Wanderlodge Owners Group  

Go Back   Wanderlodge Owners Group > Mechanic's Corner > Tires, Wheels, Brakes, Steering and Suspensions

Tires, Wheels, Brakes, Steering and Suspensions Discussion of preventative/corrective maintenance and other technical issues regarding your coach's Tires, Wheels, Brakes, Steering and Suspensions and related components.

Site Search:
Thread Tools
Old 11-26-2019
ERWIN O ERWIN O is offline
Join Date: Mar 2019
Location: ALAMEDA
Posts: 94
Default Shocks and Tires

I am still working on the interior remodel. I will post pics soon.

When I drove the bus home from buying it I had some questions for you all. I was concerned about the triple death bounce when I hit a transition in the road. The suspension Dump light came on as well. You guys recommended Tires and shocks. I looked through the POs service records and he had just had new shocks put on 3000 miles earlier. The bus was serviced at Holland motors in So Cal. Invoice stated customer wants the highest grade shocks available. They installed Monroes. Customer stated suspension dump light comes on when he hits a big bump. They stated they could not find the problem causing that.

Well I got new tires and shocks installed today . Per Randy's recommendation I got Koni Reds all the way around. some people recommend turning the adjustment screw one full turn clockwise because of the weight of the bus. Randy said stiffen them up as far as they will go (about four turns) I did the maximum stiffness on all shocks and WOW what a great ride. Safe, smooth, and stable no matter how big the bump. And guess what? The suspension dump light comes on no more! Go Holland Motors!

Put BFGs on for tires. Can't say that helped the ride but couldn't have hurt compared to the 7 year old tires.

Shocks came from Super Steer. John was very helpful. And shipped same day.

Thanks everyone who chimed in on this.

Erwin Beales
1996 WB40
“LUCKY 27”
Reply With Quote
Old 11-26-2019
Randy Dupree's Avatar
Randy Dupree Randy Dupree is offline
Forum owner
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Port St Joe,Fl
Posts: 36,864

Monroes just don't cut it!
as you found out!
Thanks for the update.
email me at randy@randydupree.com only.

Randy Dupree
2000 LXI 43
Port St Joe Fl.

Reply With Quote
Old 11-26-2019
Harold,Cat&Sam Harold,Cat&Sam is offline
Senior Member
Join Date: Oct 2014
Location: Mooringsport
Posts: 2,049

Good deal , now you have a happy camper
Harold n Cat McMullen
Sam 11 year old min schnauzer
Mooringsport, Louisiana
1994 BMC 37' "Sold"
2004 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited
1986 F150
Reply With Quote


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Great deal on Toyo tires on Simple Tires 15% off irstaxhelp Tires, Wheels, Brakes, Steering and Suspensions 21 05-21-2019 05:35 PM
Best place to have tires and shocks installed dackerman Tires, Wheels, Brakes, Steering and Suspensions 10 12-02-2016 11:45 AM
Toyo tires,who needs tires? Randy Dupree Tires, Wheels, Brakes, Steering and Suspensions 8 08-21-2015 11:01 AM
Tires and Shocks Ned Hoopes Tires, Wheels, Brakes, Steering and Suspensions 0 06-22-2010 12:54 PM
KONI FSD Self Adjusting Shocks & KONI Adjustable Shocks, Procedure & Part Numbers iamflagman Tires, Wheels, Brakes, Steering and Suspensions 0 04-08-2008 02:16 AM

Web Search:

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 04:24 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions Inc.