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Old 10-27-2015, 05:17 PM   #15
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I can't answer that, because I've never used any other but Steer Safe....
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Old 10-27-2015, 06:02 PM   #16
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TruCenter

Blue Ox TruCenter installed here.

Wouldn't ever leave home without it. The instant adjustability of the unit is awesome. Heavy side-wind and hands off steering.
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Old 10-27-2015, 07:41 PM   #17
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I chose Steer Safe a few years ago because it was the least expensive, provided the strongest steering control, and was easy to install.

It works exactly as advertised.

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Old 10-27-2015, 07:59 PM   #18
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After watching some of the videos and viewing pics of crashes attributed to front tire blowout, we spent the $350 for the Roadmaster. To us it was a no brainer to help with the possibly of a blowout.
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Old 10-27-2015, 08:24 PM   #19
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I looked at a number of them at a rally and purchased the Blue Ox Trucenter. I liked that is came with the ability to set the position of the stabilizer by using a button in the dash. The others I looked at required expensive add ons to do that. We installed it ourselves. The hardest part was finding power that was only one when the ignition was one.
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Old 10-27-2015, 09:31 PM   #20
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When I bought my old Navigator it had a Howard system. I didn't like it so I drove with it switched off until I removed and replaced it with a basic Monroe stabilizer. It mounted up to the Howard mounts with minor modification to one of the mounts. This was an improvement, but still not great. I then added 2.5 degrees of caster with bronze caster shim/wedges and then there wasn't enough bolt threads left for the stabilizer mount, so I removed the Monroe. So now I have no stabilizer but have increased the caster 2.5 degrees and it drives better than ever. I may not have the protection from a blowout, but I have a much better drive the rest of the time. Before, it wandered and had zero self centering after a turn. Now it does not wander and after making a turn I can let go of the wheel and it straightens out on it's own.
People install stabilizers for a number of reasons, one of which is erratic handling. If your rig handles fine without it, the only benefit I can see is possibly some help in a blowout situation. If you're trying to help erratic handling, I would try to find the cause first.
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TrueCenter from Blue OX!
It is adjustable on the fly with the press of a button. Made a huge difference, and for me it was well worth the money.
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Old 10-28-2015, 06:31 AM   #22
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I hated driving my 34 pusher on anything but a smooth road and a non-windy day. Never felt safe going over 60mph even with new tires and alignment. Added TrueCenter and it drives like a car now. Best money I ever spent, no question about that.


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