Roadmaster Rear Anti-Sway Bar for Vans

Roadmaster Rear Anti-Sway Bar for Vans

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  • Anti-Sway Bar
  • Roadmaster
  • Rear
  • 1-1/8 Inch Diameter
  • Steel w Polyurethane Bushing
Minimize sway and driver fatigue by improving the stability and driveability of your vehicle. The bar on this sturdy, effective anti-sway system mounts to the rear axle and to the frame to balance weight transfer and reduce body roll. Call 800-298-8924 to order Roadmaster anti-sway bars part number RM-1129-143 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all Roadmaster products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for Roadmaster Rear Anti-Sway Bar for Vans. Anti-Sway Bars reviews from real customers.


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Roadmaster Anti-Sway Bars - RM-1129-143

Minimize sway and driver fatigue by improving the stability and driveability of your vehicle. The bar on this sturdy, effective anti-sway system mounts to the rear axle and to the frame to balance weight transfer and reduce body roll.


Features:

  • Minimizes side-to-side movement to improve overall stability of your vehicle
    • Lets you execute turns and quick maneuvers with confidence
    • Allows for a level ride, even on irregular surfaces
    • Reduces driver fatigue - minimizes effort required to keep your van in line
  • Diminishes effects of crosswinds, passing motorists and shifting cargo
  • Designed to fit your vehicle and work in conjunction with its suspension system
    • Attaches to rear axle and to chassis - uses weight of axle to brace frame as it shifts in turns
    • Engineered to avoid interference with most popular aftermarket add-ons and accessories
  • Made with polyurethane bushings instead of the standard rubber variety for a longer-lasting system
    • Polyurethane is durable and resistant to damage caused by oil, gasoline and ozone
    • Less wear means less give in the system and better support
  • Constructed of thick 4140 chromoly steel for superior strength
  • Includes heavy-gauge mounting hardware, easy-to-follow instructions and bushing lubricant
  • Made in the USA


Specs:

  • Bar diameter: 1-1/8"
  • Limited 1-year warranty


Roadmaster Anti-Sway Bar Installed

Benefits of an Anti-Sway System

The Roadmaster anti-sway bar does for side-to-side movement what a good pair of shocks does for up-and-down motion. You will notice a marked improvement in your vehicle's stability as the bar works to balance weight transfer and reduce body roll. The anti-sway bar acts as a link between your van's frame and its rear axle, using the axle as a brace to more effectively balance the shifting weight of your van as you maneuver it. Lubricated bushings allow just enough pivot and rotation to compensate for the pressure placed on one side of your vehicle when it goes into sudden maneuvers, hits crosswinds or encounters shifting weights.



Roadmaster Anti-Sway Polyurethane Bushings

Superior Construction

The Roadmaster anti-sway bar is made of 4140 chromoly, a chromium and molybdenum steel alloy. This type of steel is considerably harder and stronger than the standard 1020 steel that is typically used in anti-sway applications. In addition, the larger diameter of the bar increases its torsional roll stiffness. The result is a bar that is not only stronger than the competition, but also nearly 30 percent better at resisting sway. The polyurethane bushings and grommets used at the attachment points are durable yet flexible, ensuring that the system is neither so rigid nor so malleable that it becomes ineffective.



1129-143 Roadmaster Anti-Sway Bar - Rear



RM-1129-143 Installation InstructionsInstallation Details RM-1129-143 Installation instructions

This Product Fits The Following Vehicles

2017 - 2018 Hymer Aktiv 2.0 Motorhome

2017 - 2018 Hymer Aktiv Motorhome

2018 - 2018 Carado Axiom Motorhome

2018 - 2018 Carado Banff Motorhome

2017 - 2018 Pleasure-Way Lexor Motorhome

2015 - 2018 Coachmen Orion Motorhome

2014 - 2014 Dodge ProMaster 1500

2014 - 2018 Ram ProMaster 1500

2014 - 2014 Dodge ProMaster 2500

2014 - 2018 Ram ProMaster 2500

2014 - 2014 Dodge ProMaster 3500

2014 - 2018 Ram ProMaster 3500

2015 - 2017 Dynamax REV Motorhome

2016 - 2018 Roadtrek Simplicity Motorhome

2017 - 2017 Hymer Sonne Motorhome

2015 - 2019 Winnebago Travato Motorhome

2015 - 2017 Winnebago Trend Motorhome

2015 - 2015 Itasca Viva Motorhome

2015 - 2018 Roadtrek Zion Motorhome



Video of Roadmaster Rear Anti-Sway Bar for Vans


Videos are provided as a guide only. Refer to manufacturer installation instructions and specs for complete information.




Video Transcript for Roadmaster Anti-Sway Bars - Anti-Sway Bar - RM-1129-143 Review

Speaker 1: Today we're gonna take a look at the Roadmaster rear anti sway bar for vans. Now this is a custom fit part. It is designed to fit the 2014 and newer Dodge and Ram Promaster 1500, 2500, and 3500 chassis vehicles. Now on a custom fit part, I always like to recommend for you to go to our website, use our fit guide, put in your year, model vehicle, and it'll show you if this part will work for your application. Now this sway bar will minimize side to side movement, improves overall stability of your vehicle. It'll help let you execute turns and quick maneuvers with confidence, allows for a nice level ride even on irregular surfaces, and it'll even reduce driver fatigue 'cause it'll minimize the effort that'll be required to keep your van in line.It will also diminish effects of any crosswinds, passing motorists, and shifting cargo.

And this is designed to fit your vehicle and work in conjunction with its suspension system. Basically it attaches to your rear axle and to the chassis, and it uses the weight of that axle to brace your frame as it shifts and turns. And it is engineered to avoid interference with most popular after market add-ons and accessories.This is made with the polyurethane bushings, instead of your standard rubber variety. It gives you a lot longer lasting system. Basically the polyurethane is durable, and it's resistant to damage that can be caused by oil, gas, and ozone.

And of course, less wear will mean less give in your system and better support. The bar itself is constructed of a thick 4140 chrome alloy steel for superior strength. The bar diameter is one and one eighth inches. This part will include everything laid out here on the table, the sway bar itself, the two polyurethane end links, two polyurethane bushing with the bracket clamps, all the mounting hardware you need, a little tub of bushing lubricant to install to the bushings when you install them, and a nice set of detailed instructions that will describe how to install everything. And these parts are made in the U.S.A.

But that should do it for the review on the Roadmaster rear anti sway bar for vans.


Customer Reviews

Roadmaster Rear Anti-Sway Bar for Vans - RM-1129-143

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (256 Customer Reviews)

Minimize sway and driver fatigue by improving the stability and driveability of your vehicle. The bar on this sturdy, effective anti-sway system mounts to the rear axle and to the frame to balance weight transfer and reduce body roll.

- RM-1139-146
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Review from a similar Roadmaster Sway Bar with Bushing Kit in Anti-Sway Bars


Arrived on time and is now installed. Made all the difference in the world. No more white knuckles. Don't even think twice about this upgrade! Just do it !!! Also installed the Roadmaster RSSA........ 604984



- RM-1139-140
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Review from a similar Roadmaster Sway Bar with Bushing Kit in Anti-Sway Bars


Great customer service from purchase to delivery. Kept informed all the way by George with fast shipping. Sway bar was quick and easy to install on my 2018 Windsport, about 1 1/2 hours by myself. Considerably heavier than original, helps reduce sway as advertised. Great experience with company would purchase other items in future. 483047


Comments

Sway bars are still working great. Would not have another RV without them.

Thomas - 03/09/2019

50330

- RM-1139-149
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GOOD PRODUCT 498565



- RM-1139-147
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service has been excellent .... I'll let you know about products once there installed on Monday. We have a long trip planed soon to test them out 450819



- RM-1259-108
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The sway bars really improved the handling characteristics on my RV (32 foot class A). The back and forth sway during and after cornering has been greatly reduced. 570016



- RM-1139-149
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Received product in a timely manner, package a little damaged but all parts were there, installed myself. Video was helpful except where it says refer to instructions for torque limits. Written Instructions and chart below do not agree. 568016



- RM-1259-106
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It really added stability and made my motorhome more manageable to drive. 266591



- RM-1139-146
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Waiting to have it installed 465936



- RM-1139-147
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Very nice quality product and installation was pretty straight forward with the right tools, just take your time and do things step by step. This sway bar was installed on a 2004 Fleetwood Jamboree on E450 Chasis. Rides great now with less sway and more control! 466581



- RM-1139-140
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Combined with rear sway bar drives just as I had hoped 312489



- RM-1259-109
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I was amazed that all three products arrived in 4 days. The parts were front and rear anti-sway bars and Davis Trutrac. The service was friendly and fast. Kevin had the information that made the purchase fast and easy. Thanks for all the help . 563218



- RM-1139-145
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Review from a similar Roadmaster Sway Bar with Bushing Kit in Anti-Sway Bars


While not the transcendent experience some of the other users had, this did make a noticeable difference. My star rating represents a product doing exactly what it was supposed / advertised to do. I was told the rear anti sway-bar would eliminate 65% of the movement. And that is an accurate description of the improvement. It was most noticeable on uneven roads and highway ramps. When the coach would have rolled 3-4 times, it's now 1 time. And, on long sustained curves the degree of roll is less. I paid to have it installed. After looking at it installed, it would have been easy to do on my own. I recommend the anti sway-bar for anyone looking to reduce body roll. 443092



- RM-1139-140
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Review from a similar Roadmaster Sway Bar with Bushing Kit in Anti-Sway Bars


Winnebago vista 08. I believe this improvement was the least productive in improving my ford F53 chassis. My existing bar was already or close to the new bar diameter. The install was quick. Delivery was quick. Pricing was ok but they exceeded in having all three items for my rig. 406453



- RM-1139-140
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Review from a similar Roadmaster Sway Bar with Bushing Kit in Anti-Sway Bars


I love this sway bar! It has made driving my 33' Bounder much more enjoyable. It has helped with body roll and it even turns better. Now I'm thinking of getting the rear sway control. Thank You! 408360



- RM-1139-176
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Review from a similar Roadmaster Sway Bar with Bushing Kit in Anti-Sway Bars


Physically it fits my 2017 chateau 23u e350 chassis. After installation and test drive, the handling of the wheel has appeared to be much improved compared to the previous driving with the front standard antisway bar. Great product. 572027



- RM-1139-176
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I purchased a Roadmaster antisway bar to replace the stock bar on my 2012 Pleasureway Excel Motorhome which is on a Ford E350 chassis. I did the install myself and instructions were very clear and was not too difficult to do. Handling is much improved, I have noticed less body roll when turning or going over bumps. I have included photos to show the difference between the stock bar diameter and the beefier Roadmaster bar. etrailer shipped promptly and customer service was great. 543343



- RM-1139-148
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This was installed along with new rear sway bar. This required a little more effort as it was not exactly a mounting match, it was ordered and was supposed to be but wasn't. The bushing brackets didn't line up to the axle mounting holes, they were offset about 1& 5/8 inch on center and caused the bushing to sit right on the curve of the sway bar. I had to make 2 adapted brackets to allow it to fit the axle mounting holes properly. It wasn't a big deal as I have machine shop and engineering back ground. It along with the rear vastly improved the sway and handling of the RV. 502716



- RM-1139-176
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Easy install and great improvement on my 2012 Freedom Elite 28Z 491024



- RM-1139-149
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Both sway bars made an incredible difference in the handling of my Winnebago Vista 27N. I also purchased a steering stabilizer and no longer have to fight my steering wheel to stay on the road. I am literally able to drive with just a couple fingers on the wheel. The rear stabilizer wasn’t the correct one for my Vista, cause I ordered one for 22,000 pounds, and it didn’t quite fit properly until I made a couple modifications. I did have to order the extended u bolts for the rear axel as well, and the hardest thing for me was removing and reinstalling the nuts on the u bolts. Overall I’m thrilled, makes driving much more pleasurable. 571969



- RM-1139-149
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I've purchased several items from etrailer, most recently the front and rear sway bar for a F53 chassis, and the products have arrived quickly and usually the shipping is included. Very happy with the site and service. 482944



- RM-1139-176
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Review from a similar Roadmaster Sway Bar with Bushing Kit in Anti-Sway Bars


Two reviews - 1 for the product. 1 for etrailer. Product: Prior to purchasing this front sway bar, the corresponding rear sway bar, and the reflex steering stabilizer, driving our Thor FE30 was frequently a white knuckle experience. Our journey has frequently taken us on I-40 and I-10. Both roads are subject to high cross winds. Additionally, there is heavy semi-truck traffic on these Interstates. Our RV was difficult to control in both of these situations. Frequently we were pushed outside of our lane. The installation was super easy on all of the components thanks to the etrailer videos. I was concerned about my drill being able to fit into the tight space to drill the holes necessary for the rear sway bar. I bought stubby drill bits and that worked perfectly. I did not even need to lift the RV off the ground for any of the components. So far I have taken the RV on I35 twice. It was quite windy both times. It was like driving a completely different RV. No wandering out of the lane. The steering felt much more in control. etrailer: This is the second purchase that I have made from etrailer. Both experiences have been fantastic. Both times I contacted etrailer to make sure that I was getting the correct parts and all of the necessary components. Christina J helped me with the suspension and did a great job. The product reviews and installation videos are fantastic. I will continue to be an etrailer customer/fan. 475335



- RM-1139-147
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Upgrade almost complete on my E450 Quantum LF31. Not hard to install the items. Only have the rear sway bar next month and upgrade will be complete. I also have air bags on the back which helped with the weigh transfer on the unit. 486354



- RM-1139-147
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These new sway bars are huge compared to the original. They get installed next week. 381886


Comments

The products helped but we still couldnt get rid of the steering issues.We sold that rv.

Chrisda47 - 05/17/2018

38609

- RM-1139-140
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Fit and finish are excellent, good work. This should minimize sway far better than the factory bar. I am hoping that it will handle more like a sports car or the 3500 RAM LONG HORN that it is replacing. 398607



- RM-1209-120
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Delivery was prompt. Product was as advertised. Installation was straightforward, despite my aging bones and wimpy arms, and the instructions were adequate to the task. On the road, there was a noticeable improvement in side-to-side motion; not dramatic, but noticeable. This is what I expected and desired. Had I been looking for dramatic, I would have opted for the add-on bar, rather than the replacement. This one did not require drilling the frame, and besides, sometimes dramatic improvements in one aspect of the suspension come at the cost of detriment in other areas. This bar improved the overall handling, especially at low speed, without any detriment to that lovely Mercedes ride that I love so well. The exaggerated side-to-side movements that used to empty the counters every time I turned out of a driveway are gone. I recommend this bar without reservation. 328800



- RM-1139-146
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Review from a similar Roadmaster Sway Bar with Bushing Kit in Anti-Sway Bars


We received the product earlier than expected, which was a good thing. After watching the videos on how to install the rear sway bar and front steering stabilizer i'm ready to make this easy install (according to the videos). Now I'm not a gearhead or mechanic but I know my way around tools. The first problem I encountered with both products, which the videos just skim over, is taking out the existing nuts and bolts that are rusted together. This task requires an impact tool connected to a 50 gallon air compressor that will supply a constant 90 psi at the tool. The bottom installation line is, if you're not already geared for this type of work, send it out. The product should have 5 stars but because of the missing info in the instructions I give it a 3. 569765



- RM-1139-145
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This is in response to installing my anti-sway bar. While checking out the procedure for installing my Road Master anti-sway bar, I found out why I needed one, the original anti-sway bar "U" clamp was broken rendering the original sway bar useless. After repairing the original sway bar, myself and my neighbor which is a mechanic began installing the new anti-sway bar. First of all, you will definitely need an IMPACT WRENCH to remove the four bolts on the frame to install the mounting brackets. These bolts were put on with an impact wrench and put there to stay. After installing the mounting brackets everything else went smooth. Two people will be needed to install the large sway bar due to the weight of the bar. Now I have two sway bars, the original equipment and the Road Master. As far as how the equipment will work I will let you know as I will be leaving the 19th September for a month-long trip through AL, MS, LA, Texas, New Mexico, AZ, Okla, MO, AR, then back to FL. 563410



- RM-1139-149
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The rear sway bars on my Tiffin motor home were so small that trucks almost knock us over. Has the new sway bars fixed the problem? No, but 80% of the sway we were getting is gone. Still needs track bar, and Sumo air bag helpers. Probably the best purchase so far for what we are trying to accomplish. Recommend them highly. 570979



- RM-1139-146
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The trial run proved to be very satisfactory. The product delivered a stable ride and in a cross wind was very effective in keeping the unit from swaying. Very comfortable drive. 529530



- RM-1209-131
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I just received the sway bar today and was delivered very expeditiously. I do want to thank the etrailer staff for providing great service. I want to especially thank Conner L for working with me patiently to expertly advise me what I need to correct a sway issue I'm have with my RV coach. Conner is very well versed in RV technical knowledge and was a great help in suggesting options. My entire experience was very fluid through out the whole process. The assembly arrived quicker than anticipated and the shipping web site kept me informed as to where the shipment was each day. I'm looking forward to the benefits of my sway bar assemble as soon as it is installed. I am also looking forward to my next etrailer purchase. Thank you again. 545192



- RM-1139-176
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Review from a similar Roadmaster Sway Bar with Bushing Kit in Anti-Sway Bars


2017 E-450 Class C RV. I just received the road master front anti-sway bar: RM-1139-176, rear anti-sway bar:RM-1139-147and steering stabilizer: RM-RBK24-RSSC . I unboxed everything and Wow! what a difference compared to the other items. My son and I decided to go ahead and install the steering stabilizer- RM-RBK24-RSSC and it took us right at an hour. we would stop and watch the e-trailer video to make sure we were doing a proper assembly. It is a very helpful tutorial. The only concern I have is how close the tie-rod end of the steering stabilizer is to the radiator hose. It looks like it could come in contact. What we are going to try is to get a old radiator hose and cut a section out of it and wrap around the area where the contact could occur. I will post an update when we get the sway bars installed 346938



- RM-1139-147
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Review from a similar Roadmaster Sway Bar with Bushing Kit in Anti-Sway Bars


Two reviews - 1 for the product. 1 for etrailer. Product: Prior to purchasing this rear sway bar, the corresponding front sway bar, and the reflex steering stabilizer, driving our Thor FE30 was frequently a white knuckle experience. Our journey has frequently taken us on I-40 and I-10. Both roads are subject to high cross winds. Additionally, there is heavy semi-truck traffic on these Interstates. Our RV was difficult to control in both of these situations. Frequently we were pushed outside of our lane. The installation was super easy on all of the components thanks to the etrailer videos. I was concerned about my drill being able to fit into the tight space to drill the holes necessary for the rear sway bar. I bought stubby drill bits and that worked perfectly. I did not even need to lift the RV off the ground for any of the components. So far I have taken the RV on I35 twice. It was quite windy both times. It was like driving a completely different RV. No wandering out of the lane. The steering felt much more in control. etrailer: This is the second purchase that I have made from etrailer. Both experiences have been fantastic. Both times I contacted eTrailer to make sure that I was getting the correct parts and all of the necessary components. Christina J helped me with the suspension and did a great job. The product reviews and installation videos are fantastic. I will continue to be an etrailer customer/fan. 475336



- RM-1139-176
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Review from a similar Roadmaster Sway Bar with Bushing Kit in Anti-Sway Bars


Let start with Mark S. Sale Rep Good Job Very Helpful Courteous and very informed. Very prompt on returning my calls. Thanks Mark S. you define what is the Excellent in Customer Service Wow same Day Shipping every time that evening your order will be at UPS heading your way. Got the Sway bar installed Instruction clear and precise. Made a huge differences in way motor home handle . I have not installed the back sway bar motor home. This upgrade very well worth the money. Dont think no more about this upgrade; just order and install . you wont regret it. 508616



- RM-1139-147
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Road master RM-1139-176 and road master RM-1139-147 front and rear sway bars for 2017 Ford econoline 450 - on 26xd Jayco Redhawk. Bought this Class C motorhome brand new. When I test drove it I knew I would have to replace the factory bars. They were way undersized. It was actually dangerous to drive and when we hooked up our flat tow it was really bad. When I installed the road master sway bars front and back it was really unbelievable at the difference it made. It actually made driving this class c enjoyable. Very stable. The bad sway is gone. Pulling my tow is now safe to do. These bars are expensive but I felt if it would help my swaying problem it would be worth it. My dealings with etrailer has been very positive and the videos they produce for installation is spot on. I highly recommend these sway bars. Also it took me working alone in my driveway about 3 hours to install the front and back bars. 464338



- RM-1139-145
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Winnebago vista. This was easy to install. The additional sway control in the rear is the most noticeable of the three improvements I did. They weren't the lowest price I could find. But they did have all three items. The shipping was quick. The installation videos were very helpful. I used my leveling jacks to assist in installing the frame brackets. 406452



- RM-1139-176
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I ordered both the Front and Rear anti-sway bar upgrade kits. The install on my 2016 E450 was quite simple, and accomplished easily in my driveway. The kit for the front was a simple remove and replace the OEM bar. The rear kit required drilling two holes to accomodate new mounting points. Other than that, it was also simply a matter of removing a few bolts, and replacing the factory bar. Some minor nits associated with the kits. The washers included in the kit for the rear didn't fit the bolts, also included in the kit. And, the instructions for the front kit didn't include torque specs for the bolts. A quick trip to the local hardware store, and a call to Roadmaster tech support solved the respective problems. Oddly, the Roadmaster tech guy read me THEIR instruction over the phone, and they DID include the necessary specs. I've intalled these kits on two different motor homes now. They work GREAT, and I highly recommend them if you're towing and it feels like the vehicle has a bit more roll than you like. HOWEVER, I would note that the difficulty of installation can vary widely. If you're planning to install yourself, I highly recommend downloading the instructions in advance, and crawling under your vehicle to check on accessibility. For the E450 kit, you'll have to be able to get under there with a drill, and not drill through any cables/lines that may run along the frame rails. You'll also have to be able to get a (typically somewhat large) torque wrench up in there. My experience suggests this can be nearly impossible on some vehicles without access to a grease pit or lift. Good luck! 302768



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Excellent product, I installed front sway bar and rear sway bar bushings in less than two hours without using air tools. Working by myself, I put end bushings and saddles on first, put sway bar in both sides then lifted bar and put in the two center bushings. Fit perfect, thank you Roadmaster for a quality product. Wow did it make a difference, really reduced side to side sway and much more comfortable driving. This was installed on a 2000 Winnebago Brave P32 Workhorse chassis. 248584



- RM-1259-109
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As first time (Class A) motorcoach owners admittedly we had a lot to learn. Our 2004 Monica LaPalma was one of the first generation gassers raised up for more basement storage but without changing out/ updating the original leaf spring design on the Workhorse chassis. Result which was exacerbated by not knowing we should keep speeds below low 60s mph plus driving inexperience resulted in my opinion excessive sway on curves/ needed reactions freeway drivers. As an engineer, did my homework on causes, solutions, companies with proven products to stiffen up handling. Roadmaster kept coming up to the top of the list. We live in a rural area and arranged for a garage that works on commercial trucks to install. Their report to me was that the Roadmaster anti-sway bars was very stout/ well made, instructions were easy to follow... including a non-RV shop. We did our (Md to FL) shakedown trip last Winter (w/o towing a car) and LOVED the solid handling! It was like a new RV! Wife also drove about 1/4 of the drive time. Now we did also (based on every RVer we talked to) limit our speed to no more than 65... most of the time 60-63 mph. With that experience, this Winter we are towing our car and on our 'Western Ho' trip of a lifetime visiting as many Nat'l Parks as we can (currently in NM). Hope I have 'given foreword' a little and that our experience with Roadmaster (and speed control) helps those coming up behind us. 328786


Comments

Yes... we have now driven about 17,000 miles over the past 18 months in our 2004 Monaco LaPalma gaser and visited 70 Nat’l Park’s

Capt B - 01/02/2018

32514

- RM-1139-147
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Review from a similar Roadmaster Sway Bar with Bushing Kit in Anti-Sway Bars


I ordered both the Front and Rear anti-sway bar upgrade kits. The install on my 2016 E450 was quite simple, and accomplished easily in my driveway. The kit for the front was a simple remove and replace the OEM bar. The rear kit required drilling two holes to accomodate new mounting points. Other than that, it was also simply a matter of removing a few bolts, and replacing the factory bar. Some minor nits associated with the kits. The washers included in the kit for the rear didn't fit the bolts, also included in the kit. And, the instructions for the front kit didn't include torque specs for the bolts. A quick trip to the local hardware store, and a call to Roadmaster tech support solved the respective problems. Oddly, the Roadmaster tech guy read me THEIR instruction over the phone, and they DID include the necessary specs. I've intalled these kits on two different motor homes now. They work GREAT, and I highly recommend them if you're towing and it feels like the vehicle has a bit more roll than you like. HOWEVER, I would note that the difficulty of installation can vary widely. If you're planning to install yourself, I highly recommend downloading the instructions in advance, and crawling under your vehicle to check on accessibility. For the E450 kit, you'll have to be able to get under there with a drill, and not drill through any cables/lines that may run along the frame rails. You'll also have to be able to get a (typically somewhat large) torque wrench up in there. My experience suggests this can be nearly impossible on some vehicles without access to a grease pit or lift. Good luck! 302774



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I have a 2007 Winnebago Voyage 33V workhorse frame . I spent a lot of money trying to get this RV to handle correctly. I thought that the Workhorse frame had little sway to it and concentrated efforts to track bars front and rear and new steering box and a steering damper but had little improvement. My last effort was sway bars, front and rear and WOW what a difference!!! I ordered from E Trailer and to my surprise on day two it was sitting at my front door. Instructions were easy to understand and install wasnt difficult, took a couple of hours to put both on. I drove yesterday pulling a 27ft enclosed trailer in winds of 25 mph with gusts to 50 and was "Blown Away" by how stable the RV was after installing these sway bars. Easy one handed driving in the worst of conditions. I now am finally happy with my RV and look forward to next years cross country trip. Thanks E Trailer, I have bought several products and always appreciate the quick delivery and your follow up email to see if everything went well, its rare today to have your level of support. 443464



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Shipping was excellent! Product quality was excellent! I installed on a Pleasureway Class B Ford E350 chassis, it fit "like a glove". The chassis had 3/8" holes (short slots) in exactly the position required to bolt on the upper linkage end (after drilling out to 1/2"). The bar center positioned itself perfectly after bolt-up to the area in between the differential cover and the fresh water tank. One feature was the the center portion of the bar angles up from the two linkage ends, the fulcrum being at the axle U-bolt attach regions. Installing this angle up allows the antisway bar center "U" to tuck up and not interfere with access to the differential or reduce ground clearance. This was not addressed in the installation notes and was determined by trial and error. There definitely should be a specific note about installing on the E350 chassis for Pleasure-way RV addressing this. One other comment is that the bar is 1.5" and the vertical linkage bars are maybe 5/8" thick, could they buckle/deform when a strong force is transmitted via the axle given the stiffness of the sway bar? 22610



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The product arrived quickly and complete from etrailer. I had these installed on my 2011 Sprinter 2500 144" about a year ago by a regional tire store. Seems like they charged me an hours labor, maybe a bit more. At first they were a bit tentative about installing someone else's product, but once they saw it, they said no problem. I remember them saying it was really straightforward with no unexpected challenges. Huge improvement. I didn't think it would make that much of a difference, but I noticed it immediately driving out of the mechanic's parking onto the street. The old rocking after crossing uneven ground is gone, but it's not too abrupt, either. I think it makes highway driving better as well but maybe that's my imagination. I've put on almost 20k miles since, and no complaints. Considering the many modifications and upgrades I've done since buying this Sprinter new, this is probably the best bang for my buck so far. Should have done it earlier, but I appreciate it more now, I suppose... 243777



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Have not installed this yet but etrailer service is excellent! I have probably placed 6 orders in the last couple of years and they have always exceeded my expectations. Send 'em you business! Great product selection, competitive prices, quick delivery and good tech backup. 469201



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I would like thank Crystal at etrailer for expediting my order. She verified i had the right part number, verfied it was in stock, and personally expedited the shipping. 2 days later the part was in hand at the rv park we were staying at and 1 hr later i had the part installed. Thank you again Crystal for all your help and i will be order from you folks again. 334111



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I put both sway brs on today with help from my friend. They went just as the paper work said, except for the front. You only replaced two of the bolts holding on the bushing brackets. We just reused two of them. Everything seemed to work great on our test drive. I just took a picture of the front sway bar because the rock guard was in the way of a decent pic. Everthing went great. 92558



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I purchased and installed both the front and rear Roadmaster anti-sway bars for our class C motorhome. It didn't solve all of our issues but it was a huge step in the right direction. Coupled with a larger steering stabilizer, Bilstein shock absorbers & rear helper air springs, the ride has improved by leaps and bounds. We feel much safer driving down the road in the high winds. Roadmaster makes a great product and install was a breeze. I would recommend their products to anyone. 371238



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I received my order, but all the parts wasn't with it. All I got was the bar and the two bushing and brackets that mounts the bushing to the frame. All this came in one long box. According to the picture there are suppose to be more parts. I thought this is an expensive part for no more than I got with it. $ 600.00 for a bar really!! 211264



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Installed easily in about 30 minutes. I took it for a test drive in a 35mph crosswind and it seemed to handle great but I am anxious to take it on the freeway. My only suggestion is that Etrailer list measurements with the product description because the front sway bar that my motorhome called for didn't fit and I had to return it and get a different one. 359473



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I purchased this kit and the Roadmaster rear anti-sway bar kit for installation on my 2015 Fleetwood Flair, 26-foot. Before purchasing, I called Roadmaster to make sure this kit could be installed on my small RV, as they make smaller kits for smaller RVs. They indicated it could be installed, and I'm glad I went with the heavier kit. The install took maybe an hour, with the only glitch being some difficulty getting the poly bushings and brackets over the new bar. I called Roadmaster, and the tech noted that the brackets DID look to small, but with some jiggling and finesse, the bolts should fit, and they did. My only irritation with this, and the rear anti-sway bar kit, is that the Roadmaster instructions do not provide ANY torque specifications for bolts to be replaced, either Ford F53, or kit specific, so be prepared to make some calls or go on an Internet search to find the right torque specs. 224319



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Good anti-sway bar. Installation was made difficult by being unable to easily remove the OEM anti-sway bar. Although this item was intended to go on a near-new 2015 motorhome, the original retaining bolts were very difficult to remove. However, installation of the RM 1139-140 was relatively easy and completed in about an hour by one person. If two people did the task, it could be done in half that time. The only disappointment, and it was significant, is that there was no mention of torque values for the mounting bolts. 223089


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After a year of use over about 8,000 miles, I have to say the improvement they made are moderate at best even considering I put them on the front and back.

Vince L - 08/30/2016

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