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Old 07-26-2017, 04:29 PM   #1
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2016 Precept 35S Chassis Upgrade

First let me start off by saying we know a guy with a full service RV repair and restoration shop. After a month of driving it I called him about the handling and when I told him the tire pressure was 85 PSI he said that's like driving on flat tires. I aired the tires up to 95-100 and then immediately had the front end aligned. We have put another 4000 miles on it since then and felt the handling could be improved so off to the RV shop. I had them install the SafeTplus steering stabilizer, CHF on the front and rear stabilizer bars and replaced the dreaded Bilsteins with the Koni FSD's.
HUGE difference!!
Less tippy, better control and handling and the constant correction of the steering wheel is gone. I'll put some more miles on it but it felt really good and I may be done spending $$$$ on it.
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Old 07-26-2017, 04:45 PM   #2
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[QUOTE=Vicr;549638]replaced the dreaded Bilsteins with the Koni FSD's.
HUGE difference!!
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Best thing any MH owner could do, whether it is a REDHAWK, GREYHAWK, SENECA, ALANTE or PRECEPT.
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Old 07-26-2017, 09:38 PM   #3
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Does that have any effect on the Semi's passing you windy conditions?

I've done the CHF, Safe T Steer and the rear blue ox track bar. Tires are at 100psi and it's still a white knucke ride at times.
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What are the Bilstiens ?
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Bilstein is a brand of shock absorbers.
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Old 09-18-2017, 11:18 PM   #6
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Bilstein is a brand of shock absorbers.
And by replacing them my Precept will handle better?
I think the J in the Jaco J ride must stand for joke because my motorhome handles like crap. I put on the steering stabilizer everyone recommended and put the tire pressure at 100 but it still wanders all over the road.
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And by replacing them my Precept will handle better?
I think the J in the Jaco J ride must stand for joke because my motorhome handles like crap. I put on the steering stabilizer everyone recommended and put the tire pressure at 100 but it still wanders all over the road.
Have you had it aligned?
Also, the steering stabilizer is more of a safety device than something to help the handling.
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I have the same problem I put steering stabilizer on air bag on front Sumo bushing on rear and Trax bar on rear still have the same problem now Jayco said to replace there sway bars with bigger one . My Jayco Alante is a money pit .
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Jayco told me that the sway bar needs replace on front I have stuck $3000 in my Alante and still have that problem the 1 3/4 " sway bar might help it is $600
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I have the same problem I put steering stabilizer on air bag on front Sumo bushing on rear and Trax bar on rear still have the same problem now Jayco said to replace there sway bars with bigger one . My Jayco Alante is a money pit .
This makes no sense. How can we help with such poorly structured sentences?

Did you get it aligned?!
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