Go Back   iRV2 Forums > iRV2.com COMMUNITY FORUMS > iRV2.com General Discussion
Join iRV2 Today

Mission Statement: Supporting thoughtful exchange of knowledge, values and experience among RV enthusiasts.
  This discussion is proudly sponsored by:
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about their products on iRV2
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 06-25-2015, 05:14 AM   #1
Senior Member
Join Date: Apr 2014
Location: Des Moines, Iowa
Posts: 235
TruCenter reviews wanted

A few weeks ago there was a lot of talk of people installing steering stabilizers. I'm leaning on the side of ordering and installing a TruCenter myself. The best price I can find is $925 for the 270#.

Question for those that installed yourself, is it advisable to NOT jack the front end up to install the bracket under the leaf springs?



Robby W. is offline   Reply With Quote
Join the #1 RV Forum Today - It's Totally Free!

iRV2.com RV Community - Are you about to start a new improvement on your RV or need some help with some maintenance? Do you need advice on what products to buy? Or maybe you can give others some advice? No matter where you fit in you'll find that iRV2 is a great community to join. Best of all it's totally FREE!

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest so you have limited access to our community. Please take the time to register and you will gain a lot of great new features including; the ability to participate in discussions, network with other RV owners, see fewer ads, upload photographs, create an RV blog, send private messages and so much, much more!

Old 06-25-2015, 05:27 AM   #2
Senior Member
mike brez's Avatar
Join Date: May 2005
Location: Milford,CT.
Posts: 1,147
I have had my true center sitting on my work bench for three weeks now. I called Blue Ox before I ordered to verify the correct mounting bracket. Ordered from rvupgrades that had the best price I could find at the time. Bracket would not work. After three days of phone calls and taking pictures and sending to BO was told I needed a different bracket. Now that bracket is back ordered until July 15th. I'm kinda wishing I went with the safe t plus with the trim kit.

1998 36ft Country Coach Magna #5499
Gillig chassis with a Detroit series 40
2002 F250 CC 7.3 PSD
mike brez is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-25-2015, 10:15 AM   #3
"Formerly Diplomat Don"
Dutch Star Don's Avatar
Newmar Owners Club
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: Moorpark, Ca.
Posts: 7,210
"mike brew"...... If it will make you feel better, the Safety Plus and the TruCenter use the same bracket. I initially installed the Safety Plus and hated it. I removed it and sold it to a friend that wanted it. When I ordered the TruCenter, I was surprised to find it was the same bracket.....wish I had the kept the first one.

I loved the TruCenter that I put on my Diplomat. Yes, you can jack up the front end and install the bracket and the the piston. Just leave the u bolts loose until you take the coach off the jacks......make sure the coach is sitting straight and adjust the piston.

When you install the switch, make sure it's somewhere that you can blindly and easily reach. Hitting the switch soon becomes second nature, but it must be easy to reach. I bought a momentary switch that matched my other dash switches.
Don & Mary
2014 Newmar Dutch Star - All Electric - 450 ISL
2016 GMC Canyon 4WD Crew Cab
Dutch Star Don is offline   Reply With Quote

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

» Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities

Copyright 2002-2015 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 03:12 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.