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Forum: Tweaks, Mods & Projects 05-23-2018, 11:37 PM
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Posted By themexicandoctor
Thank you Booster!

Thank you Booster!
Forum: Tweaks, Mods & Projects 05-23-2018, 11:15 PM
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Posted By themexicandoctor
This is again, good info - heading over to...

This is again, good info - heading over to Hondo's forum now.

By the way, I find it very telling that no-one* from Roadtrek Corporate has come into to any of forums to offer any suggestions, etc.
Forum: Tweaks, Mods & Projects 05-14-2018, 05:41 AM
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Posted By themexicandoctor
More Coke Cans ...

To think that within 3 months of ownership, even the 190 Roadtrek has less than 1/One Coke Can between the Earth & our Sewer Plumbing
Forum: Tweaks, Mods & Projects 05-14-2018, 05:36 AM
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Posted By themexicandoctor
More photos ...

Using Coca Cola Cans as a measurement ...
Forum: Tweaks, Mods & Projects 05-14-2018, 05:23 AM
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Posted By themexicandoctor
Photos showing ...

The Weldtec Design 3" Spindles

The Red Bill Erb/Valley Spring Works Coils after 5 years

Supersprings Front & Rear Bump Stops

In the rear the Red Overleaf is part of the instant 3" Raise I...
Forum: Tweaks, Mods & Projects 05-14-2018, 05:09 AM
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Posted By themexicandoctor
Thank you Mat for the referral to Weldtec & for...

Thank you Mat for the referral to Weldtec & for everyone who offered such wise advice over the past 5 years. The ERB coils are still performing well but it can be a harsh ride & next time I would...
Forum: Tweaks, Mods & Projects 05-14-2018, 05:00 AM
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Posted By themexicandoctor
Some meaningful scientific measurements ...

Rear Tow Bar Hitch is 17.5 inches

Drivers Side at the Dump Tank Fiberglass lowest point is 13.25 inches

Front Bumper Center is 14.5 inches

Passenger Side but aligned with Dump Tank Door is...
Forum: Tweaks, Mods & Projects 05-04-2018, 01:54 AM
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Posted By themexicandoctor
Wanted to add links to Two more suppliers & comment further on the Ride & Handling

First

GERRY LAMBRETTI of Supersprings in Santa Barbara, CA (800) 898-0705

https://www.supersprings.com/

What other Class B owners might benefit from are their Aftermarket BumpStops for sure,...
Forum: Tweaks, Mods & Projects 05-02-2018, 10:38 PM
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Posted By themexicandoctor
Thank you Mat for setting this up ...

Note; I went in with the Roadtrek/Chevrolet 16inch rims & new Yokohama Geolanders tires.

Drove away with 18inch Method Matte Black Rims & Goodyear Wranglers.

Not sure of the difference in...
Forum: Tweaks, Mods & Projects 05-02-2018, 10:28 PM
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Posted By themexicandoctor
Thank you Mat for setting this up!

Please give me a couple of days & I shall include all the details relevant. Along with photos.
Forum: Tweaks, Mods & Projects 04-30-2018, 08:25 AM
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Posted By themexicandoctor
The rest of the photos will have to wait until...

The rest of the photos will have to wait until the next day or two, keep on getting logged out.

https://weldtecdesigns.com

Beau is the second in charge after Jeremy the Owner & he is th one...
Forum: Tweaks, Mods & Projects 04-30-2018, 07:45 AM
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Posted By themexicandoctor
Photos of Measurements ...

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Forum: Tweaks, Mods & Projects 04-30-2018, 07:17 AM
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Posted By themexicandoctor
Results with WELDTECDESIGN & a 5 Year old ERB Coil

In Summary I am more than satisfied with the results I received but first the photos

Front Drivers wheel now sits 39 & 3/4 inches
Front Passenger wheel is at 39 & 5/8

Rear Drivers wheel is at...
Forum: Tweaks, Mods & Projects 04-24-2018, 08:53 AM
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Posted By themexicandoctor
Update The WELDTEC DESIGN Experience this far ...

Met with Jeremy Johnson today - not being an Suspension adept/Engineer I was unable to share with him by phone my exact needs & the measurements at play presently.

After driving down with the Van...
Forum: Tweaks, Mods & Projects 04-24-2018, 08:31 AM
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Posted By themexicandoctor
Supersprings & the Owners, Gerry & Mike are a...

Supersprings & the Owners, Gerry & Mike are a Class Act.

They have a lot of good products & moreover, they are always eager to see if one of a combination of their different products, can solve...
Forum: Tweaks, Mods & Projects 04-23-2018, 11:05 AM
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Posted By themexicandoctor
Booster - this is for you in response to your Supersprings questions ...

Quiting below from Gerry Lambretti;

I agree with a lot of what “Booster” has to say below. However a couple of qualifiers.


1. The Solo Sumosprings essentially replace the factory...
Forum: Tweaks, Mods & Projects 04-23-2018, 08:58 AM
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Posted By themexicandoctor
Driving to Weldtec Design by San Diego

Will report back on my in person experience with;

www.weldtecdesigns.com

Tomorrow, meeting with the Owner Jeremy Johnson & Staff - tried doing everything over the phone but its impossible - as...
Forum: Tweaks, Mods & Projects 04-19-2018, 07:54 AM
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Posted By themexicandoctor
Will call Supersprings tomorrow ...

And send him your feedback & see if his Engineering correlates with our needs in detail.

When speaking with Boulderoffroadvans they also mentioned they have a slightly longer custom shock that is...
Forum: Tweaks, Mods & Projects 04-16-2018, 10:36 PM
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Posted By themexicandoctor
Called Supersprings*, BoulderOffRoadVans & WeldTec this far ...

Details in a day or 2.

*I have mentioned many times how effective & Bulletproof the Rear Helper(?) Spring from Supersprings has been.

Speaking with them again 5 years later their company has...
Forum: Tweaks, Mods & Projects 04-16-2018, 06:21 PM
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Views: 125,179
Posted By themexicandoctor
Thank you Gentlemen ...

About to start making calls right now.

Boulder, Supersprings, Weld Tec & others.

I did notice just now (using my cell), that in the first page photog went to 18 inch wheels - I need to sit in...
Forum: Tweaks, Mods & Projects 04-16-2018, 06:31 AM
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Posted By themexicandoctor
Clarification...

I see where you answered the Coils needing to be purchased new. Not the Erb springs reused.

Also see where you mention using gm mounts & throwing away the bilsteins *if they have to improved.
...
Forum: Tweaks, Mods & Projects 04-16-2018, 06:27 AM
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Posted By themexicandoctor
I see you talked about the Moog Coils as a needed...

I see you talked about the Moog Coils as a needed purchase in an earlier reply today & to use Bilstein shocks but with the standard gmail mounts.

Do the shocks need to be longer & is Silverado...
Forum: Tweaks, Mods & Projects 04-16-2018, 06:02 AM
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Posted By themexicandoctor
8. I hope my photos are available to everyone, I...

8. I hope my photos are available to everyone, I think those Supersprings Front Bump Stops made a big difference-is that same technology as Timbrens?

Once again, Thank You!
Forum: Tweaks, Mods & Projects 04-16-2018, 05:56 AM
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Views: 125,179
Posted By themexicandoctor
5. Would part #24-221948 work in the rear? ...

5. Would part #24-221948 work in the rear?

6. I have the Supersprings Rear Helper System & that gave me 3 inches immediately & I wonder if that could have changed the forces on the front coils?...
Forum: Tweaks, Mods & Projects 04-16-2018, 05:49 AM
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Posted By themexicandoctor
Thank you again Booster. Have a few more...

Thank you again Booster.

Have a few more questions in two parts as I keep on getting logged out & losing my typing.

1. Are the Moog parts available from Boulder?

2. I presume my Erb springs...
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