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Old 09-21-2018, 08:28 PM   #1
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Popping Suspension

This started recently. In the video the camper is on concrete and travels about 10’. Hoping it is just the bushings but not sure.

Ok. Video did not load. It is 1,7mb taken with an iPhone. It shows up when adding a video. What am I missing?

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Old 09-22-2018, 06:10 AM   #2
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I would start by upgrading to the wet bolt and heavy duty bushings. You’d be surprised how quickly those plastic bushings wear out
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Bought our 2017 Eagle 321rsts 5th last August. I did the morryde wet bolts over the winter. I was surprised how much the original equipment nylon bushing had worn. Yeh new trailer with total of less than 30 hours road time on it from factory. The nylon ones just can't take the rough roads we all have these days

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Old 09-22-2018, 06:41 AM   #4
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I upgraded my 2017 28.5 RSTS to a MorRyde wet bolt kit. I had 2 bushings worn through where it was metal on metal when I swapped it out. Once I got it all installed and greased and took a few trips there's no more squeaks. Highly recommend....
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Old 09-22-2018, 07:39 AM   #5
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If it is bushings what is danger in towing?
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Old 09-22-2018, 07:55 AM   #6
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If it is bushings what is danger in towing?
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Lots. Metal bolt wearing and slopping around in a metal eye = big trouble if she shears away and bores enough to cause spring disengagement. If this happens at speed, you and others could be toast. That is why it so egregious that RV manufacturers and parts fabricators produce and sell us this junk. Pull the total garbage and install a set of MORryde wet bolts or do the whole kit with the MORryde "equalizer." I did the wet bolts myself. The MORryde is made right, a vastly superior product to the crap that Jayco purchases/utilizes and LCI/Lippert contracts in Chinese factories.
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If you do some searching on this forums under shackles and or wet bolts you will find a wealth of knowledge. Along with pictures of elongated shackles and failures of suspension. The MorRyde shackles are twice the thickness of the manufacturers shackles. That with a greaseable fitting = winning.
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Installed new whey bolts yesterday . Old ones shot on 2 yr old 26.5rls. Took longer to Jack up than to do job. Cut 6x6 wood in 1ft blocks to block under frame .dude 2 6 ton jacks under axles took about 3 hr. New shackles twice as thick .good luck with yours .
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If it is bushings what is danger in towing?
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If you need to get somewhere then go ahead and tow. While the plastic bushings may be worn out unless you have a ton of miles on the trailer the shackle plates won't be toast. I changed mine with maybe 14,000mi and the holes were elongated but not near to breaking.

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Old 09-23-2018, 04:36 PM   #10
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Actually, the “popping” sound is the bolt shifting in the nylon bushing. It means that a few of the nylon bushings are still intact. No problem with towing a few hundred miles.
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