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Roadmaster Comfort Ride Add-On Kit for Triple Axle Trailers - 5,200-lb to 7,000-lb Axles

Roadmaster Comfort Ride Add-On Kit for Triple Axle Trailers - 5,200-lb to 7,000-lb Axles

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Add these 2 heavy-duty shock absorbers to your Roadmaster Comfort Ride kit for tandem-axle trailers (RM-2460) to upgrade the suspension on your triple-axle trailer. Mounting brackets and hardware are included. Fits 3" axles. Great Prices for the best trailer suspension parts from Roadmaster. Roadmaster Comfort Ride Add-On Kit for Triple Axle Trailers - 5,200-lb to 7,000-lb Axles part number RM-2460-50 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 1-800-940-8924 for expert service.
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Add these 2 heavy-duty shock absorbers to your Roadmaster Comfort Ride kit for tandem-axle trailers (RM-2460) to upgrade the suspension on your triple-axle trailer. Mounting brackets and hardware are included. Fits 3" axles.


Features:

  • Add-on shock kit adapts your Roadmaster Comfort Ride system (RM-2460) for use with a triple-axle trailer
  • Bolt-on installation
    • Included tie plates with extension pieces replace your existing U-bolt plates
    • Upper brackets mount on trailer frame with included hardware
    • Shocks attach to tie plate extensions and to upper brackets to help dampen movement of axle
  • Limited Lifetime Warranty


Specs:

  • Application: triple-axle trailers with leaf spring suspensions
    • Axle size: 3" diameter (typical 5,200-lb to 7,000-lb axle)
  • Shock length:
    • Extended: 17-1/2"
    • Compressed: 11-1/2"
  • Quantity: 2 shocks
  • 1-Year warranty


2460-50 Roadmaster Comfort Ride Shock Absorbers - Triple Axle Add-On Kit- 3" Axles





Video of Roadmaster Comfort Ride Add-On Kit for Triple Axle Trailers - 5,200-lb to 7,000-lb Axles

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




Video Transcript for Review of Roadmaster Trailer Leaf Spring Suspension - Comfort Ride Add-On Triple Axle - RM-2460-50

Hi, everybody, Andy here with etrailer.com. Let's take a look at this Roadmaster Comfort Ride Add-on Kit for triple-axle trailers. This add-on shock kit is going to adapt your Roadmaster Comfort Ride system for use with a triple-axle trailer with leaf spring suspensions. And this is going to fit your three inch diameter, 5,200 pound to 7,000 pound axles. And on your screen, I am including the model number of that Comfort Ride system that this kit is going to work with. And as you can see, these shocks are banded at the install height, so this is how you are going to receive them.

And this is a bolt-on installation, which includes everything that you're going to need to install this. It includes the tie plates with extension pieces that will replace your existing U-bolt plates. The upper brackets mount on your trailer frame with the included hardware, and the shocks attach to the tie plate extensions and to the upper brackets to help dampen movement of your axle. The extended length of these shocks when they're fully extended is gonna be 17 1/2 inches from eye to eye. And then when they're fully compressed, it's going to be 11 1/2 inches.

Instructions are included to guide you through the installation process. And this does have a limited lifetime warranty from Roadmaster. (metal clanking) Well, that's gonna wrap up our brief look today. I do hope that it was helpful for you. Again, my name is Andy.

Thank you for joining me.

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Roadmaster Comfort Ride Add-On Kit for Triple Axle Trailers - 5,200-lb to 7,000-lb Axles - RM-2460-50

Average Customer Rating:  4.7 out of 5 stars   (222 Customer Reviews)

Add these 2 heavy-duty shock absorbers to your Roadmaster Comfort Ride kit for tandem-axle trailers (RM-2460) to upgrade the suspension on your triple-axle trailer. Mounting brackets and hardware are included. Fits 3" axles.

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Installation Review (will update after road test) Great tutorial video. Highly recommend a quality bolt/nut loosening solution. Makes a big difference. Rented an angle drill for the top bracket 5/16th" holes due to low clearance (I ended up buying one it was so useful). Job went smoothly. I wouldn't cut your underbelly until after the install. I may not cut mine at all. Top of shock pushes against it but that shouldn't cause a problem. I added a number of photos, to include the solvent and jack. Top notch company with high quality merchandise.



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What I like better than the products are the people and support received
from EVERYONE I have talked to at etrailer. If Forest River was half this good, I might buy another one, but most of the questions or problems I have come across with our fifth wheel have been solved by someone here after talking to a generic moron at the manufacturer.
eTrailer ROCKS!!!



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This has got to be one of the best purchases that I have ever made. Angela was awesome to deal with when ordering, the package was delivered in great shape all items accounted for, clear precise instructions and the final result that I was expecting. All in all a great place to do business



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Install wasn’t bad. Grand design welds a V bracket inside the spring hangers for more strength so that was my only challenge on install. This caused a problem on the center hanger as the spacer wouldn’t fit. Had to grind about a quarter inch off the spacer so it would fit as I could only bend the bottom of the hangers so much. Will be towing about 100 miles this weekend so it will be nice to hopefully not have broken drawers in the back of the trailer as well as shelves in the fridge door dislodged. I also did the X factor cross braces on the front and rear hangers for more strength. Will post back after we get more miles on it, but given all the other positive reviews I don’t think I’ll be unhappy.



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What a great product. The difference it made in our ride was outstanding. You almost forget you are towing a 35 ft 5th wheel behind you. We travel from West coast to East coast over all type roads and this product made such a difference. Sorry we didn't have it installed sooner. Definitely made a differance and would highly recommend to all Rv owners.



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I had a tech install the shocks on our 2019 Shasta Phoenix 37FE fifth wheel. He did an excellent job and now we experience a better ride and a lot less surprises when we arrive and open our camper door. Railroad crossing, terrible Georgia interstates, and ruff roads are allot smoother now with less bouncing.



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Not being able to experience riding in the 5th wheel RV it's difficult to state the ride quality. However, without a gas shock absorber system the spring suspension is allowed, "out of control movement". Frequently I inspect the suspension and I suspect the Roadmaster System is doing what it's designed for. I would recommend this product.

RE: MORryde RV Shackle Kit-2.25" Shackles-The Wet Shackle Kit is an improvement over stock. However, despite frequent maintenance, greasing, the bronze bushings need to be replaced. With that said, it would be prudent to mfg. the bushings using yellow brass for longevity. It would be appreciated if MORryde would provide all new replacement bushings. During maintenance a top quality tenacious waterproof grease is used.

Overall, doing business with e-trailer is outstanding.



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Installed a year ago, I made a drilling template to help locate the frame mounting bracket screw holes. Installed a set on (2) fivers, spent average of 2.5 hours for total installation per fiver. Helped the ride of the trailer. Would certainly recommend the shock kit.



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7-28-2023
1. The impression from "people"
was usually "why shocks on a camper", which I would answer "why shocks on your car".
2. The ride was much better; as you may imagine driving your car without shocks. And the sway was minimized & the braking effectiveness increase.
3. We've sold that RV and on our new one already planning the install; and including the wet bolts and mod on the leaf-spring hangers.



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My axles are attached above the leaf springs. This complicated the installation a bit but was not prohibitive. I have tandem axles and purchased two(2) of these kits for the trailer. Immediately, we noticed that the trailer was more stable when parked without the outriggers deployed. I wish I could get detailed drawing of the shock brackets. Knowing the designed angle where the shock absorbers mount would have been very helpful with the installation.

I am leaving for my first road trip and look forward to the increased stability during towing and not having the trailer contents thrown about during transport.



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Very good product. Instructions and video very good as I installed the suspension and shocks myself. Took me about a day.
I have put about 10,000 miles since the install. No problems & nothing coming loose. Helps to take some of the roughness out of the road vs standard equalizers



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OMG! After having the trailer bottom out on the stock springs while traversing a RR crossing, this system has proven to be amazing. Returning from a VA campground I crossed multiple RR crossings and traveled some rough pavement. I found I had left a bottle of shower soap on the ledge in the shower! It was still there when I set up in my yard. Not possible with the stock suspension!



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All travel trailers should be equipped with shock absorbers. Roadmaster nailed it with the brackets which fit perfectly. Be sure to order the longer u bolts.



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Along with the new springs....everything works as advertised. Well satisfied. No complaints.
I had to modify the one set of shock brackets to fit, as I have raised the trailer 5 inches
to match up with the 4 inch raised truck.
Otherwise...no swaying....no bouncing........no problems.
Thanks etrailer for your help.



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This is a great kit! Everything needed is included. Be sure to purchase the heavy duty wet bolt kit for the shackles.



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This has been the best upgrade on my toy hauler to date. Great smooth ride .



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We installed these on our 2022 Riverstone Legacy 39RKFB and without a doubt they have saved us on broken rims (many have this issue) and the ride was an instant upgrade. We drove a 6500-mile trip over the summer to ZION and Rockies and no issues at all. I installed them myself and recommend them as an inexpensive solution to expensive independent suspension.



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Installed two of theses on a Tracer 23RBS, 28Ft. Had everything needed for complete install, decent quality. Instructions had just enough info for proper install. Gas shocks a plus, anticipating a more stable ride.



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With all the proper tools, the install was only like 4 hours. I did this outside on a gravel driveway and then took to my local fire department where it was level to install the shocks. The ride difference was noticed immediately.



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After much research and evaluation I found the Road Master to be my first choice for our 2023 Grand Design Reflection Tandom Axle RV. The engineering, manufacturing and quality is demonstrated in this product. The components are heavy duty with clear instructions. I’ve not had the opportunity to install yet however before we embark on a 2 month tour, I’m confident in this added suspension package to assure a safe, comfortable ride.



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The suspension system is amazing! It feels like the 5th wheel is riding on coil springs. The shock absorbers make such a noticeable difference; why these aren't installed at the factory will forever puzzle me.
Installation was straight forward. The length and quality of current U-bolts allowed for reuse.
I was skeptical about the fasteners, until the first one was torqued to specs...it was soon apparent that the provided hardware was more than adequate for the job.
I wouldn't hesitate to purchase this system again, and I promote it as often as possible.
Thank you, and all the etrailer staff!



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So far so good on my 2015 Open Range 3X427BHS!

Overall, the old suspension system was just rusted and worn out and the tires were a maximum of 1" apart, which made me really nervous while pulling. It was tough to remove, but nothing a little WD-40 and some praying couldn't fix!

Installation was pretty straight forward using the included directions and [online video] University. Looking forward to seeing how it rides this weekend on our next trip.


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