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post #1 of 6 Old 05-27-2007, 05:37 AM Thread Starter
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Steering Stabilizer

I was trying to replace my steering stabilizer yesterday and couldn't get the mounting stud disconnected from the front end. The nut holding it in place disconnected quite easily, but I couldn't pull, pound, or otherwise loosen the old mounting stud out. Anyone have any thoughts? I'll post a pic later because it seems a bit hard to describe. TIA.

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Put s little heat on it and then when it is mostly cooled down, spray it with bolt loosening spray.
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I saw a new freeze spray to help with this...
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Question on these things: I only have a leveling kit (Daystar), and F350 blocks on the back with the factory 20" wheels/tires. Certainly, I know it's not necessary, but would a dual stabilizer appreciably change what little shimmy I have now? Most of the dual kits seem to be for only 4" lift +. I was just wondering if it's wasted money, with no diff. for my scenario, or if I would get some benefit...
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I am sure it would help it. It is probably more needed when running larger wheel and tire combo, but I would think it would take out your shimmy.

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Thanks, Jeff. It's been a few days since I was on the forum, so I'll give it a shot this weekend.

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4" MBRP Exhaust
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Riff Raff Intercooler Boots
Gogo Diesel Direct Drive Solenoid
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Bilstein 5100 Shocks
Icon Adjustable Trac Bar
Firestone RideRite Air Bags
BDS Dual Steering Stabilizer
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