Chinook RV Forum

It is currently November 18th, 2017, 6:58 pm

All times are UTC - 8 hours




Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 28 posts ]  Go to page Previous  1, 2, 3
Author Message
 Post subject: Re: Mor Ryde need repair
PostPosted: November 7th, 2017, 11:59 am 
Offline

Joined: June 7th, 2016, 9:25 pm
Posts: 142
The proper way to go about it is jack the vehicle up and place heavy duty jack stands under the frame. Once the vehicle is on stands then place a floor jack under the axle to prevent it from dropping while you remove the bolts from the Moryde blocks. Once the bolts are out of both sides lower the floor jack so that the springs drop down on both sides. Meaning it doesnt really matter where you jack initially because you arent going to leave the jack in that spot anyway.


Top
 Profile  
Reply with quote  
background-color: #C1CAD2
 

 Post subject: Re: Mor Ryde need repair
PostPosted: November 7th, 2017, 1:07 pm 
Offline

Joined: June 26th, 2017, 9:38 pm
Posts: 95
Location: Southern CA
I'll be using one of those hydraulic jack/jack stand combo, so the jacking point is where the stand going to be. So I can place the jack/stand anywhere on the frame to jack it up, and leave it there? I just want to make sure so that I don't damage the frame since so far, I have never use a jack on the Chinook since I got one. For my regular car, there are specific jacking point on the diagram. The diagram on the jack that the Chinook come with shows the points on the rear axle, but that is not the right place to jack if I want to work on the MorRyde.

_________________
2000 Concourse dinette, on 2000 E350 Chassis (made in 1999)


Top
 Profile  
Reply with quote  
 Post subject: Re: Mor Ryde need repair
PostPosted: November 7th, 2017, 3:38 pm 
Offline

Joined: June 26th, 2017, 9:38 pm
Posts: 95
Location: Southern CA
I got send to another rep, and was told again that the DSR is for transit bus, not for motorhome. The complication is that they told me that the MO25-010 is too soft for the GAWRR of the RV, and they want to give me a stiffer one the MO25-002 for 74k to 90k#. However I would like to just replace one side since the other side still looks good, and the MO series is a bit more expensive than the DSR. Maybe that's why the salesman want to sell the MO series to me?

I am tempted to just get the MO25-010 and get one side replaced, but the engineer said that it will tear prematurely. Well, the good side has been holding up the entire coach all this time (the tear on the other side looks like has been a while), so I am not sure if it is going to tear prematurely.

_________________
2000 Concourse dinette, on 2000 E350 Chassis (made in 1999)


Top
 Profile  
Reply with quote  
 Post subject: Re: Mor Ryde need repair
PostPosted: November 7th, 2017, 5:17 pm 
Offline

Joined: March 22nd, 2015, 7:45 am
Posts: 446
Location: Northern Virginia
I searched and found the email conversation I had with a Mor Ryde rep when I was ordering mine. If you want I can provide you her name and contact info, just let me know. Here's what she said when I sent her a pic of what I had:
"Thank you for the picture! You have the MO25-002 spring assembly on your Chinook. We don’t use the MO25-002 assembly anymore, so the part number for your replacement spring assembly is DSR108-075. This will have the same dimensions for the bolt hole pattern but the assembly won’t be as thick as the MO assembly. Each assembly is $154.99. You would need (2) to replace both sides (one on each side). Parts are ordered directly through us at MORryde – most dealers would not have our replacement parts in stock."

A few emails later she was able to find the MO25-002 in the warehouse and that's what I went with instead of the replacement series.

_________________
'02 Concourse where there's always a project going on...


Top
 Profile  
Reply with quote  
 Post subject: Re: Mor Ryde need repair
PostPosted: November 7th, 2017, 7:24 pm 
Offline

Joined: June 26th, 2017, 9:38 pm
Posts: 95
Location: Southern CA
They have both MO25-010 and the MO25-002 still. They also have the DSR-108-075 that some of us on the forum had.

My preference is to go with the 010 since I just need to order one. The DSR is cheaper, but I will need two. From their weight rating, it sounds like the 002 is the right one, and if I order it, then I will have to order two, same problem as the DSR. This double the cost and labor.

Is the 002 too stiff for your Chinook? I think a softer ride is better, but I heard too soft of rubber, and it will tear pre-maturely. The one on it (010) is probably original, and one of them still look alright, so I don't know if it is really a big difference if I get a softer version.

I just want to get the spring fixed. How difficult can it be!?! This is so frustrating! :(

_________________
2000 Concourse dinette, on 2000 E350 Chassis (made in 1999)


Top
 Profile  
Reply with quote  
 Post subject: Re: Mor Ryde need repair
PostPosted: November 7th, 2017, 7:49 pm 
Offline

Joined: March 22nd, 2015, 7:45 am
Posts: 446
Location: Northern Virginia
I don't find it stiff, but then again, I've never driven anything this big and tall. Before I even knew what the Mor Ryde system was I just figured something this big/heavy was supposed to rock around when going over bumps or taking driveways at angles. After the installation I appreciated how it tightened and didn't rock like a boat in choppy waves. I find it drives very comfortably but I have nothing to compare it to.
Also consider the following: I find the Concourse couch comfortable to sleep on\I only like sweet wine (to the aggravation of my ex-wife)\and I used to enjoy the pizza at strip clubs. So my opinions and tastes might vary from everyone else's.... :P

_________________
'02 Concourse where there's always a project going on...


Top
 Profile  
Reply with quote  
 Post subject: Re: Mor Ryde need repair
PostPosted: November 8th, 2017, 7:45 am 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: July 31st, 2014, 1:01 am
Posts: 1912
Location: 1999 Concourse
Skillet wrote:
Also consider the following: I find the Concourse couch comfortable to sleep on...


Okay, so basically everything he says is questionable now.

:lol:

_________________
1999 Concourse


Top
 Profile  
Reply with quote  
 Post subject: Re: Mor Ryde need repair
PostPosted: November 8th, 2017, 9:04 am 
Offline

Joined: June 26th, 2017, 9:38 pm
Posts: 95
Location: Southern CA
:oops: I also do not feel the jackknife sofa to be uncomfortable.
There is a major difference between Skillet and me: the only reason I went to Larry's is never for the pizza, but for the sweet wine.... ;)
(Seriously, I never stepped inside a strip club in my life, but I often go to local bar when I was a teenager to get dunk customers)

_________________
2000 Concourse dinette, on 2000 E350 Chassis (made in 1999)


Top
 Profile  
Reply with quote  
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 28 posts ]  Go to page Previous  1, 2, 3

All times are UTC - 8 hours


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Search for:
cron
Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Group