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Old 10-25-2011, 05:46 PM   #1
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Steer Safe Stabilizers

I have a Fleetwood Excursion with a Spartan MM Chassis, and looking to put the Steer Safe System on it. Has anyone put the steer safe stabilizers on and do they work?
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Old 10-25-2011, 05:51 PM   #2
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Yes, I have one and it helped a lot. Also gives me some piece of mind.
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Old 10-25-2011, 09:35 PM   #3
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I installed Steer Safe stabilizers on a couple of years ago. It's a good product, it works as advertised. I highly recommend the product.
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Old 10-26-2011, 05:27 PM   #4
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There are several products that accomplish the same thing, however, I chose the Steer Safe and am more than pleased with it. It has the ability to be adjusted to provide assist with centering your steering during normal driving as well as during a blowout or rough road conditions.

It's easy to install and simple to understand. I've had it on for the last two trips and wouldn't be without it.

BTW - I traveled the same roads (Interstates in Ohio) that provided me with a very dangerous and harrowing experience prior to installing the Steer Safe.

I'm a believer. I hear that the Safety Steer is a great product as well.
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I guess whether it "works" depends on what you expect it to do. It would be unusual for a Spartan MM to have any steering issues, and I doubt if a Steer Safe would improve it if it does. If you are looking for some additonal protection in blowout situations or low shoulders or curbs, then yes it should work. I remain very skeptical about the rest of their claims (help with wandering, high winds, etc.), especially with your chassis.

Are you having steering problems? If so, fix the root cause and rather than band-aiding the symptoms.
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I guess whether it "works" depends on what you expect it to do. It would be unusual for a Spartan MM to have any steering issues, and I doubt if a Steer Safe would improve it if it does. If you are looking for some additional protection in blowout situations or low shoulders or curbs, then yes it should work. I remain very skeptical about the rest of their claims (help with wandering, high winds, etc.), especially with your chassis.

Are you having steering problems? If so, fix the root cause and rather than band-aiding the symptoms.


I'm skeptical as well. My motor home drives very well down the road and tracks well. Very easy to keep centered in my lane. Even in wind I don't have much of an issue with drift. For routine driving I'm more apt to believe a good alignment will solve tracking / drift issues. As above it should help with blowout, pot holes, running onto the shoulder situations.

Now with all that said I've never used the product so I may not know what I'm missing.
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I put it on my 91 and glad it did.
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I installed it on my 02 Bounder would not leave home with out it.
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Worth the money. That and a rear track bar made a huge difference.

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Old 10-28-2011, 09:55 AM   #10
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We had it on our gas MH and it stopped the wind problems from the trucks passing us, also stopped needing to correct as much. I would like to have it on this coach for the blowout safety factor but DH doesn't want to put one on.
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My coach handles very well but would tend to track a little in deep ruts. I installed the Steer Safe units and noticed a marked improvement. Absolutely no effect from passing rigs or cross winds even though that was never really an issue prior to Steer Safe. If you are having serious handling issues, I'd have the steering axle geometry checked and install a Steer Safe system. It also offers good steer axle blowout protection by keeping the wheels straight.
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I have the F53 chassis, not the Spartan, but Steer Safe along with the sway bar mod makes for a very stable ride. I rented a 2007 Pace Arrow a couple of years ago and my 2001 Bounder handles better with these changes.
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