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Trip Talk Travels and adventures. Who is online In total there are 6 users online :: 2 registered, 0 hidden and 4 guests based on users active over the past 5 minutes Most users ever online was on Tue Jan 21, pm.Cut down on the Coffee. There are many different things that can improve the ride of any chassis. First and foremost is the identification of what needs improvement. Jittery could be anything from simply out of balance tires to a defective component. I recommend that you visit Henderson's web page and read through their descriptions of symptoms, causes, and remedies.
After you know what's bugging you about your ride, you can ask for more specific input from others.
Personally, I visited Henderson's and was able to work with them. I've completed a few upgrades and have experienced much improvement in my Kodiak chassis SuperC coach. I have a Southwind on a f frame. The best money I ever spent was at Henderson's line up!!! The Ford E is notorious for bad caster alignment which makes driving any unit a challenge.
Now, the unit a Coach House XL is a joy to drive on the interstates and no more swaying! Also, driving for hours does not tire me out because the unit wants to go "straight" without any effects from x-wind or being swamped from passing large rigs!
Let us know! Boy I can relate to this, our last coach was an E chassis 31'6" of body length, there were times when someone would pass me I had the steering wheel at to stay in my lane. I installed Roadmaster sway bars, Bilstein shocks and a HendersonSuper Steer track bar kit model SS keeps the rear axle from swaying back and forth. Expensive but well worth it, no more upside down steering wheels or being pushed whan a tractor trailer would come up along side of us.
In fact it handled so well you often forgot what you were driving, which can be dangerous. Here's what worked for me after purchasing an 09 Sunseeker in It was all over the road and extremely dangerous to drive in windy conditions.
The Sunseeker still retained the non adjustable caster bushings which were replaced with Ingalls adjustable ones. This made a remarkable difference. Next the shocks were replaced with Bilsteins and the steering stabilizer also replaced with a Bilstein.
The following season we installed Helwig sway bars. It's a completely different vehicle now and I really appreciate what I have learned from others on these forums. Oh yeah, did the 5Star Tune 3 seasons ago, just amazing.
Thanks for your feedback! Just wonderful to have this kind of information shared with all the members and guests that drop in on the forum!
As was mentioned earlier, many manufacturers get the cut cab E, build the coach, and never look at the effects it has on the front suspension. The end effect that we as owners are left to contend with is a vehicle which will change direction when someone stares intently at the side of the vehicle, so imagine what happens when a truck or a crosswind hits you you nearly change lanes if you are not braced for it.
Since that time I have logged 25, miles in my rig half of it was FL to Alaska. CarlBrothers, that is interesting that they offer that from the factory. You said it best they just leave the chassis as it came from the factory, which is interesting since most often they will stretch it and overload it. Just did it to my E also 31'6" length.By mailmanAugust 11, in Engines. So let it rev up on the hills. Tim, not shure what your problem is?
Many have gone to a 5 Star tuner to help refine the Ford shift points. The Ford V10 is designed to reve, I don't think you can hurt one if you drove it flat out as it has a built in rev limiter. That doesn't sound right to me. With the advent of the 6 speed transmission, it has to be lower? Be aware that that engine was used with a number of rear axle ratios and tire sizes, so there will be no "here is their RPM at a given speed for all applications".
One also has to remember if the transmissions are setup with 4, 5 or 6 speed transmissions. There can also be different Torque converters, they can very slightly - dependent on the chassis wheelbase, that changes total weight of a coach and then add a towed. The F series truck chassis got the 6 speed earlier. However it looks like the F chassis still only has the old 5 speed, even in the chassis.
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