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Posted: 11/21/21 02:37pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Sorry, mileage on shocks/springs are at 59,000 miles.

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Posted: 11/22/21 08:15am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

At 60k miles I would replace the shocks and get an alignment and getting the caster right. Do the yellow bumpers touch the springs or is there a gap between them? A good alignment shop can check your ride height as well as sagging or worn springs and other components for wear.

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Posted: 11/23/21 07:47am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Thanks Grace. Will follow your advice and see how it works.

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Posted: 11/23/21 09:25am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Doug,
What you suspect is Sumo spring is actually the stock factory bumpers that come with a Workhorse "W" chassis. They come in different colors depending on the axle weight. IN addition to your front end alignment as recommended, you may want to consider a thrust angle alignment that insures that your rear axle is in perfect alignment with the front axle. I am sure that you have seen vehicles going down the road looking like they are "crabbing". A front end only alignment will not correct this. The problem is that most truck alignment shops cannot do this so you will have to search for one that has the proper equipment.

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Our 04 W22 was situated with probably the heaviest gas coach built being a Newmar Mountain Aire. Never had one problem with it going down the road and it was bone stock. I think a lot of these modification needs are in ones head. Air the tires up correctly and you should be good to go. JMHO


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