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Old 08-06-2018, 06:02 PM   #1
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Roadmaster Comfort Ride Springs

Has anyone seen any information about the Roadmaster Comfort Ride springs and shocks? I read the article in the July issue of Trailer Life, but haven't seen much of anything anywhere else. I'm sure the Morryde IS rules over all, but I was just wondering if this would be a significant upgrade in ride quality over the stock system.
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I installed centrepoint airbags and joyride shocks on mine. Improved the ride immensely at a third the cost of the IS
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Old 08-07-2018, 04:37 AM   #3
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Do you have much of a problem with keeping them inflated? My airbag on the Flex Air needs topping off every few days. I can't find a leak.
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Old 08-07-2018, 02:32 PM   #4
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Do you have much of a problem with keeping them inflated? My airbag on the Flex Air needs topping off every few days. I can't find a leak.

That seems to be the nature of the beast. I have always had the same issue on my 2012 36RL with the Trail-Air Tri-Glide. When on the move, I check the pressure every morning, otherwise, I check the air pressure prior to hooking up the truck. I have always suspected the schrader valve had a slow leak but everyone that has one of these units seems to have the same problem. So, I don't worry about it too much.
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Old 08-07-2018, 02:38 PM   #5
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I got tired of getting out the compressor for my Triglide on the Redwood, so I installed one up in the pin box cavity.
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Now I find out there is a company called Liberty Rider that has been selling pretty much the same system for a couple of years. A video on YouTube looks pretty convincing, but Hey, what do I know?
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Do you have much of a problem with keeping them inflated? My airbag on the Flex Air needs topping off every few days. I can't find a leak.
The centrepoint will drops about 3 lbs in a 2 week period
All airbags will hold air for extended period of the connections are done properly
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That seems to be the nature of the beast. I have always had the same issue on my 2012 36RL with the Trail-Air Tri-Glide. When on the move, I check the pressure every morning, otherwise, I check the air pressure prior to hooking up the truck. I have always suspected the schrader valve had a slow leak but everyone that has one of these units seems to have the same problem. So, I don't worry about it too much.
I have a few ideas that may help with the air loss problem. There is a product that Walmart sells called tire slim , its a green paste in a bottle that has sealed my tractor tires and stopped all minor leaks to the point where I don't put air in the tires but maybe every other year. It was to the point of every 2~3 weeks the tires need air. Also metal valve stem caps with rubber gaskets will seal the stem from core leaks , also available at Walmart. the green slime works best if it coates every part of a tire so I am not sure how well its going to work in the air bag but if it isn't hard to remove the bag maybe put some in it and shake it around .
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Yeah, I use slime in my mower tires and it works. But like you said it has to coat the whole tire to work. Not sure how to make it seal a non rotating air bag.
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Had the slime in our bicycle tubes, mower tubes & my wheel barrow, but don't think I'd add it to the air bag, I think rotation is the key & not much rotation in the air bag.
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