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Old 01-06-2016, 08:54 PM   #1
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Steering Stabilizer

Thinking about installing a steering stabilizer on my 2005 W24. I see the Safe T Plus seems to be well regarded here. But I also see that Roadmaster has a stabilizer as well - the Reflex Steering Stabilizer. I've read a lot here about the Safe T Plus, but haven't seen anything on the Roadmaster. Its somewhat less expensive. Does anyone have any experience with the Roadmaster Reflex stabilizer?

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Old 01-06-2016, 09:14 PM   #2
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I have a Safe Steer on the PA. Works well.

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Old 01-06-2016, 10:49 PM   #3
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I had a Safe-T-Plus on my W22 Itasca and would highly recommend it. I don't have any experience with the Roadmaster, but it does not look as substantial as the STP. Also, the springs on the STP are totally enclosed and not external like the RM. Just my opinion, others will vary.
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Old 01-07-2016, 12:38 AM   #4
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I have the Safe T Plus on my current rig but I used to have the Roadmaster Reflex on a previous motorhome... There is really no comparison the Safe T Plus is so much better. Do not waste your money on the Reflex... Get the Safe T Plus.
Just my opinion, but like I said, I've used both.

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Old 01-07-2016, 03:58 AM   #5
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I had the Roadmaster Reflex on the class C I just sold worked great,will put one on the class A I just bought.
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Old 01-07-2016, 05:25 AM   #6
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Will be purchasing the Safe T Steer model 41-230. I opted to buy online and will have it shipped directly to the alignment shop who will do the install. I can buy the stabilizer for $479.00 and the mounting kit/bracket for $58.00...both with free shipping.

Lots of good videos on YouTube on the Safe T Steer products...especially if you want to do the installation yourself
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I have the Blue Ox TruCenter. I looked at all of them and I liked the TruCenter because you can adjust it as you need to when in the wind. You could do that with some of the others but you had to purchase an expensive add-on. I am please with how the TruCenter works. We were able to install it ourselves.
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Old 01-07-2016, 08:28 AM   #8
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I have the Steer Safe, because it's both the strongest and the cheapest steering stabilizer. It works exactly as advertised.

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Old 01-07-2016, 09:24 AM   #9
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Had the Safe T Plus 41-230 installed last year, made our trip to the West Coast in our 38ft.d, WOW should have done this years ago. We are very happy with the difference it has made in our road trips.
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Old 01-07-2016, 02:16 PM   #11
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I have the road master and it performs as expected. No more wondering because of steering wheel movement and now I can do "1 finger steering". I recommend it. Also swaybars help with crosswinds and semis. My .02
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Old 01-07-2016, 03:50 PM   #12
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Tru- Center near the top and of my wish list.
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Old 01-07-2016, 04:56 PM   #13
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My vote is for the Safe T plus.I installed it over the summer,
and put eight thousand miles on it.Big improvement.
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Disclaimer: I am planning on installing the Safe T Steer model 41-230 when I replace my steer tires in a couple months, so what I'm about to mention is just a caution and not intended to be a reason not to install any brand steering stabilizer:

I've been researching steering stabilizers for about a year, and one thing I've heard mentioned from several owners is that the stabilizers can mask front wheel slippage under slippery conditions, i.e. ice, snow, mud, heavy rain, etc.

Not one of the owners I spoke to would have not purchased the stabilizers because of this, nor would any of them remove the stabilizers now that they know. They would have liked to know about this potential issue ahead of time so that they could be properly prepared - which is why I'm mentioning it here - but they all swear by whatever brands they installed.

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