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Old 10-23-2020, 08:58 PM   #1
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Question DS lean

my 27 footer Class C has a rear lean on the driver's side. Took it to a truck and RV chassis shop and they advised my leaf springs looked good and at this time they cannot figure out what is causing the lean. All tanks are empty. There is a slide on the DS rear. Any ideas?
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Old 10-23-2020, 09:54 PM   #2
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Welcome to our campfire!
Did the shop say how much "sag" you're trying to correct for?
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Old 10-23-2020, 10:38 PM   #3
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My Freedom Elite had a distinct lean to the driverís side that only got more pronounced with the bedroom slide out. My trusted truck shop was pretty adamant that it was only an appearance issue with no impact on handling. Itís just the angle of the box on the chassis. However, he said itís an easy fix. He proposed adding a small helper spring on the driverís side for about $150 or he could add a spacer on the existing. Itís caused by being heavier on one side and so obviously the correction wonít change the actual weight distribution just the angle of the box on the chassis. In the end I decided to not worry about it and lived with it to the end of its days. I have since noticed that many RVs and trucks on the road lean. Iíd just never noticed until I had my own issue.
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Old 10-24-2020, 02:10 AM   #4
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One advantage of the all air DP's, suspension automatically compensates for that.
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Old 10-24-2020, 02:24 AM   #5
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No Bob but it is real distinct. I was thinking about adding the air bags. Can you inflate separately?
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Old 10-24-2020, 02:39 AM   #6
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It would be interesting to know how much weight is on the wheels, and how it is distributed.
Could you take it across a truck scale?
This isn't the first time that we've been told of an RV dragging the driver's side a bit low..
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