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Old 03-21-2019, 08:43 AM
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Default Suggestions for Steering Stabilizer replacement?

I recently purchased a fox 2.0 ifp steering stabilizer for my 2008 Jeep JK. Apparently these are nitrogen charged and had a reputation for pulling the Jeep to the left. I've returned the steering stabilizer and am looking for suggestions for an aftermarket upgrade. I'm not sure there's anything wrong with my factory steering stabilizer but it's 11 years old and I just replaced the shocks so I thought I would complete the upgrade with a new steering stabilizer. TIA.
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Go to your favorite auto parts store and order purchase an OEM equivalent. Or run without one, many folks do.
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Yup, cheapest thing out there is fine. Honestly, unless your old factory is leaking, I'd just leave it. The Teraflex 9550 VSS is a good option as well and is ~$55 +/-. You really just want something with equal resistance extending and compressing.
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I need to look into this as well. From my understanding FOX makes a few different types of steering stabilizers for our JK. Some are gased charged and cause steering grief pull until broken in. Others aren't gas charged, cost less and don't cause the initial grief. I'm unsure at this time which is which but would like to find out.
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Originally Posted by resharp001 View Post
Yup, cheapest thing out there is fine. Honestly, unless your old factory is leaking, I'd just leave it. The Teraflex 9550 VSS is a good option as well and is ~$55 +/-. You really just want something with equal resistance extending and compressing.
Vanity is getting the best of me on this one and I'm sure I'm not alone. I'ld like a Fox SS to match my Fox shocks. The cheapest non gas charged one from Fox would suit me fine.
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Vanity is getting the best of me on this one and I'm sure I'm not alone. I'ld like a Fox SS to match my Fox shocks. The cheapest non gas charged one from Fox would suit me fine.
Bahahahaha!!! We all have our vices.
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Bahahahaha!!! We all have our vices.
I'm not gonna lie.....I know when I'm signing up for a poser mod and aint afraid to admit it.
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Originally Posted by resharp001
Yup, cheapest thing out there is fine. Honestly, unless your old factory is leaking, I'd just leave it. The Teraflex 9550 VSS is a good option as well and is ~$55 +/-. You really just want something with equal resistance extending and compressing.
I had the Tereflex and it worked pretty well. After it wore out I purchased a Bilstein one and it hasn't been noticeable at all, which is great.
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Fox ATS, Teraflex one as mentioned in previous reply, or stock
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I just went with the Rubicon Express (aka Bilstein) because it matched my suspension. Otherwise I would have just left the stocker... had it not been beat to crap from the trail.
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