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Coilover stabilizer pics

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by Pugsley, Jul 25, 2001.

  1. Pugsley

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    VERY cool. Where did you get it for that price?

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    I got it through 4Wheel Parts Wholesalers - $89.95 drop shipped directly from Trailmaster. P/N 57201 if you decide to order one.

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    Do you know if they carry the side by side dual stabilizers like that? That looks very trick.

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    Thanks!

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    No problem!![​IMG]

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    I LIKE VERY MUCH
     
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    Is there any advantage to that opposed to a regular stabilizer or is it just looks?

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    yea do tell, would like to know what it improved... [​IMG]

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    It gives a much stronger "return to center" impulse, along with a few other improvements over a plain hydraulic. Standard stabilizers are "passive", only providing a dampening action on the steering system, but the coilover is active, either pushing or pulling on the system to maintain the center position, in addition to increased damping.

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    Sounds like a good deal to me! Did it bolt on or did you have to make a few mods? Is that a D60 or D44?

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    Another site with pics, info and maybe even cheaper prices.....
    www.jmartin.net/parker/goose.htm
     
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    I've got it on a 10 bolt - no mods were involved whatsoever. It was a direct replacement for OEM.

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    I tried Rocky Mountain initially, but they quoted me 3 weeks to get it, albeit at a slightly lower price.

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    So how stiff is the spring on this. It seems to me if its too stiff it will be hard on steering components and maybe even the PS pump (not to mention my forearms) due to the extra effort needed to move the tires back and forth. I could definitely see how it would improve the "feel" of the steering, just wondering if it could affect the longevity of the front end parts.

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    It's not overly stiff - I'd say it's probably about 200-250 pounds of pressure. I was able to compress it slightly by hand, but I didn't try extension.

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