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Old 06-14-2013, 08:04 PM   #1
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The Safari Panther I am considering has both the Safe T Plus damper and the Steer Safe system installed on it by a previous owner. Not sure if they were trying to compensate for a problem or were just very concerned for their safety. The Panther is on the 10 airbag S Series Roadmaster chassis. Has anyone ever used both systems on one of these? Why both?
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My guess is the latter.

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Old 06-16-2013, 03:54 AM   #3
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Since neither of these systems is particularly cheap, I'd at least wonder if there was some attempt at curing a handling problem.
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Old 06-16-2013, 10:49 AM   #4
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Unusual I would think on a 10 bag DP chassis.

Perhaps, the original owners had good success on previous rigs with the add-on stuff and just put them on for General Principle.

I have not used the systems, but they seem to be popular with folks who have handling problems on gas chassis.
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Old 06-16-2013, 11:11 PM   #5
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I was wondering the same thing although the tire wear is pretty even across the face of the tire and I am replacing all the tires with Michelins and having the alignment done before purchase. I was thinking about removing both systems and seeing how the coach rides.
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Old 06-17-2013, 08:13 AM   #6
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I would think both would be unnecessary load on the power steering but myself would keep one. I have the Safe T Plus and like it. It is there for safety in case of a blowout occurring during normal driving and you donít notice it that much. I do however notice an improvement with passing trucks and cross winds as well as with rut tracking on bad roads since its purpose is to hold the front tires straight.

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