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post #1 of 5 Old 11-09-2010, 05:17 AM Thread Starter
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Should I add a steering stabilizer?

What do you all think. Is it worth adding a stabilizer to the steering?

My truck is stock F250 2WD.

I am not sure what the benefits would be. I can get the one bracket from Ford for 30. The stabilizer isn't bad from Oriellys. It isn't that the steering is bad on the truck, I just wonder if it can be improved.

Brand new Moog ball joints (upper and lower) and brand new steering linkage. It has also been aligned last week. I bought the lifetime alignment, so I can take it in whenever I want . If I crunch a big rock when I am out in the field (yes guys, I can take my RWD just about anywhere, provided I use some discretion ) then I can take it in for alignment.

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2000; F250; 7.3; 2wd; manual tranny; extended cab; 121k miles
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You can if you want but it's not needed and pretty sure you won't notice a difference if your truck wanders it might help then.

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Thanks.

My truck does wander a bit. We will see.

I assume they aren't too hard to install, correct?

Thanks for the help.

2000; F250; 7.3; 2wd; manual tranny; extended cab; 121k miles
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post #4 of 5 Old 11-09-2010, 10:34 AM
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one of our work trucks is a 2001 F-350 4X2 SRW and it didnt come with one and the guy kept on complaining about it not driving good and it was wearing tires weird so we took it in and ford put a steering stabilizer on and it solved the problem.... take it for what its worth
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No they are easy to install about 5 min to do your truck should already have one of the brackets hangs down on the passenger side it's connected to the track bar bracket.

But seeing yours is a two wheel drive I'm not sure how the front end is so there might not be a bracket there.

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