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Old 05-12-2015, 11:00 AM   #1
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steering stabalizer

After seeing all of the RV news on social media this morning I have been contemplating some kind of steer safe system. I looked at the safe t plus system. I have never had one on any RV's we have owned. Am I over thinking this? For those that have them did you regret spending the money vs. the performance they put out? I read some people swear by them others not so much.

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Old 05-12-2015, 11:04 AM   #2
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I used the SteerSafe stabilizers. I put them on strictly for control in case of a blowout, not for any steering problems. I installed them myself, although if I was anywhere near Deming I would have him do it.

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Old 05-12-2015, 11:44 AM   #3
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I would say you are overthinking the question, but you should do what makes you most comfortable. It is conceivable you would have control problems in the case of a front blow-out, and its conceivable one of the steering gadgets would help in that event. Neither is a given, though.

Some reasonable driving skills and this Michelin video is all you actually need to be safe. Anything else is extra goodies.
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Old 05-12-2015, 02:41 PM   #4
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I installed the Safe T Plus myself for two reasons, comfort of driving what a difference and in case of a blowout. The money I spent is well worth the peace of mind. There are no guarantees on anything, but I am confident that it will help in case of a blowout.
The difference in everyday driving is amazing. I used to get the push and pull when a semi passed, and cross winds, now I don't know that one passed unless I look and see it.
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Old 05-12-2015, 02:44 PM   #5
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Blow out on a front tire

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Old 05-12-2015, 02:55 PM   #6
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IMO the Safe T Plus will help a little... It will dampen the initial surge but you still have to hang on to the wheel real tight to keep it going straight on a front tire blowout.
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Old 05-12-2015, 03:50 PM   #7
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I have the BLue Ox True Centr.. love it

The other system I recommend is the Safe-t-steer with optional remote center adjustment. I really like that remote center adjustement (Deciding factor when I bought it).
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Old 05-13-2015, 11:07 AM   #8
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I installed the Blue Ox TruCenter steering control (TC35270) on my coach and the difference in handling is truly amazing. It actually helps to hold the steering centered.
The remote push button adjustment allows centering of my steering path on the fly if needed for winds, road crowns, etc., which is why I went with this unit over the other choices of stabilizers available.
The bracket that attached the TruCenter to the axle was a 3 piece universal (sold seperately) which was needed for my application, but they do make custom fitted brackets for most coaches, just not mine.

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Tru Center is what I have, not sure how much it would help in a blowout but it sure helps when it's windy.
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That video scared the .... out of me yesterday. Anybody installed one of these on a coach with Comfort Drive? Is it necessary?

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