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Old 06-06-2016, 11:25 AM   #21
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Another question...

Sorry to keep beating a dying horse, but I crawled under the front end yesterday to see what was there. It seems there's already a small steering stabilizer there - about 1" across. It looks more like a screen door damper than what I see on the net for Roadmaster, Safe-t, etc. So now I understand I'm looking at an upgrade rather than an original install. Knowing that, has anyone replaced the factory damper with an upgrade, and did that make a difference?
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Old 06-06-2016, 02:54 PM   #22
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Sorry to keep beating a dying horse, but I crawled under the front end yesterday to see what was there. It seems there's already a small steering stabilizer there - about 1" across. It looks more like a screen door damper than what I see on the net for Roadmaster, Safe-t, etc. So now I understand I'm looking at an upgrade rather than an original install. Knowing that, has anyone replaced the factory damper with an upgrade, and did that make a difference?
I did remove the smaller factory installed stabilizer and replaced with the Safe-T-Plus and it made a big difference in handling. It took me about an hour to replace it myself in my driveway. As I said, the hardest and most time consuming part was getting it adjusted so it didn't pull one way or the other. I had to attempt adjustment 4 times before I got it right. If you plan to get your wheels aligned, I would recommend installing it right before and let them adjust it while they have it on the rack and the wheels are centered perfectly. When I finally got my wheels aligned (quite awhile later) they had to readjust it anyway and said that the damper was compensating for pull caused by the alignment being out.
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Old 06-09-2016, 12:28 AM   #23
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Just Bought our First RV-----a Freedom Elite

The wife an I have been looking, and saving, for our first RV for some time now. This year bought a 2016 Freedom Elite 22FE. Love it so far. Been on 2 trips for total of around 1,600 miles and have no complaints yet. We are looking forward to traveling A LOT and using the camper to its fullest
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Old 06-26-2016, 05:44 AM   #24
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Where can I purchase the sway bars that are mentioned in this discussion? I have a Freedom Elite 22FE. Feel free to PM me with the info. Thanks in advance!
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Old 06-27-2016, 02:34 PM   #25
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I used Hellwig sway bars - see RV Sway Bars | Hellwig Products
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