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Old September 26th, 2003, 08:04
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Best Steering Stabilizer for a lifted rig

I need the strongest, best XJ steering stabilizer out there.. What do you guys recommend?!?
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Old September 26th, 2003, 09:31
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they are probably all the same.

and if you are relying on a super strong steering stabilizer to make your jeep drive OK then you're probably overlooking a greater problem.. i use one from rusty's and it has worked fine. bigger shock body than stock.
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Old September 26th, 2003, 09:39
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How about a 16" chrome coilover body? That'd probably be the BEST damper. Dont forget to get one of those cheesy bolt on brackets to hold it in place.

Seriously though, KYB makes a good damper as does Rancho.
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Old September 26th, 2003, 10:06
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i really like OME ... but i really think the valving is just personal preference.
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Old September 26th, 2003, 10:12
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dave, everyone told me OME doesnt make an XJ one.. I do like their design tho...
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Old September 26th, 2003, 10:54
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dave, everyone told me OME doesnt make an XJ one.. I do like their design tho...
well " everyone " is wrong.. tj and xj steering setups are nearly identical and mine works great... i've had OME stabilzers on two XJs and i dont think i'd run anything else... the part number is OME sd40.
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Old September 26th, 2003, 11:02
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thx dave, youre the man!
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Old September 26th, 2003, 11:11
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no problem !
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Old January 10th, 2004, 23:54
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Re: Best Steering Stabilizer for a lifted rig

I just bought a rough country on ebay, not sure how they are. I run a black diamond on my 95 grand with 30"s and it works great.
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Old January 11th, 2004, 03:47
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Re: Best Steering Stabilizer for a lifted rig

My rancho RS series SS hasn't let me down....yet lol. seriously though it has worked great.
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Old January 11th, 2004, 06:01
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Re: Best Steering Stabilizer for a lifted rig

I agree with indulf,if your steering is set up right you shouldn't need one.I run 38 Swampers with NO stabilizer.
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Old January 11th, 2004, 13:59
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Re: Best Steering Stabilizer for a lifted rig

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I agree with indulf,if your steering is set up right you shouldn't need one.I run 38 Swampers with NO stabilizer.
So from what you just said, did Jeep not set up the steering correctly from the factory?

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Old January 11th, 2004, 14:14
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Re: Best Steering Stabilizer for a lifted rig

Well Shoeboy,read the post...as far as I know Jeep never sold an XJ with 38's,maybe you know something I dont.As far as stock goes,take it off of your stock XJ and you won't notice a difference.If you need it with big tires,big lift your covering another problem up.Again I say if your LIFTED XJ's steering is setup right you shouldn't need one.
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Old January 11th, 2004, 14:14
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Re: Best Steering Stabilizer for a lifted rig

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So from what you just said, did Jeep not set up the steering correctly from the factory?

Some debate is needed in this thread

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I think there's a difference between having one, and needing one. I'm not about to go out and take off my stabilizer, though.
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Old January 11th, 2004, 14:31
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Re: Best Steering Stabilizer for a lifted rig

any name brand will work fine just pick one.you wont notice much if any difference between them
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