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Old 11-19-2017, 02:53 PM   #1
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Travel Trailer Suspension Upgrade

On my to do list, is a suspension upgrade. I will change out bolts and shackles with a wet bolt kit and will change out the equalizer as well. To those of you who have done this modification have you noticed a better tow experience or just piece of mind by having better quality parts? If you have any suggestions or recommendations, I'd like to hear those also. Thanks.
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The final page of this thread shows the process with some photos: https://www.jaycoowners.com/forums/f...l-49679-3.html

I am in the process of doing the upgrade right now (put her on blocks and pulled the right side tires last night).
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Old 11-19-2017, 03:57 PM   #3
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I did my fiver a few weeks ago. Already had the CRE3000 center hanger but both had seized bolts so I replaced them. The nylon bushings were worn out and the cheesy OE shackles had elongated holes. Haven't towed it since the upgrade, that'll be in 6 weeks.

I blocked the whole trailer and took all 4 wheels off at once. Took about 4 hrs worth of work spread over a couple of days (had to wait for the new CRE3000's)
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I did the WET bolt upgrade on another rig. I could not notice any difference towing but it already had a Mor/Ryde suspension.

The new parts were worth the peace of mind.
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You’re only gaining longer component life and the apparent peace of mind that comes with it. Nothing feels any different going down the road.


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