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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 15-04-2017, 11:45 Thread Starter
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Al-Ko suspension upgrades

Thinking about buying a new van, either a Carthago or Hymer. The options list from both include the uprated front springs, the Al-Ko ACS comfort front suspension strut and the Al-Ko ALC rear level controller system.

Has anyone had any of these fitted and do they make any difference.

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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 16-04-2017, 15:47
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The front of my B544 was looking a bit low a few years ago and traversing the rumble strips before peages was very uncomfortable so I had Goldschmitt front springs fitted. Resulted in the motorhome standing 'level' and a much more comfortable ride.

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When I bought my Rapido the front was down quite a bit but then I had VB air suspension fitted so levelled up the height. But when I've looked at new vans they appear to be quite level, but I think nearly all the Hymers now come with the Comfort pack which includes the uprated front springs.

As the springs are around 400 to 500 and the uprated suspension strut which I assume includes a better spring, comes out at around 1200, it would appear to be be good value to get the complete strut especially as there is no weight penalty.

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