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Old 10-17-2020, 09:00 AM   #1
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Dynamax driveability

2020 force 34 freightliner M2 8400 miles

have slight pulling to right took into service charged $300 for alignment check and adjustment

no better

they want to add shim under spring $800

no warranty!

anyone else having issues?
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Old 10-17-2020, 11:07 PM   #2
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2020 force 34 freightliner M2 8400 miles

have slight pulling to right took into service charged $300 for alignment check and adjustment

no better

they want to add shim under spring $800

no warranty!

anyone else having issues?
We have 2016 Force HD, When we first bought ours I was always concerned about this slight right tug myself. After alignment and adding steering stabilizer and adjusting on it for a few trips ours drives like a dream. I did not find that the alignment done much good either. On the other hand the steering stabilizer once adjusted has made a huge difference. Also depends heavily on the roads, I find that good roads I can drive with two fingers on the wheel and most 2 lane and older roads slight right tug will come and go. With that said if you just adjust a little at a time I am sure you will get it to your liking.
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Old 10-18-2020, 06:49 AM   #3
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We have 2016 Force HD, When we first bought ours I was always concerned about this slight right tug myself. After alignment and adding steering stabilizer and adjusting on it for a few trips ours drives like a dream. I did not find that the alignment done much good either. On the other hand the steering stabilizer once adjusted has made a huge difference. Also depends heavily on the roads, I find that good roads I can drive with two fingers on the wheel and most 2 lane and older roads slight right tug will come and go. With that said if you just adjust a little at a time I am sure you will get it to your liking.
What brand did you get and what differences did you notice.
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What brand did you get and what differences did you notice.
https://www.amazon.com/Roadmaster-RS...GC13P168HWTHKN

Roadmaster is the one I purchased. Once I got it dialed in it made a huge difference. Took me about 5 or 6 adjustments to get it dialed in.
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https://www.amazon.com/Roadmaster-RS...GC13P168HWTHKN

Roadmaster is the one I purchased. Once I got it dialed in it made a huge difference. Took me about 5 or 6 adjustments to get it dialed in.
Do you remember which mounting kit you purchased?
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Do you remember which mounting kit you purchased?
Bill, after looking back to see what I had ordered I discovered it actually came from etrailer, https://www.etrailer.com/Anti-Sway-B...ID=20171349694 and I ordered the one for 10,000lb front end. Hope this helps out.
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Do you remember which mounting kit you purchased?
Just to let you know, when I installed mine the bracket that mounts to the U Bolts had to be drilled out just a little from the powder coating process. Also if you do not have a heavy duty impact tool you will need to get some assistance.
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Just to let you know, when I installed mine the bracket that mounts to the U Bolts had to be drilled out just a little from the powder coating process. Also if you do not have a heavy duty impact tool you will need to get some assistance.
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I'll add a shout out for Safe-T-Plus as well. It addressed all the steering/wandering/pulling issues I had, and their support folks in Atlanta were very helpful over the phone. Like Dennis, I had to make several fine tuning adjustments after installing, but I think that's just part of the process regardless of the product used. Their 'Blue' stabilizer is the one for our M2 based trucks:

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1

And this is the mounting kit for our front axle:

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1
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Would it be the same one for the XL?
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I'm relatively certain the 106 and 112 Dynamax chassis make use of the same front axle and steering configuration, but I'm not 100% sure. I should have clarified that before referencing 'our M2 based trucks' in my previous post. Sorry about that.
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