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Old 01-19-2017, 12:29 AM   #1
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Steering stabilization

I have a 30' 2017 FR3... does anyone have any experience / recommendations for steering /suspension modifications to help improve stability and ride ?

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Old 01-19-2017, 08:23 AM   #2
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Well the first thing is to do the cheap handeling fix .there are many post on this. This makes a huge difference . I also added Timberen rubber lifts on all four corners .This was a great improvement.
CHf is the best place to start ,you mite be able to do this your self. all you have to do is adjust sway bars front and rear. Again there are many post on this

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Old 01-19-2017, 09:50 AM   #3
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I put this steering stabilizer and bracket on and it works great.
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Old 01-19-2017, 09:52 AM   #4
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fr3 handling

We have a 2016 fr3 30ds The ch fix will make one heck of a lot difference. Also I installed a SS steering stabilizer. Then install a SS track bar on rear axel,and had the front end aligned. The coach now handles very well even in high winds. My next step will be sumo springs on all corners.
The front end alignment is a very important part of the process to make them handle better. At least in my case it was. All the thing we did on the coach all made some difference in how it handled. We now have 26000 miles on the rig and it handles very well and is nice to drive.
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Old 01-19-2017, 01:40 PM   #5
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Steering stabilization

I just had a Road Master steering stabilizer installed after getting blown around coming home from a desert trip for Thanksgiving. The difference was immediatley noticeable. Too lazy to do CHF. I'll be upgrading the ride itself soon, shocks or Sumo Springs, tired of using the Lord's name in vain every time I hit a little bump.


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Old 01-19-2017, 02:06 PM   #6
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We have a Roadmaster steering stabilizer which we are very pleased with ,and Bilstien shocks all around. Great improvement.
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Old 01-19-2017, 07:15 PM   #7
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yep chf is priority, then blue ox trucenter. Big difference

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Old 02-01-2017, 02:03 PM   #8
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Thanks for all the input .. I'm having a Roadmaster stabilizer installed right now and will have the CHF and alignment done by my Ford dealer after that.. We'll see how that works and then consider the Bilsteins and rear stabilizer upgrades after that ...

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