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Old 12-14-2014, 06:47 AM   #29
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So I have LT truck tires E rated on the TV, Class V hitch, Propride, and the entire front end of the TV was inspected, everything was tight, steering box replaced.

I will go across scales, my thought is the Propride is not adjusted properly? I can tighten the WD bars, correct?

Time to take it to the scales...fortunately they are close by.

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Old 12-14-2014, 06:56 AM   #30
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Yes, looks like the jacks/bars need to be tightened up to me. The ProPride bars will get a lot of curve in them when loaded properly.

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Old 12-14-2014, 08:04 AM   #31

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POI....I started out using 1400lb bars with the Hensley, changed to 1000lb following others suggestions of the need for a softer ride & less stress on the AS.

Fully loaded I can transfer 660lbs forward to the steering axle and 160 back to the AS axles.

They do bend....

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Old 12-14-2014, 10:37 PM   #32
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What Suspension Upgrades do I REALLY Need?

I did some reading around on the EX. The V and B code springs would be on my list. And I'd ask owners such as perry114 on this forum for their opinions AFTER I'd established FALR and re-measured the TV if the TT measures level.

The EX has about the worst steering, handling and braking of any TV of the past twenty years. There is plenty to diagnose and adjust and maybe modify. Put the TT tires at full pressure, adjust TV pressure to spec according to door placard and with 100% FALR one has a place to start. Alignment on both vehicles, brake drag, and bearing preset. Take time and verify these. Get some road time. If any changes are warranted try adjusting hitch, TV tire pressure, etc, first.

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