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SumoSprings Rebel Custom Helper Springs - 2 Piece - Front Axle

SumoSprings Rebel Custom Helper Springs - 2 Piece - Front Axle

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  • SuperSprings
  • Jounce-Style Springs
  • Heavy Duty
  • Front Axle Suspension Enhancement
  • Constant Load
2,600-lb Capacity. These maintenance-free microcellular urethane springs upgrade your vehicle's front suspension. Each 2-piece spring connects at top and bottom and provides unlimited suspension travel and movement for a smooth, comfortable ride. Lowest Prices for the best vehicle suspension from SuperSprings. SumoSprings Rebel Custom Helper Springs - 2 Piece - Front Axle part number SSF-173-40-2 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-8924 for expert service.


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SuperSprings Vehicle Suspension - SSF-173-40-2

2,600-lb Capacity. These maintenance-free microcellular urethane springs upgrade your vehicle's front suspension. Each 2-piece spring connects at top and bottom and provides unlimited suspension travel and movement for a smooth, comfortable ride.


Features:

  • Helper springs upgrade your vehicle's front suspension for improved driver control and comfort
    • Support heavy front-end loads (like slide-outs) to keep your vehicle level
    • Help to absorb bumps and shocks
    • Minimize sway
  • 2-Piece design provides unlimited suspension travel and movement for a smoother ride when unloaded or on rough terrain
  • Progressive load control - springs compress according to the weight of your cargo
    • Lighter loads - springs compress easily at first for soft engagement and a less bumpy ride
    • Heavier loads - springs compress by as much as 80 percent for support
  • Springs work independently from each other to compensate for off-center loads and reduce body roll during sharp turns
  • Durable microcellular urethane
    • Works in temperatures from -25 F to 200 F
    • Resists damage caused by oils, road salts, and UV rays
  • Minimal lateral expansion - springs expand and compress vertically instead of to the sides so they aren't easily damaged when operating in tight spaces
  • Maintenance-free - no tubing to run or air pressure to monitor like with air springs
  • Easy, bolt-on installation
  • 2 Jounce-style springs and necessary hardware included
  • Made in the USA


Specs:

  • Weight capacity (at 50-percent compression): 2,600 lbs
    • SumoSprings will not increase your vehicle's weight-carrying capacity
  • 2-Year limited warranty


Front Suspension Support

SumoSprings helper springs are great for RVs or motor homes that have slide-outs. Slide-out rooms and other heavy front loads can cause front-end sag as your factory suspension compresses under the weight of the load. This means that the front axle is trying to support not only the extra load but also the motor home's weight. And because there is less weight on your rear axle, your rear tires make less contact with the road, which causes problems with traction, steering, and braking. SumoSprings upgrade your vehicle's factory suspension to level your vehicle, improve driving performance, and keep your ride comfortable.


SumoSprings Rebel installed showing separation of 2-piece springs

The innovative 2-piece design of these Rebel springs allows for unlimited suspension travel. This means that there will be more movement in your suspension when you're unloaded or off-roading, which makes your ride smoother and more comfortable.


Each spring has 2 pieces. One piece attaches to the frame of your vehicle. And the other piece attaches to the axle. The pieces come together to provide support when you are carrying a heavy front load. When you're unloaded, they separate so that they don't restrict the movement of your suspension. The closed-cell urethane springs also act like a shock absorber to dampen road vibration.


SumoSprings compressing under load

SumoSprings provide progressive load control - the more you load them, the stiffer they become. With a lighter load, the springs will compress easily for soft engagement and a less bumpy ride. The springs can also compress by as much as 80 percent to support a heavy front load and to help your factory suspension bear up under the load. This evens out the weight, which levels your vehicle and ensures that your rear tires are making better contact with the road. A level ride means that you have improved driving control, ensures safe headlight aim, and helps to minimize sway. The springs also support your factory suspension, which helps prevent sagging and reduces bottoming out.


The springs work independently from one another to support each side of your vehicle. This action helps to reduce body roll when you make a sharp turn. This also helps compensate for an off-center load.


Durable, Custom-Fit Springs

These microcellular urethane springs are tough. They resist abrasion, oil, salt, and UV rays that can more quickly wear out other springs, and they perform well in temperatures ranging from -25 F to 200 F (-33 C to 93 C).


SumoSprings expand and compress vertically with minimum expansion to the sides, so they won't be damaged by nearby mechanical parts, and they fit safely into tighter spots. And unlike air springs, SumoSprings require no maintenance or adjustment.


This kit comes with custom-fit brackets that are designed to easily bolt onto your vehicle.



SSF-173-40-2 SuperSprings Sumo Springs Rebel Front Vehicle Suspension Kit for Motor Homes - 2-Piece



SSF-173-40-2 Installation InstructionsInstallation Details SSF-173-40-2 Installation instructions

This Product Fits The Following Vehicles

2008 - 2019 Ford F-53

2016 - 2018 Tiffin Allegro Motorhome 32SA

2014 - 2014 Forest River Georgetown XL Motorhome 334QS

2019 - 2019 Newmar Bay Star Motorhome 3401

2019 - 2019 Newmar Bay Star Motorhome 3408

2019 - 2019 Newmar Bay Star Motorhome 3414

2019 - 2019 Newmar Bay Star Motorhome 3419

2015 - 2015 Newmar Canyon Star Motorhome 3424

2016 - 2018 Tiffin Allegro Motorhome 34PA

2019 - 2019 Tiffin Open Road Allegro Motorhome 34PA

2013 - 2016 Tiffin Allegro Motorhome 34TGA

2010 - 2010 Tiffin Allegro Bay Motorhome 34XB - Ford

2013 - 2016 Forest River Georgetown XL Motorhome 350TS

2017 - 2019 Newmar Canyon Star Motorhome 3513

2017 - 2018 Newmar Bay Star Motorhome 3518

2013 - 2016 Forest River Georgetown XL Motorhome 352QS

2018 - 2018 Newmar Bay Star Motorhome 3532

2009 - 2009 Winnebago Adventurer Motorhome 35A - Ford 24k

2018 - 2019 Fleetwood Bounder Motorhome 35P

2017 - 2018 Holiday Rambler Vacationer Motorhome 35P

2010 - 2010 Winnebago Adventurer Motorhome 35P - Ford 24k

2013 - 2017 Tiffin Allegro Motorhome 35QBA

2009 - 2010 Tiffin Allegro Bay Motorhome 35TSB - Ford

2009 - 2010 Winnebago Adventurer Motorhome 35Z - Ford 24k

2019 - 2019 Newmar Canyon Star Motorhome 3608

2019 - 2019 Newmar Bay Star Motorhome 3609

2013 - 2016 Forest River Georgetown XL Motorhome 360DS

2014 - 2015 Newmar Canyon Star Motorhome 3610

2015 - 2015 Newmar Canyon Star Motorhome 3612

2019 - 2019 Newmar Bay Star Motorhome 3626

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Video of SumoSprings Rebel Custom Helper Springs - 2 Piece - Front Axle


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




Video Transcript for SumoSprings Rebel Front Axle Helper Springs Review

Speaker 1: Today we're going to be taking a look at SumoSprings line of rebel custom helper springs for the front axle. Please refer to our fit guide to find the appropriate springs for your vehicle. Speaker 2: This will provide an extra layer of cushion between your suspension and your frame; and that'll help take some of the load off of your suspension parts, increasing the lifespan of your suspension components. This additional dampening force here in the front will help give you a smoother ride by absorbing some of the impacts from the road - from pot holes and other uneven terrain - and what this means for you is that it's going to help lower driver fatigue because you're not gonna have so much shock transfer up into the steering wheel.Additionally, when you have your vehicle loaded down this is also gonna help maintain factory ride height. It's gonna provide some additional force between the frame and the suspension to keep it from sagging too low. So that will help reduce that sag.

Before we install our SumoSprings, we'll take our motor home out on our test course and we'll see how it drive now. I can already tell when turning even slightly, the motor home wants to rock to the right. And as we go over the bumps it really starts to sway back and forth.This throwing you around is gonna cause fatigue as you're going down the road. If you're trying to maintain yourself steady in your seat, and control of your vehicle it's gonna leave you exhausted once you get to your destination. And as I go through this longer turn I can really feel the RV staying out to the outside - doesn't want to spring back and become level.

It keeps ya hanging off on one side. Once you straighten it back out it really sways back and forth as it tries to return to that level center.And now with our SumoSprings installed, we'll head back out on our test course.And even turning right into the test course I can feel our RV is staying straighter than it was before, and when going over the bumps I can feel that it's easier to hold onto my wheel and maintain a straight line. It's not jostling me back and forth nearly as much in the wheel or in my seat. So overall I'm more comfortable, and I can already tell it's easier to drive. So on those long distance road trips I won't have to worry about being so fatigued when I get there.And now on that long turn I don't feel like a roller coaster going around the edge.

It's much more straight up and down, and I just feel like I can relax as I drive. Speaker 2: The springs work independently from each other to compensate for off-center loads and reduce body roll. This is particularly useful during sharp turns. They offer a 2600 pound load carrying capacity, now this does not increase the load carrying capacity of your vehicle - just how much that it can help support. It's made of a durable micro-cellular urethane that works at an operating temperature of -25 degrees fahrenheit, up to 200 degrees fahrenheit.

And it is resistant against damage caused by oils, road salt, and UV rays. Speaker 4: When comparing your SumoSprings to your factory jounce bumpers, these are going to provide cushion all the time - cause there's always contact between the spring and the frame - whereas your factory jounce bumper only comes into play when the suspension is near bottoming out. And when comparing it to airbags, these Sumospings are going to be much less maintenance. They're always gonna be in place, and they're always gonna be doing their thing.Your airbags, while they're always in place, have variables because depending on the pressure they're going to provide more or less cushion. Where our SumoSprings is gonna be proportional all the time. Additionally, there's more maintenance involved with airbags, because air can change over time with temperature - it'll decrease in colder climates, and it'll increase in hotter climates. So if you're in an area where temperature and humidity varies greatly you may have to adjust this to maintain that same ride height and comfort. And you can also have leaks on an air system, where SumoSprings you don't have to worry about that.The one main benefit of having airbags over the SumoSprings is that you can adjust it side to side, so you can really get those uneven loads compensated to bring you vehicle back to level. And you can also adjust the air pressure to match your load, so if you have a real light load you can reduce that air pressure. If you got a real heavy load you can air 'em up just to makes sure that it's exactly the same each time. Speaker 1: And that completes our look at SumoSprings line of rebel custom helper springs for the front axle.


Customer Reviews

SumoSprings Rebel Custom Helper Springs - 2 Piece - Front Axle - SSF-173-40-2

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (40 Customer Reviews)

2,600-lb Capacity. These maintenance-free microcellular urethane springs upgrade your vehicle's front suspension. Each 2-piece spring connects at top and bottom and provides unlimited suspension travel and movement for a smooth, comfortable ride.

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Excellent product. I have a 2018 Thor motor home on the Ford chassis. After purchasing it and driving it 100 miles home in sustained 40 mile mph winds, I was starting to regret buying it. Even without wind, it was a handful to drive. I purchased the sumo spring for the front and rear. The change it the handling was way better then I expected. Even in high winds. Nothing will stop all the effects of the wind on a motor home, but I can now drive it 70 mph with confidence. The biggest change was with the side to side rocking. Driving on uneven lanes and on two lane roads with out shoulders is no longer a problem. I installed them myself without removing the tires. You have to use a right angle drill. It took me 5 hours to do it, but I’m 60 years old and slow. I plan on doing other improvements like steering stabilizer and track bar. Adding the sumo spring is the best thing anyone can do to improve handling. I actually enjoy driving my motor home now. 634453



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Product came in within 3 days or so. Bought SUMO SPRINGS and a steering stabilizer for my 38’ Gas Motorhome and they work wonders. Highly recommed getting these items. . Feels like a different RV. 3rd time or so that I have bought from these guys, always came thru. Happy customer. And I installed front/back sumo springs and stabilizer by myself in 2hrs. 464641



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I had the both the front and rear sumo Springs installed on my 2016 Newmar Canyon Star, by the crew at Etrailer. The improvement in the handling was noticeable the minute I hit the road. The most noticeable effect was the reduction in the top heavy sway when cornering. It also seems to have reduced the effect of passing semi's . I would definitely recommend this product to anyone who has a Ford F53 chassis on their motorhome. 661100



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Drove our 38' class A gas coach for 6 months prior to installing Sump Springs. World of difference. Pulling from a parking lot to flat road used to involve 3 or 4 rock's left to right. That is gone. The porposing on the freeway is much better also. Overall feels more stable. Still shutters and has a truck like ride on rough roads and bridge abutments. 640809



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These work so well. They help Hwy steering and cornering 566645



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2017 Ford F-53

Wonderful product that I received 2 days after ordering. Do business with etrailer and you will not be disappointed. 511360



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Review from a similar SuperSprings SumoSprings Rebel in Vehicle Suspension


Was a little more difficult to install than I expected. However once on they do make a big difference in the ride! 613769



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Review from a similar SuperSprings SumoSprings Rebel in Vehicle Suspension


Made a world of difference on our 30 foot class A. So much less sway now. My DW will even drive now. 599815



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Review from a similar SuperSprings SumoSprings Rebel in Vehicle Suspension


Has always great service and even quicker delivery! These guys are awesome!! 599164



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Review from a similar SuperSprings SumoSprings Rebel in Vehicle Suspension


These were pretty easy to install by myself on my 2017 Precept 35UP. Took aboout 2 hours. Used the video on Etrailer's site instead of written instructions. Haven't driven it yet, but from all the reviews I expect it will be much better at handling. 591841



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Review from a similar SuperSprings SumoSprings Rebel in Vehicle Suspension


Called Etrailer regarding info for Sumo Springs for the motorhome. Steve Z. is the rep I spoke with. He was a great help and informative in giving info on the product. I have ordered from E Trailer several times previously. Never dissatisfied, always great results. Plus ya have to like the free shipping. 580546



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Review from a similar SuperSprings SumoSprings Rebel in Vehicle Suspension


Easy install sits level now 449292


Comments

Works great I highly recommend them.

Dennis - 11/05/2018

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Review from a similar SuperSprings SumoSprings Rebel in Vehicle Suspension


The installation instructions for both the anti sway bar upgrade and the Sumo helper springs lacked torque values for their fasteners. Both suspension components fit correctly and have improved how our class A motorhome handles. Great service from etrailer. 556109



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Review from a similar SuperSprings SumoSprings Rebel in Vehicle Suspension


The SumoSprings item #SSF-170-40-2, for my 2017 Georgetown GT3, with the F53 Ford chassis was very easy to order from etrailer.com and was shipped in a very timely manner. They came with easy to follow installation instruction. Be advised that you will need a 1/2" socket with a 3" extension to insert into the factory bump stop to hold bolt while removing the nut on the drivers side. This is not mentioned in the instructions. You will also need the same socket and extension to remove the bolt on the passenger side. One other note, the nut on the drivers side is a 15mm. Other than the afore mentioned 1/2" socket and the 15mm the only other tool you'll need is a 9/16". About a hour and a half to two hour job. I took the motorhome for a test drive and there is a very noticeably improvement in the ride. Very satisfied with my purchase. Thanks, sumosprings for a great product and etrailer for a great price. 566821



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Review from a similar SuperSprings SumoSprings Rebel in Vehicle Suspension


Amazing! Installed Sumo springs on front of a new 2018 Thor 29.4. F53 frame. BEFORE was very unhappy with drive, could feel every imperfection on the road and steering was very unpredictable! AFTER: Dramatically eliminated the rough ride & steering issues . . . don't hesitate to buy these shocks you will be VERY HAPPY! My experience was so good I purchased the next week rear Sumo springs and the steering stabilize shock (much more improvements, but start with the front springs). 561311



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Review from a similar SuperSprings SumoSprings Rebel in Vehicle Suspension


Easy to install and look as through they will help make the front end much more stable 555591



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Review from a similar SuperSprings SumoSprings Rebel in Vehicle Suspension


Purchased these SumoSpings from etrailer.com who where fantastic, helpful, and friendly throughout this transaction. Can't say enough about how they did everything they could to ensure the purchase and shipping of the product took place in a timely manner. The SumoSprings themselves are great, truly smooths out the ride, increases the stability, and reduces the amount of road jarring that takes place with our 2016 Jayco Precept. The installation is easy enough that most anyone can do it. Although they do leave out a couple of important things to note/steps to take, but most anyone with a little common sense can figure it out. Well worth the investment. 527488



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Review from a similar SuperSprings SumoSprings Rebel in Vehicle Suspension


When you look at the bumpstop and all the travel it can go, it makes sense to fill that space with a constant contact chusion, such as the Sumo Spring. I have a 2011 F53 chassis supporting a 32 Class A motothome. 16,000 GVW and no slide. I only installed the fronts to see how they worked. I did it myself and it took about 2 1/2 hours. If I can do it anyone that can work a wrench and understands basic mechanics can do it. I'm 60 and it's a tight space under there and takes some effort, but the jobs not hard, just doing it is hard and uncomfortable. My motorhome would ride very rough on the same roads my car ran smooth. The Sumo Springs were an improvement. They did not solve the rough ride on real poor highway, but on normal rough roads, they were an improvement that will benefit the ride on more roads than not. I now plan to do the rears when I get time. 500303



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Review from a similar SuperSprings SumoSprings Rebel in Vehicle Suspension


Ordered these 2 piece Sumo springs for the front of my 2012 Itasca 30T class A. This thing rode like an old farm wagon. After installing these springs, it's like night and day. It doesn't ride like a Prevost but it rides a whole lot better than it did. If you have a short wheelbase chassis with 19.5 wheels you need these things. I won't say they were easy to install but it wasn't too bad. I'm 71 and did it in my driveway in the Florida heat in about 2.5 hours. Don't bother shopping around because etrailer has the best price and the best customer service. 526595



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Review from a similar SuperSprings SumoSprings Rebel in Vehicle Suspension


I ordered some front sumosprings for my f53 Motorhome from etrailer. They were very helpful in taking my order, I did a price match which took more steps than I thought it should. The Sumosprings installed very easily and seems to improve the overall handling of the motorhome especially with the cornering, the coach seems much more stable and has less body roll . The only problem that I had was that the front carriage bolts on the mounts were too short but I called supersprings and the sent me the correct bolts within a day. I may have to order the rear set later. My order shipped very quickly and arrived in just a few days. Than you etrailer. 503409



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Review from a similar SuperSprings SumoSprings Rebel in Vehicle Suspension


Arrived when promised. Very easy to order price was competitive. I would definitely order again from etrailer. The sumo springs will be installed today. They should help with stability. 493097



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Review from a similar SuperSprings SumoSprings Rebel in Vehicle Suspension


Worth the wait, they were backordered. UPS dropped them at 10am. We had them installed by 2pm. Install was fairly straight forward and easy. Road test showed a pleasant improvement in handling and smother ride over all. Ride height increased about an inch. Body roll is much less too! Considering doing the back axle now. 546043



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Review from a similar SuperSprings SumoSprings Rebel in Vehicle Suspension


Product was delivered on time. Installed according to instructions today on my 2013 Coachman Mirada 34BH. In two hours,it was completed. Went for test drive. Wow!! What a difference in riding comfort and sway. Very satisfied. Will most definitely be buying a set for the rear next. Already have sway bars but this is "Icing on the cake" Customer service and follow up was quite good. First purchase on etrailer.com but not my last. 560749



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Review from a similar SuperSprings SumoSprings Rebel in Vehicle Suspension


if you want to tame your f53 motor home chassis , sumo springs are your answer, i installed them along with hell wig h/d sway bars front and rear , night and day 100% improvement in handling ,and raised the coach 1 1/2 inches , worth every dollar , also awesome service from etrailer .com, thank you. 512094



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Review from a similar SuperSprings SumoSprings Rebel in Vehicle Suspension


Simple to install. Now for a test ride trip. Stay tuned. 507953



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Review from a similar SuperSprings SumoSprings Rebel in Vehicle Suspension


Great product, installation was not bad on a 2011 Thor Hurricane 31j, improved stability and dampened bumps and expansion joints also in my opinion has also helped isolate the road noise. 474646



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Review from a similar SuperSprings SumoSprings Rebel in Vehicle Suspension


Installation was quick and easy. the instructional videos were the deciding factor to purchase this product. after installation everything was just as claimed. adding a 2300 load in the bed of the truck cause very little squat and actually lowered the front about an equal amount (1" in the back and 1/4" in front). since 60-70% of the trucks braking is from the front wheels this was import to me. options were airbags, adding additional leaf springs or this option. I was cautioned that when your vehicle is service with airbags installed putting the truck on a lift for oil change for example you might tear the airbag. this option on a lift the two sections just separate and go back together when lowered. I was happily surprised by the side to side stabilization removing the need for additional suspension additions. ask me again after a year 656968



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Review from a similar SuperSprings SumoSprings Rebel in Vehicle Suspension


Preston did a great job helping me spec in the correct springs for my 2016 Thor Hurricane 27K on a F53 chassis. Placed order with him over phone and received springs two day's later. I just installed them and took Motor home on a test drive around town on bumpy streets and what a difference it made. Drives more like a truck now and less like a boat. I also installed a steering stabilizer spring and did the cheap handling fix to the sway bars. Well worth the time and effort. I did notice that the etralier installation video shows the bottom brackets of the spring installed with the "U" down which is opposite the mfg's printed instructions. I did mine according to the printed instructions cause it seemed to make more sense. Probably no big deal either way. Thanks etrailer. I'll be contacting you guys when ready to do the back end of my motor home. 649992



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Review from a similar SuperSprings SumoSprings Rebel in Vehicle Suspension


Have not installed as just received product today. But if you want prompt shipments, at a good price... You cannot go wrong with these folks, folks. 644830



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Review from a similar SuperSprings SumoSprings Rebel in Vehicle Suspension


I bought the Sumo springs SSF-170-40-2 for the front of my 2019 Georgetown GT5-31R .They were easy to install. I took a quick test drive and I could feel the difference. When we get back from our trip I will order the ones for the back from etrailer who were very helpful. Thanks 643922



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Review from a similar SuperSprings SumoSprings Rebel in Vehicle Suspension


Came packaged very well. Instructions was easy to follow. Would have been much easier if I removed the rear wheels when drilling holes for top bracket. But install can be done without removing any tires Great site and easy to search for products that fit my RV. 643661



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Review from a similar SuperSprings SumoSprings Rebel in Vehicle Suspension


Thank you. I love the Sumo Springs 638090



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Review from a similar SuperSprings SumoSprings Rebel in Vehicle Suspension


My order was processed in excellent time, I was notified of any changes to the product or shipping methods, the service at etrailer is excellent. The purchase I made was delivered well within the specified time frame. I plan to install the Sumo springs on my 2014 Fleetwood-Bounder Motorhome this weekend. 636257



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Review from a similar SuperSprings SumoSprings Rebel in Vehicle Suspension


thinking about purchasing set for the rear of my motor home. helped stabilize rocking of tne motor home 616377



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Review from a similar SuperSprings SumoSprings Rebel in Vehicle Suspension


Installed the new sway bars and the sumo springs and the handling is vastly better than it was before-- well worth the investment-- thanks 605054



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Review from a similar SuperSprings SumoSprings Rebel in Vehicle Suspension


Installed in a bout 2 hrs, made an error on the driver side put the top bracket on the wrong side, made the correction and all line up perfect notice a big difference in the ride right away, note some of the bolts would not fit a 9\16 so used a metric wrench other than that no problems instruction were great and all hard ware was there no left overs, cant wait for next trip. 585228



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Review from a similar SuperSprings SumoSprings Rebel in Vehicle Suspension


Shipping was faster than I expected. I have used SumoSprings on past RV’s and the ones I purchased for our new Class A are performing as expected. 574440



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Review from a similar SuperSprings SumoSprings Rebel in Vehicle Suspension


The product worked better than i anticipated. The front end was dramatically smoother on our coach. The ride was so much better we ordered the rear set today and are anxious to get them to Protech Diesel for install. We test drove a diesel coach and now this ride is gonna be pretty close to airbags. I highly recommend... 555145



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Review from a similar SuperSprings SumoSprings Rebel in Vehicle Suspension


2018 Thor hurricane motorcoach Ford F-53 chassis Triton 6.8 L V10 GVWR 18000 Front springs installed Installed professionally Amazing improvement on coach “rock” and overall improvement in driving ability. Very noticeable driving experience, decreased driver fatigue, and very satisfied customer with shipping and online ordering. 546341



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Review from a similar SuperSprings SumoSprings Rebel in Vehicle Suspension


Very well made units. Hope to get them installed shortly and give them a good trial run 497904


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They all work great together and make a big difference.

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  • Adding the steering stabilizer and the front sway bar is definitely the first couple of steps that you want to take to help stabilize your motorhome. If you haven't already picked one out I recommend going with the Roadmaster # RM-1139-140 which is confirmed to fit a 2015 Ford F-53. Although air bags like the Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 Air Helper Springs # AL57240 would help to support the suspension and ultimately your ride, I recommend going with the SumoSprings as they require no maintenance....
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  • Recommended SumoSpring Suspension Enhancement for 2019 Fleetwood Bounder 35K
  • Your Fleetwood Bounder 35K features a GCWR of 26,000 pounds so for the rear axle the SumoSprings Maxim Custom Helper Springs # SSR-187-54-1 will work perfectly to upgrade the rear suspension and stabilize the Ford F-53 chassis during travel. These springs have a progressive load control to ensure a comfortable ride regardless of the weight of your cargo and they feature a weight capacity of 5,400 pounds. To further stabilize your RV I also recommend adding springs to the front axle...
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  • Sumo Springs for 2011 Newmar Canyon Star on Ford F-53 Chassis
  • The 2011 Newmar Canyon Star was built on a Ford F-53 chassis, so the SumoSprings that fit will be ones that fit that chassis. The correct front axle SumoSprings are # SSF-173-40-2 while the correct rear axle SumoSprings are # SSR-187-54-1. I've added links to video reviews of both SumoSprings for you to take a look at.
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  • SumoSprings for a 2018 Thor Challenger 37TB
  • From what I could find it looks like your 2018 Thor Challenger 37TB is on an F-53 chassis. If this is the case then you would want part # SSF-173-40-2 for front SumoSprings and part # SSR-183-54-1 for rear SumoSprings. These are rated for a GVWR between 24,000 lbs and 26,000 lbs. Please note that we haven't had a chance as of yet (April 2018) to test fit these on a Thor motorhome. For some reason the Thor motorhomes are a little more difficult to fit so you will want to review the linked...
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  • 2018 Thor ACE 27.2 Sumo Spring and Front Sway Bar Recommendation
  • Yes, you can use Sumosprings on an RV that has Roadmaster sway bars and/or a steering stabilizer. The SumoSpring Rebel part # SSF-173-40-2 would fit and work well for you. A front sway bar would help quite a bit as well. For that you'd want the # RM-1139-140 which will help quite a bit.
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  • SumoSpring and Steering Stabilizer Recommendation for 2016 Ford F-53
  • For the rear you'd want the SumoSpring kit part # SSR-187-54-1 and for the front # SSF-173-40-2 as these are both designed to fit Ford F-53 chassis with a 26k GVWR. Then for a steering stabilizer you would want the part # RM-RBK22-RSSA which is designed as a fit for your RV as well.
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  • Recommended Anti-Sway and Suspension Enhancement For 2017 Georgetown XL on Ford F-53 Chassis
  • The Roadmaster Rear Anti-Sway Bar for Motor Homes # RM-1139-149 is a confirmed fit for your 2017 Georgetown XL on Ford F-53 Chassis. This will work well with the SumoSprings Rebel Custom Helper Springs - Front Axle # SSF-173-40-2. These spring will help absorb road shock and help to level your load. If you want sway control, these springs will help, but won't work as well as a front sway bar like the Roadmaster Front Anti-Sway Bar for Motor Homes # RM-1139-148. If you want leveling...
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  • Recommended Jounce Springs for Two-Wheel Drive 2019 Ford F-53 Chassis
  • The jounce springs I recommend for your two wheel drive 2019 Ford F-53 chassis are from SumoSprings, the SumoSprings Rebel for the front axle and SumoSprings Maxim for the rear axle. The reason why the SumoSprings are the best is because they not only work to reduce sway, but also keep your vehicle level and give you a smoother ride. The SumoSprings can do this because they are made of a microcellular urethane which compresses. Each of the springs works independently which is what is...
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  • Recommended SumoSprings Helper Springs for 2019 Fleetwood Bounder Motorhome on Ford F-53 Chassis
  • The recommended SumoSprings helper springs for your 2019 Fleetwood Bounder motorhome built on a Ford F-53 chassis are the SumoSprings Maxim Custom Helper Springs # SSR-187-54-1. These rear axle springs are the only SumoSprings that fit a Fleetwood and do fit all models - the Fleetwood Bounder 33C, 35K, 35P, 36F and 36FP - each of which has a GVWR between 22,000 lbs and 26,000 lbs. For SumoSprings that fit the front front axle there it will depend on your Fleetwood's model. For a Fleetwood...
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  • Sway Bars, Steering Stabilizer, and SumoSprings Recommendation for 2018 Thor A.C.E. 30.2
  • We can help you with everything but the shocks, but we have great solutions for the sway bars, steering stabilizer and SumoSprings. For the rear sway bar you'll want the Roadmaster Sway Bar # RM-1139-149 which fits the 2018 Thor ACE 30.2 on a F-53 chassis and a 23k GVWR. For a front sway bar you'd want the part # RM-1139-148. The correct Roadmaster Reflex stabilizer is the part # RM-RBK4-RSSA. For rear SumoSprings you'd then want the part # SSR-187-54-1 and for the front # SSF-173-40-2.
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  • Front and Rear Helper Springs/Suspension Enhancement for a 2011 Fleetwood Storm
  • It looks like your 2011 Fleetwood Storm was built on the Ford F-53 chassis. It the RV has a gross weight rating of 16,000 to 18,000 pounds then for the front use # SSF-170-40-2. For the rear you could use # SSA41 or # SSR-187-40-1. For a 20K to 22K pound chassis capacity use # SSF-170-40-2 for the front. For the rear you can again use # SSA41 or # SSR-187-54-1. And for chassis capacities ranging from 24K to 26K use # SSF-173-40-2 for the front. For the rear you can use # SSA41 or...
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  • Recommended SuperSprings SumoSprings for 2009 Tiffin on Ford F53 Chassis
  • The SumoSprings Rebel Custom Helper Springs - 2 Piece - Front Axle # SSF-170-40-2 are a confirmed fit and the two piece design does allow for the full suspension travel to allow your vehicle suspension to work to it's best capacity without limitation, while also enhancing the load support and stability. These are rated for motorhomes from 16,000 to 26,000 lbs. The front springs you mentioned are not found on the manufacturers site. These two piece springs are the only confirmed fit...
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  • SumoSpring Recommendation for 2014 Itasca Winnebago 38Q
  • Your 2014 Itasca Winnebago 38q has a GVWR of 26k so the best rear set of SumoSprings that you'd need is the part # SSR-183-54-1 and for the front # SSF-173-40-2. I attached an install video for the rear set for you to check out as well.
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  • SuperSprings Jounce Spring Kits for Front and Rear Axles of 2016 RF-53 Winnebago Motorhome
  • Your 2016 Winnebago Vista LX is indeed built on the Ford F-53 V-10 chassis. The four versions of this Class A motorhome have two different GVWRs, either 18K for the 27N and 30T, or 22K for the 35B and 35F. I could not find a variation with a GVWR of 24,000-lbs. I linked the part of the online document with this information that I found on their website. The SuperSprings front-axle jounce spring kit for the 2WD model is # SSF-170-40-2 which works for GVWRs from 16K to 22K. This is the...
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  • Recommended Front-Axle Suspension Jounce Spring Kit for 2015 Ford F-53 2WD
  • SumoSprings discontinued the kit SSF-180-40-1 for the 2015 Ford F-53 application and replaced it with the 2-piece jounce spring kits # SSF-170-40-2 for vehicles with GVWR of 16K to 22K and # SSF-173-40-2 for GVWR of 24K to 26K. Usually a new spring design relates to changes made by the RV makers who may be installing other OEM equipment.
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  • Recommended Sumo SuperSprings For Fleetwood Bounder 33C With An F53 Chassis
  • The SumoSprings Rebel Custom Helper Springs - Front Axle, # SSF-173-40-2, are a confirmed fit for any F53 chassis between 1990 - 2017. The SumoSprings Maxim Custom Helper Springs - Rear Axle, # SSR-187-54-1, are a confirmed fit for years 2005 - 2016. This is a great combination, and I recommend enhancing both the front and rear of the vehicle. Normally if you were to only use one enhancement, you would begin with the back end. These custom helper springs are maintenance-free. The microcellular...
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  • Best Heavy Duty SumoSprings Suspension Enhancement for a 2018-2019 Fleetwood Bounder 35K
  • The best SuperSprings SumoSprings for the Ford F-53 chassis on your 2018 or 2019 Fleetwood Bounder 35K are parts # SSR-187-54-1 for the rear and # SSF-173-40-2 for the front. These are designed for the 26K weight rating of your motorhome and will do an excellent job at not only cushioning your ride but also helping reduce swaying. The rear SumoSprings have a 5,400 lbs capacity while the front have a 2,600 lb capacity which is the highest in both cases for your Bounder 35K. Attached...
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  • Front and Rear SumoSpring Suspension Enhancement for a 2016 Tiffin Allegro 31SA
  • I looked up your 2016 Tiffin Allegro 31SA on a Ford F-53 chassis and it weighs in at 24k so the correct Sumo Springs would be part # SSF-173-40-2 for the front and part # SSR-187-54-1 for the rear.
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  • 2019 Thor Outlaw 37RB SumoSpring Recommendation for Improving Handling
  • Your 2019 Thor Outlaw 37RB is built on a Ford F-53 chassis which is notorious for not handling great. The biggest improvement you'll be able make is with SumoSprings like the part # SSR-187-54-1 for the rear and part # SSF-173-40-2 for the front. These install pretty easily but I attached install videos for both for you to check out to really get an idea what the install will be like.
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  • Recommended Super Springs SumoSprings For 2000 Fleetwood Flair Motorhome
  • For your 2000 Fleetwood Flair, I recommend the 2000 Ford F-53 SumoSprings Rebel Custom Helper Springs - Front Axle # SSF-173-40-2. These springs will give you progressive load control and the springs work independently to compensate for off balance loads. The springs are connected top and bottom to provide support even when vehicle is unloaded. These are an easy bolt-on installation and they are maintenance-free. For the rear springs, I recommend the 2000 Ford F-53 SumoSprings Maxim...
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