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Old 01-17-2011, 10:05 AM   #1
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Safe-T-Plus steering stabilizer

Been looking at adding a Safe-T-Plus steering stabilizer on my 31SS Greyhawk.... has anyone already installed one or some other type of steering stabilizer?

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Old 01-22-2011, 09:31 AM   #2
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Installed Steer-Safe in our E-450 Melbourne. It works OK, and much better then stock set-up. This fall I installed Bilstein shocks because of a tire wear problem. I'm not sure if this solved the tire wear but it sure has a positive impact with handling on our local roads. We leave shortly for our winter outing and will know more on our return in April. We have also installed a heavier rear sway-bar. All three installs have had a positive impact on handling but I won't advise on which one was the most positive. If I had a do-over I might install the Bilsteins before the Steer-Safe. Good luck. Leo
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Old 01-22-2011, 01:51 PM   #3
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Leo.... thanks for the input.... the Greyhawk came with Helwig suspension helpers in the rear... I thought about the Bilsteins too.... I find on some roads I am "boxing the wheel" to keep heading straight....

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Thanks for your input. We are picking up our "new" Melbourne next month. Sounds like you've had yours for a while. Anything else needed on the Melbourne?
I was told that a second coach battery was needed...... any thoughts?
Does not seem to be a lot of Melbourne people on this site. Most seem to be Grayhawks.
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Second House battery

If you have not looked at my post about a second house battery please do it will give you some info.
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leojct: Please let me know the out come of your winter trip in the Melbourne. I've not seen a lot of input on the Melbourne on this site. Don't know if that's bad or good. Would be interested in "anything/tips". We pick up our new 29D later in May.
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I am a new RVer. I have only been on a couple of trips so far but thought i was continually fighting to keep it straight. Thought it was just that I'm learning but I see some posts that others feel the same. The Greyhawk came with sway bar and steering stabilizer. But should I consider replacing/upgrading them? I also talked to someone about air bags on the shocks.

What have other folks done?

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Old 05-29-2011, 11:29 AM   #8
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I am a new RVer. I have only been on a couple of trips so far but thought i was continually fighting to keep it straight. Thought it was just that I'm learning but I see some posts that others feel the same. The Greyhawk came with sway bar and steering stabilizer. But should I consider replacing/upgrading them? I also talked to someone about air bags on the shocks.

What have other folks done?

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I checked on Jayco's website and they don't show a steering stabilizer on the chassis equipment list.... are you sure there is a stabilizer on your Greyhawk?

Standard Chassis Equipment
130-amp alternator
5,000-lb. hitch with 7-pin plug
5-speed automatic Torqueshift® series transmission with overdrive
55-gal. fuel tank
A/C and cruise control from factory
Dome lights
Hellwig® helper springs
Power anti-lock brakes with power steering
Power windows and door locks
Rubber insulation body mounts
Tilt steering wheel
Triton™ 6.8L EFI V-10 305 HP engine


If not I can recommend looking at the Safe-T-Plus.

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Steer-Safe or Safety-Steer-Plus.......... that's is the question!
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Steer-Safe or Safety-Steer-Plus.......... that's is the question!
That is the question indeed: Which of these should a person install - seems like everyone recommends a different one?

http://www.safe-t-plus.com/

http://www.steersafe.com/
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