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Gen 3 expo struts problem

Discussion in '3rd Gen - 2007 - 2017' started by Adamsexpedition, Oct 21, 2020.

  1. Adamsexpedition

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    I think you're pretty much stuck with Motorcraft. I think the self leveling is the rear shocks themselves. I have a '14 Limited with the tow package as well. I added the 3/2 spacers and had a lot of suspension work done about a year ago. I wanted to replace my struts with aftermarket parts, but found there wasn't much out there for our vehicles. Especially if you ever do the spacers.
     
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    My truck is much older but I’ve been using the Monroe 90010 kit for my coil over conversion and I got 80k out of the first kit. Just installed a new one few months ago. Can’t complain getting 80k in the rust belt w harsh winters and salt.
     
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    Not used any spacers.

    Attached is what the Expy looks like loaded with the trailer. The auto leveling system seems to work after I drive it a bit and is pretty much level. We are about 6,500lbs with the car and gear. All aluminum trailer is 2,700 lbs. and the car is 3,200lbs. Trying out a new weight distribution hitch and still adjusting it. IMG_2535[2524].jpg
     
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    Is that a Legend?
     
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    Looks like a snowmobile trailer.
     
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    It's a 20' with 2' V-nose Lighting trailer by Forest River. I had the escape door installed and moved forward a bit and had the package door installed. I can reach the trailer battery and wheel straps on right front of the car without having to get in the trailer. Getting out of the car is much easier. All aluminum with 10k Dexter axels. Works great!
     
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    I'll have to check them out. Looks just like a Legend. I'm trying to find a quality enclosed aluminum trailer (Legend, PROLine out of NH, etc.), but mostly junk in my area.
     
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    I looked a long time as well for a trailer. My dealer was Jim Donato at Donato & Sons, Logansport IN. 574-753-0434. They are near where the trailers are built in Indiana and can get access to them. Jim was very helpful in laying this out for me and kept me from making some mistakes. They also do some racing and pull race cars around all of the time. So far after two years I have had no problems with this trailer. I have about 5,000 miles on it and everything is good, pulls easily behind the Expedition. Plus they are good looking trailers. Check out the Lighting Trailer Package with the light upgrade.

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