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Old 03-30-2020, 08:56 AM   #1
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Hi all, with our first full season of camping coming up and a planned trip from Michigan to Maine in August I was considering adding the Roadmaster shocks to our 2020 321 RSTS. Does anyone have experience with adding shocks and was it a good our bad idea. Here in Michigan we have some pretty "rough" roads so I figure dampening some of the bouncing inside the coach would help much. Your thoughts
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Hi all, with our first full season of camping coming up and a planned trip from Michigan to Maine in August I was considering adding the Roadmaster shocks to our 2020 321 RSTS. Does anyone have experience with adding shocks and was it a good our bad idea. Here in Michigan we have some pretty "rough" roads so I figure dampening some of the bouncing inside the coach would help much. Your thoughts
I didn't have them on my North Point and when I bought the Pinnacle and we went full time, I decided to have a set put on. Oh my oh my what a difference. I said it many a time before and I'll say it again.............I wish my TV took the bumps as well as my 5er! Seen as my "mechanic" days are over, I had an RV shop that I know very well install them. Just under $900 total.
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What is the kit number you purchased? How much were they?
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What is the kit number you purchased? How much were they?
The kit number is 2460 for 3" axles. The kit cost $524 and installation was $302 for a total of $826.
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I also installed them on mine and it is money well spent. It's a day and night difference. My next upgrade being that we can not go any where do to covid-19 is the disc brake upgrade.
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Do you have the Moryde leaf spring suspension?
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Do you have the Moryde leaf spring suspension?
Yes, with Dexter shackles.
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I added the Roadmaster shocks to my 2015 REQS last year and believe they have helped tremendously. I installed them myself. I can feel the difference in the handling and reactions I feel on the road and don’t have as much “straightening” up inside the trailer once I get where I’m going.

Well worth it, in my opinion.
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Do you have pictures of your installation?
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If your new unit has the factory prep brackets for the shocks, which most of the 2020 Jayco units now have, I would highly recommend the adding the shocks.
Oddly, my 2020 HT was built so early in the model year production that the brackets were not yet being included. I think the addition of the brackets tells us something that Jayco was aware of the benefit of them.
In my case, I installed the SumoSprings for a couple of reasons, but, if my 5'er had the brackets, I probably would have installed the shocks.
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I’ve seen on other threads here that Jayco has said “adding the road master shocks will void the Jayco frame warranty”. I’ve also contacted Moryde and their tech department does not see any appreciable difference or improvement by using them. I’ve contacted Roadmaster and they don’t have an opinion one way or the other. I’m in a quandary as I’m tired of picking my clothes up off the floor in my rear bedroom closet after a run.
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I’ve seen on other threads here that Jayco has said “adding the road master shocks will void the Jayco frame warranty”. I’ve also contacted Moryde and their tech department does not see any appreciable difference or improvement by using them. I’ve contacted Roadmaster and they don’t have an opinion one way or the other. I’m in a quandary as I’m tired of picking my clothes up off the floor in my rear bedroom closet after a run.
I doubt Jayco would void the frame warranty. If so, why are they putting shock hangers on their new rigs? My North Point did not have shocks and the first thing I did when I bought the Pinnacle is to put shocks on. I would NOT have a FW without them. The reason Moryde doesn't see any difference or improvement, is because they don't have a shock kit in their product line up.......if they did you would hear a different tune
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