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Old 03-03-2015, 02:38 PM   #11
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Thanks Craig.


I assume 2011 and 2014 have the same chassis?
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Old 03-03-2015, 03:34 PM   #12
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I believe that to be correct. Raised Rail, etc. One side of the bracket gets bolted to the frame and the other side is a "U" bracket that goes on the steering rod.Click image for larger version

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Old 03-03-2015, 03:43 PM   #13
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Craig,


Thank you very much


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Old 03-03-2015, 03:47 PM   #14
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I got the TC6011 and the TC35270 (It is the largest one). I have a 390BH-2011 . Hope that helps.

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Superchief,

My 2008 Berkshire has a steering damper installed by Freightliner. Did your 2011 and did you remove it to install the true center?
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Old 03-03-2015, 04:00 PM   #15
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Hi Silver,

Didn't have to remove anything to install it, except the bolts holding the bracket to the frame. I don't believe I have the damper.

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Alex,

I tried to find some E-Mails that I had sent to Gasman and Mmnsc about my installation problems, in the past, but they disappeared. I don't know if this is applicable to you or not. I will give you the short version. I had an impact hammer when I started, but it was not big enough to loosen the bolts from the frame, so I could install the bracket. I ended up going to a truck garage and they installed the bracket for me ($40). If you install it yourself, you will need a high end torque wrench ($100). I also had to buy a step drill to install the button ($45). I also purchased some other small wiring things ($20). I know that Mmnsc (Marty) got his installed by Camping World for less than $100, but he doesn't have the nice new tools that I have. 😀👍 Hope that helps!

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I was fortunate to find a deal through Camping World. They had a free installation when buying the unit and bracket. The unit was on sale so i made out on both ends. The out the door cost $1150 and was done in less than 4 hours.
After hearing the horror story from Craig on his 3 day installation i knew there was no way this would be a DIY job for me. CW did a nice job of hooking up the electric and mounting the button on the dash. Good luck with what ever route you go.
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I can get the unit with brackets online for about $915 shipped. I was quoted 1 and 1/2 to 2 and 1/2 hours of labor to have it installed @ $125/hour. Still beats Camping world "sale" prices even if installation was included of $1010 + $98 + tax.


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Having someone do it for you no matter what it cost will be a blessing. I know you will see a marked improvement when in a cross wind situation.


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Old 03-04-2015, 05:23 PM   #20
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I definitely hope so. I read so much about things that I can do to improve handling and tracking. I regularly travel through NE and WY. Last December we were hit by 50 to 70 mph cross winds when we crossed into WY.


I was very disappointed that there are no track bars for Berks.
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