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Old 09-24-2016, 02:55 PM   #1
Brand: Thor Motor Coach
Model: Hurricane 27K
State: South Dakota
Posts: 67
THOR #3772
Steer Safe vs Safe-t-Steer

I have an appointment in Livingston TX to get my Hurricane 27K weighed and measured. I will be going through Deming NM after that and am considering getting a Steer Safe stabilizer installed. They quoted me a price of $439 including installation. I haven't checked on the price of the Safe-T-Steer or where I can get that installed.
Does anyone have experience with both or have a preference?

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Old 09-24-2016, 03:06 PM   #2
Brand: Still Looking
State: Alberta
Posts: 54
THOR #2791
FWIW, too little front end +caster can manifest itself as "loose steering" (and wandering) at highway speeds. Typically the E series comes off the assembly line with the caster set at about +3.5 degrees. Many folks have found +5.5 or so to result in a great improvement in handling.

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Old 09-24-2016, 03:17 PM   #3
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Brand: Thor Motor Coach
Model: vegas 24.1
State: Florida
Posts: 126
THOR #1466

I installed Safe-Plus on my Vegas. I cannot comment on other systems, but anything you add for steering stability will save your life in a blow-out situation, or evasive move on the highway. The unit costs about $300-$400, shop around. The installation was done at a local Ford dealer who works on big trucks and motorhomes. Align the front end when you have the stabilizer installed. Installation is about 2 hrs shop time, including adjustments that must be done after road-testing. About $150 for alignment and installation. You will appreciate the difference in handling with the Safe-T-Plus unit installed. They have an excellent Youtube video on their testing, safety enhancements using their system, and how to install. You can even go to the Safe-T-Plus factory, I think it is in Georgia, and they will install it for free.
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Old 09-24-2016, 06:09 PM   #4
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Brand: Thor Motor Coach
State: Texas
Posts: 26
THOR #3945
we have had 4 installed on our last 4 motor homes all done at demning nm and it a great system you can stay out side there shop Mike also put our brake system on our car......jim
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