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Subject: Re: Ride in 80's Wanderlodge


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Janice Condon
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Date Posted: 11/ 9/ 05, 5:51am
In reply to: Bob Allwein 's message, "Ride in 80's Wanderlodge" on 11/ 1/ 05, 7:59pm

We have an '82 which we love. The ride is great, but the best thing is that you can move around in a motorhome. We are thinking about getting another coach, but it will be a bird.

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Don
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Date Posted: 11/ 11/ 05, 12:54pm

Hello,

Later 1980 busses and newer have air ride that should provide a smoother ride than springs. You may choose to update the shocks if they have begun to fail. Be sure that all zerk fitting are lubbed, there are quite a few of them and many lube shops will flake out and only lube the overtly obvious ones. The longer the wheel base should reduce bumps as well. People have reported good results with over sized tires and wheels up front to tame a spring suspension.

Mine road like crap until I finaly lubed the suspension myself. Mine has springs and needs new shock so it is not all that smooth but it does handle well in the mountanes, where an air suspension might handle a bit more spungy. It is a short 31 foot model as well.

Regards, Don
1980sb31

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