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post #1 of 53 (permalink) Old 02-11-2010, 02:36 PM Thread Starter
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Steering Stabilizer

Just noticed that my stock stabilizer is puking out both ends. I have looked around and found the basic Monroe and the Rancho. Is there a better quality one out there like Bilstien? Or an aftermarket setup. Not a fan of any Monroe product. thanks

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Should also add if a vendor has something, please PM me with pricing. I am ready to buy now. Thanks

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I got the rancho one from Nick at NorCal Truck...still need to install it though

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I got the rancho one from Nick at NorCal Truck...still need to install it though
Is that a direct OEM swap? Or do you have to use the rancho bracket kit?

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Direct swap....(it did come with some extra stuff) It came with all stuff to install...just havent decided to try and tackle it yet...i will probably do it when the weather gets warmer in alaska though.

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Yeah check out Nor Cal he has Rancho and I think pro comp as well.

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Cool, thanks guys!

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Hey is there any way to find out if its bad? I have a LONG list of parts to replace on my front end and figured I better do it now while I have the money. Thanks

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Most say that if you have play in your steering, it is sometimes because of the stabilizer. Mine is leaking....and just like you I needed to change a lot of parts in my front end, so i ordered it, but just havent taken the time to tackle it as I hear it can be a real PITA to change.

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What would be the tough part of the install? Just looked like 2 bolts to me, but I did not inspect it thoroughly.

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