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Old 02-27-2012, 11:16 AM   #99
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Anyone know what this is?

Up under moho last few days trying to figure out why I can't get it started. Spotted this 'shock-absorber' set-up. It's attached at the front of the rig, with other end on the steering gear. Cheapie version of 'Steer-Safe'???
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Old 02-27-2012, 11:17 AM   #100
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ok, now that I look at the photo closer, I see "Super-Steer" on the blue contraption above the shock absorber. Guess I'll go do a Google Search next.
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Old 02-27-2012, 11:32 AM   #101
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Well its a steering damper... normally its mounted across the chassis under the engine cross member.
The supersteer is a win.
They are $300 bucks a piece, and are a huge upgrade, as they have roller bearings instead of the stock sloppy plain bearing units.

SuperSteer Bell Crank for Chevy P30/32 Motorhome Chassis

Looseness, or play in the steering wheel can often be attributed to the bell crank (or "idler"), which supports the steering linkage. Original equipment designs utilize common sleeve bushings, which often wear out prematurely and cannot be adjusted for side play. By contrast, SuperSteer bell cranks utilize tapered roller bearings, which are far better at carrying load and can be adjusted to achieve precise movement.

SuperSteer Bell Crank P3032
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Old 02-27-2012, 10:08 PM   #102
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I coincidentally replaced the steering damper on our 345 yesterday. The old one was totally shot and our coach only has 51,000 on the clock. After reading this thread I immediately ordered the Supersteer bell crank. Our coach handled like a pogo stick. This should do the trick.
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Old 03-04-2012, 08:51 PM   #103
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Well its a steering damper... normally its mounted across the chassis under the engine cross member.
The supersteer is a win.
They are $300 bucks a piece, and are a huge upgrade, as they have roller bearings instead of the stock sloppy plain bearing units.

SuperSteer Bell Crank for Chevy P30/32 Motorhome Chassis

Looseness, or play in the steering wheel can often be attributed to the bell crank (or "idler"), which supports the steering linkage. Original equipment designs utilize common sleeve bushings, which often wear out prematurely and cannot be adjusted for side play. By contrast, SuperSteer bell cranks utilize tapered roller bearings, which are far better at carrying load and can be adjusted to achieve precise movement.

SuperSteer Bell Crank P3032
I have them on mine. As I have been tell y'all my Moho drives great with those. I recommend getting for yours if you don't already have. They make all the difference in the world. I was able to pass big rigs on the highway without blowing off the road after I installed mine.
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Old 03-11-2012, 06:39 PM   #104
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Your M/H...
In 1989, the base price/MSRP was....
$118,762
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Old 03-31-2012, 09:05 PM   #105
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anyone have any ideas where to locate replacement tail-light lenses? Just started looking this evening, but so far not much luck. As well, what about the turn signal lenses for the front of moho? Of course, I'm looking for best price, doubt that I could afford anything directly from Airstream. Gotta be a supplier out there somewhere
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Old 03-31-2012, 09:47 PM   #106
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These?
http://www.vintagetrailersupply.com/..._p/vts-124.htm
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Steve,
Yes, those......but, after posting this, found same thing at Out of Doors Mart, for a few pennies cheaper......Taillight Lens 510162 [510162] - $3.99 : Out-of-Doors Mart!, More Airstream Parts on-line than anyone!
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Look what finally came!

Just out front of my home, sweeping the last bit of leaves (leaves don't come down in the fall here in Florida) and discovered that I had a package hidden. Wow, this is going to be so cool! Now DadsToy and I can actually be 'twins' with our iPad steering wheel holders!
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Just out front of my home, sweeping the last bit of leaves (leaves don't come down in the fall here in Florida) and discovered that I had a package hidden. Wow, this is going to be so cool! Now DadsToy and I can actually be 'twins' with our iPad steering wheel holders!
Your going to love it!
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No one fell for it Crazee, because you plagiarized the photo! Nice try though. I thought for a moment I was going to have to bail you our also.
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Just out front of my home, sweeping the last bit of leaves (leaves don't come down in the fall here in Florida) and discovered that I had a package hidden. Wow, this is going to be so cool! Now DadsToy and I can actually be 'twins' with our iPad steering wheel holders!
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No one fell for it Crazee, because you plagiarized the photo! Nice try though. I thought for a moment I was going to have to bail you our also.
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Derek, it's true, Airstreamer's don't have a sense of humor...sad.
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Derek, it's true, Airstreamer's don't have a seance of humor...sad.
I bet it is the heavy exposure to all that aluminum. It's starting to affect me too!
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