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Old 09-27-2012, 04:54 PM   #1
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Steer safe

Has anyone installed a steer safe on their M.H. And has it made a difference? We are considering purchasing one and to make sure it's worth it.
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Old 09-28-2012, 08:05 AM   #2
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I saw them in the Big Tent in Quartzsite this past Jan. After talking to them and hearing about the 18 wheeler test of blowing a front tire and being able to control the semi with one hand I had them install it on my MH. The next day I headed to Calif and ran into the infamous Santa Ana Winds. The MH handled the winds just fine with one hand on the wheel and the other holding my coffee cup. I had no problems with drifting in the winds even as semis passed me. The $415.00 I spent was well worth it. I hope I never have to prove the one hand handling in the event of a blow out, but in the mean time the piece of mind of knowing I can handle that was well worth the money to me.
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I installed a Steersafe on my coach myself and feel it's well worth the money. My coach handled very well in strong crosswinds and with passing rigs but I did notice some positive difference in cross winds. I installed this setup primarily for the handling assist in the event of a steer tire blowout.
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Old 09-29-2012, 08:39 AM   #4
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I too installed the Safesteer mainly for safety reasons for front tire blowout. We have a 97 Dolphin with 30k miles. I didn't notice any difference in wind. I still have to constantly correct steering. Had front checked for alienm
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Old 09-29-2012, 09:35 AM   #5
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Sorry about last post trying from phone. NEW EXPERIENCE Han front checked for alignment and is good. I was told by front end shop and truck shop to put 10 ply sidewall front steer tires on so I'm going to give that a try. The Dolphin only has 16 inch tires.
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I put a steer safe on my 2003 sea breeze, and it made a significant difference. Since then I have added front and rear trac bars, and an auxiliary rear anti-sway bar. On my last trip 2weeks ago, (about 200 miles) I was able to comfortably drive one handed whenever I wanted a break from 2 handed driving. It was on a 4 lane US hwy, but it did have significant road grooves that I barely noticed. It is definitely a world of difference from when I first got the coach. Planning a trip this week over roads I have been on previously with some really bad "road ruts" (grooving); am anxious to see how it all works.
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Has anyone installed a steer safe on their M.H. And has it made a difference? We are considering purchasing one and to make sure it's worth it.
Did it, glad I did. Think I'm driving my car instead of my motorhome
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