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Today after washing my truck I went to grease my ball joints and steering componets and noticed a bracket for a steering stablizer, with a superlift lift kit.

I'm thinking about ordering one and putting it in just to see if it helps because I do get a little bump steer sometimes.

Good idea to go ahead and add one? Anybody running one?
 

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35s+ do it :imo
 

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Steering stabilizer will not do anything for bump steer, I'm pretty sure you are mistaken calling it bump steer. That is a symptom of poorly designed steering and suspension, as it is the tendency of both wheels to point inward or outward as the suspension cycles. Steering stabilizer or not, if you have poor tie rod angles, it will continue to bump steer.

As for the steering stabilizer, is your factory one still in place? Your truck, being a 2500 non HD, may not have had it. It goes from the center link tapered hole beside the idler arm to a mount on the frame.

I run a dual one on my 01 and my 78, and my 01 and 03 both had the single factory one. I have never really driven a truck without one so I can't comment on if it helped anything or not, but I have never had any steering issues.
 

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It wont make that much of a difference to warrant spending a ton of money on one. A cheap "white shock" will be the best bang for the buck.

Good explanation Garrett
 

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Steering stabilizer will not do anything for bump steer, I'm pretty sure you are mistaken calling it bump steer. That is a symptom of poorly designed steering and suspension, as it is the tendency of both wheels to point inward or outward as the suspension cycles. Steering stabilizer or not, if you have poor tie rod angles, it will continue to bump steer.

As for the steering stabilizer, is your factory one still in place? Your truck, being a 2500 non HD, may not have had it. It goes from the center link tapered hole beside the idler arm to a mount on the frame.

I run a dual one on my 01 and my 78, and my 01 and 03 both had the single factory one. I have never really driven a truck without one so I can't comment on if it helped anything or not, but I have never had any steering issues.

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nope, does not have one currently, thats why I asked. but getting steering feed back (what I call bump steer) is what its ment to reduce right? and I belive it would help. becuase i do have a little play in my steering shaft (from the wheel to the PS box)
 
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