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Old 06-12-2006, 11:43 AM   #1
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steer safe

Has anyone installed one of these on their motorhome? and if so are there any hints or tips? Gonna skin some knuckles tomorrow thanks
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Old 06-12-2006, 12:12 PM   #2
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A couple of installed pics

Here are a couple of closeups of the steer-safe on the '87 345.

They were on it when I bought it - guess they work 'cause I have absolutely no steering or wandering issues at all.

Curb side on left - Driver's side on right.
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Old 06-12-2006, 12:17 PM   #3
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Is this that device where you can get up and get a beverage or make a sandwich? Cause I heard that someone did that and got hurt.
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Is this that device where you can get up and get a beverage or make a sandwich? Cause I heard that someone did that and got hurt.
I think you have this confused with autopilot....
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fyi,

if there are any comments as to "blowing up the auto pilot" this thread will be heavily edited!

the photo did make me laugh however!

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fyi,

if there are any comments as to "blowing up the auto pilot" this thread will be heavily edited!

the photo did make me laugh however!

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Exactly. I think the correct terminonlogy is "inflating" the autopilot.
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Old 06-12-2006, 03:45 PM   #7
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Exactly. I think the correct terminonlogy is "inflating" the autopilot.
It has been my experience that pilots are already terribly "over inflated"!!!
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Thanks very much Jim that really hurt.

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Steer Safe

I installed the Steer Safe setup on a 1985, 28' Winnebago MH after several white-knuckle trips. Prior thereto, I had completely gone over the suspension system, including new shocks, replacing the OEM steering damper, front end alignment and new tie rod ends. Everything was A-1. After installing the Steer Safe, the difference was day and night! I could honestly go down the road with a cup of coffee in my hand, steering with my index finger and thumb! The "cup of coffee" was the whole driving force behind spending the bucks for the Steer Safe! I don't think that you'll be disappointed - but make sure that you get the installation just right. I had to take over and direct the GM mechanic who was doing my installation as he was reluctant to read the instructions!
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