe RV shocks on my F-53 and my ride did improve, not by a lot but did soften the bumps, the trick for the front in run the air bags at 22 psi.


Also check your weight to the air pressure on tires, my RV is light in front so I can run 75 psi in front tires as to Hankook specs and that also smoothed out the front.

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Posted: 10/09/18 09:33pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

I installed the Kelderman air ride on the front of my F53 chassis (Itasca Sunrise). If I had it to do over again, I would not do it. It improved the ride marginally, but was definitely not worth the cost. It is also a pain to always be checking the air pressure. Should have just stuck with the Koni FSDs.


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Posted: 10/11/18 03:04pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

How many miles on your MH? How many miles on this set of shocks? Also check the ride height on the front and rear side to side, how much clearance between the rubber bumpers and the frame? Or is the frame resting on the top of the bumper? Check the easy things first before you start adding stuff to improve the ride.

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