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Steering Stableizer

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by Capman2k, Oct 7, 2001.

  1. Capman2k

    Capman2k 3/4 ton status

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    At high speeds especially it feels like I'm all over the place and it's pretty touchy... The guy I bought it from said something about needing a steering stableizer... How are these price-wise and what are the best ones to get??

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  2. Pugsley

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    They run anywhere from $20 to $100. Just about every shock manufacturer has their own line - single hydraulic, dual hydraulic, coilover, etc. Depending on your needs. I switched to coilover, and will never go back to straight hydraulic - it provides a much better steering feel, but it also cost 90 bucks. Consider future plans, like lift/bigger tires before you buy one - if you ever plan on going past 31's, don't waste money on an OEM type, go with a burlier hydraulic or 2, or whatever. Pics of mine are here: pugsley.alloffroad.com
     
  3. Capman2k

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    Okay, stupid question: Would that be $90 each or $90 for the set?

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    Who makes that bad boy and where can you find em Jeff?

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  5. Pugsley

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    It's a 4Way Suspension by Trailmaster - $89.95 from 4WPW, Rocky Mountain Suspension carries them, and is a little cheaper - $79.95 from them. Trailmaster P/N#57201

    It's $90 total - you only need the one.

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    YDM Jeff, thanks!

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  7. Pugsley

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    No probbbblem!![​IMG]

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    How does that SICK stabalizer feel on the road?? i got a stock one one my d60 *insert snicker here* and i NEED a new set up...i can turn right with out meaning too! what axle is your stabelizer on?

    -Zakk
    '77 K5 SB 400 TH350 NP203 p/t 6" Lift D60 14BFF 4.10's 36"Wrangler II's
     
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    Mine's on a 10 Bolt - and let me tell you, this thing is heaven on the road. Wind gusts, grooves in the road from semis, absolutely nothing will throw it off course now. It was like swapping in an entirely new steering system from that standpoint - it even fights to hold the center, like a rack/pinion.

    Of the 5 toughest dogs in the neighborhood, my cat's ranked #3
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    thanks! i will call RMS tommorw see if they have a dual for a D60

    -Zakk
    '77 K5 SB 400 TH350 NP203 p/t 6" Lift D60 14BFF 4.10's 36"Wrangler II's
     
  11. Capman2k

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    Do any of the companies mentioned have websites for me to look at?

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    Here ya go:

    www.rockymountainsusp.com
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    Thank you.. I'll be checking those out later... time to go back to school :(

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    Like others here... I have been digging Pug's stabilizer for a while now... and may switch to it in the future. I have a dual side to side stabilizer that I LOVE the Looks of... it also does a pretty good job IMO. Alot better then other dual stabilizers I have used in the past.

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    Any one know if the dual setup like pug's are the ones where they are beside each other or on top of each other?

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    I believe it's the side by side - not sure though.

    Of the 5 toughest dogs in the neighborhood, my cat's ranked #3
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    There's no reason that wouldn't bolt onto a Rock Rod tie rod instead of the OE setup, right? I'm really liking that steering stabilizer.
    -- Mike

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    It should go right on a RockRod, as long as you use the rod end with the mounting hole.

    Of the 5 toughest dogs in the neighborhood, my cat's ranked #3
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    Pugsley - I just talked to RockStomper today (my crossover kit is shipping from them today). Scott there told me that you need the bracket with the "peg", not the hole... Just FYI...

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    For any D60 folks out there... I called TrailMaster today too! They told me that the 57201 will work fine with the D60! So quicker than quick, I snatched one of these bad boys up for the new cross over steering I will be installing next week.

    I called up Rocky Mountain Suspension, mentioned above (thanks Pugs!), and bought the 57201 for $86 with shipping!

    Check out more info on this cool and unique steering stabilizer at <a target="_blank" href=http://trailmastersuspension.com/products/stabilizers/coilover.html>http://trailmastersuspension.com/products/stabilizers/coilover.html</a>.

    Just had to share about my latest toy for the Blazer!

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