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Joe,

My original drag link had one fixed tie rod end and one adjustable. The replacement one has adjustable ones on both ends (aka right and left hand threads) and can be adjusted with ease.

I don't do my own PM service. Have had the same shop doing it for years. What I found was that one zerk fitting was in a bad location and to grease it the wheel needed to be turned to expose the fitting. That was never done and resulted in it going dry. The replacement drag link was purchased from Inland Truck Parts ($1,500.00). I replaced it myself. I showed the drag link to the shop when I did the change. Todd the service manager took on look  at the dry end and said that it was uncalled for and would instruct his techs. He offered to do my next two services for free which came to a bit over $750.00.   

What I need to do is crawl under and make the needed adjustments to center the Steering Wheel. It is pretty close and just needs a bit of tweaking. If I remember correctly most steering boxes have a very slight indent, for lack of a better word. I just need to get the wheels straight and the wheel at 12 o'clock. I will be doing that in the next day or two.

Herman

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jleamont   

Herman, I was wondering how it failed. I did that all the time, I would drive it down the street stop with the wheel off center but you know it's tracking straight, with a helper adjust the drag link until the wheel is straight, (as you twist the steering wheel should respond) the helper can yell out the window when it's centered.

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Glad there is a Safe-T-Plus thread.

During the storm Harvey my MH was flooded. I called Safe-T-Plus and they asked me to send it back to them (I had removed the piston) and they would check it out under warranty.

I'm not going to go into details but let me express my gratitude for Safe-T-Plus and their exceptional service. Kathy and Kelsey are so customer service oriented and helpful. It has been a pleasure doing business with Safe-T-Plus.

If anyone is in the market for a steering stabilizer I can strongly recommend Safe-T-Plus as the company to do business with.

I have no affiliation with Safe-T-Plus other than being a satisfied customer.

p.s., on my previous MH and for a short period of Safe-T-Plus being installed I noticed a significant difference in the handling characteristics.

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Follow up:

Safe-t-Plus has responded to my question. On my 2105 Winnebago Tour 42QD with the Freightliner XC chassis and the IFS ZF Independent Suspension System there is not presently a design for attaching the Safe-T-Plus.  They have been working on it and they believe they are close.  When I hear back from them I'll post the information.

Cheers!

Safe-T-Plus is a great company to do business with.

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