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Old 09-22-2011, 10:17 AM   #11
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We were driving through North Dakota in March of 2010 when I drove past a large valley on my right. More of a large cut between to large steep hills. We were at hwy speeds and lucky for us no one was beside us. The wind was racing down the cut and when we ran into the gusts the next thing I knew we were in the other warning. Safe T Plus? You bet. This spring we drove to Palm Springs and you can get some pretty high winds on that road but I was totally relaxed and not fighting the wheel even during heavy cross winds. Worth every penny.

Had anyone been beside us that day in March we could easily have died.

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Old 09-22-2011, 08:45 PM   #12
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You're absolutely right, Jim. We haven't run into any really vicous sidewinds, though we did have some interesting 60+ knot winds around Vantage last season, they were off the left rear quarter and din't blow us around that much.

I think that, if significant winds are in the forecast, I might stay put, wherever we are.

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Old 09-24-2011, 11:54 AM   #13
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High Profile vehicle, you really have to stay on top of it or your in the ditch with a stiff crosswind.
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Old 10-03-2011, 03:56 PM   #14
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We have a 2009 Georgetown 373. A good friend of ours recommended
the Steer- Safe system while we were in Deming NM in 2011. The factory
is a 1/4 mile from the March Rock Show.
They came to my site and installed their hardware to my steering.
WOW! You have no idea what a difference it made.
This really works. I can drive without having to pay attention every second.
We hit ice and snow in PA on the way back, with cars off the road on both
sides of us, and the rig stayed glued to the road.
Try it.
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Old 10-04-2011, 12:39 AM   #15
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With every engineered system there is an upside and a downside. I wonder what the down side to these systems are other than price?

Is it harder to turn the wheel when stopped or going slow?
Or maybe it makes the steering pump work harder all the time?

Both of those and cost would be acceptable down sides to increased safety. Could anyone who had one of these installed let us know what it cost?
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Old 10-04-2011, 02:46 PM   #16
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Originally Posted by bendrver View Post
I recently purchased a 2011 Georgetown 337. I've driven it a total of about 1000mi. The steering seems to me to be a little sloppy - especially on high crowned roads and windy conditions. This is my first class A MH so what I'm experiencing may be the norm for that type of rig. I had a Winne class C prior to this and it also had a lot of "wander" in the steering department. I had a "Steer- Safe" system installed and it made a world of difference. I'm considering doing the same thing for the G'town but want to be sure it will result in an improvement before I make the investment.

Has anyone out there resorted to after market stabilizers to counter steering issues? If so, did it improve the driving experience?
The Steer Safe on my 2009 373 made a huge difference
It cost $410 installed
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Old 10-04-2011, 05:08 PM   #17
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If you got the bucks, blow it..but i know that my money was like flushing down the drain as it made no difference at all. I have been driving class A units for over 25 years. Basically, they all are the same except I have to admitt the new Ford we have on our GT 360 is a big improvement over other years. I have driven everything from semi to snow machines including flying lots of different types of aircraft. It is a skill that you get better at the more you drive. Save your money for retirement.....or old age....oh I guess I am there on both counts.
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Old 10-30-2011, 11:39 AM   #18
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I have a 2009 georgetown 350, the sway bars have two sets of holes. Ford has them set in the front hole. If you move them to the rear holes it is about 70% better.The rear has a z bracket you need to turn around,it only takes about fifteen minutes per sway bar.If you google cheap f53 suspension fix the forum should come up.There also some picteres.
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Old 11-05-2011, 07:11 AM   #19
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We've got the Steer Safe and the rigs has very little sway etc. Road with deep groooves from years of travel make the tire tend to want to grab the sides of the grooves and want to pull the rigs. All 6 of ours did it. This seems to be the best over the road unit we've had yet.
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Old 11-05-2011, 07:41 AM   #20
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What chassis do you have? We have the f53 2008 and added the tru track from henderson.It worked ok but changing to the rear holes in the sway bars made a big difference. A friend just did his 2011 f53 and can't beleve a simple little adjustment makes such a big difference.

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