Air suspension is there much difference in the ride , and any one fit then in Scotland

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  1. Charlie Farley

    Charlie Farley Funster

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    I went the route of goldschmit front springs(travelword telford)and glide rite rear air (Liphook Hampshire) excellent service on both occasions, it’s transformed the ride and I’ve uplated to 4750kg the looser was the dentist
     
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  2. Hettie's Crew

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    We have Goldschmitt on the front, night and day difference from the standard Fiat springs and never even considered doing anything with the front when we had rear air assist fitted.
     
  3. Lenny HB

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    We have Goldschmidt on the front, crashes and bangs over every pot hole. Can't compare with standard springs as Goldschmidt has been standard fit on every Hymer we have had. Previous vans were fine but this one the ride is awful but this is the first van we have had with the heavy chassis. It's fine on good roads handling is great just rough roads and potholes it's a bone shaker.
     
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  4. Hettie's Crew

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    I think you’re heading towards full air all round.
     
  5. Xabia

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    I went down the route of Goldschmitt front springs some years ago on my 2007 B544SL, definite improvement as I think my original springs were getting tired, front raised about 60mm from memory and more compliant on potholes etc. Last year, having read good reports of VB full air I took the plunge and had it fitted by SAP in Doncaster. Wish I had done it years ago!

    Recently returned from our usual drive to Spain and found it much more relaxing to drive, much smoother, no deviation when passing HGV’s, side winds less of an issue and no crashing over potholes. No lowering of the rear when loading wine in Calais.(y)
     
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  6. jezport

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    We have full air and the difference is very noticeable.
    I left a number of things out at the side of the sink including a tall pump soap bottle (by mistake). We drove home from Peterborough and they were all still stood there when we got home. We were amazed.
     
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  7. Trout bum

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    Sorry folks but your going way off tangent with original request I'm not interested in full air suspension just rear air assist nothing more I was only enquiringly if anyone has had it fitted and what they thought of it that's all
     
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  8. Dan and Jan

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    Like I said earlier, VB comfort fitted on the rear of my Burstner. Twin gauges and a little compressor fitted under the drivers seat to adjust it. Turriff Caravans.
     
  9. Trout bum

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    Cheers Dan & Jan I will have a look at there site sounds exactly same as what I'm looking for
     
  10. Lenny HB

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    What a Motorhome Fun thread going off topic no never.:rofl::rofl::rofl:

    All part of the fun and games on here.:)
    Probably wouldn't have gone so far off if you had said what chassis you had at the start.
     
  11. Trout bum

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    Fiat camper chassis was mentioned 4-5 messages from original all over the top full suspension ideas were after that
     
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  12. Minxy Girl

    Minxy Girl Funster Life Member

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    Errrrr ... he did ... :D

     
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