RV Testimonials

The motorhome itself seems to be much more stable

Client:  Bill Hicks
Testimonial Date: 10/2/2019

Even though I was only able to drive the motorhome a short distance from LiquidSpring back to Dynamax in Elkhart, Indiana I wanted to let you know how much better the unit rode and drove. It felt like the sting we were receiving from expansion joints and bridge joints has been controlled and lessened considerably. And, as you indicated the motorhome itself seems to be much more stable when turning, changing lanes, etc. I look forward to putting more miles on the unit to see how it performs under many different conditions, but my first impression is that it was much improved. Thank you for all your help in arranging this addition to the rig.

Update: We have now had a chance to put about 1000 miles on the motorhome and the suspension has been terrific! The ride is much more comfortable and controlled and the impact with potholes and expansion joints is so much easier on the motorhome and passengers. Thanks for a great product!

Sincerely, Bill Hicks

CLASS Suspension Installation on CanyonStar Motorhome

Client: Joe Hogan
Testimonial Date: 9/25/2018

Here is the video I posted regarding the installation of the CLASS on the Canyon Star: https://youtu.be/lm1o83qVSS8

Thank you for your help,

Joe

Traveling is Now Fun Again

Client: Ron Denton
Testimonial Date: 9/20/2018

Just finishing a 3000 mile trip with a new suspension. We bought our first class A last fall after 3 previous class C’s. The last previous C was total RoadMaster sway bars and steering damper, Bilstein shocks. I was very satisfied with ride and handling. In the class A our eye level is equal to the overhead bunk of our last C and so the sway and roll of the greater height was unnerving. So, I did the RoadMaster upgrade, larger sway in front, auxiliary sway in back, and steering damper.

After a 1600 mile trip to North Carolina through the rolling mountains of West Virginia I still wasn’t satisfied. I was regretting the move to an A. So I Googled my frustrations and came across an article in Motor Home magazine that addressed my very feelings about the ride with the Ford F53 chassis. It was describing a product called Liquid Spring and the improvement obtained with ride and handling.

Checking their web site I was impressed with the testimonials of others who had similar experiences before Liquid Spring and then afterward. My wife and I agreed we should convert our suspension. It was an extra expense, approximately 5% of the MSRP of our unit, or going back to a smaller C

We talked with Wayne Wells and made an appointment to do the conversion to Liquid Spring. We were talking at church about our appointment and a gentleman and his company does Liquid Spring conversions for ambulances said it was a “very good product “. Then he corrected himself and said, “No it’s a very, very good product.” Needless to say it made us feel good about our decision.

So now coming home after 3000 mile trip out west we are definitely happy. It really does give you a smoother more enjoyable experience. For instance, riding on the back bed you aren’t being flipped like a flapjack. Cornering became smooth not requiring constant correction of under steer and then over steer. Being buffeted by 25 mph cross winds in Kansas was manageable whereas before it would have been a much more white knuckle experience. Washboard National Forest roads were smoothed out remarkably. Traveling is now fun again.

Ron

LiquidSpring Suspension is Amazing on Our Class A Motorhome

Client: Ron and Marcia Denton
Testimonial Date: 8/20/2018

I wanted to report in that we had a delightful trip home last Friday.  We didn’t notice semi trucks or cars passing, barely noticed any roughness going over bridges or rough highway, and the 4 hour drive was really relaxing for Ron. All just like you said it would be! The Liquid Spring suspension is amazing. We no longer feel like we made a mistake purchasing our class A motor home. We will be in touch in a few months to see if the front suspension is available.

Ron and Marcia Denton

Very comfortable negotiating curves

Client: Stuart Leishman

We had the LiquidSpring system installed on our 2016 Tiffin Allegro 36la motor-home at Henderson’s Line up in Grants Pass, Oregon. I will get the hard part over with first……COST! Our bill for the modification was $13,100.65. No State tax in Oregon helped a little!

Since picking up our unit we have driven from Grants Pass, Oregon to Bakersfield California, 623 miles of varied road conditions. So I think we have given the system a fair trial. We immediately noticed a great improvement when crossing bridge decks on the interstate, what had been bone jarring impacts on many bridges were smoothed out to the point that we barely noticed crossing the bridges. The ride was also smoothed out on sections of concrete highway that in the past we had found to be a very rough ride. However, there are sections of highway, particularly in California where we still felt jarring hits when we hit sections of concrete that had cracked and sunk or were potholed. I think the only way you improve on that is to drive a hovercraft! I had wondered when I would use the “Sport” setting. Well coming through the mountains towards Shasta Lake in California, there are some very sharp curves that in the past I have found challenging. In the “Sport” mode the motor-home suspension really tightened up and I felt very comfortable negotiating the curves. Overall, we are very happy with the system. Was it worth the cost? That is obviously an individual choice. I am in the happy position that I can afford to pay for this system and I have no regrets………However, it is not perfect and on particularly bad sections of road you can still feel some jolting hits, albeit not as bad as they were before we installed the system.

I hope this has helped anyone who is considering this system.

Stuart Leishman

LiquidSpring Offered a Much Nicer Ride

Client: Thomas M Prose MD MPH MBA

I would like to let you know our thoughts on the install of your LiquidSpring Class suspension system on our 2016 Newmar Canyon Star F53 toy hauler.
The first thing we notice was the noise level was greatly reduced and ride quality was much improved over expansion joints and rough surfaces in the road. We had already tried rear swaybars and trac bar which help the handling but LiquidSpring offered a much nicer ride and considerably better handling. The coach is much more predictable and much nicer to drive and we are a lot less fatigued after driving for long distances.

The able to change the driving modes is a great feature in the mountains and on windy day the sport mode really tightens the suspension for good handling. Was this worth the money I would say yes if you plan on keeping your coach it is money well spent for better ride and much better handling.

Thomas M Prose  MD MPH MBA
President
General Medicine PC
The Post Hospitalist Company

Tiffin Open Roaders: Liquid Spring Suspension

Client: Mike Field

We just picked up our 32SA from Redlands RV in So. Calif., they are the group that installed the Liquid Spring suspension system for us. It was a 60 mile drive home in fairly heavy traffic. The ride was wonderful, much like a comfortable car. The curves did not feel like curves, changing lanes seemed much safer and easier, the road never felt better. You felt the jarring going over expansion joints but that feeling was much like a car. My wife was amazed at the difference in comfort. We also had the dog house lined a little more with dynamat and that helped quiet the road noise down a bit. So we are now driving a very comfortable gas motorhome. Today I drove a short distance in some very curvy step roads and used the sport and normal mode, the sport mode does make a remarkable difference in handling. I am confident now that the different modes will perform as anticipated. If you are considering Liquid Springs I think you would be happy with the results.

Mike Field

No Other Way to Put it But “Smooth”

Client: Terry & Cindy Morris

On August 28th, 2017 I arrived at Lafayette, IN to have LiquidSpring’s plant install their suspension system on my new motor home. I have a 2017 Tiffin Allegro Open Road, 34 foot V10 gas motor home. I had already put more than 8,000 miles on the coach before getting their suspension and wanted better handling and a better ride. The motor home had Sumo Springs. Both the front and rear sway bars had been changed to an aftermarket stiffer product. But there was still much room for improvement.

Since the installation at their plant we have put over 3,500 miles on the coach.

Let’s start with the ride. No other way to put it but “smooth”. Those bone jarring joints in the concrete pavement that repeat every 12 feet are dampened to 20% of what they used to be. When a road like that comes up, my wife says she will just go ride in the back of the coach until we get past this area. And when you hit a bump that used to have the rear leaf springs cycle through 3 or 4 oscillations, up and down, this suspension may do 1 and settle back to a smooth ride. The new ride is dramatic.

Now, the sway of the coach, either in the wind or when you exit the road to a drive that has a deep gutter, is “controlled” by the LiquidSpring suspension.  The gutter sway where the rear wheels are going through a depression at different times would previously send the coach rocking back and forth several times. Not now. You can feel the suspension take the first motion and control the reaction back to almost nothing and then it is gone. Really a controlled dampening.

In the wind, you have the ability to put the control unit in the “Sport” mode for the maximum stiffening of your suspension. No illusion, the wind is going to affect you if it is broadside. But this “Sport” mode stiffens the coach so that gives you a safer feel and less rocking/swaying when there are gusts or going past tree lines. You are still driving a mobile billboard but you feel more in control and safer.

One of my first responses to the customer representative back at the plant after experiencing the improvement to our coach’s ride was, “when will you have this available for the front suspension”?

This is a really good product that does what they say it will do.

Terry & Cindy Morris
FMCA # F462905

Best Money We’ve Spent on Our Coach

Client: Scott & Karla

Thank you for saving our relationship over issues we had regarding our RV ride quality.  We own a Nexus Super C – 32 foot unit which is on an International Terra Star Chassis.  The ride felt like we were bouncing down the road in a dump truck.  We travel with 2 older dogs who were anxious and agitated because of the jarring ride. Getting the LiquidSpring suspension installed on our coach is the best money we’ve spent.

Any RV owner looking to keep their coach for more than a few years should seriously consider installing your suspension system to get a smooth and responsive ride experience.  Now we aren’t at odds with each other because we no longer have a “dump truck” ride.

All our best,
Scott & Karla

From Spring to LiquidSpring: Why and Why Not? (Part 1)

Client: Bill Goldman
Testimonial Date: 10/14/2017

There are now 10,000 miles on Rocky, our 2017 Tiffin Allegro Open Road 32SA, but it feels more like 5000 + 5000.  I’ll try to explain:

The first 5000 miles were entirely half-day, single destination trips, since our schedules only gave us time for an occasional long weekend away from home.  In terms of the ride comfort and overall handling, I was generally pleased.  I had taken the advice of other gas chassis owners and added a couple of suspension enhancements:  front and rear Sumo Springs that cut down on side-to-side sway on uneven road surfaces; and a Safe-T-Plus steering stabilizer that, when combined with a wheel alignment, reduced steering “wander” and helped the coach track better on straight roads.  I’m also a believer in proper adjustment of the tire pressure based on weighing the fully loaded RV.  These mods and adjustments result in more precise steering, less body roll, and generally stable handling.  Combined with the relatively good condition of the roads in North Carolina, this left us satisfied with the driving experience. Read the rest of the story…

Bill Goldman – Open Roadscapes Blog

From Spring to LiquidSpring: The Transformation (Part 2)

Client: Bill Goldman
Testimonial Date: 10/17/2017

Tomorrow morning, I’m flying back to the LiquidSpring factory and will pick up Rocky, our Tiffin motorhome, now sporting an entirely new rear suspension system. I’d like to share some photos that illustrate the conversion of the standard chassis springs-and-struts to LiquidSpring’s “Compressible Liquid Adaptive Suspension System” (CLASS), which I discussed in part 1 of this series.  But first, I’ll relay a few things that I learned when visiting the factory last week. Read the rest of the story…

Bill Goldman – Open Roadscapes Blog

From Spring to LiquidSpring: Road Test (Part 3)

Client: Bill Goldman
Testimonial Date: 10/21/2017

After a 500-mile day of solo driving over nearly every type of road imaginable — from interstate highways to winding narrow mountain roads — I now have a rather complete driver’s perspective of how LiquidSpring’s “Compressible Liquid Adaptive Suspension System“ (CLASS) has changed my motorhome’s ride and handling.  And I’ll try to describe it thoroughly, but let me start with my most important conclusion: Listen to what your body is telling you. Read the rest of the story…

Bill Goldman – Open Roadscapes Blog

From Florida to Alaska and back

Client: Dr. Harvey Kerstein
Testimonial Date: 1/30/2017

I purchased this unit from Born Free in April of 2016 after having owned a very similar Born Free 24’ Rear Bath for 4 years and traveled over 60,000 miles in that unit. We liked some of the newer features of the newer models of Born Free, and I was especially curious about the LiquidSpring Suspension.  We adored the old unit and spent 4-6 months on the road for 4 years, with the last trip from Florida to Alaska and back. The idea of an updated model coach with less “tail waggle” was appealing.

My wife and I have been delighted with this suspension improvement. The newer coach’s ride, compared to our previous Born Free of similar size and configuration, is remarkable. Spending all of this time, over 500 nights in these two coaches gives us a great comparison with and without Liquid Springs.  The rear elevation adjustment possible with Liquid Springs is an added bonus that has come in very handy as we are often in rugged terrain.

To walk to the rear of our old coach while moving was rather like sailing in rough weather, and now with LiquidSpring the ride is amazingly more pleasant and safer. The overall ride is far more comfortable and manageable. I love good products, that do what they are intended to do, and this suspension upgrade certainly qualifies.

You have a great product and I am happy to promote it. You can refer anyone who would like to discuss LiquidSpring to me.

Regards and Happy Flying,
Dr. Harvey Kerstein
2013 Born Free 25′ Triumph Class C RV Coach

A Suspension That Equals a Diesel Coach

Client: Doug Fleisher
Testimonial Date: 12/19/2016

I just wanted to tell you how happy I am with your suspension. I have owned two gas and four diesel coaches. This is my third gas coach and now that I have a suspension that equals a diesel coach I will never go back. LiquidSpring changed how the coach handles and rides so much it’s unbelievable. Your facility and technicians are very professional and made the process a great experience. Thank you for everything.

Doug Fleisher

The Added Ability to Increase Road Clearance is Very Handy

Client: Dana Kerstein
Testimonial Date: 10/1/2016

This is a superb product! We are 4 months into this year’s road trip with our Liquid Spring equipped Born Free Class C Motorhome and love the difference. We previously had a 2001 24 Rear Bath Born Free Class C motor coach for over 4 years and placed well over 70,000 miles on that coach. We lived in the unit for 3 to 5 months per year for 4 years traveling all across America.

This year, in 2016, we purchased a 2014 Born Free with your Liquid Springs System. Our old and newer coach are very similar in design with great build quality and both on Ford 450 platforms. Your suspension system is vastly superior and well worth the cost. The ride is far more controllable, safer and the added ability to increase road clearance is very handy. We use the height adjustment feature far more often than I anticipated. I and my wife highly recommend this performance upgrade.

Dana Kerstein

Supported RV Chassis

Chevy/GMC G3500/4500 suspension.

Chevrolet/GMC

Ford E-350 suspension, E-450 suspension and F-550 suspension.

Ford E Series

Ram 5500 suspension.

RAM

Freightliner M2/S2/S2C suspension.

Freightliner

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