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i have been running 35" for a year, just switched over to a dual stabilizer, wow what a huge difference.....i didn't even realize how crappy my steering was before....now it handles like new with stock tires..



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Would a dual stabilizer kit be needed for a stock 2006 4x4 dually? I have the stock one on there now and was wondering if it would be better?

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i also wanted a dual stabilizer. I was told that you need at least a leveling kit for it to work. Dont know if that is true or not. I went with a KYB single replacement.

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i also wanted a dual stabilizer. I was told that you need at least a leveling kit for it to work. Dont know if that is true or not. I went with a KYB single replacement.
did that help?. i noticed that the mounting points are way different than stock.....the straight across after market mounts look like they might control better. i do have a 2" level lift


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Do any of yall know what the compressed and extended lengths are for a stabilizer on my truck? Was gonna order one today but didnt know the lengths.

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did that help?. i noticed that the mounting points are way different than stock.....the straight across after market mounts look like they might control better. i do have a 2" level lift
i havvent installed it yet. I am hoping i get a chance this weekend. I wanted the top gun customz dual stabilizer kit bit i was told it wouldnt fit.

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i have been running 35" for a year, just switched over to a dual stabilizer, wow what a huge difference.....i didn't even realize how crappy my steering was before....now it handles like new with stock tires..

Who makes this kit?

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I believe it's a Rough Country kit with Bilstein shocks.


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