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Old 07-24-2016, 08:55 PM   #81
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I've been doing quite abit of research on steering dampeners and ordered a safe t plus. I have no sway probs when big trucks pass or handling probs. But I've noticed when pulling jeep. Sometimes front end will drift or float. And those that have put on bigger steering dampener say there is night and day difference. My wife was driving and she noticed the floating sensation so I ordered one today and should be here Wednesday and I'll let you know the verdict but I'm sure it should be positive. On this brand its little more expensive but I like how the metal ram is in closed but of course they stick ya extra for mounting hardware
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Old 07-24-2016, 09:09 PM   #82
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I've been doing quite abit of research on steering dampeners and ordered a safe t plus. I have no sway probs when big trucks pass or handling probs. But I've noticed when pulling jeep. Sometimes front end will drift or float. And those that have put on bigger steering dampener say there is night and day difference. My wife was driving and she noticed the floating sensation so I ordered one today and should be here Wednesday and I'll let you know the verdict but I'm sure it should be positive. On this brand its little more expensive but I like how the metal ram is in closed but of course they stick ya extra for mounting hardware
Very interested. I noticed a bit of drift just driving home from my dealer. Please keep us informed JJ.
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Old 07-25-2016, 09:08 PM   #83
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I read this on another forum and he explained exactly what safe t plus is and does




The Safe-T-Plus is not just a steering damper (or "shock absorber").

The Safe-T-Plus is a spring-loaded steering centering device, combined with a damper. It has two (internal) opposing springs in compression. You can't compare prices to other brands, because there are no other brands of the exactly the same thing (patents). The closest thing is the Roadmaster Reflex, which puts a single spring around a steering damper and uses it in both compression and tension.

There are also brands of spring-loaded centering devices without a steering damper, so you would have to compare the price of Safe-T-Plus to the price of a new steering damper plus the price of the centering device.

Most of these centering devices are fixed passive. That is, the direction they want to point the steering is determined when they are installed, usually "dead ahead." They resist any deviation away from center position, whether or not centered is what you need to go straight ahead.

There are systems (e.g. TrueCenter) in which the direction they want to point the steering is driver adjustable, so that they can be adjusted to compensate for a crowned road, or a crosswind. Thus when steering needs to point to one side or the other to preload tires for a side force, you can do that, without having to fight both the side force and your centering device.
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Old 07-27-2016, 05:15 PM   #84
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I got the safe t plus put on today wasn't any prob. Regular socket set will do it but did test dive with concord by it self then pulling jeep. First word? Wow. It really made a difference. I never got blown off road by big trucks but I knew they were there. Now? They just go on by. One finger driving. Pulling the jeep? It's amazing. No more kind of back and forth on steering wheel. It's firm solid steering. I am very particular about after market parts. A lot of them are junk but I will admit this safe t plus. Makes a difference. Been reading about it for couple months and everything I've read Is true. It was 400$ for brackets and unit but I think money well spent. I took off ford steering dampener and it is tiny about the size on my jeep so there is the somewhat sloppy steering. Original steering wasn't horrible but you were always driving Moho. Now it's like night and day. I can turn loose of steering wheel on flat straight roads and it drives straight. I only drove 30-40 miles But I'm very happy......my name is John and I approve this message! Lol
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Old 07-27-2016, 05:19 PM   #85
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Oh? They put the dang sticker on upside down.....no I did not install backwards I read instructions this time. Well? Looked at pics
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Went down this morn and had widows tinted. Much better
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I did the eyebrow like tbonz did. Kind of hard to see.
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Oh? They put the dang sticker on upside down.....no I did not install backwards I read instructions this time. Well? Looked at pics
Was it as simple as just remove and reinstall, with no adjusting?
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Was it as simple as just remove and reinstall, with no adjusting?
Sort of. The mounting hardware will have instructions. But first remove original damper. Then safe t plus will mount from left side ( driver side ) then U bolt to tie rod on right side. But u need to park with your front wheels as straight as possible to start your install. Check your air pressure in all your tires and don't forget airbags. I did ours in our neighborhood street. It is flat and I drove up in front of house as straight as I could. Anyhow after install road test for pulling right or left. If u do pull put tape on dash then tape on steering wheel to mark straight driving. Then go park. Leave motor running put someone inside to hold steering wheel with tape marks lined up. Get underneath and loosin U bolts and safe t plus will adjust itself then retighten. It will walk u threw in the instructions There is a vid on safe t plus website of installation on a larger class A. But works for us to
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Someone mentioned a rally? Sounds like fun. We're loving our Concord and do quite a bit of traveling. We just hit 12,000 miles and are heading out Tuesday to Maine via Richmond, VA. I know, Richmond isn't anywhere between Minneapolis and Portland Maine but we're going to help out a friend with some home remodeling/repairs. Got all my tools loaded up and will head out early for the 3 day drive. Normally pull our Chevy Equinox but think we won't need a car this trip so will save the 1 mpg. I think we'll cover about 4,000 miles before we get home again in late August.

So, where is the rally and when? We should start planning.

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