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Old 01-11-2018, 07:45 AM   #1
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Question Anti-sway bars and steering stabilizer for Alante 31V?

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We're in the process of purchasing an Atlanta 31V and saw some posts about adding Roadmaster anti-sway bars and a steering stabilizer to improve handling. When I mention this to the dealer, was informed that I didn't need the anti-sway bars because the JRide suspension already had them, still need to check on the steering stabilizer. Thoughts?
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Old 01-13-2018, 06:35 PM   #2
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Most likely they are referring to the factory installed rear sway bar.

If your chassis has the aftermarket add-ons available we recommend a front sway bar, both front and rear track bars, the steering stabilizer (Safe-T-Plus) as you mentioned, and Koni, or Bilstein Comfort shocks for the best handling package money can buy.
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Old 01-13-2018, 09:53 PM   #3
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Drive it first for a while to see what you think of the ride quality. After doing the CHF, it's handles much better. I have a Road Master steering stabilizer sitting in my garage to install but imho other than strong cross-winds (35+ mph) I've learned view to compensate for the chassis' willingness to be pushed across the lane, like when a semi passes you.
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Old 01-14-2018, 05:38 AM   #4
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Sorry, really new to this, but what is "CHF"? Thanks
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Old 01-14-2018, 07:29 AM   #5
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Sorry, really new to this, but what is "CHF"? Thanks
Cheap Handling Fix. A do it yourself adjustment to reduce the sway and rocking motion https://youtu.be/jlIrHIWbZoA
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Old 01-14-2018, 07:41 AM   #6
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Great, thanks! Looks like I need to pick up a new language...
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Old 01-14-2018, 03:30 PM   #7
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31V Sway Bars

I just purchased a new Alante 31V the end of November and drove it from CO to UT on US80 through WY. 40+ crosswinds and lots of trucks for my first trip. Was pleasantly surprised I kept it between the white lines with little difficulty. I am considering the steering stabilizer as it seems to make sense. I plan to make a few more trips before deciding on aftermarket sway bars. I am having the alignment and wheel balance checked by Ford before my next trip because of vibration around 65 mph.
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Old 01-14-2018, 03:54 PM   #8
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Great, thanks! I was hoping to hear from a recent buyer.
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Old 01-14-2018, 08:21 PM   #9
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Great, thanks! I was hoping to hear from a recent buyer.
I am a chronic researcher, spent 9 months looking and driving various MH's before deciding on the Alante. Then it was the pricing challenge and finding the right one. I have signed up for RV Repair to get tips on the operational aspect of the MH and also RV Trip Advisor to plot trips. I have watched several "Gone with the Wynns" videos, most recently their experience fitting their class A with Roadmaster sway bars and steering stabilizer. I am going to talk with the Ford shop about sway bars when I am in for alignment and balancing in two weeks. They do a lot of Ford chassis motor homes in our area. I will pass on what they have to say.
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Great, thanks! Appreciate anything I can pick up from others who have some time on the road.
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