Ford F-53 Suspension Enhancement

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We offer a complete selection of both rubber spring and air ride suspension enhancement systems from Firestone, Air Lift, Super Springs, and Timbren. These kits are custom fit to your vehicle for an easy installation. They can offer either a progressive suspension enhancement or an adjustable level of suspension depending on your system and the types of loads you carry.

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Ford F-53 Vehicle Suspension Videos

SuperSprings SumoSprings Rebel Front Helper Springs Installation - 2015 Ford F-53

Hi there motor home owners. Today on your 2015 motor home with an F-53 chassis, we're going to be taking a look at and showing you how to install SumoSprings Rebel Custom Helper Springs for the front axle and this is what your new SumoSprings are going to look like when it's installed. These springs are a two piece design. You have a permanently attached upper half and a permanently attached bottom half. What's nice about it being a two piece design is you have infinite suspension travel. Your factory jounce bumper does have infinite suspension travel as well, but you can see here it's much smaller and you only have a top piece.



SuperSprings SumoSprings Rebel Front Helper Springs Installation - 2019 Ford F-53

Rob here at etrailer.com and today you'll be taking a look at the sumo springs front helper springs on our 2019 Ford FN3 chassis motor home. Having a motor home can be really nice. We take trips with our family, see places that we've never been before. But one thing a lot of people don't talk about is how our motor home is going to handle. We had a lot of questions here etrailer.com about motor homes and typically it's about the suspension. Because motor homes are going to be a lot more top-heavy, which means when we're going through the road we'll get a lot of sway and kind of rolling feeling or if we're driving down the road we have a big gust of wind, it'll push us to the side and then we end up fighting that steering wheel.



SuperSprings SumoSprings Rebel Front Helper Springs Installation - 2018 Ford F-53

Shane: Hi, I'm Shane with etrailer.com. Today, you're going to be taking a look at, I'm going to walk you through the installation of the Sumo Springs Rebel custom helper springs for the front axle on your 2018 Newmar Canyon Star, 26,000 pounds Ford F53 chassis. These are going to be designed to reduce body roll and sway, and give you a much more comfortable ride while you're traveling.For those of you that are new to RVing, if you haven't driven long distance yet, there's things called cross winds. And when you get next to a tractor trailer, there's wind that comes in between both you and that tractor trailer, and it kind of moves the RV. I know firsthand, I've driven RVs. I have gone to several states camping with an RV, so I know what it's like to be on the road using one, especially without Sumo Springs.



SuperSprings SumoSprings Rebel Front Helper Springs Installation - 2016 Ford F-53



SumoSprings Rebel Front Axle Helper Springs Installation - 2008 Ford F-53



SumoSprings Maxim Rear Helper Springs Installation - 2008 Ford F-53



SumoSprings Maxim Rear Helper Springs Installation - 2018 Ford F-53



SumoSprings Maxim Rear Helper Springs Installation - 2019 Ford F-53

Today on our 2019 Ford F53 chassis motorhome, we're going to be taking a look at and showing you how to install the SumoSprings maxim custom helper springs for the rear axle.Having a motorhome can be a really fun thing and we can enjoy it a lot. We can go places we've never been before, spend time with our family, go camping or anything like that. But at the same time it can be really stressful and even scary at times. Because our motorhome, it's a rather big vehicle and there's a lot of area here for the wind to catch. So when we're driving down the road, it may feel like we're getting pushed around and the body starts to lean and roll, especially when a semi drives past us or we hit a big cross wind. So before we put any of our suspension components on, let's take it on our test course and see how it handles.As I bring my motorhome through the slalom course, I can definitely feel a lot of body roll going on, like it almost wants to lean before it starts to turn.



SumoSprings Maxim Rear Axle Helper Springs Installation - 2019 Ford F-53

Rob: Rob here at Etrailer.com, and today we're gonna be taking a look at the Sumo springs rear helper springs on our 2019 Ford F-53 chassis motor home. Now here at Etrailer.com get a lot of questions about motor homes. Specifically about the suspension, because you've ever driven one before you can realize how soft and kind of mushy they feel when we're driving down the road, especially if a big gust of wind comes, there's a lot of area for that wind to catch and it just ends up pushing us around. In turn we ended up fighting the steering wheel, and even when we do go to turn, we get a lot of that body roll where the the motor home we'll want to lean before it actually gets into the turn. So for us driving, it can be a little stressful, not to mention all the people in the back that have to deal with that as well.Our Sumo Springs are gonna alleviate a lot of those problems, making it more comfortable for us to drive, feel more in control, and the passengers can enjoy the ride as well. So now that we have our Sumo springs in place, let's take it on a test course and see how the handle.



SumoSprings Maxim Rear Helper Springs Installation - 2016 Ford F-53

Rob here at etrailer dot com and today you're going to be taking a look at the Sumo Springs Rear Helper Springs on our 2016 Ford inaudible 00:00:08 motor home.Here at etrailer dot com, we get a lot of questions about motor homes, especially about suspension upgrades. Because whether you're new to driving a motor home or you've been doing it for awhile, you'll realize real quick that they're pretty top heavy and there's a lot of area for that wind to catch and start pushing us around. So whether we're driving down the highway and a truck passes us, or a big gust of wind comes, it ends up pushing the motor home side to side. We end up fighting the steering wheel and just have that white knuckle feeling a little uneasy when we're driving.Not to mention everybody in the back. They're getting thrown around and they're not having a good time either. That's why suspension upgrades are going to be a really good important thing to do to your motor home, because you want to be able to drive confidently.



SumoSprings Rebel Front Axle Helper Springs Installation - 2016 Ford F-53

Rob: Rob here at etrailer.com, and today you're going to be taking a look at the SumoSprings front helper springs on our 2016 Ford F53 chassis motor home. Now, here at etrailer, we get a lot of questions about motor homes, and the biggest one we get is about suspension upgrades. Because a lot of people, once they buy their motor home, they go out for a trip. But what they don't realize is how top heavy they are, and how much space there is to catch wind. Once we're driving down the highway and we do have a big gust of wind, it really starts to push us around. So then we end up fighting the steering wheel, white knuckle driving the whole trip, not to mention the people in the back are getting nervous because they're getting thrown around inside.



SumoSprings Rebel Front Axle Helper Springs Review and Installation - 2014 Ford F-53

Hey there, road warriors. Today on our 2014 Ford F-53 chassis we're going to be installing SumoSprings Rebel custom helper springs for the front axle. This is what our springs looks like when they're installed. They're going to provide jounce support where your jounce bumpers used to be. What this is going to do for you is it's going to provide an overall smoother ride, as well as to help eliminate sway and provide more control over the vehicle. It does this by working with your existing suspension system to help support the load that's above it.



Timbren Front and Rear Suspension Enhancement Systems Installation - 2015 Ford F-53

Rob: Rob here at etrailer.com, and today we're going to be taking a look at the Timbren suspension and enhancement systems for our Ford F53 chassis motor home.Now, motor homes can be great. We can take a lot of trips, spend time with our family, see a lot of places that we've never seen before. But one thing that nobody really talks about when it comes to motor homes, is how bad they handle, and how much sway they really have. So a lot of times, when we're driving down the road, a gust of wind may come, or a truck driving down the highway, it's going to start pushing us around. Because let's face it, there's a lot of area for wind to catch. And that can be very scary going down the road in such a big vehicle, and not feeling like you have control.And our Timbrens are going to alleviate a lot of that feeling.



Timbren Front Suspension Enhancement Installation - 2015 Ford F-53

Rob here at etrailer.com, and today we're going to be taking a look at the Timberen suspension enhancement systems, for our Ford F-53 chassis motor home.Now motor homes can be great. You can take a lot of trips, spend time with our family. See a lot of places that we've never seen before. But one thing that nobody really talks about when it comes to motor homes, is how bad they handle, and how much sway they really have.For a lot of times we're driving down the road, a gust of wind may come, or a truck driving down the highway, it's going to start pushing us around. Because let's face it, there's a lot of area for wind to catch.That can be very scary going down the road in such a big vehicle, and not feeling like you have control. And our Timberens are going to alleviate a lot of that feeling.We're going to feel a lot more stable, and under a lot more control of our motor home, because it's going to brace everything, and we're not going to have such a mushy feeling.So here's what are Timberens look like once we have them installed.



SumoSprings Maxim Rear Helper Springs Installation - 2017 Ford F-53

Today on our 2017 Ford F53 Chassis Motorhome, we're gonna be taking a look at, and showing you how to install, the SumoSprings Maxim Custom Helper Springs for the rear axle.Having a motorhome can be a great thing. We can take trips with our family and see a lot of places that we could never see before. But one thing that a lot of people don't talk about and don't think about is the suspension and how their motorhome is going to drive.Here at etrailer.com, we see a lot of the issues of customers coming in complaining that their motorhome feels like it's rolling, it's got a lot of body roll, and just not all that stable going down the road. And we can see in our motorhome, there's quite a bit of space for wind to catch the side. We're basically driving a giant windscreen going down the highway. So we're fighting that wind, pushing the steering wheel back and forth, which eventually can get very tiring and not very much fun once we get to our location.So we're gonna take our motorhome out on our test course and see how it handles before we put our suspension upgrades on.As I'm driving through our bump course here, I can definitely feel each time I hit a bump, whether it's a solid bump and the front end's coming up and coming back down and bouncing really hard, or if it's alternating bumps to where we're getting a lot of body roll back and forth.



SumoSprings Rebel Front Axle Helper Springs Installation - 2017 Ford F-53

Today on our 2017 Ford F53 Chassis Motor Home, we're going to be taking a look at and showing you how to install the SumoSprings Rebel Custom Helper Springs for the front axle. Having a motor home can be a great thing. We can take trips with our family and see a lot of places that we could never see before, but one thing that a lot of people don't talk about it and don't think about, is the suspension and how their motor home is going to drive.Here at etrailer.com we see a lot of the issues of customers coming in complaining that their motor home feels like it's rolling, it's got a lot of body roll and just not all that stable going down the road. And we can see on our motor home, there's quite a bit of space for wind to catch the side. We're basically driving a giant wind screen going down the highway. So we're fighting that wind, pushing the steering wheel back and forth, which eventually can get very tiring and not very much fun once we get to our location.So we're going to take our motor home out on our test course and see how it handles before we put our suspension upgrades on.



Timbren Front and Rear Suspension Enhancement Systems Installation - 2018 Ford F-53

Today on our 2018 Ford F-53 chassis motor home we're going to be taking a look at and showing you how to install the Timbren Rear Suspension Enhancement System. That's going to be part number TFRF53A. Now a lot of different things can affect how our motor homes drive, whether it be a big gust of wind pushing on the side or if it's uneven terrain. Or perhaps we're flat towing a vehicle behind it. All of those things can put a lot of stress and pressure on our rear suspension, especially because of how tall our motor homes our. Especially in the back, since most bathrooms and bedrooms are going to be at the back of the motor home having all that extra weight.Our Timbrens are going to provide us the support we need for all those different things.



Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 Air Helper Springs Installation - 2007 Ford F-53

Speaker 1: Today on our 2007 motor home, with a Ford F-53 chassis, we're gonna be installing Air Lift's LoadLifter 5000 air helper springs, part number, AL57140.This is what our airbags are gonna look like when they're installed. They get one for both the driver side and passenger side. So in a mount between the frame of your vehicle and your front suspension gear on your front axle. Here you can see our suspension with no air helper springs going over various terrains.And now you can see our suspension with our airbags installed and now you'll notice that it's much more stable. There's not as much oscillation between our suspension and our frame and overall, it's just a smoother ride. These air springs are gonna provide you with up to 5000 pounds of low inaudible 00:00:48 support.



SumoSprings Maxim Rear Helper Springs Installation - 2012 Ford F-53

Speaker 1: Today on our 2012 Ford F-53 Chassis, we're installing SumoSprings Maxim Custom Helper Springs for the rear axle, part number SSR-180-54-1. This is what our springs are going to look like when they're installed. They're going to provide constant point of contact between your leaf spring and the side of your frame, so you'll have benefits for your SumoSprings throughout the entire suspension travel from fully extended to fully retracted. These springs can compress up to 80%, can provide varying amounts of load leveling carrying capacity. You'll have one on each side, so if you have an uneven load, you'll have one spring applying more pressure than the other to help balance that out. Additionally, it will help increase the smoothness of your ride, because you're going to have a proportional amount of spring tension the more it's compressed.It'll also help reduce sway, so if you're hitting any uneven pavement, these will help absorb some of that road shock and minimize the amount of sway you'd have and when wind is hitting up against the side of your motor home, these will also help working in conjunction with one another to help minimize that sway.



SumoSprings Rebel Front Axle Helper Springs Installation - 2012 Ford F-53

Speaker 1: Today on our 2012 F-53 chassis we're going to be installing SumoSprings Rebel custom helper springs for the front axle, part number SSF-170-40-2. We've currently got our suspension completely suspended so you can see what our springs I'll look like. When you go over large bumps, they will be able to separate and they'll come right back together. The alignment pin here in the center will line right back up with the one above it.These jounce bumpers are going to provide additional cushion in the front of the your vehicle, giving you a smoother ride. They're additionally going to act as load leveling, so if you have a slightly uneven weight inside your vehicle, the SumoSprings will help work with one another to level your vehicle back out and maintain a more stable ride. Additionally, when you hit any potholes, it's going to absorb some of that impact so it'll help reduce driver fatigue when going down the road.





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