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Old 05-30-2016, 10:36 AM   #1
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Steering Stabilizer for Precept 31UL

We have a '16 Precept 31UL and are considering adding a steering stabilizer to help the ride while passing big rigs/crosswinds/rut following/etc. - anyone out there with a good recommendation for which brand and/or type of steering stabilizer might be best?
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Old 05-30-2016, 10:49 AM   #2
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I am researching the same issue for my 2016 Alante 26AY plus a sway bar upgrade as well. I am leaning towards Roadmaster based on my previous experience with their equipment and technicians. Another factor for me is living about 25 miles from their factory/headquarters. I'm sure Blue Ox and others also make good stuff as well. Good luck with your improvements. I am looking forward to improved handling. My second and last trip out with this RV was pretty nasty with lots of crosswind and passing semis. I need a little less white knuckle!
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Old 05-30-2016, 11:57 AM   #3
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Thanks for the feedback and if I was that close to Roadmaster I'd do the same. I don't have any experience with either them or Blue Ox but have seen plenty of ads for both brands, just not sure which way to go. Thanks again.
Anyone else out there have any experience with these, or other brands/types of steering stabilizers?
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Old 05-30-2016, 12:01 PM   #4
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I purchased the Safe T Plus steering stabilizer. It was a little expensive and you have to buy the install kit for your vehicle separately but it is by far the best purchase I have made. It is easy to install. I was able to do it without any power tools and had enough room to install it with the jacks down. It took about four tries to get in perfectly aligned but what a difference it makes. You can drive down the road and take your hands off the wheel and it still tracks straight. They have videos showing how to install it and how to adjust it. For a little extra get the best. Other precept owners have recommended this brand in previous post. That is how I learned about it and I am glad I took their advice. Happy camping.
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Old 05-30-2016, 01:23 PM   #5
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Thank you for info on Safe T Plus model. I've read others that also like the Safe T Plus, but they too said it was a bit expensive. I have no problem spending a little more if I know it's a better product and minimizes the 'wander' issues. Great feedback!

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Old 05-31-2016, 01:54 PM   #6
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I have the Roadmaster installed on our 2015 31UL, works great, but I would
recommend a rear track bar first. The track bar really made a difference in not being pushed by semi's passing or in high winds. The steering stabilizer is supposed to help if you experience a front tire blow out, as well as road tracking, not so much with sway.
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Old 06-02-2016, 11:14 AM   #7
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Thanks for the great info on rear sway bar and stabilizer! I'll look into both.
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We too added the safe t plus, I much preferred a stabilizer that the spring is enclosed, not open to road debris. Just me....

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Which rear trac bar? I'm interested in that too.


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We had the lastest and greatest 😃 Blue Ox (according to the dealer) installed In April. I have driven around 150 miles on both rural two lanes and interstates and am very pleased. I traveled at between 65 & 70 and had zero problems. Also did the hands off test, it stayed straight. It was around a grand plus labor. I would recommend it but I need to put some miles on it first plus I am a newbie so this actually my first rodeo.

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I had the Blue Ox rear track bar installed. Very pleased with it. Greatly reduces the tail wagging the dog effect.

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