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Old 03-21-2012, 09:27 AM
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Steering Stabilizer

Hi guys i need advise. I was driving on the highway with my 2005 Jeep Wrangler X it has 4" lift and I noticed that it gets kind of squirrely and I was wondering if it's because of my steering stabilizer. It drives fine in town but when I get a little speed on the highway it does not wobble or anything but it's just really touchy. I was just wondering if you guys can give me any advice on what is the best steering stabilizer is out there for the right price. thanks any advise is greatly appreciated..
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When I bought my jeep it came with two front steering stabilizers, that I'm now replacing with one and a new currie hd steering system and springs/shocks. It also had 35s. I just bought a Monroe steering stabilizer bc everyone on here said its just as good as rancho, ome, etc. you can grab for 25 bucks on amazon!

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Mine only has one. How hard would it be to put two in? Sorry i'm new to jeep and so far it's worth the little work i have to do to it.
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A steering stabilizer is just a bandaid to your problem, it might make it better for a while, but it will come back as soon as the shock wears out.

If you have that kind of wobble you have a larger problem that needs to be addressed. Most likely dealing with your lift kit.
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I don't think it's necesarry, like I said I'm downgrading to one. All stabilizer for jeeps have a 50/50 valving so I don't think it matters. Ive heard the real test of having everything aligned is to drive without a steering stabilizer, and if it drives the same you have everything aligned, but if not you will just wear out your new stabilizer. Here's a pic of mine currently before I go to a single
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You don't need two....you don't even need one. Your issues have nothing to do with the steering stabilizer.
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I don't think it's necesarry, like I said I'm downgrading to one. All stabilizer for jeeps have a 50/50 valving so I don't think it matters. Ive heard the real test of having everything aligned is to drive without a steering stabilizer, and if it drives the same you have everything aligned, but if not you will just wear out your new stabilizer. Here's a pic of mine currently before I go to a single
Very good decision to go back to a single steering stabilizer. Two are not needed and the extra stabilizer just makes the power steering pump work harder.
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It drives fine in town but when I get a little speed on the highway it does not wobble or anything but it's just really touchy.
the problem has nothing to do with the steering stabilizer and everything to do with your poor steering alignment. you need to increase the caster.
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The lift Kit came with the jeep when i bought it and like I said I'm new to this so I have no idea on what the next step is but hope to get it figured out. thanks again

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