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Old 09-02-2019, 05:36 PM   #11
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I would make numerous phone calls. When we had ours done it was under different management and while Redwood was sort of still on there own before getting more under Crossroads and now Keystone. If contacting them doesn't work I would take the above suggestion and maybe work with Tiara, but would probably result in making your deal with them, unless your local Dealer could work a deal with them.

I tried the phone call idea with my 2020 and no luck..

The Redwood was delivered to my dealer in Eastern PA, I used it Memorial Day and a RV delivery service picked it up at my house to take it right back to Indiana that Tuesday.

This was ALL partially because Redwood would not/could not lend a hand, AND Morryde was also BOOKED as it was their busy season ( early May ) ..

I will say this, Gary Wheeler at Morryde said that if it happened, HE would pick it up from Redwood, and deliver it back to them once done with his truck... But we still could not make it happen.
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Old 09-02-2019, 08:07 PM   #12
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As I mentioned, our deal was done under several different Managements ago. We had made a deal with the Dealer, but no money or final papers were signed since it was a Factory Order. So when I talked to RW's Regional Sales Manager and RW Manager I told them I was looking at their competition that offered IS as an option and if we couldn't come to an agreement I would go with the competition.
They gave the "Canned Answer" at the Rally of why they wouldn't offer it as an option. Their canned answer was that it would raise the price point to the Dealers, but we all know that dealers won't order big ticket items on their stock units, so their answer is "BULL".
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Old 09-03-2019, 06:59 PM   #13
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We had MorRyde install the IS system and disc brakes the week before the 2019 Redwood Rally this year. Made reservations late last year with Gary Wheeler and everything went great during install. What a difference, chucking is now almost gone, hardly feel the trailer move on rough roads, items inside hardly move now. We noticed the difference especially traveling in Illinois around Chicago which are some of the worst roads that we were on heading back to California.
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Old 09-03-2019, 10:43 PM   #14
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Or just buy ours.

We are selling our 2015 36RL see RVT for 60k itís loaded and very nice.
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We are selling our 2015 36RL see RVT for 60k itís loaded and very nice.
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A few weeks ago someone was looking for a used Redwood on this forum, try searching for their name.
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Old 09-11-2019, 05:24 AM   #16
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Much like the other stories above, we went to have our IS installed at the MorRyde factory in Elkhart, Ind. Great company and people at all levels. Five things I will add.

1. They are pricey, especially when you add the disc brakes.
2. They are heavier that the standard axle and drum.
3. Disc brakes stop better than drum brakes, but there is a lag in the brake pedal recognition. In other words, your TV will react by the depression of the pedal seconds before the 5th will react.
4. MorRyde's IS system is impeccably built, everything is solid and heavy duty.
5. For those that gush that they've experienced such a great ride that they can keep coffee makers on the counter, there maybe a few other factors to entertain, e.g., as long box versus a short box, road conditions, pin box, tires, etc. As far as our 3 year experience, I would say the ride is better, but our coffee maker would be on the floor, every time. We travel cross-country on the interstates at 63 mph and come upon bad bridge approaches, swells, bumps and lg. potholes all the time and there's no suspension, regardless how sophisticated, that can handle some of those peacefully. IS is far superior than conventional axles and we'd do it again, but I'm also not delusional in believing it's a panacea for bad roads. At the end of a long trip on the road, we'll find things rearranged, unless it was strapped down and even that's not a guarantee. IS is a great improvement over any of the axles and it gives me confidence when we travel, that's why we installed it. In addition, disc brakes are an essential standard in today's vehicle, especially when you're hauling a big rig.
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Woodman, I concur 110%. Yes the ride is greatly improved, but we still put things away as you never know when some idiot cuts you off and you have to jam the brakes, no suspension will keep things in place when that happens.
But I truly believe that when you couple the IS with an Air Ride King Pin or Hitch (ours is the Comfort Ride Hitch) that it will help your RW survive our Great (not) Roads much better than the stock OEM suspension.
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