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post #1 of 10 Old Mar 26th, 2012, 8:58 am Thread Starter
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bushtec air suspension adjusting

have any of you made an auto air adjuster set up for the shocks, or is there a kit out there to maintain wheel geometry
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post #2 of 10 Old Mar 26th, 2012, 10:13 am
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Re: bushtec air suspension adjusting

Bob, I installed THIS UNIT on my Bushtec & LOVED it.

HERE IS an old thread about it. (The link in the old thread is no longer good)

Just push a button on the remote to add or release air on the fly.

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a little priceeeeeeeeeeee but looked around anything else that made sence was just as expencive so ordered one today
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a little priceeeeeeeeeeee but looked around anything else that made sence was just as expencive so ordered one today
You will NOT be sorry!!! It was the best upgrade I could have put on the Trailer.

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Re: bushtec air suspension adjusting

on my test ride last weekend with about 80 lbs in the trailer the suspension was a little tipped in at the top(- camber)not much but the faster i went about 75-80 mph it seemed to get a little skateie(for lack of a better word)not bad but could see it move around a couple of inches.is that due to suspension setting or just ruts in the road and speed i was traveling(i know 80 is prob a little quick pulling the trailer) but i drive that fast with the unigo behind on a reg, basis.
do you have a perferred line you ride in with your rig ie bike in the center trailer wheels straddeling the crown of the road
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Sorry for the late response Bob But I've pull my Bushtec at over 100 MPH both full & empty & it never wondered around behind me. Yours my have to do with the Camber being a little out or in as it was. That was the main reason I went with the Compressor on mine to make setting up the ride better.

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post #7 of 10 Old Apr 15th, 2012, 6:58 pm
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Re: bushtec air suspension adjusting

Wheel camber effects trailer tracking, but so does hitch weight.
With the wheels vertical, make sure to load the trailer such that 10%
to 15% of the total weight is on the hitch. The Quantum empty is around
150 lbs so you would still need about 15 - 20 load on the hitch.
Becomes really important at higher speeds, but when correct
you will not even know it there. Even at 100. HTH

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completed the air system install on thursday seems cool very easy install cant wait till the weekend to check it out. i am going to build a guard for the compressor to match
the false floor i built for storage(spare tire & tools) pic,s to follow
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Very nice & clean install Bob.

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