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Old 06-18-2014, 09:32 AM   #1
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Gasser Steering Actuator

I have been looking into installing a steering actuator on my 2003 Ford F53 33' chassis. I am hoping it will help firm up the steering as I must keep making minor adjustments to the steering wheel while thruway driving. I am considering the "Safe T Plus" and "Roadmaster" units. They both say they do the same things but I am leaning towards the Roadmaster because it is considerably cheaper to purchase. Is the Safe T Plus that much better or is it buyers preference?
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Old 06-18-2014, 05:50 PM   #2
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I added a Safe T Plus steering stabilizer to my 40DP when it had only 6K miles on it and have loved it. It really eliminated the road wander I was experiencing.

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Old 06-19-2014, 01:16 PM   #3
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Did you mean actuator or Stabilizer.

the actuator is your arms and hands turning the wheel (this activates the steering) A stablizer helps with handling.

Mine is a Blue Ox True Center.. At the time it had a feature which was unque, this is the ability to re-center it from the driver's seat.

Today I understand the Safe-T-Plus units have that as an option.

In any case. Good option.
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Try a panhard rod like the Roadmaster (Davis) Tru Trak or the Henderson Super Steer track bar - I think you will find they give superior results. Those eliminate the side play in the leaf spring suspension that lets the wheels move sideways even when the steering wheel stays straight.

Tru Trac Suspension Stabilizer from Roadmaster - PPL Motor Homes
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Try a panhard rod like the Roadmaster (Davis) Tru Trak or the Henderson Super Steer track bar - I think you will find they give superior results. Those eliminate the side play in the leaf spring suspension that lets the wheels move sideways even when the steering wheel stays straight.

Tru Trac Suspension Stabilizer from Roadmaster - PPL Motor Homes
just wanted to know if the roadmaster unit hangs lower then the axle on a f53
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Today I understand the Safe-T-Plus units have that as an option.
Correct. Henderson's Line Up of Grants Pass Oregon designed and manufacture it as an optional add on. I have one and really like it. Only downside is it uses compressed air, so on a gas coach you have to add a compressor and a small reservoir tank.
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